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Thyme Restaurant

The Spencer on Byron Hotel, Level 1 | 9-17 Byron Avenue, Takapuna, Auckland 0620, New Zealand
+64 9-916 4982
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
The Spencer on Byron Hotel, Level 1 | 9-17 Byron Avenue, Takapuna, Auckland 0620, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We chose Thyme restaurant again to celebrate our anniversary and glad we did. The M'aitre D, Yelena was exceptional. Gave us a lovely table near the window which had some city skyline views. Her attention to detail was exemplary. Champagne to toast our occasion and...More

Thank Nihonihoohura
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner. The food, service and atmosphere with live pianist was wonderful. I had the eye fillet, my husband the rump steak, both cooked perfectly to our individual tastes. The creme brûlée was yummy and coffee hot. Kate our waitress...More

Thank Sue T
spenceronbyron, Guest Relations Manager at Thyme Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Thyme Restaurant, we really appreciate your comments and we hope to welcome you back to Takapuna again, Kindest regards, Debbie Barnett, Guest Relations Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for breakfast on 17/09 and it was average at best, the eggs beeny were bland, the big breakfast disappointing though the omelettes apparently were good. The service was poor and rather erratic. Wouldn't bother going back when there are better choices in the...More

Thank Layne L
spenceronbyron, Guest Relations Manager at Thyme Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Thyme - I am very sorry to read of your experience: we have carried out an investigation into this matter, and please be assured that this is an extremely unusual incident and will not...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful dining experience, especially if you are staying at The Spencer on Byron. The food was amazing, staff extremely friendly & helpful. Great atmosphere.

Thank 417majella
spenceronbyron, Guest Relations Manager at Thyme Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Thyme Restaurant, we really appreciate your comments and hope to welcome you back again, Kindest regards, Debbie Barnett, Guest Relations Manager

Reviewed 23 August 2017

We often get together with family and friends and this time we enjoyed the pleasant ambiance in the thyme. Walking upstairs a pleasant piano live play welcomed us followed by friendly and responsive staff! We tried several dishes on the menu and everyone was happy...More

Thank Hamid_Maani
spenceronbyron, Guest Relations Manager at Thyme Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to us in Thyme, we really appreciate your comments and hope to welcome you back to Takapuna again, Kindest regards, Debbie Barnett, Guest Relations Manager

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Some feedback on they Wagyu Beef night event on Saturday 20th July 2017 at Thyme Restaurant. We were welcomed by a magnificent setting, a delightful marriage of antique looking lamps, the stunning book section and the luxuries of modernity. The F&B Manager Yelena and team...More

Thank NzfoodHM
spenceronbyron, Guest Relations Manager at Thyme Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post such as wonderful review of your experience with us in Thyme - we love holding these special nights, the Chefs love the opportunity to allow their creativity flow, and it is always an honour to work with...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Our family & Friends to help with our celebration. 16 us enjoyed a special Light Lunch for a resonable set figure which gave us a selecton of large platters of the type of menu items normally on the entrees menu. This was all served at...More

Thank Ray B
spenceronbyron, Guest Relations Manager at Thyme Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Thyme, we really appreciate your comments - and we were honoured to be part of your Wedding Anniversary celebrations and we hope to welcome you back again, Kindest regards, Debbie Barnett

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We came for a special birthday lunch. A group of 20 of us, including vegans and vegetarians. Which the restaurant had told us they could adjust menu to accommodate for. It was not at all busy. We had a choice of 1 of 3 entrees,...More

Thank Birgitte R
spenceronbyron, Guest Relations Manager at Thyme Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you for your review – I am really disappointed to read of the issues you encountered during your Set Menu Birthday Lunch last month. The Tuna is usually a popular fish choice, but we do rotate it with other catches. It would be helpful...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017

Celebrating my birthday with my husband. We were greeted with a complimentary glass of bubbles with a fresh cherry in it,complimentary beef mini basket as a taster. Our main meals were well presented and full of flavour. My husband was also treated to a glass...More

Thank pauline502017
spenceronbyron, Guest Relations Manager at Thyme Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Thyme Restaurant, we really appreciate your comments. We are so pleased that we could help you enjoy your birthday celebrations and we hope to welcome you back again, Kindest regards, Debbie Barnett, Guest Relations...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a wonderful meal at Thyme. The food was fantastic, as was the service and I loved the little suprises along the way! If you haven't been to Thyme,you must try it. I shared the flambe steak which I highly recommend! The food...More

Thank ClareUK123
spenceronbyron, Guest Relations Manager at Thyme Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Thyme Restaurant, we really appreciate your comments, and glad you enjoyed it. We hope to welcome you back to Takapuna again, Kindest regards, Debbie Barnett, Guest Relations Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$22 - US$60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Spencer on Byron Hotel, Level 1 | 9-17 Byron Avenue, Takapuna, Auckland 0620, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  North Shore  >  Takapuna
  • Phone Number: +64 9-916 4982
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Spencer on Byron Hotel
Description
At Thyme we offer just the right service for your occasion - we're quick and discrete when you're busy working and give you lots of attention when you're out to celebrate. Choose freshly cooked food from our seasonal menu If you're joining us for dinner, you'll be eating from the varied A La Carte Menu offering in-season, fresh local dishes. The menu also caters for a range of diets and includes vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free and low-carb options. As well as the A La Carte Menu, Thyme also offers a set-price Lunch Menu and the restaurant is open for Breakfast every morning. All of our restaurant staff are friendly, attentive and work hard to make your meal enjoyable. With live music 7 nights a week from 6.30Pm, Thyme Restaurant is the perfect place to celebrate special occasions.
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