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Brick Bay Glass House Kitchen Restaurant

17 Arabella Lane, Snells Beach, Auckland 0920, New Zealand
+64 9 425 4690
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (93 reviews)
“rosé” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
17 Arabella Lane, Snells Beach, Auckland 0920, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were all impressed by the simple yet beautiful selection of meals, especially having a delicious vegan option (including desert!)....but the magic really happened on the sculpture walk! What a special piece of New Zealand creativity and ingenuity. Stunning!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Glass House Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're so glad you enjoyed your magical visit to Brick Bay! Thanks for your lovely reveiw :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our visit. Excellent service, great food. A very well stocked bar with lots-a-local wines

Thank hucks2017
BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Glass House Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your great review! We're glad you enjoyed your Brick Bay experience :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

On the recommendation of our host at Riverside Matakana, we visited here for lunch and were not disappointed. The food was excellent as was the service and we tried a couple of wines. Coming from South Australia we have to change our palates slightly to...More

Thank Nigel L
BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Glass House Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your amazing review! We're so glad you got a taste for our wines too :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous lunch. There were 8 of us and we all thought the food was excellent. The Pecan Slice was the best ever. Good value for money too

Thank 202Moa
BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Glass House Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a great review! Thanks so much - we hope you'll be back again soon for some more Pecan Slice :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great place for lunch with the girls - excellent food and service. Great atmosphere, would go back.

Thank KarenStaples
BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Glass House Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your great review! We hope you visit again soon :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great visit with my family yesterday. The weather wasn't the best but the lovely food and wine made up for it.

Thank Morgan H
BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Glass House Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad you enjoyed your Brick Bay experience, thanks for the review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in here for a late lunch and decided upon the share plates and a couple of bottles of the current Pino Gris. The perfect way to end a long morning of sightseeing. Staff were really lovely and we sat outside and enjoyed a warm...More

Thank madmotherwhoscraps
BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Glass House Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely review - we're glad you chose to visit Brick Bay and hope we see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great place to meet friends, a nice buzz and feel. Inside or outside with blanckets for those who feel the cold. Best to book larger groups.

Thank greyd0g
BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Glass House Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thanks for your great review - we hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a Friday afternoon lunch at Brick Bay which was truly exquisite. Beautiful location, outstanding food (the taste of the brûlée has stayed with me), and excellent service. We didn't venture along the Sculpture Trail as the weather was a little dicey, and we...More

Thank Lisa B
BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Glass House Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Thanks for your fantastic review! Safe travels and come back soon :)

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our lunch on a gorgeous blue skies winter day. Glasshouse restaurant sitting on top of a Lilly pond was the perfect spot for great eats and good company. Staff friendly, efficient and charming . Will definitely be back since didn't have a chance...More

Thank lodger69
BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Glass House Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thanks for your lovely review - come back soon to walk the trail :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$22
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Arabella Lane, Snells Beach, Auckland 0920, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Snells Beach
  • Phone Number: +64 9 425 4690
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Description
Discover a new world as you gaze down on The Glass House, hovering like a coloured jewel beside the vineyard, cantilevered over the waterlily-fringed lake. This unique building is open daily year round, where you can choose to taste our range of wines, enjoy a glass as you relax on our generous decks or simply purchase bottles to take home. We're excited to offer you our fresh new menu, showcasing local produce and seasonal ingredients. Do come and experience dishes that we love and flavours we are passionate about. Download the Menu> This is truly a building for all seasons as you watch the birdlife on the lake on a summer's afternoon, or feel the fury of winter as the rain lashes the lake and sends the overflow beneath you in a veritable waterfall. Metres away are the vines, with the building's transparency letting you possibly observe the pruning process, leaf-plucking, fruit thinning, and if the time is right, the harvest itself!
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