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Augustus Bistro

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1-3 St Mary's Road, Ponsonby | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-950 4855
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good24%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1-3 St Mary's Road, Ponsonby | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought we would try this for bistro for my birthday dinner. The menu gave a great selection. I chose the escargot which was equal to what I have had in Paris and my wife had the Smoked Duck Breast. Both course were very tasty...More

Thank prattbunch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was curious to see how it would feel to dine in an ex post office, the famous and magnificent Ponsonby post office no less. The interior now has a kind of belle epoque-ish faded glory feel and the very high stud has been broken...More

Thank Isolde E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of our party is unable to eat dairy and, because of this, our friend who booked our table for dinner here, had contacted the restaurant the day before to check that this would be OK. And was told that it would be fine. Hmmmm....More

Thank helan1
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I love the ambiance, I stepped in the door and felt transported to Europe. The service is excellent. The cheese soufflé is delicious, not a light fluffy soufflé but packed with flavour. The wine list disappoints for me. I love big buttery chardonnays and if...More

Thank KiwiGranNewZealand
Reviewed 8 October 2017

It was a spare of the moment dinner for 2, then 4 at short notice, restaurant accommodated very fast. All tables are great, menus is small and comprehensive. Food was very very good and I'm going to say the best steak I've had in New...More

Thank Seanr1965
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Great place for dining. Excellent service. My steak was done to perfection. Good wine sellection by the glass. A lttle noisey at times but will be back.

Thank Colinmharvey
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Eight of us went to Augustus for dinner last Friday evening. We all agreed the decor in the old Ponsonby Post Office was chic, but one thing we found annoying was the loud music. It was so obtrusive we could barely make conversation with our...More

Thank MYGM53
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere with old fashioned style venue Ideal for special occasion fine French dining Food was excellent all 3 courses and so was the service Highly recommend

Reviewed 30 August 2017

Four of us ate lunch on a Saturday. The cheese burger was pretty good and came with a free beer - great stuff! The souffle was also very tasty. The wait staff were very engaging and helpful - and kept us well supplied with bread....More

Thank SimundoW
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The five of us went for lunch and it was fantastic. It's is located in the beautiful old Ponsonby post office building. The menu was extensive and it was hard choose what to have as there were so many great options. They made an extra...More

Thank Ang B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 St Mary's Road, Ponsonby | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-950 4855
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