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Uptown Freehouse

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224 Symonds Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-303 0637
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
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“blackboard” (2 reviews)
“brewhouse” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
224 Symonds Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

1. The pizza was just another pub pizza 2. The beer paddle was just a paddle of different beer, of course not their own brewing 3. Typical another pub env 4. Nice staffs

Thank dlwabbit
SteveAucklandNZ, Owner at Uptown Freehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Hi and thanks dlwabbit for the review. We've got some great enhancements coming up in the next few weeks. We'd be keen on your feedback in future. Cheers.

Reviewed 19 October 2017

We live in Northland and travel down to meet a Grandson, at Uni in Auckland, and take him to Lunch. This is a great place to enjoy his company. This week it was his 19th Birthday and as his family are away overseas i rang...More

Thank JudithJane47
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Had visited this place 5 months back and it was alright. My recent visit was with a group of colleagues and most of them couldn't finish their respective dishes. I had ordered Smashed Chickpea Salad + Salmon and there were hardly any chickpeas + the...More

Thank Mitesh B
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Only had a drink so limited perspective but a good selection of beers, served by professional staff in a good space. Menu wasn't terribly interesting for me but that may be because I don't eat red meat. Would certainly go again.

Thank Pajar
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Frequented when this was both Squid Row and Spotted Pig I can say that Uptown Freehouse is the best incarnation yet. New look, new menu and new staff. The staff are welcoming and friendly right from the start. They are well versed in the menu...More

Thank dannygere
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Second time here. First time they stayed open late even though we were the last people on the bar. This time we were there with our two year old and they were so accomodating even though we made such a mess! Great food, great craft...More

Thank Y3838ADrichardm
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Came by for post work drinks. When you walk in take not of the boards in front as they tell you the current specials such as the soup or the cocktail. The bar is to your left as you come in. It is reminiscent of...More

Thank Acineto
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A new craft beer destination. Great Pizza and the toasted sandwiches are next level! great selection of dark beers - my personal favourite flavour. Blackboard tables are good to pass the time. Stylie bathrooms, great staff - what more could you want!?

1  Thank LizNZ2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
After-hours, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 Symonds Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-303 0637
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Over 100 beers, a solid menu and extensive wine list. This is the destination to get a comprehensive craft beer experience. Open everyday
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