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The Nightingale Restaurant

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204 Quay Street | Viaduct Basin, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-337 0343
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  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
3 weeks ago
“Great Location”
7 Jun 2017
“Great location in the viaduct over looking the inner harbour”
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New Zealand
$$ - $$$
204 Quay Street | Viaduct Basin, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for dinner and drinks with a group of friends. Saturday night and there were spots available. My partner and I ordered the chicken wings (WOW they werent lying when they said spicy!!), stacked mac n cheese (DELICIOUS) and calamari. The food did...More

Thank EmilyPurchase
Reviewed 18 July 2017

.. a group of friends from work went here for a leaving lunch for a colleague. The location is nice with a great outlook over the Viaduct Harbour. The service was good and on a hot sunny day they kindly put out shade awnings for...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Went to the Nightingale for dinner and drinks with a group of friends and was impressed with fit out changes that have been made. The service and food was on point, also had a great beverage offering to match. Have already recommended this spot to...More

Thank CharlesEmily
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I think this place is a pop-up but I get the feeling it might last a while. Yummy food (try the lamb hot pot and the chicken burger.. oh, and the cheese board blew my mind!!) The weekend live music downstairs and wicked DJ's upstairs...More

Thank amy n
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Finally somewhere to go on The Viaduct that i actually like. Great food and ambience with an amazing music selection. Stayed for an Afro beat band playing covers, sounded lush. Definitely my favourite spot on the Viaduct and i'm sure will stay that way given...More

1  Thank Rua1ri
Reviewed 30 June 2017

As an ex hospo worker, it's always refreshing to get the quality of service I have grown to expect. I came to The Nightingale with are a large group of friends, the staff accommodated us exceedingly well and went out of their way to make...More

Thank Danny R
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Possibly the best location on the whole viaduct. Loads of space, so it gets pretty busy but even when it is the service is still great. I'll definitely be back!

Thank JoeSutheran
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Hmmm for the money spent there are better places. Only the pulled pork burger was worth it, other burgers on the slider too bad. The chicken nibbles not bad but charging gourmet prices for pub food not on.

1  Thank Parizad D
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I recommend you avoid this place. The food was quite good but they charged me $14 for a pint of beer. Let me repeat.....$14. Shocking.

Thank John E
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Overall, I had an awesome experience and well definitely be back. The food is top notch, the atmosphere is great and the location is ideal - I highly recommend a visit.

Thank Jessica W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
New Zealand
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 Quay Street | Viaduct Basin, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-337 0343
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With a refreshing mix of live entertainment, waterfront views and a world-class menu, right in the heart of Auckland’s Viaduct Basin, The Nightingale is one of those rare birds who sings both day and night. We're a pop-up. Pop in.
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