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Level 1 Lamps Plaza, 3 283 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-360 2122
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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International, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Level 1 Lamps Plaza, 3 283 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very impressed with the food, service and location. Oh and the wines We did the discovery meal and pairing wines and none of us were disappointed. Having said that we did find that maybe the 5 courses would have been enough as the 7 was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 158lilya
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

One of the best meals I have had for many years. This restaurant truly deserves it’s title as one of the best restaurants in the country. Service was exceptional and an the food was from the gods.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Triumphstreet
Reviewed 14 December 2018

After hearing so much for so many years about this place, finally made it to Sidart. Chose the 5 course menu. Fabulous food, great service and the wine matching was superb. Similar to Kazuya's in many ways for me, in that it is Asian fusion...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CleverBrown
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

It’s taken some time to get here, but we can tell you it was totally worth the wait. We were spoilt and treated by our wait staff - led by Hannah - to some of the finest, most exquisite local NZ cuisine; including John Dory,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TheTravellingRoses
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Lovely food, good ambience, and a lovely view of the city from the Ponsonby ridge. Well judged flavours and matching wines. A memorable evening.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DaveE1913
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Very enjoyable meal , each dish presented like a work of art , very attentive staff Very personalised service Overall a great eating experience for a special night out

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank teresa196050
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Came here and dined for my birthday, service was wonderful, food was delicious and exciting and I felt very spoilt. :)

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank gretamouse1234
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Had the discovery menu with wine pairings and a cheese course added. It took a long time, about 4 hours. It was nice but I didnt realise the concept of the restaurant had recently changed to Indian fine dining. Had been before twice when it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank auchdieidkwk
Reviewed 21 November 2018

My husband and I have done several degustation menus. This was one of the best! We had the Full Discovery Menu with the wine pairing. It was excellent! Unlike other degustations we have tried, Sidart had an Indian flare to each of the dishes. Many...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jkwolf24
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

My friend and I went here to celebrate our graduation, and the food and service were so on point. It’s absolutely amazing. The view was stunning too, overlooking the city. Really thanks to Hannah who prepared a little candle for us.

Date of visit: November 2018
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6 December 2018|
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Response from Chandsahrawat | Property representative |
Hi @primebistro thank you for your question I don’t think the original poster of the terrible review can see this question only us as the restaurant can. Thank you for your support we do take all feedback seriously and try... More
23 September 2017|
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Response from Chandsahrawat | Property representative |
We don’t offer a fixed menu all dishes keep changing If you let us know that you are gf we can cater specifically to you and create dishes around your requirements
Sohail D
24 March 2017|
Response from SidartRestaurant | Property representative |
Hello Sohail, We can certainly organnise a pescatarian option for any degustation we offer, we also have halal lamb in stock. Please go to our website or contact us via email or phone to make a booking. Warm regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Level 1 Lamps Plaza, 3 283 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-360 2122
  • E-mail
SIDART Restaurant is an award winning fine dining restaurant located in the Three Lamps Plaza, 283 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby, Auckland. We are open Tuesday to Saturday for dinner from 6pm and Friday's for lunch. We are closed on Sundays and Mondays.
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