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Depot Eatery & Oyster Bar Restaurant

) #11 of 1,913 Restaurants in Auckland $$ - $$$ , Seafood, European
86 Federal Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-363 7048
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sliders” (172 reviews)
“oysters” (416 reviews)
“potato skins” (93 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
86 Federal Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed today via mobile

Stopped by for a quick dinner but all tables were full! Staff was very helpful to arrange a seat over the window - who cared, we just need some food :) Ordered a fish dish and a vegetable dish!! Fantastic taste!!! If you stay in...More

Thank aheocona
Reviewed yesterday

Second visit to depot, and delicious again. Fast service, tasty interesting food. Sharing plates are all great.

Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Cannot speak more highly of this restaurant . It is my second visit - the oysters cannot be skipped, the bone marrow is divine and the lamb ribs literally fall off the bone (and I am not a rib fan normally ) . Definitely add...More

Thank Michelle Z
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Arrived about 6.45, advised of maybe a 30 min wait for a table, so we had a drink at the outdoor bar area. Still undercover and warm, the place was bustling. We then moved inside and were seated at the bar, served by a lovely...More

Thank Huffy23
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Given the past reviews for Depot I would have thought it would have been easy to give this excellent. However while the food was ok I couldn't say it was in the same range of other restaurants around. Nothing on the menu had that "I've...More

Thank David-A-Frazer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Felt like we were back in NYC when we ate at Depot on our honeymoon! Lively, unassuming, approachable high quality cuisine. Amazing and fun.

Thank McKenzie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always go to Depot when in Auckland. The restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere with sharing plates. There is a delicious oyster bar and the menu is changed seasonally to take advantage of fresh local produce. It is not possible to book and there is...More

Thank onlyslightlymad
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second visit to Depot, and it was just as great, if not better than last time. Atmosphere in the restaurant is great. The only negative is that there are too many delicious things to choose off the menu! You cant book, so...More

Thank Roo1111
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had fantastic oysters and clams here, followed by mini turbot fish burgers, washed down by fine NZ Sauvignon Blanc, all in a bustling and enjoyable atmosphere.

Thank Mathias V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great surroundings with a good vibe service was excellent , food was delicious and our where glasses where continually kept filled xx would go again

Thank P0zniak
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Liz C
26 March 2016|
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Response from anjmeetsworld | Reviewed this property |
As above. ^-^
28 January 2015|
Response from cstamm | Reviewed this property |
Opens early for breakfast - try the beignets with a coffee and is pretty much open all day; gets crowded from 5.30pm really when the local office workers drop by. A really good spot!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Federal Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-363 7048
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New concept by famous Al Brownoysters, bistro food and great wines
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