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Depot Eatery & Oyster Bar Restaurant

) #11 of 1,866 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” (168 reviews)
“oysters” (406 reviews)
“potato skins” (92 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
86 Federal Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had been wanting to try Depot. It was definitely a different dining experience. We enjoyed the food we shared between two. Great for a casual dining option.

Thank vennieanakin
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A comfort place to have breakfast whenever I visit. I really enjoy the environment, nice to sit and read the paper and have breakfast and a coffee. Only comment is an update on the unchanging menu might be nice

Thank ewanb99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Started off thinking about NZ Venison for dinner, but ended up choosing for Seafood. This is the Tripadvisor #1 place in Auckland for "seafood" so I thought this is the place to be. Right underneath the Skycity "Steeple" this is a place pumping with energy....More

Thank Buster2582
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, the beer selection is very limited and you can not tell me the proprietors would spend a night knocking those back but the food was sensational. Pork, beef, potato skins. You name it we ate it and enjoyed it immensely. Great staff service was...More

Thank Geridog1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I staid in Auckland for 3 nights and ate here twice... 'nuff said? The oysters are amazing (well, the raw bar is ;) ), the bone marrow is something I have not had in a long time - thank you, depot! - and if you...More

Thank Maritian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

being an expat and having many locals that had raved about Depot, i was down to 2 choices asked a few peeps. this was it ! fabulous food, service Finn was exceptional, only thing was we missed saying goodbye to him as we has on...More

Thank KKBentley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Depot continues to not disappoint with its no frills approach to tasty food. The place is grounded, no doubt, and to just show how much this is the case my skirt steak was served to me by none other than Al Brown himself, and...More

1  Thank SirBobbyHooter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the atmosphere and food. Shared dishes a speciality and very reasonably priced. Went mid week and the place was humming

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been to depot a quite few times now and never disappointed! The food is always delicious , staff are always great ( especially when Al brown serves you !) and atmosphere is awesome . Fab place for drinks and food with friends

Thank 1_KJ_1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've had a lot of cheese and charcuterie boards and Depot is the best I've ever had. The Depot is an amazing restaurant and definitely the best meal I had in Auckland. My family and I ordered a few plates of food to share, including...More

Thank Quintin K
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Liz C
Is it advisable to make dinner reservations?
26 March 2016|
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Response from anjmeetsworld | Reviewed this property |
As above. ^-^
What time is the depot eatery open for dinner?
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
  • E-mail
New concept by famous Al Brownoysters, bistro food and great wines
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