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Created with the best, seasonal and local ingredients, the Lava Dining menu offers contemporary New Zealand dining with a touch of French flair. The name 'Lava' reflects the restaurant's rich, warm & sophisticated amber interior, inspired by Auckland's volcanic origins. Many of Auckland's striking landscape features have been shaped over several million years by volcanic activity, including the iconic landmark, Rangitoto Island beautifully visible from Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour.Lava restaurant's back-lit marble interiors are a rich & bold design statement creating an all encompassing warm amber glow. The signature restaurant features dramatic marble walls, illuminated by night for dramatic…
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We had a last minute stay at the hotel and were able to make a reservation for dinner. We were impressed by the quality of the food. We had a wonderful dinner. While the restaurant was busy, we still had a quiet place to sit...More
This is the breakfast area in the mornings.
In the afternoon and evenings it serves a full menu, including option for a three-course menu for $85.
Special menus are offered on special days like New Year's Eve, etc. Dining here never fails to delight, as...More
This would have to be a favourite restaurant in 2014 we went there the food was fabulous.
So we were back in Auckland in 2018 and once again we were not disappointed it was the best. Great service with excellent food, the fish was beautiful...More
We selected Lava for our New Year's Eve lunch in view of overall high TA ratings. Despite being first to be seated we found the service to be incredibly inefficient and slow, resulting in our orders taken after 15 minutes, and then 20 minutes later...More