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$12 - $30
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Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue, New Zealand, Grill
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 25 June 2021

These guys are super unfriendly, and making a scene when I tried to order, can’t seem to understand their system and try to overcharge me so I left, really poor! Avoid at all cost, hopeless place

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 23 March 2020

this was a great place to eat and the food was amazing, there were a lot of different things to choose from

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 5 March 2020

Situated in Elliots stables. Friendly staff and the best lamb cutlets. Feels like a food court environment but a bit nicer

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 25 February 2020

Elliott Stables is a great concept and well worth searching out. There is food of every sort available, plus drinks. There are many tables, none of them allocated to a particular food outlet so you can sit where you like - and might have to,...because the popularity of the Stables means that many are occupied or reserved. It is busy and fun, and part of the enjoyment is wondering around the food outlets, wondering what to choose. We picked the Big Little Grill and were served with charm. The food was produced quite quickly but was cooked to order and was really good. However, there's no problem waiting for food while drinking a beer in such a lively, enjoyable atmosphere.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 16 February 2020

The restaurants at Elliot Stables should not be described as a food court - it's a wonderful collage of restaurants serving a diverse array of food styles that deserve "wows." We ordered the mouth watering lamb chops at Little Big Grill and they were super...yummy and very affordable. Staff was patient with us while we figured out what to order (everything sounded so good). Highly recommend you give them a try! The restaurant/food choices at Elliot Stables were amazing and if I had 3 stomachs, we would have tried more. For the most part you find seating in a open area with long tables and after ordering, your food is delivered to you. Some restaurants have a small eating area inside but it's fun to mingle with everyone and socialize at the communal tables.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 9 January 2020

We enjoyed a tasty lamb dinner here. The wine by the glass was good. We had the lamb meatball with chips and the lamb skewer with salad (better of the two). The staff were friendly and everything was fresh and tasty. The area has an...interesting concept with shared tables. Seems to work well. Recommend.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 30 August 2019

The grill is part of a food court called Eliot’s Stables! Many food choices. It allows people to pick different kinds of food and select their own table! I had the grilled lamb cut into thin slices with rice and salad!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 25 May 2019

Ordered the sirloin steak with chips and a salad. The steak was properly cooked and the chips (fries) came out nicely heated. The service was fairly quick and the price wasn't to bad.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 25 April 2019

I had grilled prawns, the best in a long time and so nicely presented. My husband and friend had the steak which was also cooked just how they like it. The atmosphere is not at all like a food court and the food was so...tasty we went back agin while staying in Auckland. Definitely worth the visit.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 14 April 2019 via mobile

A-mazing steak! I've had steaks that cost twice as much and did not taste as good/weren't cooked to perfection. I mean so good you don't need any extra sauces or gravys... and the chips just got in the way. Plus, if you're friends or family...don't like steak Big Little Gill perfectly situated in Elliott Stables so they can go get anything else from seafood to Thai and join you at the table as you enjoy a sensational steak.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 13 April 2019 via mobile

Ordered the lamb cutlets and calamari salad on a busy Saturday night. Was served within minutes with deliciously fresh food. The drink (mojito) took a little while to get to me, but arrived shortly after the food. Very satisfied!

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 January 2019

The flavour of the food was alright but thought that the portions were a bit small. they also have quite a few cocktails on offer including Long island Iced Tea.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Took a meal with a couple of friends at the BIg Little Grill in Elliot stables, for the restaurant month $25 deal (meat skewers entree, with a choice of 3 mains - beef/lamb/chicken) and was pleasantly surprised. We all ordered the scotch fillet and sat...down. Within 15 mins we were brought our plate of skewers, 3 each (1 beef, 1 lamb, 1 prawn) and every one of them was piping hot, flavourful and succulent (even the prawns - not overcooked). Cooked perfectly. Before I finished my last skewer, we were all presented our steak mains (stylish rectangle plates, steak at one end, green salad at the other, each artfully dressed with their respective basting sauce or creamy dressing). Cooked to a perfect med-rare, rested properly, so was every bit as succulent as our skewers. Piping hot, wonderfully seasoned, crinkle cut chips and small pottle of tomato sauce came out about 2 mins later - no probs all, not when they're that fresh. It needs to be said that Elliot Stables is like a very fancy food court, can get quite busy and quite noisy along with that busyness. An architect friend of mine believes it's because of the slate and stone everywhere, which reflects the high frequencies of hustle and bustle in the place i.e. The Stables could really benefit from some sound dampening material, but this is not on the Big Little Grill. Overall, BLG gets a solid 4 stars. I couldn't call eating in that venue 5 star dining because of the atmosphere, but I'd really love to see what they could do with their own restaurant. If they can keep up their high standards, to them I say: "If you build it, they will come".More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Rain was following us about, so we ate here, it was okay what else can one say. Would we go again, may be, there was nothing wrong with the food or service, perhaps we just did not find it exciting.

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Nothing special. No taste, regular beef quality and expensive. They put a cheap barbecue sauce on the beef. why ! I dont recommend at all.

Date of visit: February 2018
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5