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The Blue Breeze Inn

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2 Brown Street | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
+64 9-360 0303
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pork buns” (54 reviews)
“wontons” (19 reviews)
“wild boar” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2 Brown Street | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 347 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We attended as a family group for lunch on a Monday. The food here is Asian fusion and top quality, interesting and fairly priced. Well organised staff and service. Very busy and popular with locals. We will return, highly recommended.

Thank hazza2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved the black truffle 'soup' dumplings (xioulongboa), and both the spicy eggplant and the pork belly steamed buns (bao). The place was a buzzing joint, lots of noise (not too much though - just the right level) and great fit-out. You could probably stay with...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went with a friend on Easter Sunday for a drink but were told we needed to eat a full meal to get a drink. In the end we decided to pay for food as we hadn’t seen each other for a while (as it...More

1  Thank Becmaitland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was in this restaurant in the last week with my Mother - was recommended by a friend since we were staying in Ponsonby. Have heard a lot of good things about this restaurant, just haven't had the opportunity to attend it and really enjoyed my...More

Thank NewZealander101
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

A friend recommended this place for a work dinner and I'm glad he did. This place is crazy busy. I booked a week in advance and even then the first table I could get for 3 people on a Monday night was 8.15pm. So even...More

Thank Tracey-Lee S
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We had a great meal here and after having two small lates of dumplings and a good fish of the day, decided that the way to go here is all dumplings/wontons and maybe a salad. Really good stuff! Front desk was very helpful getting us...More

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is one of my favourites and is in the perfect location in Ponsonby. My favourite are the pork belly buns and tiger prawn dumplings. You can’t go wrong eating here.

Thank Ana V
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We arrived early for our reservation - to a restaurant that was nearly empty - at 6:00. Our party of three was seated at a table less than four square feet - in what would be a busy corner. No room for feet, purses -...More

Thank pwesterman
Reviewed 6 February 2018

The food was delicious. Flavoursome and fresh with authentic flavours. The cocktails were also delicious however slightly disappointing as they took quite a while to arrive at our table after they were ordered. The chocolate dessert we shared was particularly delicious. Will happily return!

Thank ELesley-78
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Great location to people watch, while having a drink and some good food. Great chicken salad packed with flavour and heaps of chicken. Finally a salad that delivers on quality of ingredients, and also actually has chicken. Delicious broccoli in sticky sauce and rice cooked...More

Thank David J
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Brown Street | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-360 0303
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