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Mekong Baby

262 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-360 1113
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (157 reviews)
“goat curry” (45 reviews)
“papaya salad” (36 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Vietnamese, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
262 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 820 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were early diners and so had a. How’ve of table. The initial staff member was courteous and helpful. One of us had a goat curry, it was to die for, gorgeous flavours and rich aromas. The other had braised lamb shoulder with salvo cabbage....More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Dave-and-Robbie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this restaurant is awesome! We did the "Lets Eat" menu for $65 per person and were not disappointed! The pork belly and lamb ribs were some of the best dishes we've ever had. Atmosphere is great, service was brilliant and the food is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Stevie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is delicious - although I'm not sure if it was great value as you can get a lot of these flavours at other restaurants that are not as fancy. Nice atmosphere and a terrific wine list.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AliZ2009
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Strolled in at dinner time, didn't have to wait, great food especially the goat curry and the duck..

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Family_0f_Four2009
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A huge thank you for a wonderful afternoon spent on New Year’s Eve for 7 of us. The food, the wait specialists (yes not just wait staff) and overall atmosphere was great. It made our close out of 2018 something special. We will be back...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Kim H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been in Auckland for nearly a week and eaten nothing of note when we landed on this place for New Year’s Eve - and wow, did it deliver! Because it was NYE all customers were offered the ‘let’s eat’ menu at the regular...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank citygal77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I come to this restaurant the service is impeccable, the cocktails out of this world and the food the best of its kind in Auckland. Book a small group in one of their group spaces as we did for my husbands birthday. Thanks...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank sophierlmills
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a table for 12 last Wednesday and was impressed with the service straight away. A cheeky 13th person turned up and he was accommodated at our table with an extra chair and cutlery with no hesitation, that was much appreciated. The guy who...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Kate317
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wish we’d taken photos of the food so I could post for context but a $29 for a single chicken thigh (beautifully cooked btw) as a main, or $29 for a beef curry (again, beautifully cooked) for three bits of brisket this place is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 624sanderd
Reviewed 18 December 2018

Probably one of the busiest nights of the year, the place was packed and pumping; we had plenty of food, timely service and constant updates on how it was all going. Had a few little issues but don't we all. Great night out and very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank DollyNZ
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Hi, I am not the restaurant, just a former customer. If you want to contact them, go to their website. Regards Joana
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 262 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand (Formerly GPK Cafe Restaurant)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-360 1113
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Description
Mekong Baby takes diners on an adventurous tour down the Mekong River, offering sophisticated, authentic Southeast Asian flavours and a mixology of spices. Every dish has unique, intensified flavour profiles and is made from absolutely the freshest produce.
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