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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. View That is The City of Sails
1. View That is The City of Sails
"It looks out over the marina and the beautifully lit up harbor bridge"
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2. Ultimate Seafood Experience
2. Ultimate Seafood Experience
"a truely spectacular seafood dining experience"
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3. Attentive Friendly Service
3. Attentive Friendly Service
"e service is attentive and excellent. We love Sails an"
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About
Sails Restaurant has an amazing location. Set in the middle of Westhaven Marina, beside the Harbour Bridge, with breathtaking views of the harbour. There are few views in the world that capture the essence of the city than the one from Sails Restaurant. A couple of minutes from the centre of Auckland, yet in a world of its own, with unlimited free parking at the door, Sails Restaurant is not just about its location. Over the last three decades the restaurant has forged its reputation as one of New Zealand’s top restaurants through an uncompromising belief in using only the freshest ingredients, the most talented chefs, and professional waiting staff. The menu at Sails is seafood focused, but
PRICE RANGE
US$14 - US$32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Seafood, Grill, New Zealand
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Gift Cards Available, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

Loved this restaurant but the stairs were a challenge. Plus the toilets being downstairs. Service was great. Staff were very friendly. Food was amazing

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Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely fantastic yummylicious 3 course lunch, love the ambiance and awesomeness attentive great service from Zax 💯👏👍😋😃

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Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 days ago

With Covid restrictions eased, we were able to renew our regular visits to Sails that we consider to be tone of the best restaurants in Auckland, particularly if you want to avoid the CBD that the Council have made a nightmare for travel. As ever,...the restaurant did not disappoint in terms of a first class menu excellently prepared, first class service, ambiance and accessibility. Highly recommended.More

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Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went for a ladies lunch to try the signature menu purchased on Grabone, the food was delicious and the staff very attentive, with the discounted vouchers tis was definitely value for money but I would have been happy to pay full price

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Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Sails has been our family’s go-to restaurant for special occasions for decades now and we have never had anything less than a superb experience. The food is fantastic, the ambience is beautiful and the wait staff are lovely. The location is great with the views...over Westhaven and the bridge too. All the food and drinks we ordered was fabulous, but the Kingfish Crudo is a MUST HAVE!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Took my family out for the Signature Menu. Absolutely fantastic. We don’t even like Beetroot, but we ate their dish. Service was fantastic and atmosphere great.

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Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant really is the place to go for a treat or celebration. The six course tasting menu is beautifully balanced and the paired wines are local and wonderful! The restaurant itself has a great outlook and ambiance and the service is excellent, Hannah looked...after us so well! Would thoroughly recommend!More

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Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In February we went to Sails for a meal using a Grab One voucher. I took ill during the meal and we had to leave. We had tried to rebook several times but due to illness couldn't go. We finally got there last Thursday and...the service we received could not be faulted. The quality of food and service was outstanding and they still hounoured the voucher.. Thank you very much for a special evening .More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful evening with fine food, wine and service. Very friendly and great music as well that did not intrude on the dining experience

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Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for dinner to celebrate my sister’s birthday. We had brought some grab one vouchers for the degustation meal so I wondered whether the quality/presentation of the food would have been as good as if we were paying full price. Wow, all I...can say is that the food was amazing. Each course was sufficiently big enough and so beautifully presented and tasted amazing! I have had a lot of degustation meals and would say this meal was right up there with the other 5* restaurants. The service was attentive. I seriously can’t fault our dinner and would highly recommend it to anyone wanting a special night out with beautiful harbour views and a lovely ambience. It’s so refreshing to be able to have an intimate dining experience without tables being too close, lights been too bright or the noise level being too high. Plentiful free parking is an added bonus. Would come again!More

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Date of visit: May 2021
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Sails Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5