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Bushmans Grill

31 Northcote Road, Hillcrest, Auckland 0627, New Zealand
+64 9-418 0056
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (40 reviews)
“steak” (51 reviews)
“chicken” (18 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Northcote Road, Hillcrest, Auckland 0627, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I like this place have visited them many times but the price hike has put us back a bit. Found the prices been hiked a lot which we did not expect as the portion size were same. Family platter was $78 on Sunday but now...More

Thank ABJTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of 7 family and friends visited for lunch and we were uniformly pleased by the level of service and the level of food. We had various steak combos with chicken and calamari and all was perfectly done and very tasty. We ordered a...More

Thank nollik
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited about a month ago and will definitely be going again soon. The restaurant was recommended to my husband and he finally got around to taking us. We had a booking for 10 people and being our first time I made sure everyone looked...More

Thank beccsn45
Reviewed 6 June 2018

The Poenamo has changed hugely since I was there for the opening day about 55 years ago. We had our wedding reception there 53 years ago and have drunk and eaten there on a regular basis ever since. The BUSHMANS GRILL is a great addition...More

Thank Billis1965
Gerard O, Owner at Bushmans Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Thank you! Espeically since you have travelled so much, your comments are much valued and we hope they will inspire others to visit our Little Steakhouse on the North Shore, Auckland.

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

First time ever to this place and it did not disappoint. We were a family of four and visited on a Tuesday night. The steaks were generous and cooked right on as requested, the rack of ribs was mouth watering - go for half and...More

Thank Ray J
Gerard O, Owner at Bushmans Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Thank you Ray for your commebts and look forward to another visit from you.

Reviewed 14 May 2018

Celebrated Husbands birthday. Read reviews and decided to go here. A meat lovers paradise. All 5 steak meals and one calamari were superb and meat was cooked as ordered. Big portion sizes so even though we had entrees, they werent necessary. Still delicious though. We...More

1  Thank cameronclan4
Gerard O, Owner at Bushmans Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thank you Cameron for your Rave Review. We certainly hope it will help others decide on visiting our Family owned Steakhouse. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Dined in at bushmans on numerous occasions and was never disappointed. Food was great and dessert was divine - that’s why we kept coming back. Only thing that ruined our dinner last night was when we were about to leave the carpark and saw another...More

Thank LilMsTraveler
Gerard O, Owner at Bushmans Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Thanks for comming to Bushman's Grill. We really appreciate our customer's cpmments. Sorry to hear about your post dining experience and we were glad to help where we could. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 May 2018

This is the best restaurant in NZ. Hands down. I’ve eaten here on numerous occasions with family and the food and service is on point every time, no matter how busy they are. I will not eat anywhere else in Auckland!

Thank Danzak1
Gerard O, Owner at Bushmans Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Thank you for your evaluation of our Steakhouse!

Reviewed 23 March 2018

We visited on a Monday evening, the place was reasonably busy but we still got a table for 7. The service was prompt and friendly. The Unison Chardonnay was really lovely. But the steaks were just devine! Cooked exactly as requested, and as I always...More

Thank BarrellRider
Gerard O, Owner at Bushmans Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Thank you for your comments. They are much appreciated. Sorry you missed the Salad which can be orderd as a free side with your order or as an extra side for a nominal charge. Looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

This is one of the few places in Auckland where you get really good value for money. Great portions and variety. This is an all round good experience.

Thank Richard C
Gerard O, Owner at Bushmans Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hi Richard. Your comments are very heartening and spur us on to achieve greater results. Thank you.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$65
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Northcote Road, Hillcrest, Auckland 0627, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  North Shore  >  Hillcrest
  • Phone Number: +64 9-418 0056
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Bushman's Grill is a Steakhouse with an effervescent African atmosphere. We pride ourselves in serving consistently excellent Steaks, a wild Peri Peri Chicken and the best Spare Ribs in Auckland. We are also Children friendly.
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