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“Lovely food and atmosphere.”
Review of Culprit.

Culprit.
Ranked #3 of 1,981 Restaurants in Auckland Central
Certificate of Excellence
Description: Culprit serves nostalgic kiwi cuisine with a modern global edge. We offer chefs choice menus that hero local suppliers. Owner & Chef Kyle Street creates playful dishes that are innovative and big on flavour, often with a nod to his New Zealand upbringing.
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Description: Culprit serves nostalgic kiwi cuisine with a modern global edge. We offer chefs choice menus that hero local suppliers. Owner & Chef Kyle Street creates playful dishes that are innovative and big on flavour, often with a nod to his New Zealand upbringing.
Reviewed 22 May 2021 via mobile

We did the Epic Menu. Great food, catered for vegetarian, and food preferences. My friends did the wine match and I had the frozen plum cocktail-delicious! The fried cheese was amazing!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 16 May 2021

We had a team celebration on a Friday afternoon, we pre-booked the Epic menu for a long late lunch. The food was just right with great flavours and not overwhelming in portion sizes, so even though it was a lot of dishes, there was room for dessert and we happily tasted every dish. Loved the chip and dip. Fine dining food in a very casual environment.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 11 May 2021

Before I mention how unbelievable the food was, let me say a huge thank you to the wait staff who memorized all our unusual dietary requirements (no-dairy, no cucumber or raw food) and made entirely new delicious dishes. Easily the best experience I've had in Auckland - perfect attention to detail, amazing range of flavours on the $45 menu (go for the duck) and great atmosphere with a view into the busy kitchen. I will be returning, and bringing more friends.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 1 May 2021 via mobile

Flavours and textures so good you won't want to swallow! Very reasonably priced for this quality. The chicken parfait is a must.

Date of visit: April 2021
Thank AndrM156
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Reviewed 29 April 2021 via mobile

We chose the $45 option. We were blown away by the wonderful flavours of all of the food - loved the Brussel sprouts & Kingfish cerviche. Even the Kumera fries were a bit different.
Probably wouldn’t suit one of my mates who doesn’t like to share & likes big quantities! But we loved it.

Date of visit: April 2021
Thank PdH24
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