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“A wonderful wedding anniversary lunch.”
Review of Sails Restaurant

Sails Restaurant
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Ranked #2 of 1,979 Restaurants in Auckland Central
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $19 - $45
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: 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 also includes New Zealand’s finest beef and lamb. The full menu and all the details can be found on our website.
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On the recommendation of a family member we decided to celebrate our wedding anniversary over lunch. I booked online and from beginning to end the communication from the staff at Sails was excellent, right down to my request to be seated by the window. On arrival the staff were helpful and friendly and acknowledged our special occasion.. Throughout our wonderful dining experience they were also very attentive.The meal was outstanding with each course of food beautifully presented. The snapper ceviche was divine; the Hawkes Bay lamb was cooked to perfection, juicy, tender and delicious, and the Whittakers chocolate dessert a masterpiece, completing the meal, or so we thought! Until we were presented with a beautiful plate of delicious after dinner treats around the words written in chocolate “Happy Anniversary”. So special! Sails Restaurant goes the extra mile and obviously they love what they do. I thoroughly recommend this establishment for any occasion and plan to return for a dinner experience.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 17 May 2024

Once again we had an outstanding dining experience at Sails. This has always been our go to restaurant for special occasions and we are never disappointed. Being lactose tolerant poses difficulties for many restaurants but I am always delighted that I can be catered for, without any fuss at all, and without compromising my dining experience.

From the time we arrived until the time we left we felt like special customers. Ms Dobson who greeted and seated us was friendly and welcoming and our waiter Ivan was outstanding. We have encountered him before on previous visits and it was a pleasure to be served by him again.

I give this restaurant my highest recommendation for food and service. I know of no other in Auckland who operate at this level of fine dining. The fact that the restaurant was full in these more difficult times tells you that they are doing something right!

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 17 May 2024

15 of us enjoyed an excellent lunch on the occasion of our Club’s 82nd Birthday.
A beautiful selection of food, great price and excellent service. We really enjoyed our lunch as well as the view of the Harbour Brdige and Yachts and the sunshine!
We look forward to a return visit.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 17 May 2024

We loved the food and the views of the marina, the service was excellent. Keep up the good work Team.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 17 May 2024

Fabulous food, service and setting. The fish, chicken and lamb were all declared by our table of 6 as the best they had ever eaten. More than I would usually pay for a lunch out so up there price wise. However, I left the biggest tip I've ever left! Says it all.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Thank CathyW1603
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