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Hector's Restaurant

35 Hobson Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-979 7434
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“silken tofu” (2 reviews)
“veg dishes” (3 reviews)
“lamb rump” (4 reviews)
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Healthy, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35 Hobson Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are staying at the hotel and decided to eat at hectors after a long day traveling from oz. Both had steak and it was to die for along with the amazing vegetables and a side serving of a delicious mushroom salad! We would highly...More

Thank Ben N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had a very nice breakfast could have either buffet or from the menu. Staff were great food soooo yummy

Thank Bernie F
Management response:

Hi Bernie, We currently have over 120 different breakfast items, and its great to hear your comments about our breakfast, as it tells us we are doing it right. thank you. Kind Regards John Watson

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I chose this place for my birthday dinner and WOW was I impressed. So many delicious vegan choices on the menu (as opposed to the usual 1 or 2 items I have to cobble together anywhere else). The plating was a work of art as...More

Thank Matthew H
Management response:

Hi Matthew, Thank you for choosing to have your birthday dinner here, its great to hear you enjoyed your dining experience. It was a pleasure to have you here as our guest, and we look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards John Watson

Reviewed 14 April 2017

Hectors is a lovely fine dining restaurant and the meals we had were really lovely. Unfortunately we had an early booking on a quiet night and we we constantly being interrupted by staff asking how our meal was going. They were very nice but it...More

Thank Cheryl Burton
Management response:

Hi Cheryl, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments online, I will pass on your comments to our staff. Kind Regards John Watson

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Fantastic restaurant, great variety for vegetarians and the food was delicious. Servers were very attentive and friendly. The night we were there the restaurant was not full so it lacked a little atmosphere but we had no complaints. If you are a vegan or vegetarian...More

Thank TouchstoneNZ
Management response:

Hi TouchstoneNZ, Thank you for dining with us, and for taking the time to comment. we look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards John Watson

Reviewed 31 March 2017

Our first night in Auckland, had dinner here. Restaurant is located in the atrium with palm trees throughout. The service was okay but dinner was wonderful. Starters were leek soup and avocado cannelloni, mains were tenderloin and pan fried market fish. Presentation was beautiful, meals...More

Thank lorib91
Management response:

Hi Lorib91, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on us, it is great to hear you enjoyed your meal with us. We look forward to seeing you again. kind regards John Watson

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful dinner at this delightful surprise in the heart of Auckland. Vegan options were outstanding. Great variety and thoughtful consideration in this menu which has a refreshingly wide variety of plant based options. Thank you for thinking outside the box! Lovely staff and wine selection...More

Thank Despina K
Management response:

Hi Despina, Thank you for your comments, it was a pleasure to have you as our guests. I agree our vegan options are outstanding, the kitchen team works are on perfecting these dishes. Kind regards John Watson

Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Hector's restaurant was a brilliant surprise! Imaginative and very flavorsome vegan dishes. Really enjoyed the pumpkin and almond cheese tempura. The vegan wine selection was also outstanding, we had a 2015 Three Paddles Pinot Noir. Friendly staff and nice environment.

Thank Greg K
Management response:

Hi Greg, Thank you for your comments, the team here really appreciates it, knowing their hard work pays off. Once again thank you. Kind regards John Watson

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Took my vegan self and my 3 eaters for a delicious dinner. Great menu selection of vegan options and non vegan. Attentive staff. Highly recommend.More

Thank SasianX2
Management response:

Hi SasianX2, Thank you for taking the time to write a comment, and for bring in "3 eaters", I'd like to think Hectors is a crossroads or an intersection where vegans, flexitarian's, omnivores and meat eaters can cross paths to share a delicious meal and...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017

We had a variety of food to choose from - vegan, gluten free, vegetarian etc. The seafood as cooked perfectly

Thank happywander5
Management response:

Hi Happywander5, Thank you for your comments, it was a pleasure to have dine here as our guest. Kind Regards John Watson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Hobson Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-979 7434
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Our food philosophy is based on the “Eco Gastronomy” concept, which has strong connections between how and where food is produced and consumed. We strive to source premium ingredients locally which are seasonal, fresh and in their prime. Our menus offer a wide variety of light and healthy options and we believe that eating is for the mind, body and soul.