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DeBretts Kitchen

3b O'Connell Street | Hotel DeBrett, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-925 9000
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3b O'Connell Street | Hotel DeBrett, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is a photographer’s dream. We started an impressionist photography course from here and spent at least half an hour photographing inside the restaurant. The coloured glass windows, reflective tables and artworks with a funky industrial look to the walls made this a place...More

Thank CollRr
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't realise this was part of a hotel, but none the less ate here for breakfast. Service was good, but the food was just average. Tables are quite small, by the time you get a pot of tea (or 2) and water, there is...More

Thank smiggle110
Reviewed 1 week ago

First my steak was overcooked, but chef was good to redo another one for me. Then there was a strand of hair in the second plate. Offered recovery service for salvation. Positive experience still.

Thank kellycherish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location and we loved the mid modern decor. Very attentive employees and a very comfy room. The breakfast was delicious as well.

Thank Jillnt6772
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a LOVELY experience my best friend and I had at debretts kitchen. We were treated so very well by the staff. Also.....dang good food y’all. We will return to feast, debrett kitchen!!

Thank abbyjkessel
Reviewed October 14, 2018

My sister and I had a lovely Sunday afternoon high tea. After starting with a complementary gin cocktail, which was delicious, we enjoyed a delightful selection of savoury and sweet treats with a NZ theme. Dainty sizes - not too much and not too little....More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Visited for the first time with a friend who had been on several occasions before. The staff were friendly and extremely competent particularly Front of house (Samir) and the wine waiter who clearly knew his wines. The food was cooked to perfection and all courses...More

Thank Dish52
Reviewed October 8, 2018

I had booked the tea as a graduation celebration for my daughter and I to enjoy, it was well worth it we felt really special. The service was attentive but not in your face. The food was well prepared really tasty and more than enough...More

Thank Annie S
Reviewed October 7, 2018

We regularly High Tea and on Saturday we chose DeBretts Kitchen to celebrate my mums birthday, we had 8 for high tea and everyone was impressed. I called to order a birthday cake the week before and Luke was very helpful (cake was delicious) and...More

3  Thank Lou N
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

I have had a lot of high teas all round Auckland but the 20s themed high tea at DeBretts is the best ! We bought a pack each consisting g of 20s themed items - beads, head dress, feather boa and gloves so e could...More

2  Thank Julie H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3b O'Connell Street | Hotel DeBrett, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-925 9000
  • E-mail
Located within a couple of minutes’ walk from the Britomart, lower Queen Street and the waterfront, DeBretts Kitchen offers modern but relaxed dining with a focus on contemporary New Zealand seasonal cuisine. The restaurant is nestled in the heart of the iconic Hotel DeBrett and is bathed in natural light from a soaring glass roofed atrium. Adjoining the restaurant is the famous Art Deco inspired Housebar offering imaginative cocktail creations and of the best of NZ wine and craft beer. For groups we offer semi and private dining rooms for up to 32 guests. DeBretts Kitchen is open daily for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, with continuous cafe, bar service & grazing menu throughout the day. We invite you to experience our Roaring 20’s High Tea in the weekend. Walk-ins welcome and reservations recommended (Reservations required for High Tea).
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