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The Grill by Sean Connolly

) #24 of 1,890 Restaurants in Auckland $$$$ Steakhouse, , European
90 Federal St | Sky City Grand Hotel, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-363 7067
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (249 reviews)
“suckling pig” (24 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:30All hours
Steakhouse, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
90 Federal St | Sky City Grand Hotel, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 692 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a disappointing visit in September last year. We had talked with Anna about our issues and were asked to come back again on our next trip into Auckland. We went there on a Thursday night. Whilst the music was not 100% to our liking...More

Thank GVPAustralia
Reviewed 5 days ago

We chose to eat here because we thought they had a lot of grilled fish/seafood choices. Unfortunately that was our misunderstanding. The service was over the top, the food was good but not exceptional but we had fish and seafood. Come here for the unusual...More

Thank Lee E
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was excellent, waiter was full of information for all my questions, and the steak was to die for! Brought my partner here for his birthday, was glad to be seated upstairs with a bit more privacy. Our steaks were fantastic, I got eye...More

Thank Marian Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here with friends and family. You have no idea how good they are for the steak!!! we had order 3 different types of steak and side with mushroom and veges!! 10 of 10 for the steak!! Cant complaint at all. The staff is...More

Thank joey963
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was invited today (14 July) to a business lunch with a previous work colleague, now an executive with Sky City. She chose The Grill, and a good choice it was on a wet and windy day. I valet parked right outside which was a God-send...More

Thank sandy6662016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Exceptional service in a busy restaurant, which has been very well designed to offer intimacy. The menu focuses on luxury cuts of beef with minimalist side dishes, designed to accompany the meat. There are a range of raw and cooked starters. We shared the sashimi...More

Thank nzmermaid75
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time at The Grill for 12-15 months and disappointing compared with previous visits. I arrived early and had a couple of great cocktails at the bar. We were seated and service was its usual impeccable self. Nice bottle of Man O War Dreadnought was...More

Thank Harry7264
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second time to dine in here. Great food, great service. The waiter recommended us to try "Study of Beef" which is worth of value and it can share between 2-3 people and his recommendation was brilliant. The misohollandaise sauce for beef is...More

Thank Sarahliu88
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite them being flat out...they delivered very well across the board..not only the food but the service was superb...we sat upstairs...downstairs is a bit cooler....The food despite being expensive was worth it...Just miss the entree and go straight to the steaks..many choices and they know...More

Thank travel082015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with my cousin who was in Auckland for the Lions tour and wanted a good steak. My first though, based on reputation and friends say-so was The Grill. He wasn't disappointed as someone who works in the industry in the UK he was...More

Thank Kiwicelt
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Questions & Answers
Graeme B
28 April 2016|
Response from SKYCITY-Restaurants | Property representative |
Hi Graeme, So sorry for missing your message. In future, reservations can be made through our website or by calling 09 363 7069. Thanks!
Graeme B
28 April 2016|
Response from SKYCITY-Restaurants | Property representative |
As above, thanks Graeme!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 17:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Federal St | Sky City Grand Hotel, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-363 7067
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"Opened Spetember 3rd, 2011. Not be confused with a restaurant called "The Grill" on Greys Avenue".
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