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Botswana Butchery

) #43 of 1,868 Restaurants in Auckland $$$$ Steakhouse, European,
99 Quay Street | Ferry Building, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-307 6966
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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Steakhouse, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
99 Quay Street | Ferry Building, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great place. Food was magnificent in almost all senses. Steaks brilliantly cooked and wine list fantastic Good value and a place to return to. Only warning is that why anyone would serve pink grapefruit Brussel sprouts and mandarin with John Dory must have a...More

Thank Rod W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went here with a group of 7 meat eaters. They were all in heaven at the meat and fish selection. The oysters went down very well, as did the huge slabs of meat. Me however, I struggled to find one thing on the menu...More

Thank ARCHIE0410
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great service, great steaks, great company and some magnificent singing from 2 tables in the restaurant!! Definitely recommend a visit if in Auckland!

Thank Jamie_Leanne
Reviewed 5 days ago

Breakfast at the Ferry Terminal seemed like a good idea and there's not much competition at that time of the day. The Maitre D' or person in charge seemed bored. Not a great start, and after asking for mineral water it didn't turn up until...More

Thank KingsCross2011
Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent several days in Auckland and didn't particularly take to the city. The only high point was our visit to the Botswana Butchery. The food and service was good. We had both a fish and meat dish, both of which were delicious . Well...More

Thank Martyn L
Reviewed 6 days ago

First time in the restaurant, and my favourite meal in Auckland so far! Eye fillet was unbelievable! As was the chocolate tarte dessert. Will definitely be back! Shout out to Antoine our server, looked after us well! Couldn't recommend it more!

1  Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 6 days ago

The service was great, attentive, friendly staff. The food was amazing, I had venison and it was cooked perfectly Followed by creamy rich chocolate flan and raspberry sorbet, lovely combination of flavours.

Thank Liz f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a local and dined here when it first opened. I wasn't impressed at that time and consigned it to "tourist trap" category. I returned as part of a group for a business dinner. I think it has settled in now and overall it was...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasant staff although a couple somewhat inattentive. The manager's attitude to the poor meal we were served was very good and because of that and only because of that would give them another try. But, prawn cocktail served without any fork to eat it, Peking...More

Thank RobertOldboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very relaxed wonderful experience at Botswana butchery. The atmosphere, service and the absolute perfectly cooked meals we experienced were five star quality. Please if you go try the duck, amazing!

Thank shnooty
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I would like to book a table for the 13 April at 7 for two I have eaten at Queenstown I live on the sunshine coast
10 April 2016|
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Response from Paul A | Reviewed this property |
Definitely book to guarantee a table. Was very busy when we went
How do iBook comiing from bris we'd like to book for wed nite for two
10 April 2016|
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Response from Toby T | Reviewed this property |
I would give them a call on +64 9307 6966 or send them an Email you will have to jump on line, hope this helps you !!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$29
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Quay Street | Ferry Building, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-307 6966
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Botswana Butchery, one of Auckland's newest waterfront restaurant, combines premium produce, wine and local ingredients from the Auckland region with the best of what Central Otago can offer Located in the historic Ferry Building on Quay Street, Botswana Butchery brings a taste of the South to the heart of Auckland city. The restaurant offers lunch, dinner and bar menus in gorgeous surroundings. The ethos of 'fun dining' is key to Botswana Auckland, which is plush and wonderfully distinctive but also welcoming and fun. Botswana Butchery is all about relaxed, fun dining in a premium atmosphere. Botswana Butchery is well known in Central Otago with a restaurant in Queenstown and is highly regarded for providing sumptuous meals and superb service in opulent surroundings. Following its popular 'sister' restaurant, the Auckland restaurant produces fabulously flavoursome, succulent meals from the best local produce with high levels of service and attention to detail at every stage of its wine and food delivery. The restaurant seats approximately 120 guests inside and up to 40 on the terrace outside. Open from 11am until late, Botswana Butchery is the perfect option for an exciting new dining experience.
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