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Sabrage Bar

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21 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-354 7453
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15:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 15:00 - 23:00
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Auckland
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207 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible service and prices. It is a lovely place and setting however. I expect much better service from Sofitel. Very disappointing.

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Thank Aklguy
auckland
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54 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

This is a nice little bar. The atmosphere is great. A good variety on offer and there is also a good selection of food. I would highly recommend the cheese croquettes and the pate. Nice place to unwind.

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Thank Shafraz
New Zealand
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239 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Come here, sat in the corner and waited all night only to be stood up by a hot Thai girl I met on K road. Drunk from the extensive drinks menu and ate all the chill nuts and left a looser, no one noticed as there were plenty of lonesome looters there that night.

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United States
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544 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 306 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Good bar scene for the guests of the Sofitel Hotel. With so many great outdoor seating areas nearby, this is a place for a nightcap amongst guests. There is some outdoor seating towards the water - otherwise you have a view of the front sidewalk and street. Professional bar service and good drinks though.

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Thank Greg B
Singapore
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78 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Had welcome cocktails as a Platinum member, great friendly staff ,quiet and tastefully decorated lounge.

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Thank PatrickTH2013
Qld, Australia
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111 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Sabrage has typically stylish Sofitel hotel decor with kind, efficient staff, delicious food from the hotel menu (omg, the chicken liver pate!) and a great list of champagne and wines both by the glass and bottle. It is hotel pricing but the wonderful service matters. The nook tables are cosy and comfortable but club like, the window tables survey the... More 

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Thank Grismans
Towcester, United Kingdom
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323 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Small bar, slightly lacking in atmosphere but perfectly adequate. Pricy but that's par for the course in a 5 star hotel in Auckland...

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Thank PickyglobetrotterUk
Ormeau, Australia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

As a guest of the Sofitel and tired after travelling so decided we'd have a lite meal in the bar... Service was friendly and attentive. Food was delicious.

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Thank Alex Louise M
Auckland, NZ
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

As Accor members, we stay and eat at Accor hotels regularly. On New Year's Eve we were staying at our city apartment, and decided to visit the Viaduct before the fireworks, and eat at Sofitel. They weren't serving a la carte, and we didn't feel we could do justice to their special NY buffet. Instead we opted for something to... More 

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Thank Lifetwopointzero
Auckland
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129 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived with a group for a night cap before retiring to the hotel for the night and, although the staff were still behind bar with quite a few people in the bar, were told that we had missed last orders. It was only 10 past 10. Come on how about being a bit customer focus for your guests. Went down... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$21
Cuisine
European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 23:00
Monday
15:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 23:00
Thursday
15:00 - 23:00
Friday
15:00 - 23:00
Saturday
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-354 7453
  • This restaurant is at Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
Description
Based at Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour, Sabrage offers an atmosphere of French elegance. Enjoy a fine selection of international wines, boutique beers & of course Champagne along with delicious hand crafted small plates of local produce. In an unofficial toast to Sofitel’s fine French origins, Sabrage invites guests to revisit the art of ‘sabrage’. Be guided by the hotel’s resident sabrage sword master who maintains & keeps the ceremonial sabre at hand. Take home a ‘sabrage diploma’ & your cork as a keepsake – not to mention being able to enjoy the spoils of your own decappd bottle of bubbles.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?