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Sails Restaurant

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103-113 Westhaven Drive - Westhaven Marina, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-378 9890
Today
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 18:30 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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Auckland
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here several times and it never disappoints. We got a table near the window for the first time however which offers stunning views of the marina and auckland harbour/bridge. Entrees were faultless lovely flavours and a good size. Our regular crayfish was perhaps slightly undercooked this time but the mornay is done beautifully. Also highly recommend the... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We met at the bar and had a couple of drinks then moved to our table The service and food was outstanding I would have to say one of the best meals out I have ever had.

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Thank rs6204
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family recently celebrated a special occasion at Sails Restaurant and we all thoroughly enjoyed the evening. The venue is stunning with a superb view of Westhaven Marina and the Auckland Harbour Bridge. The tables are well spaced with comfortable chairs and set with crisp linen and quality tableware. The service was professional the entire time and carried out by... More 

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Thank FourTravel2013
Auckland, New Zealand
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130 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Sometimes you need to take an important supplier somewhere you can talk and have relative privacy. Last Friday Sails was that perfect place. Booked at 11am for 1.30pm, table by the window facing NE, better still window is open so light breeze blowing in. Service was attentive and slick and food was very good. 1 dozen bluff to share, 6... More 

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Thank Harry7264
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120 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We came here recently with a work group, and not a single 1 of our 16 guests was disappointed. The menu is based a lot on seafood and the ingredients were fresh and tasty. It's certainly not a restaurant to dine at if you're concerned about how much it'll cost but if you're wanting to enjoy great food, wine &... More 

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Thank nomadmattm
Booker Bay, Australia
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288 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a very pleasant luncheon at this venue, which was recommended to us, and we weren't disappointed. The restaurant has delightful views over the Marina - which will distract the most ardent foodie because of the for sale signs on a number of attractive yachts close in. The restaurant is quite large and on the first floor but I... More 

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st Heliers
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Fabulous menu, impeccable service. I had the best steak ever! Perfect setting. This place is consistently ten out of ten.

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Thank suestHeliers
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful food, lovely presentation of our meal and a wonderful view of the harbour bridge and marina.

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Thank Sasha H
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The staff and service was absolutely fantastic. The food also matched the great service. 10 out of 10 for value for money.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were lucky to be given a 5 course degustation Grab One for Sails. We thoroughly enjoyed it. The food was excellent and beautifully presented. The service was great as well. We weren't rushed but the food came out quite quickly after each course but the restaurant was filling up and we were an early booking so they may have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$69
Cuisine
Seafood, Grill, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 21:30
Monday
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103-113 Westhaven Drive - Westhaven Marina, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-378 9890
Description
Sails Restaurant has an amazing location. Set in the middle of Westhaven Marina, beside the Harbour Bridge, with breathtaking views of the harbour. There are few views in the world that capture the essence of the city than the one from Sails Restaurant. A couple of minutes from the centre of Auckland, yet in a world of its own, with unlimited free parking at the door, Sails Restaurant is not just about its location. Over the last three decades the restaurant has forged its reputation as one of New Zealand’s top restaurants through an uncompromising belief in using only the freshest ingredients, the most talented chefs, and professional waiting staff. The menu at Sails is seafood focused, but also includes New Zealand’s finest beef and lamb. The full menu and all the details can be found on our website.

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