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Soul Bar and Bistro

) #21 of 1,867 Restaurants in Auckland $$$$ Seafood, , European
Unit 16-18 Viaduct Harbour, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
+64 9-356 7249
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (64 reviews)
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Seafood, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Unit 16-18 Viaduct Harbour, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful and chic restaurant fronting the Viaduct Harbour. If you’re looking for great seafood, this is definitely the restaurant for you. The Grilled Snapper was cooked to perfection and the whole flounder was delightful. Plentiful portions, but not over-bearing and prices were definitely in line...More

Thank Donna K
Reviewed 3 days ago

My daughter booked a table for our family of adult children and partners to celebrate her 25 the birthday. She had done her research on fine dining restaurants that catered for vegans and was thrilled when she checked the menu out and found options for...More

Thank Marjorie R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Three of us went to Soul bar for my wifes birthday. Very pleasant - lovely food and our waitress - Holly - was fantastic. Holly was friendly and jovial but highly knowledgable and professional at the same time. Although it was mid winter the setting...More

Thank gregsnell3110
Reviewed 5 days ago

I went for dinner the night before an All Black Test so the whole Viaduct was jumping. Thought I'd try my luck for a table for one and the Maitre d' managed to squeeze me in right there and then. "Squeeze" is probably the wrong...More

Thank KingsCross2011
Reviewed 6 days ago

Soul is a fine dining restaurant specialising in local seafood and meats. It has a lovely setting on the waterfront and has a cool cocktail bar. I am sure that you will agree that when a restaurant is very busy, there is the risk that...More

Thank robertb602
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment the 7 of us arrived the service was excellent. A beautiful meal was had by all with great suggestions by our very attentive Waiter. Even though the Restaurant was full, we were able to have good conversation as the noise seemed to...More

Thank eldest2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great but my main compliment would have to be the cocktails! Delicious mojitos. The restaurant though, bare in mind, is fancy so make sure you dress nice

Thank graceouttanz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pity we couldn't get a table inside to have a meal but we did have a few drinks at the bar. Staff were very friendly and helpful which made for a good experience.

Thank RobertOldboy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in the popular viaduct area. Recommend the out door table. Heating is available when it is cool with barriers to help combat the elements. Try the bread entree with the pomegranate molasses and olive oil... delicious. Mushroom ravioli is hand made so very light....More

Thank Jennero1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing fish, fresh cocktails and excellent service. My wife had a red snapper, and I had a flounder. Now, I had flounders from California to South Carolina, but this was hands down the most delicious plate I had. The red snapper was amazing as...More

Thank Paul N
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Stephen B
Is it necessary to book.
23 September 2016|
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Response from mariaeL6956KD | Reviewed this property |
Better to do so!
Where is the closest car parking?
14 September 2015|
Response from Judith T | Property representative |
Hi there, There are two carparks nearby, Downtown Carpark and the Viaduct Carpark which is beside the Tepid Pools.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 16-18 Viaduct Harbour, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-356 7249
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