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Windross House Restaurant

41 Shelly Beach Parade, Cockle Bay, Auckland 2014, New Zealand
+64 9-535 8770
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal marsala” (4 reviews)
“tiramisu” (5 reviews)
“cheese cake” (2 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 Shelly Beach Parade, Cockle Bay, Auckland 2014, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Had a great lunch restaurant is a nice setting and the food was lovely. The pasta freshly made best I've had. And the lemon dessert omg! The service was very good. The only negative would be it was a little chilly in the restaurant. I...More

Thank paddy1024
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Set in an amazing location, Windross House Restaurant could be serious destination dining, but the food really misses the mark. On the basis of the advertised “Italian-inspired” menu our choices were particularly disappointing. Garlic bread to start was very good but the antipasti platter was...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 30 May 2018

It is some time since we have been to Windross. We went for our wedding anniversary and realised we need to go back more often. The service was friendly and helpful. Food was served in very good time. The ambience is great with linen cloths...More

Thank Reynard1
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Great hosts, one of our party was delayed flying up from Wellington, no problem here never rushed table was ours for the night, prawns were cooked perfect, everyone was happy, thanks for a great night team..

Thank awondering
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Food was outstanding and the service was excellent we had the most wonderful lunch couldn't fault anything, we will definitely be back.

1  Thank Fiona G
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Tastefully restored old wooden building. We had a variety of pasta dishes which were excellent. Good selection of wines by the glass. Pleasant atmosphere, and some tables have a great sea view.

1  Thank 2018PaulM
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We don't write many restaurant reviews, but felt compelled to review Windross given our truly wonderful evening. We returned to Windross 25 years after getting married there. The husband and wife owners have been running this restaurant for 16 years and have pretty much everything...More

1  Thank C_and_R_NZ
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Sunday evening dinner. Full house so just as well we booked. Didn’t seem to be any wheelchair access. Very nice ambiance. Attentive wait staff. Varied menu. Well priced. I had the Eye fillet which was cooked to absolute perfection. Don Pedro for desert was nice...More

2  Thank Jerzei B
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 8 so a variety of dishes were ordered. We all loved our meals. Venue is great and service was excellent.

1  Thank 2plus2Olsencrew
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food Friendly owners Suberb location We love the veal and the fettuccine. Looking forward to visiting again in the coming months.

Thank Scotsgirl7911
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Questions & Answers
11 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from DejanStojkoski | Property representative |
We can accommodate well behaved children, we also have high chairs available. Let us know when you book that you require a high chair.
13 August 2015|
Response from DejanStojkoski | Property representative |
Hi Cherry, Thanks for your enquiry. Did you also drop us an email? I think we may have already answered you, however if not, please just drop us an email and we'll reply straight bak. Kind Regards, The team at Windross
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Shelly Beach Parade, Cockle Bay, Auckland 2014, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Cockle Bay
  • Phone Number: +64 9-535 8770
  • E-mail
Owners are Billy and Julianna - lovely people
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