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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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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 Shelly Beach Parade, Cockle Bay, Auckland 2014, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited Windross House for dinner to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. We booked rather late so had to settle for a later booking. This did not worry us at all and when we arrived, the restaurant was still packed. We were...More

Thank Matt1811027
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trying to pick somewhere "special" for birthday/anniversary dinner for just the two of us was proving to be difficult without having to go into the city. Having been to Windross a few times over many years we decided that this was the only place to...More

Thank Smithstravels1955
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The only restaurant in the cockle bay reserve that deserves special mention. Excellent service and food. Seasonal Vegetables were fresh and so delicious. The eye fillet was preferred to perfection. Seat by the window was perfect for the evening after the walk on the beach

Thank SGDOH62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was our 40th Anniversary. Our daughter was in Rome. We felt we were missing out on Italian fare. Windross House to the rescue! We had a great night - everything was perfect from the moment we arrived by Uber to the moment we left...More

2  Thank Wendy and Albie N
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We took my 81 year young mother here in January this year when she was visiting from England. Everything was perfect from the moment we arrived to the moment we left the restaurant a few hours later. The service was of a high standard and...More

1  Thank bushkanz
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Friends booked us a table for our 25th Anniversary whilst visiting them for a brief week.We all had a great night the restaurant is children friendly and the hosts were very accomodating, intereacting with the children so nicely.The food was delicious recommend the veal dishes...More

1  Thank Susan A
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Quiet even when full, restful, with a warm welcome and delicious food. We've given up going anywhere else locally, nothing else compares. No wonder it is so popular for weddings.

1  Thank Waitaki
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We had a birthday lunch here on Saturday. A lovely, gracious old house set under trees on a reserve overlooking Cockle Bay beach . The restaurant was busy but not too crowded. The restauranteurs gave us a warm, sincere welcome and sat us at a...More

1  Thank alexaview
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Italian classics wonderfully tweaked with memorable wee twists. Amazed by subtle but fully defined flavours through entrée and main. Immaculate plating, ok wine list, all very appealing - then came dessert. I would crawl over broken glass to have that lemon sorrento again, absolutely starred...More

1  Thank Pyro34
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This restaurant is in a lovely location, opposite the beach and located in a beautiful, old villa. I tossed up between a four and a five - definitely deserving of somewhere between. We thoroughly enjoyed all courses, especially the garlic prawn entrée. Mains were fresh,...More

2  Thank Cheezel
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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, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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