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Live Fish Restaurant

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39/47 Jellicoe Street | North Wharf, New Zealand
+64 9-373 8872
11:00 - 00:00
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Auckland, New Zealand
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255 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

After reading the positive write ups, we decided to spend a lazy afternoon having the traditional Yum Cha @ Wynyard Quarter. Walked into this place and looked for someone to greet and seat us. There were ONLY 2 staff on duty? We requested to be seated inside but were told they were short staffed and hence shown a table outside!!!... More 

Thank arby235
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 May 2016

The Service was very good & the food delicious. Ambiance good & will differnately go back. A very good location with plenty going on around the area.

1 Thank BJR2013129
Auckland, New Zealand
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73 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

This place does not do justice for being in a premium location of Wynyard quarters. We went for yum cha but quickly learnt that it is a tapas type menu. There is service at the front door, minimal staff operating at their own pace during lunch time and the food is average. You have to get up and ask for... More 

1 Thank RegNZ
Portland, Oregon
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206 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

It is an Asian restaurant on the water, but had a strange ambiance and very expensive prices. We decided to try the abalone as we had never had that before. It was OK. We didn't really have help with the menu and it was confusing. I guess we should have known when there weren't a lot of people in the... More 

Thank katwave
Zurich, Switzerland
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Went there for a late lunch. Not many people around but service personnel was unattendant and not friendly. It took a long time so we just ordered a soup which was tasteless. Menu card looked overprized. Live fish means living crabs and other seafood squeezed into small places. There are nicer places in this area to visit and spemd money... More 

Thank Cathy_travel2013
Auckland, New Zealand
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33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Very nice real live sea food restaurant in good location. The restaurant is good family especially for weekend because there is a very good play ground for kids next to it. Usually I bring my kids there after lunch. You may think it is expensive but actually not regarding its quality. If you see the price for non-sea food, it... More 

Thank Jay K
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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97 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch here. Beautiful prawns and great friendly waiter. Also happy hour was a bonus between 3-6 . If your in the area check it out.

Thank Kainen M
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 10 April 2015

I experienced horrible restau in my life, Its not worth your money. Such ordinary food and awfull food very ordinary very pricey.

Thank debbieJ7793FE
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Waste of money and food, like takeaways only! I will not go back there ever.... :( short staff and they dont care at all. poor service !!!!

2 Thank juday2015
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2015

The worst lunch experience in a long time. Didnt want to know about customers (apart from thoise sitting inddors whom they couldnt ignore. Not sure why we stayed but whilst there we saw at least 6 groups walk away because they didnt get served. Food, when it arrived, was very average. Give a wide berth!

Thank Alex B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39/47 Jellicoe Street | North Wharf, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region
  • Phone Number: +64 9-373 8872

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?