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Windross House Restaurant

) #112 of 1,911 Restaurants in Auckland $$ - $$$ Italian, European,
41 Shelly Beach Parade | Cockle Bay, Auckland 2014, New Zealand
+64 9-535 8770
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • 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

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

Thank Pyro34
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Cheezel
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Have been twice in the past month, the first was an anniversary that was organised and attended by approx 55 people, the latest was a small family group. Service and food enjoyed by all and a certain professionalism prevailed that is not found often, certainly...More

2  Thank BensonChina
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We spent our last night out here before returning to the UK. Our expectations were more than met with a warm welcome and pleasant eating areas. The menu was extensive and children were well catered for. The food was excellent and although we had to...More

1  Thank Ross M
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful setting and beautiful looking building. Very lovely food. Vegan option marked on main menu. My only complaints which aren't really complaints but more a suggestions are that you clearly mark on the desert menu and drinks menu the vegan options and could...More

Thank Marie H
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I am reading these reviews with increasing amazement. The house is indeed a delight, the setting hard to beat and the service warm and friendly but the food is appalling. We have a family member who insists we give it a try. We have been...More

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DejanStojkoski, Manager at Windross House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Hi, Thank you for your review and for visiting us. We are surprised to hear of your experience with our food as we mostly only get positive feedback on this. We endeavour to improve from our mistakes and would love some useful feedback from you...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

Three of us enjoyed the most delicious food, in a beautiful setting just across the road from the beach. The service was professional and friendly, and the house charming. We sat on the verandah while we had an amazing Mothers' Day lunch. A delightful afternoon...More

1  Thank r0bynannet
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately I didn't take a picture of my amazing meal. But I stopped myself from licking the plate. Just delicious

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 7 May 2017

When I telephoned to make a reservation I was told "don't be late!" - I immediately knew I was onto a very good restaurant where there was structure and organisation. We were not disappointed -,the food and service were fantastic. Our table had Venison Ciliegia....More

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous little place with gorgeous food! After our dinner plans changed last minute I found Windross on TripAdvisor. We arrived tired and hungry but that didnt last long though! Service was very fast. Food came very quickly. Everything was absolutely amazing. Hubby got lamb with...More

1  Thank Amybrungar
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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
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Shelly Beach Parade | Cockle Bay, Auckland 2014, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-535 8770
  • E-mail
Owners are Billy and Julianna - lovely people
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