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Big Fish Eatery

3/710 Great South Rd | Penrose, Auckland Central, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
+64 9-525 7811
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“bao” (5 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:30All hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3/710 Great South Rd | Penrose, Auckland Central, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably one of the best places I've ever eaten. The name doesn't do it justice...I thought we had the wrong restaurant! WilliAm is an EXTRAORDINARY chef with a creative eye. His food is as beautiful as it is DELICIOUS!! Go! Enjoy...but you will have to...More

Thank donna f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I discovered big fish whilst looking for a place to go for dessert. It did not disappoint and I have been back for dinner three times since. The food has been excellent each time and the prices are very reasonable. The cookie desserts should not...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to heaps of Asian fusion restaurants in Auckland and there are lots of good ones but in terms of flavour, portion size and price, this place is my favourite. During busy times you need to book ahead. Everything on the menu is yum!...More

Thank sami178
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Big Fish Eatery used to be an excellent eatery with past visits rated 4-5 stars. The standard has dropped dramatically based on a visit 16 August 2017. Tataki Tuna was limp and did not taste fresh. Pad Thai Chicken was so salty and hardly edible....More

Thank sm4002017
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The Big Fish is tucked away, and a little gem. I have eaten lunch there several times, but thios was a dinner for 50 people - quite a step up! The service was friendly, and calm given the size and demands of a group like...More

Thank alandel01
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Have been here a few times and the food is always fantastic! Can recommend the karage chicken and the pad Thai. Well worth the trip!

Thank RoxyLesleyTakalua
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I went to Big Fish Eatery with a couple of friends after a work mate had recommended the place to us. The menu looked so devine we ended up ordering several different dishes. Can highly reccommend the soft shell crab, karaage chicken and pad thai...More

Thank Sophieee_NZ
Reviewed 30 June 2017

A close girl friend brought me there for dinner and the food and atmosphere was great. We shared three dishes which had the right amount of portions - karaage chicken, spider roll (soft shell crab sushi), and salmon sashimi. Meals were fresh, tasty, and creative....More

Thank rachelgohst
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Arrived randomly at BGE last Friday morning with my daughter. Have booked this place for our staff Mid Winter Dinner (mainly after reading reviews on this page) so we decided to see what all the hype was about. Arrived at 11am without a reservation. Greeted...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Went with a close girl friend for catch up dinner last night. Its definitely a hidden Gem. The atmosphere was welcoming and the waiter was very accommodating as we hadn't booked. I didn't realise how busy they'd be on a Tuesday night so will definitely...More

Thank dominiquem_01
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Questions & Answers
31 January 2017|
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Response from rage4blade | Reviewed this property |
You can check their menu online Mains would be about $15, most expensive on the menu is $30. The portions are quite big for me, but I eat like a bird :p
31 January 2017|
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Response from Bulldox | Reviewed this property |
$5-$25 for the full menu. Their main meals are decent sizes as well!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3/710 Great South Rd | Penrose, Auckland Central, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-525 7811
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At Big Fish Eatery we take pride in serving a modern take on traditional Pan Asian cuisine. We are inspired by bold Asian flavours, beautiful produce and fresh ingredients to create authentic tantalising dishes. We provide a delivery service to nearby neighborhoods or dine in and takeaways.
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