Cuisine Restaurant Of The Year Awards 2012

Cuisine Restaurant Of The Year Awards 2012

Cuisine magazine has named Auckland’s The Grill as its NZ Restaurant of the Year 2012.

Cuisine’s NZ Restaurant of the Year Awards, in association with Vittoria Coffee, were announced last night. They are the only nationwide restaurant awards and are highly respected by the industry.

“The Grill has a clear focus on top-quality ingredients, all impeccably prepared. And Sean Connolly’s unpretentious menu is delightfully complemented by the restaurant’s attentive, well trained staff,” said head judge, Kerry Tyack.

The full list of award winners for the Cuisine Magazine Restaurant of the Year Awards 2012 are given below.

Restaurant Of The Year 2012: The Grill by Sean Connolly

Cuisine's Comment:The Grill achieves elegance without formality (beautifully packaged doggy bags are a case in point). It has a global polish that would allow it shine in any glamorous city. It's a grown-up joint where engaged, confident staff can advise on one of the city's best wine lists, with more than 40 choices by the glass.

Review: The Grill by Sean Connolly

Best New Restaurant: The Grill by Sean Connolly

Runners Up: Depot Eatery & Oyster Bar and Roxy

Review: Depot
Review: Roxy

Chef Of The Year: Brenton Lowe, a Deco

Runners Up: Sean Marshall, Roxy and Hayden McMillan, TriBeCa

Review: Roxy
Review: TriBeCa

Best Metropolitan Restaurant: The Grove

Runners Up: The French Cafe

Review: The French Cafe

Best Regional Restaurant: Palate

Runners Up: a Deco

Info: a Deco

Best Specialist Restaurant: Martin Boseley's

Runners Up: Cocoro

Review: Cocoro

Most Read Today

01 At The Flicks - February 2018 Film Highlights

View's guide to what's hitting the big screen this...

02 Auckland's Best Free Kids Activities

We check out the best five free kids activities in...

03 Auckland's Best Petting Zoos

We've picked out the best 5 petting farms and pett...

04 Best Parnell Restaurants

View Auckland's guide to the hottest restaurants i...

05 Christina Applegate Anchorman 2 Interview

Ron Burgundy's co-star talks about having a laugh ...

Content updated: 21/03/2018 02:49

Related Features

Feature Image
2017's best New Zealand restaurants have just been crowned by Cuisine Magazine.
Feature Image
A handy guide to what you can expect from 31 days of delicious!
Feature Image
The winners for Auckland's most coveted accolades have been announced.
Feature Image
The winners for Auckland's most coveted accolades have been announced.

Restaurant Reviews

Get Onboard

Make It A Date


Latest Restaurants User Reviews

  • Dr Rudi's Rooftop Brewing Co
    Good place for catching up with group of friends and family, fant...

    Twins2502 on 8/02/2018 @ 5:02 p.m.
  • Altezano Brothers
    Snickel Lane is a cute little addition to the Fort/Commerce Stree...

    LisaS_LocalHero on 8/02/2018 @ 10:45 a.m.
  • The Butcher's Son
    This place is spacious and comfy, a nice change from eating back ...

    Suzeeeee on 4/02/2018 @ 8:32 p.m.
  • The Sawmill Brewery and Smoko Room
    Huge fan of Sawmill Beer anyway so when I got wind that they had ...

    dreadlockrasta on 19/12/2017 @ 8:02 a.m.
  • Rangoli
    The worst customer service in the world, got our food after hours...

    Anju on 22/10/2017 @ 8:07 a.m.
Hitwise Award Winner