Euro Restaurant & Bar

Our rating 

User rating 

16 reviews
Venue Image
Shed 22,
147 Quay Street,
Princes Wharf,

(09) 309 9866

Add a User Review for

Euro Restaurant & Bar
Add user review button
Add your own review of this restaurant

Latest Reviews

User icon
Reviewer gbr80
Actually has a vegetarian menu aswell as the normal, very good meat and fish menu. Should be in the top 3 of any top 50, still can't understand why Metro leaves it out!
User icon
I found it very difficult to order given the number of yummy choices on the menu. All mains were priced much the same. The waiting staff were happy to help and even the most difficult question I could think of was answered immediately in a way I understood. Loved the Truffle and Parmesan fries and my only disappointment was that I was too full for desert!
User icon
Reviewer moss
We went to Euro to celebrate my wife's birthday. The thing I noticed was the attention to detail in the service. The duty manager and our waiter both wished her a happy birthday and when our dessert came out they had written 'happy birthday' in chocolate.

The staff really know the menu inside-out. We were given a run-down of where in the country each component came from and how it was cooked. It made eating dinner a whole experience.

We were on a bit of a time constraint as we had to be at a show. We made the waiter aware and he got our dishes out to us very promptly.

All-in-all it was a great experience. The food is expensive, but I think you have to consider the evening as a whole culinary journey rather than just the price per portion. It is a great way to celebrate a special occasion.
User icon
StarStarStarStarNo Star
Reviewer Jessica293
lovely setting, great food, however was slow on service.
User icon
StarStarStarNo StarNo Star
Reviewer rosehawthorn
Sorry - but Euro is definately not what it used to be and that is unfortunate news.
Tiny, overpriced portions and atmosphere that is outdated. I'd call myself a Euro regular (probably have been 6-8 times in the last 3 years and have taken advantage of a daily deal twice but on our last visit, paid full price and don't consider it to be anywhere near the 'must visit' that it was a few years back. Most mains are $40 + (unless you're going for steak - expect to take out a second mortgage) but the portions are ridiculously small so you'll need to order sides as well.
Can't fault the service staff though - on our most recent visit they were very good.
If you can grab a daily deal worth it, but at full price, sadly not.
User icon
StarStarStarNo StarNo Star
Our group of six were greeted by a leggy waitress wearing shorts and stockings with very high heels. We were seated down the right end by a good looking very humerous waiter. As we were dining on a voucher for a 5 course degustation we also received a glass of bubbles and then ordered our following beverages.

For our first course we had a mini Tuna Taco with wasabi dressing which was nicely balanced.

Then for 2nd course a Ribollita Soup with a sous vide egg. The egg was the best bit and very tasty however the soup was like a sparcely filled minestrone I could have made at home.

For our main we had Pork Belly which was dissapointing to not have a crispy top and it was in a very salty sauce that we all found hard to eat.

We then received a 4th course which was just a Palette cleanser of orange sorbet with freeze dried orange. Very sweet and tart!
For dessert we had Roasted white chocolate with Guava jelly, cashew praline & banana ice cream. The nuts tasted old and rancid. The big thick smear on the plate was balsamic vinegar. The flavours I guess worked together but ½ of us didn't like it.

Overall a definte voucher meal, I still felt a little hungary after and whilst the dishes were presented nicely the food was not as top notch as you expected Euro or as this restaurant used to be once upon a time. The waiter however was worth tipping a well and hence the 3 stars. None of us would go back.
User icon
Reviewer JesseTsMum
Came to Euro on a Saturday night early with my son in tow, the staff were great and accepting of my son the food was well priced and was absolutely amazing!

I had the whitebait fritter, salmon and green tea sorbet, my son had the crab risotto and chocolate icecream and his uncle had the oysters and duck and tiramisu, just 100% perfect, could not have been better.

everything was perfectly cooked and balanced and all in a reasonable time and cost. I recommend to all. :-)
User icon
StarStarStarNo StarNo Star
Reviewer christineryan
had gone to Auckland to look after grandchildren. son and daughter were awesome enough to take me out to dinner for mothers day. went to Euro on a Thursday night. hadn't booked a table and were prepared to wait. place looked nice but the staff were unbelievably rude, totally ignored us, arrogant. felt we didn't fit the :look: dressed to impress and were totally snubbed. saw other diners who did look :the part: were getting other the top treatment and service...I was very disappointed especially for my children who were doing their best for me to have a fine dining experience. - Report
User icon
StarStarStarStarNo Star
The bar is bright and vibrant and the buzz of after work drinks was in full flow. We were taken through to the dining part which was a lot darker than the bar and introduced to David who was almost brilliant throughout.Looking at the menus the first thing that struck me was how affordable the wine list was! Wines by the glass starting at $8 something I really wasn’t expecting and there were similar affordable by the bottle prices. I opted throughout the night for the wines under the “something different” section.The food was also surprisingly very well priced starting at $19 and going through until $26 for entrees and $28-$44 for mains, so far this had not been the overpriced small portioned Euro I had heard about!Starting at the entrees the buffalo mozzarella salad had previously been had at Jervois Steak House and it’s a simple yet delicious entrée of which the skill is finding amazing ingredients that simply speak for themselves, the terrine was great full of flavour and the dressing really finished off the dish well. I had the Long island duck legs next and it was a pleasure to eat with sweet cous cous which I’m not usually a fan of and a thick and creamy butter sauce complimented a rich perfectly confited duo of duck legs. Dish of the night by a mile. However my vegetarian wife was really looking forward to what sounded like a perfect dish for her but the tart slightly failed to delivered, don’t get me wrong she did really like it but on this occasion it was a bit small in comparison to the duck and also the tart was cold which really isn’t what you expect from a WOOD ROASTED dish. However she insist I reiterate that despite this she did enjoy the dish.On to dessert, generally after having some amazing flavours throughout the night the apple terrine was a bit of a let-down, refreshing yes but without too much taste, the warm chocolate pudding was cooked to perfection and was as good as you can get from a chocolate fondant.
The views contained in these user reviews are not endorsed by ViewAuckland in any way and are provided by users who wish to publish their independent views of the respective establishment.


View past user reviews for this venue/film.

What's near Euro Restaurant & Bar?

Below are the nearest 5 venues within 500 metres of Euro Restaurant & Bar.
Cinemas near Euro Restaurant & Bar (0)

Most Read Today

01 Fireworks displays in Auckland

Our guide to the best Fireworks displays in Auckla...

02 Guy Fawkes Auckland

Celebrate the 405th anniversary of Guy Fawkes in A...

03 Auckland's Best Outlet Shops

We check out the five best spots for outlet shoppi...

04 Auckland's Best Playgrounds

The kids have spoken and we are pleased to present...

05 Auckland's Best Halloween Events 2014

Our pick of the best Halloween events that Aucklan...

Content updated: 02/11/2014 01:36

Restaurant Reviews

Get Onboard

Make It A Date


Latest Restaurants User Reviews

  • Moustache Milk and Cookie Bar
    Moustache Milk and Cookie Bar is a fantastic place to take the ki...

    LisaS_LocalHero on 31/10/2014 @ 9:44 a.m.
  • Mondays Wholefoods Kitchen
    First impressions - Wow. Bloggers Hannah and Eleanor have created...

    kimsp12 on 29/10/2014 @ 3:12 p.m.
  • The Black Hoof - Tapas Bar & Restaurant
    Black Hoof is a new Tapas restaurant hidden away on Wyndham Stree...

    Chiana_Local_Hero on 28/10/2014 @ 11:15 a.m.
  • Bolaven
    What a great place Bolaven is, a far lot better than the previous...

    Chiana_Local_Hero on 28/10/2014 @ 9:54 a.m.
  • Mondays Wholefoods Kitchen
    I adore this little cafe! A beautiful retreat from New North Road...

    Sarasez on 26/10/2014 @ 12:17 p.m.
Hitwise Award Winner