Cooke's Restaurant & Bar

58-60 Queen street, Auckland, New Zealand, 1010
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Opening Information

Mon-Sub: 6:30am - 10:00pm

Facilities
  • Full Bar

About Cooke's Restaurant & Bar

Check yourself into the most indulgent place in town. Cookes at The Grand Windsor will have you on cloud nine with their plush seats, chandeliers, and unmatched service. Forget the world around you and focus purely on your table company, while you relish in comfort foods. If High Tea is more your thing, book in for their pampering Champagne session.

Accor Plus members enjoy their member benefits here.

Cuisine: Bar, European
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Availability

We are sorry but this restaurant is not currently accepting online reservations through ResDiary.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Awesome experience and food and service. Will be back for sure!

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

Service was 5 stars

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Visited On Monday, 10 February 2020

Great breakfast!

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Visited On Monday, 03 February 2020

We came here for our last meal in New Zealand and it was great - a worthy location and great meal.

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Visited On Friday, 07 February 2020

Fabulous dining experience- staff were friendly and efficient & food was excellent and very reasonably priced . A lovely dining oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 February 2020

We've started coming to Cooke's for our family events and anniversaries and so far have only been delighted.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 February 2020

Lunar High Tea was excellent. The staff were very attentive and genuinely sincere, and the chef even came out to explain the vegan/dairy-free desserts. It was absolutely lovely.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 February 2020

The staff were efficient and attentive which makes the dining experience all the more enjoyable. Of course, the high tea was absolutely delightful.

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Visited On Sunday, 26 January 2020

High tea at cookes restaurant is an absolutely delightful way to spend an afternoon. Delicious food and outstanding service. A great place to catch up with friends

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Visited On Sunday, 26 January 2020

Surprising oasis in the CBD, flavourful dishes presented beautifully with charming attentive staff, Beautiful interior very calming and sophisticated, will return.

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

My mum and I came in for the Lunar high tea last Sunday and it was absolutely fantastic. From the food to the service, we had an amazing experience. We've gone for many high teas around Auckland and this one was by far our favourite. Thank you!

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

Thank u so much. GOOD JOB!

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

I use a wheelchair and there was 4 stairs. They did have a lift but it was up 1 lift along a corridor and down another and their reasoning was there was no room for a ramp which I didn't like.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Well done. Thank you so much for a great experience! You guys are amazing.

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Visited On Friday, 17 January 2020

Great food, friendly staff, lovely decor. Will definitely be returning

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Visited On Friday, 10 January 2020

Small plates were awesome but the lamb shanks were not great. The cut was a foreshank rather than hindshank and the meat didn't taste fresh. the waiting staff was fantastic though and the ambiance classy.

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Visited On Monday, 06 January 2020

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Visited On Saturday, 04 January 2020

With having a dietary option it would have been a lot nicer if it was presented in the same way as the regular high tea because it really destroyed a lot of the atmosphere and also ruined my partner’s birthday. The food was the highlight of the high tea the service was mediocre I used to work in two hotels that did a high tea and we told them about the tea where it comes from and what the tasting notes are and that is what made the experience for us when we went hereto was not a great as when we were sat down at the table we were not asked about our dietary needs and who had them, I had to go up to the reception of the restaurant and find out for myself. Over all this was the worst high tea experience I have ever been too and I might not come back ever again.

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

We stayed at the Grand Windsor from 30 Dec until 1 Jan and therefore we had breakfast twice as well as New Year’s Dinner. The menu for the dinner was very nice - 8 course meal and one of us chose the paired wine menu. However, the waiters were clearly not trained very well and not attentive at all. You would definitely expect more from a restaurant in a hotel like the Grand Windsor. Examples: one glass of champagne was included in the menu and when my husband asked for an extra glass the waiter didn’t think of asking me as well. They started serving the menu without asking what kind of wines we would be interested in which meant we got the food but had to sit and wait 10 min for the wine. Next course again the food was brought in and we waited another 5-10 min for my husband to get the wine - AFTER he went to the waiter and reminded her that she hadn’t served the matching wine. Next course the wine came first but then again we had to wait for it. This was really unsatisfying. Also we had to ask for cutlery after the second course as the waiter forgot she had taken it out with the plates! Next morning we had to wait 10 min to get a table for breakfast - even though tables were available. We had to ask for spoons, butter, glasses...... Simply not attention on filling up. I had to go and find a waiter to order coffee and eggs. Coffee came after 15 min - we never received the eggs as we left after having waited 35 min and reminded 2 waiters. We had a plane to catch and needed to check out. So no breakfast that morning. The first morning the waiter was very attentive and recommended the egg dish - unfortunately he wasn’t there New Year’s Eve and in the morning he was behind the bar preparing coffee. We live in Asia and are used to not very attentive waiters but this experience was one of the worst ever. Kind regards, Anja & Nicolai Jensen

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Visited On Monday, 23 December 2019

Disappointed. Did not measure up to previous high tea

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Visited On Saturday, 28 December 2019

Thank you for a fabulous meal! The ambiance, food and service were excellent!

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 December 2019

It took 10 minutes for any sort of service after we’d been sat down and 45 mins to receive the ‘champagne on arrival’ for Xmas day champagne breakfast. This was only as we asked for it. Food selection on the whole was good and courses arrived slowly which was perfect for a leisurely Xmas breakfast. My pet hate is to sit with dirty plates for 15 mins after I’ve finished eating. French toast was very dry and the duck glaze difficult to spot so this dish was also dry. Had a long chat with the maitrde when we left and then he didn’t recognise us at all when we arrived for Christmas dinner that evening, amateurish. Atmosphere was good as busy but not noisy. On the whole, fairly average.

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 December 2019

A daimond of a find in the center of bussling Auckland. Charming atmosohere and attentive and friendly staff

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 December 2019

Way too overpriced for the food served! Not very warm and pleasant atmosphere pretty dark with no windows or view outside.

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 December 2019

We didn’t get our waiters name but he was very professional, polite and friendly and worked very hard. He was ok top of everything from knowing about my dietary requirements due to being pregnant, to clearing our plates and topping up our water. I was actually going to email the hotel to give our very positive feedback about him as well as the amazing food!

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