The General Restaurant

33 Shortland Street, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 1010
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Lunch Monday to Friday 12:00-14:00
Dinner Monday to Saturday 17:00 till late

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  • Disabled Access
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Alfresco Dining

About The General Restaurant

Formley known as Wine Chambers, has been given a transformation into a fresh new look with a great menu & drinks list to fit anyone's tatse buds. So come in and enjoy

Cuisine: Modern New Zealand
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

Had a great evening and great service

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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

Great food and service very enjoyable experience will go again

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Visited On Friday, 01 November 2019

Service was attentive and friendly.

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Visited On Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Hidden gem in CBD

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Visited On Saturday, 26 October 2019

In a word, Delicious!! The menu has 4 entrees, 4 mains and 2 desserts and that's all it needed. It looked simple, but when the food arrived it looked beautiful and it tasted fantastic. I lovely combination of textures and flavours, none of which over powered the other. Located in an old building which provided a lovely atmosphere of comfort and elegance. Highly recommend this, really lovely experience.

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Visited On Friday, 25 October 2019

Food was lovely. Staff were friendly. We will be back again

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Visited On Tuesday, 15 October 2019

delicious food, really cool building and excellent service! they even accommodated us with a surprise birthday candle for our birthday guest. would happily return or recommend to others

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Visited On Saturday, 12 October 2019

Beautiful plates of food and attentive staff. Will be back soon

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Visited On Friday, 11 October 2019

I rated lower for atmosphere because the restaurant was empty. there needs to be more advertising that this is a new restaurant and not the one that came after the wine chambers which was not good.

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Visited On Thursday, 03 October 2019

Great food, good selection of wine, well done! Place needs deco, white table linens, etc that wows the diner as soon as he/she arrives. When we arrived nobody was in the front. Could have been 4 to 5 minutes wait before we decided to make a little noise to be noticed. Lady serving very polite & did a good job.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 September 2019

Lovely food and great service.

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Visited On Friday, 13 September 2019

our first visit since it has been The General and we really enjoyed as much as The Wine Chamber which we visited a lot in the past

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Visited On Saturday, 14 September 2019

The food was delicious and beautifully presented. The service was good and decor lovely as it is located in a historic building.

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Visited On Friday, 13 September 2019

decent place for a private dinner. good service. food not as awesome as I expected

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Visited On Saturday, 07 September 2019

Broken chairs and dirty cups. Shrimps were frozen pre-peeled. Pasta was not fresh. Desserts tasted like supermarket bought.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 September 2019

Food was great and comparable to other restaurants in that range, it was a wet Wednesday evening so not many people were out and about dining so probably not a lot of people out dining generally.

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Visited On Friday, 16 August 2019

Fantastic food. The brown butter was absolutely delicious as was the ash crusted John Dory. A rare gastronomic gem in downtown Auckland.

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Visited On Thursday, 01 August 2019

We enjoyed having the private room for only 5 of us and the food and service were good overall. The chocolate fondants were a big fail in that most of them were overcooked and the portion size was very underwhelming for $20.

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Visited On Thursday, 25 July 2019

Great food and service. Nice rustic ambiance.

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Visited On Friday, 19 July 2019

An average experience

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Visited On Thursday, 27 June 2019

Lovely place and food. Very quiet

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Visited On Thursday, 13 June 2019

The food was fantastic! I will definitely be recommending people to come here. I don't think we would be able to afford this place without First Table so that was a plus.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

The entree was not bad at all. The main dish was really good especially the chicken, but the steal from my partner was hard. The dessert was only one option or cheese (i don’t know if cheese belongs in there). The apple crumble doesn’t make you feel wow. Its just dice green apple with crumble and small vanilla ice cream on top and its too simple and easy. The worst thing was the main dish arrived 1hr after the entree. Theres only 1front of house who everything and feels like 1chef for back of the house.

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

Really poor service, food was not great but not bad.

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

Great atmosphere with very friendly Kumar. Good service. Food portions were just right.

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