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The Zookeeper's Son

715 Mt Albert Road, Royal Oak, New Zealand
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Monday - Sunday - 11am - Late

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  • Disabled Access
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Alfresco Dining
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About The Zookeeper's Son

In 1912 J.J. Boyd's zoo opened in Royal Oak with lions and all manner of exotic creatures.
Before long one of the lions decided to escape - only to be recaptured by Mr Boyd's son.
We've named this establishment The Zookeeper's Son, as a reminder that sometimes you need to be let loose....

Cuisine: Modern New Zealand
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 20 May 2018

The batter on the fish was extremely oily and blah - sickly

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Visited On Monday, 21 May 2018

Amazing service and great food! Thank you

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Visited On Sunday, 20 May 2018

Amazing service, the staff were so attentive and so helpful! The food and drinks were great. The childrens area was great. I cannot go on enough how amazing my experience was.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 May 2018

Waited 25min for a glass of water. Coke had a coffee bean in it? Waited 40min for all but 1 of the mains to be delivered (was a busy day so no problem with the wait) But then told then are no ribs for the last meal and would we like to chose something else, a bit late by that time and no offer of a compensation.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Lack of direction for parking so parked across the road at MacDonalds. Very good waiting staff. Beer battered fries with meals were not, they were soggy and not crisp. We had fish and chips plus steak special, steak was very good. Fish okay but not a lot of it. Atmosphere was noisy. Table was too small for four of us. Couldn't fit our plates on the table, let alone with glasses and table decorations. The later we put on the floor as hard to see over it. Overall didn't met expectations.

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Visited On Monday, 14 May 2018

Great location. Great service. Great specials, love Monday pizza night. One of our family's favourites.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 May 2018

The place was awesome!!! We really had a great time. Thanks

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Visited On Sunday, 13 May 2018

Good service, portion size was smaller then my last visit though.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 April 2018

Other than one mishap with one of our dishes, it was otherwise an awesome night.. staff were relaxed and genuine.. food was really good value.. I’ve spent a lot more money at other establishments and my guests have left still being hungry.. thoroughly would recommend Zoo Keepers Son to everybody.. will definitely come again 😊

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Visited On Saturday, 21 April 2018

The staff were amazing they catered to all of our requests on the night, our guests LOVED the food,atmosphere and the level of service on the night was amazing! We will be back for sure, the rooftop terrace was stunning too and intimate for our celebration :) Thanks again!! Jordan

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Visited On Saturday, 07 April 2018

I held my 30th bday party in the Rooftop Bar and the whole experience was absolutely amazing. All the feedback I have received from mates and family were that the Rooftop Bar was a epic venue and the staff were friendly and helpful, and no issue or questions was ever a problem for them. 10/10

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Visited On Saturday, 07 April 2018

Good atmosphere, food and service but just a bit too noisy.

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Was at a private event here at the weekend - was superb, great venue.

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Visited On Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Pizza was bland this time around and only warm

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Visited On Monday, 12 March 2018

Great night thanks, increased table size by 2 and that was not a problem... food was yummy and promptly served... taking a birthday cake no problem, provided plates and spoons etc...

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Visited On Thursday, 08 March 2018

poker machines dont pay often enough

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Visited On Thursday, 01 March 2018

Wow thankyou so much Zookeeper's Son..me and my friends had an awesome experience especially been our first time. The staff were so friendly from the beautiful young lady at the bar. The waitress who served us was patient and kept coming to see us if we were ready to order.Food was well presented and filling worth every dollar ..been a former hospitality worker myself I must say 10/10...We will return and share our experience with family and friends. A very happy customer.

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Visited On Thursday, 01 March 2018

I have always liked the place and brought my staff there last year however last night with family it was too over priced really for what we got. 1 beer 1 wine and a jug of lemonade for the 3 children for $50 Really! Great service however up stairs.

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Awesome service and fantastic food - Thank you very much

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Visited On Saturday, 24 February 2018

Had a great night, thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 24 February 2018

Perfect location and atmosphere for our hen party just awesome

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Visited On Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Very friendly and helpful staff, always yummy food :)

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 February 2018

business lunch, good food and atmosphere

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