Cuisine: A La Carte, Contemporary, New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35+

KOA is located within the Stamford Plaza Auckland. Experience contemporary New Zealand cuisine created by an outstanding Executive Chef. KOA recently won the NZ Beef and Lamb Award for 2019. Relax and enjoy superb cuisine in the heart of the city.

KOA offers delicious dishes inspired by cuisine from around the world. Tempt your taste buds with starters like crispy pork belly and vegetable spring rolls. Then tuck into main dishes like mouth-watering laksa, char-grilled spatchcock and pan-fried market fish. Classics like American beef burgers and pizzas make for the ultimate comfort food served with style.

This spectacular restaurant boasts a distinctive atmosphere with one-of-a-kind Peter Stoneham lighting and sleek décor. Soak up the ambience whilst being looked after by KOA’s personable and attentive wait staff.

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KOA
22-26 Albert Street
Auckland 1010

Open Hours:
Breakfast
Monday to Sunday
6.00am to 10.30am

Lunch
Monday to Sunday
12.00pm to 3.00pm

Dinner
Monday to Sunday
5.30pm to 10.30pm

Phone: +64 9 309 8888
Website: www.stamford.com.au/spak

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KOA

KOA
Location: City Centre
Cuisine: A La Carte, Contemporary, New Zealand
Mains: $25 - $35+

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Delicious meal - sashimi was perfectly cut and market day fish cooked in an interesting way - recommend

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We shared the Mussels which had a delicious balanced flavour to them, I was very impressed.
Followed by the Salmon steak and handmade portobello mushroom ravioli both of which were very well balanced in flavour and presentation.
Dessert was Chocolate fondant and cheesecake both of which again had a perfect blend of flavour and sweetness.

Staff service was impeccable! Really enjoyed the environment as well.

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Kataraina Natua-Moetaua

Great food and service topped off with a great surprise birthday brownie for our guest, thanks to the waiter.

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Food great, had to wait for the drinks to arrive but every thing else perfect.

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Sue Wilson

Lovely evening at the Koa Restaurant. Great food, friendly and polite staff. We will be back again.

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Zhe Min Shao

NIce atmosphere as there was live music and felt very chilled yet classy establishment.

The food was decent, I had the steer eye fillet and it was tender and juicy. However, I felt the service was very slow considering how little people were dining at the restaurant at the time.

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Had a meal here on Saturday night, my girlfriend and I really enjoyed it! The food was outstanding and the service was amazing. Will recommend for sure!

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Lovely experience. Food delicious. Will definitely go back again

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After a big day, we (mum, dad and our 7 and 6 year old) found the sanctuary of KOA just what we needed. The wait service were very attentive, and accommodating to our tired children. We ordered the pork belly entree which was the dish of the day in our mind.. lovely sweetness of the pumpkin with the salty tender pork was perfect. I had the market fish and my husband had the lamb with red wine Jus, again both cooked just right with lovely depth of flavour in the sauces. It may seem surprising that hotel dining would be a pick for young families but we thoroughly enjoyed it !

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Very good value. Food delicious and cooked perfectly. Restaurant is pleasant but rather close to entrance of hotel and can be draughty.

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Shikha Bansal

We had an amazing experience at KOA. Food quality and customer service were exceptionally good. The ambience is really nice perfect for a date :)
Staff member- Meherzad (not sure if name spellings correct) provided the best customer service ever, he was polite & courteous.
Highly recommended KOA restaurant and First table. I have used first table a few times now and always had an awesome experience.

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As we were early we started with a drink I the lobby bar, staff were friendly and accomodating and attentive too. We were shown to our table and left to peruse the menu, there was something for everyone in the group. Our waitress took our order and then shortly after someone came to check which was good as there were extra items we hadn't ordered. The entrees came out quick and were presented well. The clever on mozzarella dish was refreshing and very tasty. After the slight confusion with the order the food then came out and everyone enjoyed their dishes. The pork belly with pumpkin puree was lovely and the texture with the crackling was nice.. The lamb was done rare as requested and also tasty and a good size portion.. There was a good wine selection on offer too something to suit most people.

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Jennifer Dupen

We had some starters (Caprese Salad) and mains (Ribs, steak and catch of the day) - the food was amazing - we were all really happy with what we ordered. Because it is based in a hotel, it was a little dark, but there was a nice vibe. Would definitely be going back again.

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Our first time trying firsttable. We had an overseas visitor who was blown away with the quality of the meal.
Great value, excellent venue, menu to suit all tastes.
Will definitely visit Knights again.

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Min Lee

It was my first experience at the Knight on Albert. I already recommended this place to so many people. Their food is amazing and their service is awesome.

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We went to Knights on Albert for my birthday dinner and the food was delicious. The service was faultless too. I particularly loved having my birthday surrounded by stunning Christmas decorations. We would go back again.

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Jess C

Just like many other reviewers, I agree with the great service, good ambience, good food presentation. Taste of food is as expected not beyond expectation and portion is fine dining size. Would go back again.

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Great food and service!

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Great food, great service and the guitarist/singer made the evening.
Excellent all round

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Graham Barrett

The pate and the tempura vegetable starters were delicious. The mains, sirloin steak and hapuka were a little lacking in flavour. Overall an excellent place to dine.

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Karen Leigh-Tozer

We were mistakenly given the lunch menu as well as the dinner menu, wanted to order the fish and chips from the lunch menu, this wasn't an issue at all and the meals were delivered promptly, with a smile and were very tasty!!!

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Stacey Scott

Had a lovely dinner, the food and staff were great. It was nice to have live music playing.

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Thoroughly enjoyed our night out. Superb service even with very busy group bookings (corporate Christmas events). Live music creates very nice atmosphere.

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Ada Wong

Great food and our waiter was fantastic. Would definitely go again.

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`Kelvin Hilton

Generous and tasty starters, Awesome eye fillet steak and a chocolate fondant with peanut butter ice-cream to top off a great special occasion. The atmosphere created by the talented musician was magic

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Sara Stannard

Great service. Timely delivery of food. Great recommendations. Would dine there again

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Marcus Lynam

Delicious food the best fries I have tasted in a very long time. The service was fantastic very friendly smiley professional staff. We both really enjoyed the musician who sang on Saturday night fabulous voice. Our steak and chicken was cooked to perfection. Overall a very enjoyable evening superb food, service and entertainment.

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Steph Nicole

We had a nice time at Knights on Albert, the atmosphere is great and the service was friendly & prompt. We both had steaks which were nice, the mushroom sauce was delish. The dessert was probably my favorite part (rhubarb tart with ice cream) YUM! Would recommend. We did not feel that it was hard to find either, it is right in the hotel lobby :)

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Xanthe Noble

Knights takes up the first floor with attentive service and presents a hygglic atmosphere. On a Friday there's live music and huge armchairs to settle into for cocktails. The food is delicious and on your birthday you get a chocolate cake platter - served with a smile ☺

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Danika Whittington

It was a bit of a stressful time as we were from out of town and had no idea where to find this place. Google maps really was no help. So if your from out of town - quick tip is that it’s on the inside of Stamford plaza. Now once we finally got there it was great, there was a live singer which was cool. We ordered the steaks and pork belly - steaks were cooked perfectly and the pork belly was delicious. We waited around 45 minutes to get our food. Staff were very accommodating however it did feel like they were understaffed. Overall was a good experience.

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Helena Allen

From start to finish this was an AAA+++ experience! Service was exceptional food was exquisite. Highly recommend and will defs return!

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On our arrival the staff were friendly and knew we had a First Table booking. During the meal staff were attentive but not intrusive. So the service was excellent.

We ordered fillet steak and kingfish for our main courses. Both meals were "delicious". In fact the fillet steak was the best I have had for a very long time. The desserts too were of very good qulaity. imp
importantly the meal sizes were satisfactory. We were not hungry when we left.

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Food was nice, service friendly.

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Del Agent

Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner last night. Staff attentive food excellent.

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Kevin Chow

Good atmosphere. Good food

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Excellent food and service

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Michelle Ashworth

Our meals were delicious and the service and ambiance was wonderful, highly recommend.

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Miriama Savelio

We enjoyed the food and service was excellent!

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The place is great.

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Edit Horvath

Excellent eye fillet, the tomato salad was interesting. Great spot if you enjoy people watching.

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Great service.

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Nath Lostitmonton

The service was great.

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Portions very small and quality is ok.

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Reyna Ross

Good service and great food. Pork belly was amazing!

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Great experience - lovely food and good service. Would go again!

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Fresh seafood entrees and great steak. Tricky for us to find so make sure you have a good google of where it is before you go! Attentive and polite service. We enjoyed our experience :)

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Grace Gillies

Food was great ! Steak was cooked perfectly :) Staff were friendly and kind.
But if it wasn't for First Table it's way out of my budget so glad to have experienced such a great dining experience.

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mojo malijan

Food was alright. Pork belly was really salty.
Service was good. We feel rushed while eating as they keep taking the plate out.

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Lily Chak

Wonderful food with excellent service, both are top notch. The staff are really attentive without being overbearing.
The menu was different to the one which I've checked on the website but its OK.

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Sue Mattson

Very attentive staff and nice food

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