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.

Map

Map Loading...

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

Sample Menu *may not be current

Click on menu to enlarge.

Book a First Table

KOA

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

Reviews

Kristy Cutts

Good service and delicious food! Seafood was amazing.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Lovely evening, the steak was cooked to perfection. Salmon was exceptional.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Beautiful food and service. Lovely place for a beautiful evening

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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 !

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Sherene Newby

Just beautiful! the sirloin steak was melt in the mouth tender and delicious. Very professional wait staff too. Love the ambience of Knights too. thank you got a lovely evening.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Kathy Best

Good food and wonderful service

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Nicola Pollard

We very much enjoyed our 1

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Marc Wells

Food was great, atmosphere was also great. Service was a little slow in regards to the drinks but was an excellent experience overall!!

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Kristy Cutts

Good service and delicious food! Seafood was amazing.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Lovely evening, the steak was cooked to perfection. Salmon was exceptional.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Gevena Thompson

Beautiful music and service food was good as usual

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

The contents of this review have not been published as it breaches our review guidelines.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Beautiful food and service. Lovely place for a beautiful evening

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Long wait for food but was decent I’d go back

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Nice atmosphere, great food and service however we felt the food portions were on the small side.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

I was a little disappointed at KOA, the restaurant is next to the main bar and there is a lot of noise so you can hardly have a conversation.
The food I found was average, the caulflour and cheese had no taste and was very bland. The pork belly was disappointing, however the steak was cooked well.
Overall I would not dine there again.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Wouldn't normally go to a hotel for a meal but because of first table we chose KOA. Steaks were perfect , the service friendly and efficient. The live music in the background was lovely. Apart from me roadworks outside excess was easy from the downtown Park car park. Would definitely go again.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Magdeline Radcliffe

Great service.
Generous servings.Food tasty.
Wine list shows a variety of wines,beers and cocktails.
The soft beautiful music in the background helped to create a romantic atmosphere.Will defnitely visit again.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Annie Yip

Great food and services. But with limit and non-appealing dessert selection.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

I had a great time, came to this restaurant as a group of 4, unfortunately some of the dishes we ordered were small so we had to get a little more food. The Salmon is quite small, so be aware when you order! Ribs were great, good portion size too.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Food and service both wonderful. Can be a bit loud as right in the foyer area and not a closed restaurant, however we enjoyed the lively ambiance with a live band playing. Very attentive friendly service and food was fresh and delicious.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Had an awsome time, the waiter was very posh and punctual, loved the food, i would definitely dine at KOA again

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Lisa Campbell

We had a lovely meal at Koa last Saturday. The staff were very attentive and we weren’t rushed in any way. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and would love to dine there again sometime.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Sejoo Han

It was my first year anniversary with my girlfriend.I just finished my studies and graduated I just started working. Saved up some money for this special occasion. However, when it comes to doing things for your partner you always want to give more than you can. Saw first table in google through searching dinner deals in Auckland. We had a 5/5 experience eating lovely food at KOA. The singer was amazing too!! Thank you for creating this webpage will definitely use this again at least once a month to visit fine dining restaurants around Auckland.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Jennifer Tseng

Lovely food

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Tele Savaiinaea

Food and Service was absolutely amazing. Food impeccable and I cannot fault it. Eye Fillet was the winner for me and so was the chessecake. I will be back

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Lovely atmosphere and attentive service. Perfect for pre theatre dinner.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Kataraina Natua-Moetaua

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

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Sue Wilson

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

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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!

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Lovely experience. Food delicious. Will definitely go back again

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

The contents of this review have not been published as it breaches our review guidelines.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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 !

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Great food and service!

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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!!!

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Stacey Scott

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

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Ada Wong

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

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

`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

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Irene Lee

The contents of this review have not been published as it breaches our review guidelines.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Sara Stannard

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

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

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.

Food
Service

- dined at KOA on

Overview

90 reviews

Food
Service