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

Overlooking Auckland's glittering Prince's Wharf, Y-Not has been serving modern NZ cuisine for ten amazing years. It all boils down to one question; why not?

Its European-style interior is bright, breezy and exudes summer vibes all year round. Think of a French bistro with its signature red and white tablecloths, wicker chairs and romantic feels and you're on the money. And you can just imagine how awesome their patio is. Not only is it right next to the water, but it also accommodates lots of you fun-loving folks which only means a buzzing dining space that's never lacking in atmosphere.

Their menu features pizza, pasta and heaps of meaty mains for you to get your teeth stuck into. But first, why not begin with melt-in-the-mouth beef carpaccio, chilli tiger prawn cullets or their creamy seafood chowder? Then you'll be ready to tackle a mammoth pizza. And their doughy delights certainly don't play by the rules; toppings include peppered beef, satay chicken and tiger prawns. And nothing marks a special occasion like their roasted duck risotto that is gooey, creamy and rich in flavour.

Other mains include classic Kiwi favourites like pork belly, snapper with mash, lamb shank, venison fillet and the British import, fish and chips! And when all the plates are wiped clean, ain't no better way to enjoy the view than with a tropical mango cocktail or a chilli Margarita. Yes, summer really is an all-year thing over here!

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Y-Not Restaurant & Bar
145-147 Quay Street
Auckland 1010

Open Hours:
Everyday 11:00 am to 11:00 pm

Phone: 09 359 9998

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Y-Not Restaurant & Bar
Location: Viaduct Harbour
Cuisine: A La Carte, International, New Zealand
Mains: $25 - $35+

Reviews

Puna Olo

Food was on point! Thanks for accommodating for my family at last minute booking too. We will definitely be dining here again.

Thanks

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Stephanie Boote

Brilliant service, food, and venue. Thankyou for a special experience.

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Had a great view. Service was good as well. Seafood were all very soft.

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Great place, great food... fabulous view :)

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I had seafood chowder and the seafood risotto, both excellent meals but not over the top the best out there. Still, more than worth it for half the price. Would gladly pay full for its taste, presentation and quality. Partner had duck and chicken, also excellent. Service was of outstanding quality as well. View was top notch.

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We thoroughly enjoyed our early evening meal at Y Not and will return again, confident in the quality of the meals and the wine selections.
Clair Jones

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Great location and attentive service :) Had scallops and chowder to start. The chowder was good, the scallops were small with a strange salad but was fine to start. Meals were huge portions, i did miss the crackling on my pork belly but the meat was tender and juicy. Veal was delicious and cooked as ordered.

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Puna Olo

Food was on point! Thanks for accommodating for my family at last minute booking too. We will definitely be dining here again.

Thanks

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Phillip Brooks

Enjoyed the dining experience. The wait staff were always on hand. At 5:30pm, it was a very private dining experience as the restaurant is most of the way down the pier and there aren't many people around. We sat outside by the water. The only downside were the 2 large buses and 3 utility trucks that slowly drove by right next to where we were eating. Not a major, but just a little odd when you suddenly realise how close you are to a thoroughfare.

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Jacinda Tohill

Fantastic food great service by the your waiter enjoyed it came back the next night

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Great food, great service lovely position right on the waterfront - we’ll be back!

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Kalyan Rayakota

Excellent customer service and good food

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Great food and service overlooking viaduct
Harbour would recommend

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Mike Foster

Nice spot. Food and service is of a good standard. Particularly enjoyed the seafood chowder

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Lata Davison

This is my 2nd time to YNot. Our food was delicious. Definitely recommend it.

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Carl Ashworth

great food and lovely restaurant. The staff were all very friendly and attentive

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Lauren Van Rensburg

Great location. Staff were super attentive, friendly and fast! Restaurant does ok a little tired compared to the other venues around it. Food was nice enough with a large variety. Perhaps a little decor and menu makeover would give this restaurant the wow factor it has the potential to have. We would go back because the staff were so lovely!

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Gillian Carlin

Excellent service. Excellent food. Perfectly cooked. Will visit again

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Rachel Cusack

Great location, nice floor staff. The menu is huge, however the mains a bit small, you kind of need to order sides of vege or potato.
Cheeseboard was dissapointing as crackers were stale and no spreads so it was quite dry.
However, other people at table had great deserts.

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Such delicious food. Staff were lovely and attentive but some of them struggled with their English. However that didn’t matter at all, I just felt it was a little stressful for them.

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Chantelle Edwards

The food was great and the service was equally great. Huge selection in the menu. Will definitely be back

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Hayes Perkins

Good wine selection although one white wine was unavailable.
We had seafood platter and it was excellent not much fried seafood with is good.
Desert was ok but could have been better presented.
We paid the bill and then were called back as we had been overcharged by $20. Thanks for that!

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Jeanette Meehan

Beautiful spot for a restaurant right in the waters edge. Attentive waitress. Food was really well presented and desserts were beautiful. Ran out of Oysters and chocolate dessert though. Overall was great.

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In general was a good experience. We went so early (5:30) that thankfully was not busy at all so all the food came really fast and in order that we've requested. Food was yum - not super fancy - but definitely a great portion! Atmosphere is great, harbour views and alright service!

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Lovely food with good views . Staff are very nice and accommodating.

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