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Bracu (1)

Bracu (1)

Jun 25, 2015 Restaurants

Bracu Auckland


49 Main Rd, Bombay. Ph (09) 236-1030,
Lunch Wednesday-Sunday, dinner Wednesday-Saturday. $$$


Not all the great destination (out-of-town) dining around Auckland is on Waiheke. Take a trip down the Southern Motorway as far as Drury, head into the hills, and you’ll discover the Simunovich Estate: olive trees blanketing the hillsides, all sorts of seductively good olive-oil products on sale and, best of all, a large and very gracious villa, with a spacious wrap-around veranda, housing a restaurant where chef Mikey Newlands, a rising star, offers delight after delight. It’s relaxed, sophisticated and utterly delightful.

A favourite dish: the Sunday set menu. four courses, changing weekly, showcasing the wood-fired oven & fresh garden produce, for just $69.


4 Spoons

Fixed-price meals
Degustation option
Good for vegetarians
Free-range chicken and/or pork
Good for kids
Good seating outside
Private room
Takes large groups