Augustus Bistro restaurant review: Metro Top 50 2018

by Metro / 21 June, 2018

Augustus Bistro's steak tartare.

Augustus Bistro restaurant review 

Metro Top 50 2018 restaurant Augustus Bistro in Ponsonby serves traditional French food.

This Ponsonby bistro located in the heritage-listed former post-office building at Three Lamps takes its inspiration from Paris. The menu reads like a lesson in French classics – steak tartare, duck à l’orange, steak frites with sauce béarnaise, crab bisque, baked-to-order madeleines – and French grape varietals and Champagne dominate the wine list. The elegant dining room with its high ceilings, white tablecloths and luxuriant greenery sets the scene for a memorable dinner; like any good Parisian bistro, the atmosphere is lively and the outdoor courtyard is always popular. 

What it offers Fixed-price meals / Free-range chicken and/or pork / Good seating outside / Takes large groups
A favourite dish Cloudy Bay clams in persillade butter
Price $$
Hours Lunch and Dinner 7 days
Seats 120
Chef Juan Balsani

Book now

augustusbistro.co.nz
1-3 St Marys Rd, Ponsonby
Ph 950-4855

See here for all of Metro's Top 50 Auckland restaurants for 2018

Augustus Bistro.

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