Auckland’s first Modern Family EATERY

The Grounds is a restaurant set in within 5 acres of urban park in the Henderson Valley.

We wanted to create a cosy and relaxed place where families from all over Auckland could discover great food & beautiful wine with down to earth service.

We look forward to welcoming you soon!

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About Ben Bayly

Executive chef, Benjamin Bayly has already experienced an illustrious career by landing senior chef roles at Michelin starred restaurants in London and France (The Ledbury & The Square, London: Restaurant Jean-Paul Jennet, France). Benjamin’s food is modern in style whilst using classic French cooking techniques. He has recently appeared on the television show My Kitchen Rules New Zealand.

Opening Hours

Mon/Tues/Wed 9am till 3pm

Thurs/ Fri/ Sat 9am till Late

Sun 9am till Late

Call us on 09 393 8448.

Holiday Hours

Mon/ Tues/ Wed 9am till 3pm

Thurs/ Fri/ Sat 9am till Late

Sun 9am till Late


Kid’s Menu

Find Us

The Grounds will be closed for a Private Event on the following days:

Saturday December 2 from 4.30pm

Saturday December 9 from 4.30pm

Saturday December 16 – until 4.30pm

Please no external food to be consumed within restaurant area