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From $85 for a 4-Course Shared Set Banquet incl. Pre-Dinner Cocktail
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- Discover modern-casual dining right here, in Auckland.
- Grab a four-course shared set banquet including pre-dinner cocktail at James from just $85.
- Pick from dining options for groups of up to ten people.
- Opt for an intimate and unforgettable night out with your sweetheart, or get a crew together for a special night.
- Indulge in liquid accompaniments from James' comprehensive wine list.
There are only so many nights spent wrestling with your partner over takeaway menus or hanging out near the pantry that one can handle.
Discover modern-casual dining by grabbing a four-course shared set banquet including pre-dinner cocktail at James from just $85. Make it a romantic affair to remember for two, or pick from the following options:
- Pay just $85 for two people.
- Pay just $169 for four people.
- Pay just $249 for six people.
- Pay just $320 for eight people.
- Pay just $399 for ten people.
The moment you step inside James, you'll be welcomed by a one-of-a-kind dining experience. From elegant ceiling-to-floor curtains, to breathtaking chandeliers, the dramatic and unique ambience sets the perfect scene for one of Auckland's hottest dining spots. Synonymous with the art of modern-casual dining, their mouth-watering shared plates provide the perfect opportunity to catch up with friends.
Before sampling a selection of their favourite shared plates, you'll be treated to a pre-dinner cocktail including their new Skinny Cocktail. If you're in the mood for something special to accompany your set banquet, James have an impressive selection of wine and French champagne that can be ordered by the glass. Prepare to tantalise your taste buds on their chef's star dishes, and enjoy modern dining as it should be, right in the heart of Parnell.
The set menu includes:
First Course: Tortilla, olives and black bean dip. Croquette, smoked Kahawai and lemon aioli. Butter-poached Kapiti crab, dill, mayo and tostada.
Second Course: Beef cheek, carrot mash and sherry jus. Pork belly, apple cider relish and red slaw. Grilled portobello mushrooms, garlic and sherry vinegar.
Third Course: Paella pan chicken, chorizo, seafood and bomba rice, Saffron Chef’s green salad.
Dessert: Valrhona chocolate fondant and vanilla ice cream or apple tart with apple syrup ice cream.
"This is about as good as it gets. The food is all about freshness, style and presentation. And here one of Auckland's finest chefs gives a lesson in how to create smaller dishes with balanced flavours and textures that can be savoured and shared with friends."
"James makes Auckland feel like a bigger city than it really is. It's in a bunker-style building, a concrete block that was once a steel mill at the bottom of Parnell rise, flanked by advertising agencies. Inside, the world outside disappears, and you're ensconced in a stark space, moodily lit and softened by wonderfully camp touches..."
"This is glossy, heady dining, good food and a neat segue between cosy dining and full on luxury fare..."
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