Auckland restaurant named in the top 10 in the world, according to TripAdvisor

Grove restaurant in Auckland has been included in TripAdvisor's top 10 fine dining restaurants in the world.

The Grove, which was opened in the Auckland CBD in 2004 and serves modern New Zealand food with a French twist, came ninth on the list.

Reviewers on the travel site reserved special praise for Grove’s passionfruit soufflé.

Owners Annette and Michael Dearth opened The Grove in 2004, with a focus on New Zealand food with a French twist. TripAdvisor reviewers rave about its passionfruit souffle.

Grove was the only restaurant in Australasia on the list with the top prize going to French restaurant Au Crocodile in Strasbourg.

Two Spanish restaurants rounded out the top three with Martin Berasategui in Lasarte and El Celler de Can Roca in El Celler de Can Roca second and third respectively.

Full list

1. Au Crocodile, Strasbourg, France

2. Martin Berasategui, Lasarte, Spain

3. El Celler de Can Roca, Girona, Spain

4. Restaurant Sat Bains Nottingham, United Kingdom

5. Restaurante Benazuza, Cancun, Mexico

6. La Colombe, Constantia, South Africa

7. TRB Hutong, Beijing, China

8. Ristorante Villa Crespi, Orta San Giulio, Italy

9. The Grove Auckland Central, New Zealand

10. David's Kitchen, Chiang Mai, Thailand

11. Adam's, Birmingham, United Kingdom

12. Maido, Lima, Peru

13. Indian Accent, New Delhi, India

14. Restaurant Christopher Coutanceau, La Rochelle, France

15. Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, Great Milton, United Kingdom

16. Gabriel Kreuther, New York City

17. Ristorante Lido '84, Gardone Riviera, Italy

18. Epicure, Paris

19. Azurmendi, Larrabetzu, Spain

20. Ciel Bleu Restaurant, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

21. i Latina, Buenos Aires, Argentina

22. Da Vittorio Brusaporto, Italy

23. Tin Lung Heen, Hong Kong

24. Europea, Montreal, Canada

25. Daniel, New York City

Grove restaurant in Auckland. Source: Instagram/Grove.