Review: Advieh - take our advice and book now

Review: Advieh - take our advice and book now
Advieh: Middle Eastern influences meet NZ's best produce. (Image: IHG)
Brent Melville
At the morning launch of the shiny new 5-star Intercontinental Auckland on Tuesday, Gareth Stewart, partner chef of Advieh restaurant, said he wanted to surprise and delight guests with the cuisine and the experience. The eatery, named after the Advieh Persian spice blend, has a strong Middle Eastern and Mediterranean influence. Its foundation, however, is always the best produce that both of New Zealand’s main islands can yield.Stewart did acknowledge the challenge of maintaining his standards – honed over a nearly 30-yea...

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