Review: The Cut serves tasty food but lacks atmosphere

Review: The Cut serves tasty food but lacks atmosphere
There's not much more to the restaurant in the Rydges Auckland hotel than what you see here. (Image: The Cut website)
Ben Moore
The epitome of the hotel restaurant is when it stops being just a hotel restaurant and becomes a destination in itself.That seemed to be the promise sold by the bold branding of The Cut restaurant and bar at Rydges Auckland.While you won’t find pork belly on the menu, despite featuring heavily on the website’s imagery, limited seafood and vegetarian options are available.But the dinner menu's centrepiece is a range of “locally sourced farmed meats” with a selection of sauces and classic sides.While that area of the d...

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