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The Fox, Home of Sport

3_half star rating 6 reviews

Telephone 09-358 2767

85-87 Customs St West
Viaduct Harbour
Auckland Central
Auckland City

Bar Food, Gastro Pub Food, British, New Zealand
Mon - Sun 11am - Late
Kitchen Hours:
Mon - Thurs 11am-3pm, 5pm-10pm
Thurs - Sun 11am - 10pm
Provided by business


The Fox is an up market Sports Bar smack bang in the middle of Auckland’s beautiful Viaduct Harbour. The Fox Sports Bar boasts a warm welcoming pub atmosphere with traditional Pommy/Kiwi pub fare, Sport on the telly and all the home comforts that will keep you coming back for more. Open 7 days a week, 2 pool tables, 10 big screens, 11 beers on tap, private gaming room and TAB portal. We have an extensive wine list, coffee, large menu with kitchen open until 10pm daily, child & family friendly. We have the capacity to host large groups from 10-300 for Private Functions, Corporate get togethers or Social Club do’s. We can seat up to 30 for dinner at one table. At The Fox we’re passionate about Sport that’s what we do best! Due to our 24/7 License we can open any time of the day or night for any game – and we do! HOW TO FIND US: Two entrances – A door on Lower Hobson St facing the flyover opposite “The Carpark” and “Monsoon Poon”. OR Around the other side on the Viaduct promenade, The Fox Sports Pub is nestled right in the corner beside “Soul Bar”.


Photo of The Fox, Home of Sport
Eye fillet on Garlic Kumara mash, Beans, Jus with Tamariki Blue Cheese. YUM!
Take in the view! Foxs Showstopper grazing platter with a pint of Fox's Ale and Lake Chalice Pinot Noir
The Fox
Sport Burger, so big it needs to be split in two
Foxs Showstopper Platter - great for sharing with friends

More Information

Restaurants, Bar & Brasseries, Bistros, Pubs
Pay & Display
Price Range:
Moderate, $15 - $25
Good For Groups:
Good For Children:
Beer, Wine, Spirits, Cocktails
Wheelchair Accessible:
Takes Reservations:
Dietary Restrictions:
Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Meals Served:
Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Payment Types:
EFTPOS, Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, Diners
Seating For:
Outdoor Seating:

Reviews for The Fox, Home of Sport

3 star rating
by Mandy
10th May 2014

We came here for breakfast as we had a deal voucher and to be honest, I don’t think they should serve breakfast. The full fox breakfast was large but the bread was hard and the bacon was burnt. The service was okay. A particular waitress was really nice to us but the others didn’t seem to show any attention towards us. Even when we left, they didn’t give us a look or a thank you. I’m sure they aren’t used to serving breakfast as the place is a bar though therefore 3 stars.

3 star rating
by Sharon
14th July 2012

Had a good lunch here. Food was tasty and while it didnt come out instantly, it was worth the wait. Staff were great. Really friendly and only too happy to talk to you and also get your opinions on the food. The day we went was very fickle with the weather so sat inside where we were cosy and most comfortable while we watched other outside patrons scurrying for cover when the torrential downpours hit. But good to have the choice of outdoor areas for when the weather is more accommodating. Thank you.

3 star rating
by Jenny
23rd April 2012

We ate at this place now for the third time. Already the second last experience was not too great. The food is very nice and we enjoyed everything we had. For Starters we usually have the bread selection and so far we tried the sports burger, fish’n’ chips, chicken pot and bangers and mash. I must admit the fish’n'chips were nice, but they are just as good as in all the surrounding pubs and restaurants and of course they all call their own the ‘best in the viaduct’. However, the service in both last visits was rather disappointing. The second time we came to eat with a voucher and the waiter at the bar did not understand the value of the voucher and took quite long to put the order through and came to double check the order twice. Last time, 4 days ago, it took just as long to put the order through and although ordering a coke with NO ice, it was full with ice cubes! Also, the most surprising moment was when we received the bread, especially ordered as a Starter, and two seconds later we got our mains. We started with the bread and shuffled the mains to the side and by the time we ate them they had room temperature. Coming from a catering background and experience in hospitality, I cannot understand how this could happen. Thus, the food is good, but the service is rather disappointing.

4 star rating
by sonata
8th February 2012

Came here for dinner last week, really good food. Good atmosphere, good service, good music, over all very good experience dint know the pub has such a good qualities. I will for sure recommend this place to my friends.

5 star rating
by John H.
1st June 2010

These guys and gals are the friendliest crew – always out there to serve, great food, great location…
HIGHLY recommended to those who prefer pub sized food and pub atmosphere on the Auckland waterfront!

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