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The Herald 2013

"THE MARK OF TRUE GENIUS" At last there's somewhere exciting to dine down at North Wharf in the Wynyard Quarter. Owner Michael Dearth, the brains behind The Grove in St Patrick's Square, has dedicated Baduzzi, in the posh new ASB building, to his Italian roots. There are photographs of his great-grandparents and his grandparents on the menu, which bears [...]

Viva 2013

"THE ESSENCE OF A RESTAURANT INSPIRED BY FAMILY AND TRADITION" Don't be fooled. You may hear that Baduzzi is a meatball restaurant. It's not. Baduzzi is run by the same team as The Grove. That's what you need to know. We turned up with a few kids in tow because we all know meatballs are an easy sell to [...]

2 HATS

WINNER – 2014 Chef of the Year
CUISINE NZ GOOD FOOD AWARDS

2 HATS

WINNER – 2014 Best Specialist Restaurant
CUISINE NZ GOOD FOOD AWARDS

WINNER – 2014 Restauranteur of the Year
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RUNNER UP – 2014 Best Upmarket Bistro
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FINALIST – 2014 Best Chef
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FINALIST – 2014 Best Mid-size Drinks List
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SILVER – 2014 Small Brand Identity
NZ BEST DESIGN AWARDS