The Living Room

The Living Room is the largest venue on The Tasting Shed’s premises, seating up to 50 guests at any one time.

The rustic, country aesthetics have been intentionally preserved with the use of natural and recycled materials throughout. The furnishings are full of character and you’ll find that the interiors’ details evoke images of their own unique and varied histories.

In The Living Room, you’ll dine at handmade teak tables with chairs that were once Indonesian fishing boats, now beautifully repurposed with hints to their past existence still visible. When you order a drink from the bar, enjoy admiring the authentic 60-year old New Zealand apple and pear board boxes, then unwind on our soft cow-hide banquette seat and snuggle with one of our comfy cushions.

To intensify the tranquil ambience, our ceilings are gently illuminated by groups of hanging lanterns.

If you prefer to socialise while you’re wined and dined, invite yourself to a seat at the Kitchen Table in The Living Room. Visit The Tasting Shed’s Living Room to find out why one-of-a-kind dining is synonymous with Kumeu.

We've made the 2014 CUISINE Good Food Guide for the entire country.

We are closed for a month and will re-open on July 30th. Book now for your spot in Aug.

Thank you CUISINE magazine for this latest review. Click here to read it.

See our listing in the 2014 Cuisine Good Food Guide. Click here

09 412 6454

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Wed - Thur:    4pm - 10pm
Fri, Sat, Sun:    12pm - 11pm (Kitchen usually closes at 9pm and 10pm on Sat. Limited menu between 3-5pm)

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The Living Room
The Grotto
The Living Table
The Cabana


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