Auckland: Oh Lawdy Miss Clawdy

Miss Clawdy is an eatery that aims to fill the soul with southern cuisine. Located in the chic lot of eateries on the North Wharf of town, its a great place for hearty, comfort food. 

Open for lunch and dinner, a friend and I came here for a leisurely lunch on a sunday afternoon. When seated we were given complimentary popcorn – I call it sweet and spice. – bit of sugar, cayenne, paprika, cinnamon etc. Great snack and its always a nice surprise when you get a little something unexpectedly.

We chose this place from the rest because my friend is GF and it has a great range of Gf menu items, making it more applicable to diners with allergies/intolerances. Because our choices were based more solely on items being GF, they probably wouldn’t have been my first choices but actually I was surprised. The kingfish ceviche was actually really delicious. The fish was cut to a great size which gave it texture and the coconut sauce didn’t overpower like most ceviches served. Plus the corn chips were a good compliment. We were a bit disappointed with the chargrilled kumara, although it was tasty we thought for $8 it wasn’t the best value for money after we saw the bowl of hand-cut fries and how much was offered for the same price.
The jambalaya was good but not great. Although a hearty dish, I felt like it was just missing that moorish punch of flavour you yearn for. However all the ingredients were cooked to the right degree. If you are looking at heading somewhere for a drink, they have a great list of cocktails, ales and wines. Friendly and knowledgeable service from start to end with quick service.

Rating
Food: 7/10
Service: 9/10
Value for Money: Good

12 Jellicoe Street, North Wharf
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 1130am-Late

Complimentary Sugar and Spice Popcorn
Complimentary Sugar and Spice Popcorn
Wild Berry Iced Tea
Wild Berry Iced Tea
Kingfish Ceviche
Kingfish Ceviche
Chargrilled Baby Kumara
Chargrilled Baby Kumara
Jambalaya
Jambalaya

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