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Dining

Whether you are after an upbeat atmosphere, a fine dining restaurant, a quick pre-show bite or great coffee, the Heart of the City has a diverse range of dining experiences.

Editor's Pick:Lucky Buddha
This Fort Street bar and restaurant offers a pan-Asian experience
Editor's Pick:Odettes
Odettes brings a slice of Eastern Mediterranean chic to City Works Depot with well-seasoned...
Editor's Pick:Scratch Bakers HQ
This new cafe and kitchen is a delicious new addition to the central city. 

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    Metro has announced its golden list of the Top 50 Cafes in Auckland for 2014. Here's the list of...

  • Depot

    Depot is a fast paced eatery and oyster bar by award winning New Zealand chef, writer and TV...

  • Ortolana

    The beautiful Ortolana is established on the new garden-to-table bistro concept run by the talented...

  • The Sugar Club

    New Zealand's celebrated chef Peter Gordon has designed the menu at The Sugar Club, which...

  • DeBretts Kitchen

    Start with a cocktail from Housebar – sip it perched on a retro stool at the ultra-sophisticated...

  • Warming Winter Soups

    Delicious spots in the central city where you can grab a warming bowl of soup over those chilly...

  • The Botanist

    City Works Depot's inventive Botanist is giving you the option of eating a meal, having a drink and...

  • City Works Depot

    City Works Depot is one of Auckland's latest precinct developments and offers top dining opions,...

  • DeBretts Kitchen

    Sitting within the glass covered atrium, with the fire roaring, there is a great atmosphere at...

  • Torchon French Creperie - Elliott Stables

    For a selection of sweet crêpes or savoury gluten-free galettes, perfect for Sunday brunch or...

  • Gusto

    Classic Italian food is reborn in this culmination of chef Sean Connolly's time in Italy, with his...

  • Masu

    Masu is Metro's 2014 restaurant of the year. With Chef Nic Watt at the helm they serve world class...

  • Milse

    Touted as a ‘sugar temple’ laden with sophisticated sweet treats and seasonal, local desserts,...

  • BYO Restaurants

    When the next occasion calls for a BYO dinner look no further than this list of must try...

  • Lewisham Awards

    Check out the best in dining this year from The Lewisham Awards. 

  • Winter Events at the Foodstore

    Tuck into some delectable winter eats at the Foodstore over June and July. 

  • The Britomart Country Club

    It’s the largest courtyard bar in NZ, a stylish landscaped and canopied space amply furnished with...

  • Retro Month at Ebisu

    Ebisu is bringing back the classics over June and July. 

  • Fukuko

    Britomart bar, Fukuko, is a small but perfectly formed addition to Auckland's eating and drinking...

  • Pavilions at Britomart

    The Pavilions house a selection of products, retailers, and eateries catering to various tastes.