Dining

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

Editor's Pick:Culprit
An American style menu with a traditional Yum Cha twist is well worth checking out at this new Wyndham Street eatery. 
Editor's Pick:Kindred
  Serving new takes on old favourites, alongside dishes you never knew you wanted, but soon won't be able to forget. 
Editor's Pick:The Kimchi Project
Experience some great tasting 'Asian-infused' culinary delights on Lorne Street. 

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    An American style menu with a traditional Yum Cha twist is well worth checking out at this new...

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    There's plenty of great places where you can grab some lunch and soak up the summer in the heart of...

  • Top 10 Favourite Lunch Spots

    Rediscover some of our favourite lunch spots around the central city this spring. 

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    $2 parking in the central city

    Secure Parking NZ is offering $2 parking spots on weeknights and weekends at The Chancery Car Park...

  • Dr Rudi's Rooftop Brewing Co.

    Relax and unwind with great beer and plenty of sunshine at Dr. Rudi's Rooftop Brewing Co. 

  • Kindred

      Serving new takes on old favourites, alongside dishes you never knew you wanted, but soon won't...

  • The Grill by Sean Connolly
    The Grill by Sean Connolly

    Enjoy simple, uncomplicated food with pasture-fed meat and sustainable seafood from New Zealand’s...

  • Food Truck Coffee
    Food Truck Garage

    The healthy fast food ethos made famous from the television show The Food Truck comes to life at...

  • Besos Latinos

    The 1st Authentic Latin American Gourmet Restaurant in NZ at Elliott Stables.

  • Ostro
    Ostro Bar and Brasserie

    Situated in the Seafarers Building with a view out over the harbour and Josh Emett at the helm...

  • Elliott Stables

    Social gatherings are great fun at Elliott Stables'. The Elliott Stables Epicurean Village...

  • Miss Clawdy
    Miss Clawdy

    Inspired by a 1952 New Orleans hit single, ‘Lawdy Miss Clawdy’, the new place on the block feeds...

  • Our favourite sweet treats
    Our Favourite Sweet Treats

    Check out our favourite places for a sweet treat in the heart of the city. 

  • The Conservatory

    The Conservatory at North Wharf is a wine bar, cocktail bar and restaurant with a relaxed,...

  • Major Sprout
    Major Sprout

    Brand new to Graham Street this delicious café was conceived by the impressive team behind Dear ...

  • Ostro Working Lunch
    Working Lunches at Ostro

    Impress the clients or dazzle the colleagues with a working lunch at Ostro. 

  • Al Brown Best Ugly Bagels
    Best Ugly Bagels

    Al Brown's Best Ugly Bagels serves up Montreal style, hand rolled and wood-fired bagels baked fresh...

  • Vegan and Vege Eats
    Top Vegetarian and Vegan Eats

    Our list of the best vegetarian and vegan food in Auckland central city. 

  • Culprit

    An American style menu with a traditional Yum Cha twist is well worth checking out at this new...

  • Beirut - Fort Street
    Beirut

    The team behind Mexico bring fresh, exquisite middle eastern fare to Fort Street.