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

The Lula Inn - Southern Fried Snapper Roll
Editor's Pick:The Lula Inn
The Lula Inn is an urban escape to explore lively drinking, dining and entertainment experiences, all set within a garden oasis.
Huami on Federal Street
Editor's Pick:Huami
Huami, a contemporary, yet authentic Chinese restaurant, is the latest addition to SKYCITY's award-winning Federal Street dining precinct.  
Editor's Pick:Inti
A contemporary spin on Hispanic ingredients, flavours and techniques by Executive Chef Javier Carmona.
  • El Faro - Elliott Stables

    An intimate Spanish restaurant and tapas bar located in the enchanting Elliott Stables, El Faro is...

  • FISH

    Waterfront dining at its best, featuring breathtaking harbour views, large outdoor dining area and...

  • Marvel Grill
    Marvel Grill North Wharf

    Marvel Grill North Wharf has the feel of a warm and friendly local with comfortable dining at the...

  • The Botanist
    The Botanist

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

  • 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...

  • Fukuko
    Fukuko

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

  • Criminal Grinds
    Criminal Grinds

    Criminal Grinds is a new nook on Wakefield Street. 

  • Metro Top 50 Restaurants 2016
    Metro Top 50 Restaurants

    The list of the Metro Top 50 Restaurants for 2016 is hot off the press. 

  • 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...

  • High Tea at Ostro

    Ostro's High Tea is the perfect treat to celebrate Summer. 

  • Torchon French Creperie - Elliott Stables

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

  • Rushworth Cafe
    Rushworth

    Rushworth specialises in home baked treats and great coffee, bringing Allpress Espresso to the...

  • Elliott Stables

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

  • Melt

    Make sure you visit this pop-up icecream parlour this summer before it melts away. 

  • Food Truck Coffee
    Food Truck Garage

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