Metro magazine has announced its Top 50 list of the best restaurants in Auckland for 2019, and 18 from the city centre have made the cut. 

The judges considered every aspect of every restaurant in exacting detail – the food, the service, the drinks, the fit out, the music, the atmosphere and how much their visit made us want to go back. Each restaurant has been considered on its merits, based on what the restaurant is trying to do. A formal fine dining restaurant is judged on its qualities as a formal fine dining restaurant, a bustling bistro on its qualities as a bustling bistro. So make sure you check out the following places in the heart of the city, and click here for the full list


Last updated: 26 June 2019