Bars and Nightlife

Enjoy a festive drink with friends, family and work mates in the city centre.

The best summer cocktails
The weather is finally looking up and we’re excited for lounging in the sun and catching up with friends. Cocktails, with their fun flavours and...
HI-SO Rooftop Bar
Editor's Pick:HI-SO Rooftop Bar
Found at the top of SO/ Auckland, the HI-SO rooftop bar, has expansive views over the Waitemata Harbour and Rangitoto Island.
Pink Gin Pop Up Party
Editor's Pick:Pink Gin Pop Up Party
This February, head to the La Zeppa rooftop where a wonderland of pink, florals and flowers - and a favourite summer tipple, Pink Gin awaits.
  • The Kimchi Project

    Experience some great tasting 'Asian-infused' culinary delights on Lorne Street. 

  • Kiwi Music Bar & Pizza Pizza

    Enjoy this pizza cafe situated in the heart of Queen Street.

  • Tanuki's Cave
    Tanuki's Cave

    Tanuki’s Cave is the perfect place for a pre or post show meal. Take a seat at the bar and soak and...

  • Barfoot & Thompson Lounge

    Q’s main entrance leads you straight from Queen Street into the social hub of Lounge. 

  • Citizen Q

    Citizen Q is the perfect Arts District eatery to pop into before your show. 

  • BOX Café & Bar

    BOX cafe and bar at the Aotea Centre is the ideal place to grab a coffee, drink or tapas before a...

  • Aotea House - Auckland Bars Live Music - Heart of the City
    Aotea House

    In prime position looking out over Aotea Square, Aotea House is a relaxed destination for a bite or...

  • Lovebite #37 Shaken, not stirred

    Try the film inspired cocktails at this boutique cinema.