Bars and Nightlife

Enjoy a festive drink with friends, family and work mates this Christmas 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 and is set to transform...
 Best bars for that mid-week Christmas catch up drink
Treat yourself mid week this festive season, to a catch up drink at some of Auckland’s most loved bars.
  • 1885 Britomart
    1885 Britomart

    Located in a stunning heritage building, 1885 is a chic destination in the burgeoning Britomart...

  • Ostro
    Ostro Bar and Brasserie

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

  • Racket

    Racket is an atmospheric late-night haunt notable for its rustic candlelit interior, outdoor...

  • Orleans Britomart
    Orleans

    Dinner and a show is the attraction at this Britomart dining establishment where there is live jazz...

  • Mexico Britomart
    Mexico

    Moodily lit with dripping candles, whimsically decorated with off-beat Mexicana, Mexico instantly...

  • Frida's Margaritas
    Frida's Margaritas

    Try delicious margarita flavours like Melon & Mint or Lychee & Chilli Salt. 

  • Fukuko
    Fukuko

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

  • Top Tips for Vector Arena
    Top Tips for Spark Arena gigs

    There's always something happening at Spark Arena with international acts gracing us with ...

  • Ebisu
    Lovebite #48 Kanpai!

    This restaurant serves the most exclusive sake in town. 

  • The Chamberlain - a Social Space
    The Chamberlain

    A great kiwi pub that’s hard to beat when you’re looking for a great place to catch up with your...

  • Vue Restaurant & Attica Bar
    Vue Restaurant & Attica Bar

    Vue has breathtaking vistas overlooking Devonport and Waitemata Harbour. Open  for breakfast, lunch...

  • Talulah Tiki Time
    Talulah Tiki Time

    Tiki Time at Talulah offers daily tropical, cheap and easy cocktails guaranteed to start your night...

  • Caretaker

    Disappear downstairs on Roukai Lane and step back in time with this beautiful cocktail lounge. 

  • Night out at Britomart
    A Night Out in Britomart

    When the sun goes down, Britomart lights up to reveal a host of exciting bars and hot spots. Spend...

  • Seven

    An incredible Britomart rooftop space with harbour views, flavourful pan-Asian dining and exciting...