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.
  • Sabrage

    Sabrage, Sofitel’s elegant champagne and wine bar, open from 3pm until late, serves the finest...

  • Sardine

    For delicious bespoke cocktails, craft beer and stunning waterfront views head to Sardine. 

  • Coley & Punch
    Coley & Punch

    Whiskey and cocktails by the water.

  • The Culpeper

    This delicious new bar and eatery exudes a relaxed, fun vibe - perfect for its alluring waterfront...

  • The Parasol & Swing Company
    The Parasol & Swing Company

    A highly-anticipated new cocktail bar with a stellar drinks menu and a food offering designed by a...

  • O'Hagan's Irish Bar and Pub
    O'Hagans Irish Pub

    O’Hagans Irish bar is a traditional Irish pub. Relax outside in their seating area while watching...

  • Lenin Bar

    Located on Auckland's Princes Wharf, Lenin is identified as New Zealand's premium vodka bar. As the...

  • Degree

    Degree is the Viaduct Harbour’s premier gastrobar, making it the perfect place to sit back and soak...

  • Gourmet Burger and Brew Kitchen
    Gourmet Burger and Brew Kitchen

    Head to this Quay Street Eatery for premium burgers and brews. 

  • Parasol & Swing bartender
    Bar Profile: The Parasol & Swing Company

    In this series, we are interviewing the people behind our favourite cocktails about their special

  • Headquarters
    Headquarters

    An exceptional Viaduct bar and eatery with a difference.

  • Bungalow 8

    Bungalow 8 offers vibrancy and colour to the ever-popular Viaduct Harbour. Since it’s inception in...

  • The Parasol & Swing Company's New Cocktail Menu
    The Parasol & Swing Company's New Cocktail Menu

    Central Auckland's latest rooftop bar, The Parasol & Swing Company, has released its full...

  • Goldfinch Auckland
    Goldfinch

    Cocktail lounge by day and club by night, Goldfinch offers quality cocktails and music in plush,...

  • Frida Cocina Mexicana and Tequila Bar
    Frida Cocina Mexicana and Tequila Bar

    Serving up authentic Mexican flavors made with genuine ingredients and traditional culinary methods...