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

  • The Fox
    The Fox

    The Fox is mad for sports. Any day of the week if you’re looking for a pub that’s open and showing...

  • The Shucker Brothers
    The Shucker Brothers

    A waterfront eatery serving the best the sea has to offer.

  • Bellini Bar
    Bellini Bar

    Bellini is the place to go for a relaxing evening with friends and family or a business meeting...

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

    Check out our interview with the cocktail masters themselves.

  • Danny Doolans
    Danny Doolans

    Located at the heart of the Viaduct Basin, Danny Doolans is the quintessential Irish Bar, with live...

  • Viaduct Harbour
    The Viaduct

    Open from breakfast till late, the precinct has well located parking facilities for your car or...

  • Holey Moley Golf Club
    Holey Moley Golf Club

    An adventure filled, grown-up playground with awesome drinks and great food on offer.

  • Dr Rudi's Rooftop Bar
    Lovebite #72 Brewing & Bowling

    When Alex isn't brewing, he's bowling.

  • Provedor

    Provedor's personality is not defined by a DJ, a menu or a stereotypical group. It is genuine, real...

  • Lenin Bar

    Located on Auckland's Princes Wharf, luxury and glamour take centre stage as Lenin plays host to...

  • Degree

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