Dining

Whether you are after an upbeat atmosphere, a fine dining restaurant or a quick pre-show meal, Heart of the City has a diverse range of dining experiences

Pollen open omelette
Editor's Pick:Pollen
A beautiful light-filled cafe serving great coffee and delicious food.
Pilkingtons launches a beautiful new menu created by Des Harris. 
Kai Eatery Deluxe Fried Chicken
Editor's Pick:Kai Eatery
Authentic Taiwanese street food. 

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    Every Saturday and Sunday from 3 - 5pm, for just $55 per person. Includes a glass of Cloudy Bay...

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    It’s the largest courtyard bar in NZ, a stylish landscaped and canopied space amply furnished with...

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    Brand new to Graham Street this delicious café was conceived by the impressive team behind Dear ...