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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    The Botanist

    City Works Depot's inventive Botanist is giving you the option of eating a meal, having a drink and...

  • Orleans Britomart
    Orleans

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

  • Giapo Gelato
    New Giapo Store

    Katherine Lowe shares her experiences at the new Giapo store on Gore Street.

  • Giapo
    Giapo

    If you are in search of a sweet but healthy treat there is no better place than Giapo. Made fresh...

  • 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...

  • The Conservatory

    The Conservatory at North Wharf is a wine bar, cocktail bar and restaurant with a relaxed,...

  • High Tea Hotel Debrett
    High Tea at Hotel DeBrett

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

  • Bonz Cajun
    Bonz Cajun Kitchen - Elliott Stables

    Bonz Cajun Kitchen at Elliott Stables serves up non-pretentious food with cuisine from the heart of...

  • Food Truck Coffee
    Food Truck Garage

    The healthy fast food ethos made famous from the television show The Food Truck comes to life at...

  • Brothers Beer City Works Depot
    Brothers Beer

    With over 200 beers on offer, this is a must-visit for craft beer lovers. 

  • Better Burger
    Better Burger

    This West-Coast inspired burger joint is a satisfying bite to eat open late that has quick service...

  • Our favourite sweet treats
    Our Favourite Sweet Treats

    Check out our favourite places for a sweet treat in the heart of the city. 

  • Beirut - Fort Street
    Beirut

    The team behind Mexico bring fresh, exquisite middle eastern fare to Fort Street. 

  • Ortolana

    The beautiful Ortolana is established on the new garden-to-table bistro concept run by the talented...

  • Baduzzi
    Baduzzi

    The Sicilian word for 'meatballs,' Baduzzi is the latest collaboration between Michael Dearth,...

  • Depot

    Depot is a fast paced eatery and oyster bar by award winning NZ chef Al Brown. The focus is on...

  • Miss Clawdy
    Miss Clawdy

    Inspired by a 1952 New Orleans hit single, ‘Lawdy Miss Clawdy’, the new place on the block feeds...

  • Torchon French Creperie - Elliott Stables

    For a selection of sweet crêpes or savoury gluten-free galettes, perfect for Sunday brunch or...

  • Fukuko
    Fukuko

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

  • Criminal Grinds
    Criminal Grinds

    Criminal Grinds is a new nook on Wakefield Street.