Dining

From summer pop ups to the best outdoor lunch spots , the city centre is the place for your summer catch up.

Best Outdoor Lunch Spots
Take a break over the lunchtime period and refocus your thoughts by visiting one of the many comfortable outdoor lunch spots Auckland central has to...
Best Summer Pop Ups
Summer is here, and so is the time for heading out to explore the city and all its events and installations.
Orbit 360º Dining
Editor's Pick:Orbit 360º Dining
Enjoy uninterrupted views of Auckland City from the top of the Sky Tower, Orbit is a revolving restaurant offering New Zealand cuisine in intimate...
  • The Kimchi Project

    Experience some great tasting 'Asian-infused' culinary delights on Lorne Street. 

  • Scarecrow
    Scarecrow

    An urban oasis of fine food serving fresh, healthy food to cater to every diet plus a store...

  • BOX Café and Bar

    BOX Café and Bar at the Aotea Centre is the ideal place to grab a coffee, drink or bite to eat...

  • Stark's Cafe and Bar
    Stark's Cafe and Bar

    Tucked next to the entrance to The Civic, Stark’s is a great place to meet - after work, before a...

  • Mentatz
    Mentatz

    A favourite place for ramen in the city centre, this Japanese restaurant and noodle bar serves up...

  • Aotea House - Auckland Bars Live Music - Heart of the City
    Aotea House

    In prime position looking out over Aotea Square, Aotea House is a relaxed destination for a bite or...

  • The Three Words
    The Three Words

    Specialists in cakes, flowers, macarons, and other desserts in Auckland's city centre.

  • Tanuki Japanese Restaurant
    Tanuki Japanese Restaurant

    Tanuki Japanese Restaurant offers delicious food in an authentic Japanese sake bar right next door...

  • Four Seasons by AUT
    Four Seasons

    Four Seasons, AUT University’s premier fine dining restaurant offering classic New Zealand cuisine...

  • Gong Cha
    Gong Cha

    Gong Cha aims to provide only the best quality tea and beverages, fit for an emperor, to its...

  • Albert Park Cafe and Espresso
    Albert Park Cafe and Espresso

    Albert Park Cafe is a cute, tucked away space that overlooks the park on Kitchener Street.

  • Nol Bu Ne
    Nol Bu Ne

    Nol Bu Ne is a favourite amongst city centre locals with authentic Korean food at affordable prices...

  • Mojo, Auckland Art Gallery
    Mojo at Auckland Art Gallery

    A fresh and modern Mojo Cafe at Auckland Art Gallery are serving up fantastic coffee and delicious...

  • Chom Na
    Chom Na

    Chom Na on Lorne Street brings the city a great spot to indulge in tasty Thai cuisine. 

  • The Kimchi Project
    Lovebite #71 Secret Garden

    A secret garden hidden in the concrete jungle.