From traditional Kiwi treats to classic Christmas dishes, the city centre is the place for your festive catch up.

Christmas Catch Up Lunch Spots
If you're planning to escape the office for a mid-week catch up with a friend, try these city centre eateries we think are perfect for those long pre...
Festive Dining at SKYCITY
As the 2018 year comes to a close and the festive season draws closer it’s time to get ready to celebrate!
Christmas Dining at Cooke's Restaurant & Bar
Editor's Pick:Christmas Dining
Get into the Christmas spirit with festive dining at Cooke's Restaurant & Bar.
  • The Kimchi Project

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

  • Scarecrow

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

  • 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...

  • BurgerFuel
    BurgerFuel Queen Street

    All BurgerFuel burgers are fully customisable so if pickles tickle your fancy, just tell the...

  • Four Seasons by AUT
    Four Seasons

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

  • Albert Park Cafe Kitchener
    Albert Park Cafe and Espresso

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

  • Citizen Q

    Citizen Q is the perfect Arts District eatery to pop into before your show. 

  • Sheinkin

    Located in Lorne St, Sheinkin is a bustling central city cafe with perfect coffee and a tasty...

  • Running Horse Cafe
    Running Horse

    Tucked away on Rutland Street owners Steven Acres and Brodie McDonald have set out to serve up the...

  • Esquries Coffee

    Great coffee is what Esquires specialises in. 

  • Tanuki's Cave
    Tanuki's Cave

    Tanuki’s Cave is the perfect place for a pre or post show meal. Take a seat at the bar and soak and...

  • Popa's Pretzels Auckland
    Popa's Pretzels

    This eatery serves up freshly baked pretzels in sweet and savoury flavours which are made in front...

  • Chom Na
    Chom Na

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

  • Fat J's street sliders
    Fat J's

    Fat J's are bringing fun and delicious street food sliders to the central city.

  • Mentatz

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