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...
  • Scarecrow
    Scarecrow

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

  • The Kimchi Project

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

  • Tanuki Japanese Restaurant
    Tanuki Japanese Restaurant

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

  • OKO Dessert Kitchen
    OKO Dessert Kitchen

    OKO Dessert Kitchen in Aotea Square offer magical dessert experiences. 

  • King of Skewers
    King of Skewers

    Delicious skewer style hotpot fare from King of Skewers is the perfect excuse to get the gang...

  • Tony's Lord Nelson
    Tony's Lord Nelson

    Tony's Lord Nelson opened some 35 years ago as a simple Kiwi steakhouse. Their steaks are always...

  • Umi Sushi & Umiya Japanese Cuisine
    Umi Sushi & Umiya Japanese Cuisine

    Umi Sushi & Umiya Japanese Cuisine can be found on the corner of Lorne Street and Wellesley...

  • 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...

  • Hansan
    Hansan

    Hansan is a great Vietnamese offering in the city centre's Aotea Arts Quarter.

  • Four Seasons by AUT
    Four Seasons

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

  • Meet Fresh Desserts
    Meet Fresh

    Meet Fresh is a Taiwanese dessert cafe that ensures perfection with every order. 

  • Seoul Chicken
    Seoul Chicken

    A new deep-fried Korean chicken restaurant has just opened in Auckland city centre. 

  • Kai Eatery Deluxe Fried Chicken
    Kai Eatery

    Authentic Taiwanese street food in the city centre.

  • The Three Words
    The Three Words

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

  • Kura Restaurant
    Kura Restaurant

    Kura is not only a sake bar boasting over 25 different types of sake but also one of the best...