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.
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...
  • Delish Cupcakes

    A sweet new bakery has opened up at Chancery Square offering beautiful cupcakes for every occasion.

  • 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...

  • Hello Restaurant
    Hello Restaurant

    Nested in trendy Snickel Lane, Hello Restaurant is a stylish eatery with a mission to bring the...

  • Lord of the Fries Snickel Lane
    Lord of the Fries Snickel Lane

    Lord of the Fries is an ethical fast food restaurant in the hearty of the trendy Snickel Lane...

  • Goodlife Juice Co.
    Goodlife Juice Co.

    Cold pressed juices, superfood smoothies, mason jar salads, gourmet soups. 

  • La Fuente in Snickel Lane
    La Fuente

    New Zealand is embracing the mezcal bar trend sweeping the globe.

  • Pilkingtons
    Lovebite #32 The Orange Grove

    Dine under these stunning orange grove inspired lights.

  • Chuffed Coffee
    Chuffed

    This tucked away cafe on High Street has indoor and outdoor seating and a menu with seriously...

  • Ika Bowl
    Ika Bowl

    Ika Bowl serves wholesome poke with a local twist. 

  • Sushi Pac High St
    Sushi Pac High Street

    Sushi Pac offer creative sushi delights with a difference in the heart of the city. 

  • That's Amore
    That's Amore

    Authentic Italian pizza at the foot of the Metropolis tower.

  • Velvet Burger Fort Street
    Velvet Burger

    The burgers are big and high on flavour and the atmosphere a tad grunge chic.

  • Dumpling Box
    Dumpling Box

    If you're after a delicious lunch on-the-go, try out this small Asian fusion store.

  • Hugo's Bistro
    Hugo's Bistro

    The new all-day bistro is bringing a sophisticated European vibe to the heart of the city. 

  • The Yakitori House - 2B/18 Shortland Street
    The Yakitori House

    The Yakitori House is bringing an authentic taste of Japan to the central city with their menu of...