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...
  • Brothers Beer City Works Depot
    Brothers Beer

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

  • The Kimchi Project

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

  • Melt

    Make sure you visit this pop-up icecream parlour this summer before it melts away. 

  • Al Brown Best Ugly Bagels
    Best Ugly Bagels

    Al Brown's Best Ugly Bagels serves up Montreal style, hand rolled and wood-fired bagels baked fresh...

  • Amano Bakery

    I have this ice-breaker I use with people all the time.

  • Elliott Stables

    Social gatherings are great fun at Elliott Stables'. The Elliott Stables Epicurean Village...

  • The Best BYO Restaurants
    The Best BYO Restaurants

    A BYO dinner is always a good way to go for group gatherings.

  • Ostro
    Ostro Bar and Brasserie

    Situated in the Seafarers Building with a view out over the harbour and Josh Emett at the helm...

  • FISH
    FISH Restaurant

    Waterfront dining at its best, featuring breathtaking harbour views, large outdoor dining area and...

  • Besos Latinos

    The 1st Authentic Latin American Gourmet Restaurant in NZ at Elliott Stables.

  • The Grill by Sean Connolly

    Enjoy simple, uncomplicated food with pasture-fed meat and sustainable seafood from New Zealand’s...

  • Fukuko
    Fukuko

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

  • Fukuko
    The Best Poke Bowls in the Central City

    Make poke a lunchtime favourite with our city centre list.

  • The Culpeper

    This delicious new bar and eatery exudes a relaxed, fun vibe - perfect for its alluring waterfront...

  • The Pavilions
    The Pavilions at Britomart

    The Pavilions house a selection of products, retailers, and eateries catering to various tastes.