Things to do in Auckland

From restaurants and bars, to shopping and international events, we are spoilt for choice with things to do in Auckland’s central city.

Silo Park in Wynyard Quarter
Editor's Pick:Silo Park
Silo Park in Wynyard Quarter has a great playground to take the kids, or just wander the waterfront and enjoy being...
Art Art Gallery
Editor's Pick:Auckland Art Gallery
History, heritage and culture are brought to life at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. NZ’s largest visual arts experience and is home to a series...
Britomart
Editor's Pick:Britomart
For the hungry, the thirsty or the restless, Britomart is alive with eating and drinking options at any hour of the day.
  • Ostro Date Night, Sundays
    Dinner and a Movie Date Night

    Ostro are making Sunday nights their designated Date Nights.

  • Depot

    Depot is a fast paced eatery and oyster bar by award winning NZ chef Al Brown. The focus is on...

  • Criminal Grinds
    Criminal Grinds

    Criminal Grinds is a new nook on Wakefield Street. 

  • Lunch, Auckland City, Asian
    Our Picks - Asian Eats

    We're putting the spotlight on the fresh, spicy and punchy flavours of the East with this list of...

  • Meet Storm & India

    Our favourite tea sisters Storm & India talk about their favourite spots in the central city. 

  • Bonz Cajun
    Bonz Cajun Kitchen - Elliott Stables

    Bonz Cajun Kitchen at Elliott Stables serves up non-pretentious food with cuisine from the heart of...

  • BYO Auckland City Centre
    BYO Restaurants

    When the next occasion calls for a BYO dinner look no further than this list of must try...

  • Mexico Britomart
    Mexico

    Moodily lit with dripping candles, whimsically decorated with off-beat Mexicana, Mexico instantly...

  • Our Top 5 Bars

    Looking for somewhere to go before or after a show? Sammy Salsa's got you covered. 

  • Elliott Stables

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

  • RJB Design
    RJB Design

    RJB Design prides itself on the simple philosophy - "Suits made by individuals, for individuals".

  • Orleans Britomart
    Orleans

    Dinner and a show is the attraction at this Britomart dining establishment where there is live jazz...

  • Ostro
    Ostro Bar and Brasserie

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

  • Cotton On Queen St
    Cotton On Queen Street

    Cotton On Queen Street is massive with something trendy and fresh for everyone. 

  • Hannahs

    Hannahs are all about family. For over 140 years we have provided New Zealand families with quality...