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, home to a series of permanent collections as well as...
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.
  • Auckland's Civic Theatre
    The Civic

    The Civic is an Auckland landmark and is one of the few remaining atmospheric theatres in the world...

  • Bellota
    Bellota by Peter Gordon

    If you love Spanish tapas then head down to Bellota - conceived by chef Peter Gordon, this is one...

  • Mexico Britomart
    Mexico

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

  • Sabrage

    Sabrage, Sofitel’s elegant champagne and wine bar, open from 3pm until late, serves the finest...

  • Decjuba

    Decjuba offers women modern clothing with edge. 

  • Ortolana

    The beautiful Ortolana is established on the new garden-to-table bistro concept run by the talented...

  • Sardine

    For delicious bespoke cocktails, craft beer and stunning waterfront views head to Sardine. 

  • Coley & Punch
    Coley & Punch

    Whiskey and cocktails by the water.

  • The Facialist

    Ashleigh Scott Facialist creates bespoke facial treatments uniquely designed for your individual...

  • Odettes Eatery
    Odettes Eatery

    Odettes brings a slice of Eastern Mediterranean chic to City Works Depot with well-seasoned...

  • Milse sophisticated sweet treats
    Milse

    Touted as a ‘sugar temple’ laden with sophisticated sweet treats and seasonal, local desserts,...

  • Ostro
    Ostro Bar and Brasserie

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

  • Orleans Britomart
    Orleans

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

  • 1885 Britomart
    1885 Britomart

    Located in a stunning heritage building, 1885 is a chic destination in Britomart containing all the...

  • Cornerbar - Hotel DeBrett
    Cornerbar - Hotel DeBrett

    Cornerbar is a celebration of boutique NZ. Unwind in the eclectic space and let their friendly...