This list has been updated: By suburb: An affordable, bright, energetic dining room right near the Civic and the Aotea Centre — this is the ideal corner bolthole for a pre- or post-theatre feed. Their roti canai is made fresh and can be had with a choice of curries, as well as beef murtarbak. Another specialty is tomato kway teow, a dish normally found only in Sarawak — shiok!
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What is it? World-class modern Japanese from an internationally acclaimed chef, minus the intimidating vibe. Why go? Masu suits anyone who loves Japanese flavours but is open to new interpretations on the theme. The black cod, grilled lamb cutlets and crayfish spicy miso tacos fly out the door. A vibrant, modern upscale Lebanese eatery in a fantastic heritage arcade. Gemmayze Street is for anyone who loves sharing dishes packed with bold Middle Eastern flavours. As good for a fun date as it is for group, plates like octopus with pickled green chilli, coriander, pomegranate and squid ink or duck with red cabbage, fig, onion will blow you away.
A ten-course dining experience for those obsessed with good food. There are only 25 seats and there s only one option: Ed and Laura Verner love connecting land, sea, producer and diner for an all-round food lovers dream. Make sure you order a side of their excellent cucumber salad with your pillowy packages of meat or tofu goodness.
Inhaling a dozen pork and fennel dumplings bathed in your perfect mix of black vinegar, soy and chilli is a quintessential cheap and cheerful Auckland experience. Perfect for loud groups of friends, Satya Chai Lounge is for anyone looking for a new format for their favourite Indian flavours. Prepare to become obsessed with the kurryaage chicken Indian spiced Japanese style fried chicken and the legendary dahi puri. An unmarked white door with no obvious signage leads to a rustic fit-out of crate seats and sacks with Indian adornments.
This foray into a less traditional format for Indian food sharing plates of largely finger food rather than curries on rice has been unbelievably popular. A lively all-day eatery, loved for its fantastic oyster bar. Fresh, seasonal New Zealand produce and flavours are elevated with international influences to make shared plates interesting, but proudly unpretentious. Try the lamb ribs with skordalia and cumin paprika oil or the famous hapuka sliders with pickled lemon mayo and watercress.
Locals love the biryani but the curries are also excellent, especially the eggplant with tamarind. Apero is as perfect for an after-work drink and small bites as it is for dinner with friends. Going to Apero is like catching up with those food obsessed friends who also have a great wine cellar at their place. Or charcoal black meringue with poached pear and yuzu ice cream? Now s your chance at Auckland s Azabu. This unique fusion restaurant is sleek and decked out in industrial cool, with vibrant atmosphere and delish cocktails.
Think seasonal bites served yum cha style followed by shared dishes like grilled fennel, tomatoes, whipped goat curd and pearl barley or tuatuas with chorizo XO style sauce and fried vermicelli. The hip loft space is great, with excellent service and a lovely sociable bustle. Perfect for a very special date. If you want the finest Auckland has to offer, book in at Sidart. Its isthmus location means water is never far, be it inner city beaches or wild west coastline. Here are the 11 can t-miss activities in Auckland.
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Antique hand painted decor serving authentic Mexican dishes prepared from natural and fresh ingredients. A fast and friendly service only a minute walk to theatres.
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Odettes Eatery, built around its local produce driven cuisine, with a focus on the changing seasons. The Eatery puts a creative spin on seasonal fare, drawing flavours and inspiration from around the globe. Born in Taiwan, he came to New Zealand at the age of ten, working in kitchens since he was seventeen. Reservations can be made for parties of 6 or more using the booking form below. For lunch and dinner we request that parties of 12 or more participate in our Feast menu.WATCH THE VIDEO ON THEME: Walking after dinner in Auckland New Zealand
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Quality ingredients are wrapped in a tasty honey bun burger. The kids get an an activity page too and there are highchairs for babies. Choose from burgers, wraps, bowls, salads and tacos. There is a kids menu for children 8 years and under. Plus if the kids eat all their veges they get a free Fro-Yo sundae too. Recommended by Auckland for Kids in October Recommended by Auckland for Kids Facebook followers in Sep
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Guests can enjoy classics of Asian cuisine such as sticky pork ribs with lemongrass sauce, and Tom Yum with mushrooms. Patrons can savour Thai delicacies such as caramelised pork belly, crunchy mussels or coconut ice-cream and enjoy a drink of choice. Up to eight guests can enjoy a two-course Thai dinner with dishes like chicken wings and green curry. Up to four patrons can tuck into a selection of dishes, such as salt and pepper calamari, BBQ tofu, beef curry or pad Thai with chicken. Diners can enjoy a hawker-style lunch with options like market fish madras curry, chicken tikka masala, or temple chicken salad. Up to four can savour a main and dessert from an extensive menu showcasing items like rosemary lamb and tiramisu; includes valet parking. Delight in Southeast Asian beef with bean sauce or sweet and sour pork, served with wonton or spring rolls, dim sum, fried rice or noodle.
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The service is no-nonsense and the register cash-only, but we will fight for a table at this small and bustling spot to chow down on their smoky char kway teow, one of the best in Auckland. Expect flat rice noodles with moreish pork lard, fried to crunchy, and bursts of salty flavour.
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Say g day to Jamie, head joybringer at The Lula Inn. We know you love to brunch Auckland, so we ve upped you one and made it bottomless. Join us every weekend to see what all the fuss is about x. Auckland s biggest brunch celebration just got bigger as we clear the tables, make way for a dance floor, throw in a silent boogie room and treat you to bottomless bubbles and brunch grazing tables. Last tickets remain - learn more here. Here at Lula s we ve grown quite fond of that delicious weekend in-betweeny meal — not quite breakfast, not quite lunch - but the perfect excuse to fuel up for the day while still indulging a little or a lot. Brunch has really become our favourite meal s of the day and we ve improved it with bottomless daytime-appropriate mocktails, bubbly and cocktails. Click here to book or see our terms and conditions. Select an establishment below to book now. Last tickets remain!
Sharing the love of great meat, so let your palate relish the tastiest, the juiciest and most tender of steaks to keep all for yourself, or to share. An elegant all-weather bar and bistro with views out across the water that take the hub of Viaduct Harbour. Lava is dramatic destination dining. Celebrate the arrival of the weekend with French Fridays at Sabrage Bar and relish our collection of premium French beverages. We set out to give you the best casual eats in Auckland. The best burgers, chicken, hot dogs, shakes, beers, wine and more. We are proud to serve fresh, simple, delicious Italian food, complemented by a great glass of wine, served in a comfortable, home-like Italian setting where everyone is welcomed as family and friends. Mojo Viaduct Harbour is the perfect place to grab a coffee or lunch on the run, meet friends for breakfast or transact business over lunch. Handmade, nutritious food, from tasty Bocci filled flatbreads to healthy smoothies for breakfast, lunch and dinner. First and foremost we are coffee geeks!
Pick from a delicious chicken caesar, warming clam chowder or a classic plate of fish and chips. View us on Instagram. Settled in the heart of Auckland s city centre on the stylish High Street, Hotel DeBrett has been redefined as a room luxury boutique hotel. Enjoy this incredible hotel right by the beautiful Victoria Park, with excellent access to the city centre s dining, entertainment and business offerings. Fulltext search. Waterfront Lunch Specials 2 June, Add to my favourites. Looking for some tasty lunch deals? You might also be interested in. Your Pre and Post Gig Guide. The Best Japanese Eateries in the City. Delicious Britomart Offers.VIDEO ON THEME: Queen Street, Auckland CBD, New Zealand