Looking for delicious food and lively bars? Look no further than Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour, with a range of cuisines. Teleport to Italy, Japan or Mexico through vibrant flavour profiles and intimate dining settings. Head to the Caretaker for specialty cocktails designed especially for you. Or better yet, walk out of your room and right into Latitude 36 for a flavour sensation. Check out our top picks for the best food in Auckland.

Latitude 36

Latitude 36 restaurant, cafe and bar offers a modern and light filled ambiance to enhance your dining experience. Latitude 36 offers a unique array of modern cuisine designed to satisfy even the most selective palate.

Start the day with a sumptuous full buffet breakfast at the Latitude 36 cafe and restaurant and finish your day at the intimate Latitude 36 Bar. Here you can quench your thirst with a dazzling array of cocktails, New Zealand wines and beers. After a long day, you can even relax and recharge your batteries over-looking to sights and sounds of Queen Street.

Viaduct Harbour

Viaduct Harbour is home to Auckland’s premier restaurants and bars. Looking out onto Auckland Harbour makes it too easy to pass the time. With a fantastic range of restaurants and bars, Auckland’s night life has never been better. Enjoy fine dining at New Zealand’s premier restaurants then explore the intricate ice sculptures at Freddy’s Ice House or enjoy cocktails by the fire within the hidden chamber of Snapdragon.

The Quad Restaurant

Wander through the serene passageway and discover one of Auckland’s best kept secrets – The Quad Restaurant. Immaculately designed to exude all the charm and flavour of the Quadrant Hotel, in more ways than one, makes The Quad Restaurant the ideal dining destination. With proven exceptional service and high culinary standards, The Quad Restaurant is quickly becoming one of Auckland’s foremost restaurants.

 Wynyard Quarter

Auckland’s newest precinct, designed for 2011 Rugby World Cup has quickly grown into one of Auckland’s iconic locations. The fantastic range of restaurants and bars on offer keeps people coming back for more! This idyllic location brings people from all over the world to sit back, enjoy the fine cuisine and watch the super yachts pass by.

High Street

High Street is not only the scene for fine shopping, but also fine dining. Fantastic variety of restaurants on offer, from local to Thai, to burgers, such a wide range will keep even the fussiest diners happy! A must experience – Number 1 High Street, a modern 1920’s themed bar with a modern twist, is a popular amongst visitors and the locals alike. Rakino’s and Honey are also nearby, providing more of a relaxed, low key option to your night. Fantastic range of bars and restaurants on High Street.

Mid City

Elliott Stables offers a unique take on modern cuisine. With a varied range of dining options to  choose from, set alongside cobbled stone lanes creates a fitting ‘worldly’ dining experience.  Shoot some pool over a casual drink at one of the conveniently located bars in Mid City.

Central CBD

From the distinctive menu and spectacular views of Orbit  Revolving Restaurant, to more budget friendly options of  “fast food with a twist”, there is a fantastic cluster of restaurants  around the Sky Tower. If you are feeling a bit peckish try Bellotas, Auckland’s premier Spanish tapas bar, enjoy a fine selection of  wines and cocktails over appetizing tapas.


Karangahape Road is home to some of Auckland’s most eccentric boutique retailers, restaurants and bars. For something a little less ordinary, visit K’Road – as the locals like to call it, and take  your taste buds on a wild ride. A wide selection of cafe’s and restaurants line the street, take the plunge and try some of Auckland’s quirkiest dishes!