Auckland city centre is a city centre built for enjoying the water's edge, and with Christmas on the horizon, our unique waterfront dining offering makes for the perfect setting to meet friends and family for a festive catch up. Take in spectacular views and wine and dine in some of the best restaurants Auckland has to offer - check them out below. 

For something new...

For casual tapas and great sharing plates... 

For fine dining... 

Baduzzi's outdoor seating area

This Italian restaurant puts a relaxed spin on dining and is the latest collaboration between Michael Dearth, owner of The Grove, and chef Ben Bayly. 

People cheersing drinks

Botswana Butchery, located in the historic Ferry Building on Quay Street, combines premium produce, wine and local ingredients from the Auckland region with the best of what Central Otago can offer.

For relaxed, ambient vibes 

For uninterrupted sea views 

Interior of eatery

Offering up spectacular views of the harbour and delicious eats, this bar and eatery is light and bright, with a welcoming atmosphere that makes it too easy to wile away a weekend afternoon.

Coops Corner Pub

Rock up to Coops for a slick, no-nonsense but also full of nonsense pub that you’ll be chuffed to call your local. Expect fresh, top-notch brews and bloody good tucker that nobody can complain about, not even Gary. Bloody Gary....

Last updated: 26 December 2019