After months assessing the country’s ever-evolving dining scene, Cuisine magazine has announced New Zealand’s Top 100 restaurants for its annual Good Food Awards and 20 city centre establishments have made the cut.

The awards recognise and celebrate New Zealand’s very best chefs, restaurateurs and food and drink experiences.

Cuisine magazine enlists more than 40 experts who, over the course of the year, anonymously judge restaurants around the country to determine New Zealand’s top 100 restaurants. 

Here are the city centre restaurants that have made the list of the best of the best in the country.

Amano - 66-68 Tyler Street, Britomart
Baduzzi - 10-26 corner Jellicoe Street & Fishlane, Wynyard Quarter
Cassia - 5 Fort Lane
Culprit. - 12 Wyndham Street
Depot - 86 Federal Street
Euro Bar & Restaurant - Shed 22, Princes Wharf
Federal Delicatessen - 86 Federal Street
Giraffe - 85–87 Custom Street West
Gusto at the Grand - SKYCITY Grand Hotel, 90 Federal Street
Harbourside Ocean Bar Grill - 99 Quay Street
Harbour Society - Corner of Customs East Street and Gore Street
Hello Beasty - 95-97 Customs Street West
Huami - SkyCity 87 Federal Street
Hugo’s Bistro - 67 Shortland Street
MASU by Nic Watt - 90 Federal Street
O’Connell St Bistro - 3 O'Connell Street
Soul Bar & Bistro - Viaduct Harbour
The Grill by Sean Connolly - 90 Federal Street
The Grove - 43 Wyndham Street
White + Wong’s – 149 Quay Street

Last updated: 27 November 2019