Auckland has a selection of donut places across the city offering everything from your simple glazed creations to the super fancy Berliners and crème filled donuts. But we asked ourselves, where can you get a selection of best donuts Auckland has to offer? We put together a list of donut places near you in the heart of the city to help -  we dare you to read on without your mouth watering! 

Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme | Chancery Square

If you haven't tried Krispy Kreme's world famous donuts you are missing out! Their beautiful concept store can be found in the city centre's Chancery Square and is often met with lines when new release or limited edition donuts hit the cabinets. We love their Original Glazed® creations as well as a selection of other flavours like their Kookies n’ Kreme filled with smooth cream mixed with crushed cookies, topped with white icing, crushed cookies and white icing drizzle - yum! 

Head to Krispy Kreme on Friday June 2 for a free glazed donut! For International Donut Day, Krispy Kreme are giving away 10,000 glazed donuts - get in quick!


DOE Donuts

DOE Donuts | Commercial Bay

Using only the highest quality, locally sourced ingredients, DOE Donuts whip up seriously delicious donuts. Their sweet, fluffy delights are topped and stuffed full of delectable flavours, ranging from tiramisu, cinnamon sugar and vanilla glaze through experimental specials including the likes of carrot cake, strawberry milkshake and bubble tea! 

Sneaky Snacky donuts

Sneaky Snacky Donuts | High Street

Deliciously naughty, Sneaky Snacky Donut's wonderful creations are the epitome of indulgence.

Nestled on High Street, this donut haven is brimming with an array with mouth-watering delights. Their selection includes beloved classics like PB&J, tiramisu, Biscoff and Oreo, alongside unique flavours such as dark chocolate & early grey and even cheese and hot chicken! 

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Amano Bakery | Tyler Street 

Amano Bakery celebrates the best of baking traditions from throughout the world and showcases these cultures through an evolving menu. Whether you have a sweet or savoury tooth there is something for everyone but for those looking for a sugary pick-me-up, we recommend you check out their selection today. Think creme brulee with vanilla bean custard and burnt sugar or rhubarb and vanilla - need we say more?! 


DELI di BOSSI | Commerce Street

DELI di BOSSI is one of the new kids on the block in the city centre, and they are absolutely killing it with their range of delicious deli treats. Everything is super tasty, but seeing as we are on the topic of donuts, we better let you know about their Zeppole. These Italian style donuts are incredibly more-ish and an absolute must-try!

Tart Bakery

Tart Bakery | Harbour Eats, Commercial Bay 

Make sure you check out this Commercial Bay establishment for a tasty treat. A 100% plant-based and New Zealand owned vegan bakery, the offering is perfect for plant-based foodies, full of delicious cabinet food including their vegan donuts. The menu offering changes often but we currently can't look past their salted caramel coconut cream and chocolate praline flavours.

Bluebells Cakery

Bluebells Cakery | Commercial Bay  

While known for their famous cakes and cupcakes, Bluebells, to no surprise, are also extremely good at donuts. Their cream donuts are not to be missed! Available Friday through Sunday.

Daily Bread

Daily Bread | Britomart 

A cult favourite bakery amongst Aucklanders, you can count on Daily Bread for, you guessed it - the best homemade breads in town plus pastries and other delicious deli items made daily. Check out their gently-fried, sugar-dusted, cream-filled donuts for a naughty treat.

Last updated: 02 June 2023