A BYO dinner is always a good way to go for group gatherings. The food is tasty and affordable, the atmosphere is lively, and what's best is that you can bring your own choice of wine. Below is a list of city centre restaurants offering BYO.

Odettes | City Works Depot, 90 Wellesley Street
Every first Thursday of the month, it's BYO time at Odettes. Bring in your favourite drop to pair with their outstanding menu featuring Mediterranean, Levantine & African spices.

Taste of China | 5B Lorne Street
This Lorne Street restaurant serves up delicious traditional Chinese cuisine along with juices and herbal teas. BYO is available daily, with no corkage fee.

Faro | 5 Lorne Street
Nothing beats Korean BBQ... except maybe Korean BBQ with BYO! Corkage at Faro is $13.5 per bottle and their BYO option is available every night.

BBQ Duck Cafe | 115 Queen Street
A city centre gem! BYO wine is available everyday at $11 per bottle.

Cafe Midnight Express | 59 Victoria Street West
Auckland’s Finest Turkish Restaurant & Cafe! BYO wine is available Tuesday-Sunday for $10 per bottle.

Ye Nal Bab Sang (Bamboo House) | 9 Commerce Street
Bamboo House is known for their delicious traditional Korean food, and their generous portions allow for family-style meals. They offer BYO for $5 per glass.

Dragon Boat Restaurant | 7 Elliott Street
Indulge in the authentic flavors of Peking and Cantonese cuisine at this esteemed Cantonese restaurant nestled within the Atrium on Elliott. BYO is available here with an $8 corkage fee.

Chamate | 17 Swanson Street
From a selection of delicious dim sums and hand-pulled noodle dishes to mouthwatering seafood and creative desserts, Chamate offers something for every discerning foodie. BYO is available 7 days a week with corkage at $15 per bottle of wine and $3 per bottle of beer.

Hugo's Bistro | 67 Shortland Street
Book in at Hugo's on the last Tuesday of each month for Cellar Club! BYO bottles of wine, and they'll do the cooking. $15 corkage per person.

Taste Of China
Odettes Eatery - BYO
Last updated: 29 May 2024