Looking for somewhere to celebrate a special occasion or take a loved one on a fancy date? Why not go for a fine dining experience in the heart of Auckland City. With a wide range of fine dining restaurants serving exquisite cuisine, delicious drinks and offering first-class service, there is no better way to spend an evening with someone special. 

The Grove | 33 St. Patrick Square, Wyndham Street

Take your date out for a fine dining experience at The Grove Restaurant. Serving contemporary New Zealand food with an added French twist, the award-winning restaurant offers 4 or 7-course degustation menus in a relaxing intimate space. This luxurious experience will definitely leave an impression on your date.

Cassia | 90 Federal Street

Experience contemporary Indian dining at Cassia, by famous chef Sid Sahrawat. The award-winning restaurant serves modern Indian cuisine in a warm and intimate space. Enjoy classic combinations of flavour and spice that have been recreated with local New Zealand ingredients. Order from their drinks list and try one of their delicious cocktails created by mastermind Prateek Arora, they are not to be missed.

Soul Bar and Bistro |16-18 Corner of Lower Hobson and Custom Streets

Interior of Soul Bar

Show your date how special they are by taking them out for dinner at Soul Bar and Bistro. Enjoy the spectacular views of the sunset over the vibrant Viaduct Harbour as you eat Soul’s irresistible food and handcrafted cocktails, making Soul the perfect place for a romantic dinner for two.

Huami | 87 Federal Street

Interior of Huami

Tucked away behind a big red door on Federal street is Huami Chinese restaurant. Their exquisite menu boasts traditional Chinese food with a contemporary influence and showcases dishes from regional provinces across China. Taste the bold and fresh flavours within the signature meals such as the hand crafted dim sum, wood-fired Peking duck, crayfish and braised NZ abalone.

The Sugar Club | Sky Tower, Level 53, Federal Street 

The Sugar Club

The Sugar Club is the perfect place to take a date. Enjoy their fusion cuisine full of texture and deliciousness, 53 floors above Auckland city. With stunning uninterrupted views, a chic atmosphere, tasty food full of flavour and creative cocktails, you have everything you need for the date of your dreams.

Last updated: 16 October 2023