Fancy a drink? Metro has released its Best Bars Top 50 list for 2019, and 16 places in the city centre have made it. 

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After a meticulous restoration, the Housebar at the Hotel DeBrett has been transformed to its former glory. Housebar is the perfect place to relax with a classic cocktail, local boutique beer or NZ wine.

Restaurant and bar

Offering a relaxed and ambient vibe, Mezze is warm, inviting and casual. Perfect for drinks before or after a show, they have a delicious range of tapas and food on offer and are conveniently open late.


Fine dining and an opulent setting with views of the cityscape from the Sky Tower, The Sugar Club's divine menu focuses on flavour finesse and texture, with a new cocktail list inspired by our coutnry's unique elements.

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Quietly nestled amongst the hustle and bustle of shoppers on Vulcan Lane, Vultures' Lane is the perfect place to enjoy an after work drink with plenty of quality craft beers on tap.

Poke Bowl

Britomart bar, Fukuko, is a small but perfectly formed addition to Auckland's eating and drinking scene.  With a focus on shochu-based cocktails, the drinks menu is unlike anything you'll find elsewhere. 

Last updated: 16 March 2020