From breads to flowers, organic produce, baking goods and more, the city centre has got you sorted for all your staple items. Avoid the supermarket rush and find some of the best local and international goods the city has to offer, with this selection of local businesses to brighten up your home and pantry.
For specialty bread
Daily Bread | 33 Federal Street & 30 Custom Street East
For a fresh loaf of bread to accompany tonight's dinner or a pastry on the go, Daily Bread should be your daily. Famous for their range of sourdough, but beloved for their mouth watering doughnuts, there’s plenty to satisfy your tastebuds. If you are too busy to pop in store, they offer convenient delivery options Auckland wide.
Amano bakery | 66-68 Tyler Street
Authentic and artisanal baking, Amano Bakery celebrates the best of European baking traditions. Sourdoughs, ciabattas and miche loaves sit alongside mouth-watering French Viennoiserie including croissants, tarts, slices and large seasonal cakes that will satisfy your sweet cravings.
For wine and beer, and other specialty drops
With an unrivalled range of local and international wines and spirits, you’re sure to find the perfect tipple at Cahn's Wines & Spirits. If you can’t make up your mind, select a subscription service to have a new bottle delivered to your door every month. Choose from a variety of gin, whiskey, or wine packs to help your tastebuds travel the world.
Organic baking supplies
Scarecrow | 33 Victoria St E
Combining a cafe and eatery, with an organic grocer and florist, Scarecrow is set to become your new one stop shop. Set among vintage European decor with a community feel, you’ll find their famous meat pies, local deli items, spreads, and even homewares. If you are in the need for flowers, They will happily cater their bouquets to the occasion, or even tone, you desire.
For speciality chocolates
Bohemein Fresh Chocolates | 12 O’Connell St
Don't miss out on visiting Bohemein Fresh Chocolates for a fantastic range of boutique, handmade chocolates. All made with fresh local ingredients, and with a variety of flavours and gift boxes to choose from too.
Snickel Lane Florist | Shop 12 Snickel Lane
Snickel Lane Florist is a must stop for high quality flowers and excellent service. Pre-made bouquets of stunning seasonal blooms mean you can grab a last minute bouquet to adorn your table setting this Christmas time. They also stock a range of gorgeous stoneware planters and houseplants too - perfect for that plant-loving friend or family member.
Roma Blooms | 93 Albert Street
Roma Blooms have been an Albert Street staple for more than 25 years and have grown into one of the largest suppliers of flowers in the city. With expertise in catering for all events here you will find the right gift, whatever the occasion. Not only do they deliver beautiful bouquets daily, but you can also get houseplants, fruit baskets, and even chocolate to accompany any purchase.
For organic, local produce and artisan goods
Britomart Saturday Market | Takutai Square
If you don’t have the time during the week to pop out for your staples, the city centre has you covered over the weekend too. The return of the Britomart Farmers Market every Saturday means you can get fresh produce to last you the week alongside a tasty range of food stalls and local goods. With more store-holders being added every month get everything from your morning coffee, to vegan pastries, flowers, and handmade crafts.
City Centre Produce Market | Freyberg Place and Ellen Melville Centre
Every Saturday from 8.30am to 12.30pm, head to Freyberg place to get all sort of vegetables, sumptuous fruits, breads and more. And when you're done shopping, feel free to linger in the community centre's "urban lounge".
Wynyard Quarter Sunday Market | 22-32 Jellicoe Street
If Sunday serves you better for your market trip, pop over to Wynyard Quarter for their Sunday Market. Hosted out of Auckland Fish Market, you’ll find over 30 local stalls ranging from food and produce, to homewares, textiles, handcrafted jewellery and more, all on Auckland’s beautiful waterfront.