$50 (serves two)
Every Tuesday-Thursday in August 2023

Here’s your excuse for a mid-week catch up with friends, family, flat mates or your nearest and dearest this Restaurant Month in the heart of the city! 

It’s a choice of a creative cocktail or a classic aperitif with a matched and very tasty bite or two to share – all for a socially acceptable price tag. We’ve pulled together a medley of some of the city’s best spots to get you inspired and planning your date nights so you and your friends can sip and savour your way around the city. 


Available Tuesday to Thursday, between 5pm – 7pm*. Two drinks (from a choice of creative cocktail or classic aperitif) and a sharing plate for two people. $50 for two people ($25pp!). 

TERMS & CONDITIONS: Social Hour takes place Tue-Thu in August from 5pm to 7pm. Strictly R18. Host responsibility limits apply. Please note individual establishments’ opening hours. We recommend checking ahead as establishments’ may have reduced operating hours due to unforeseen circumstances.

Social Hour presented by Grey Goose Vodka.
Cocktails made with Grey Goose, Bombay Sapphire, Bacardi and Patron. 

Social Hour Restaurant Month 2023

Share your Social Hour experiences on Instagram and be in to win one of 10x $100 vouchers to use in the heart of the city!

Excited to try all the incredible Social Hour offers this Restaurant Month? Make sure you're sharing your experiences over Instagram, to go in the draw to win big! We have 10x $100 vouchers to be won to use at a city centre venue of your choice, PLUS two bonus prizes of a Grey Goose x Citta blanket worth $239 each! 

Here's how to enter: 

  • Make sure you're following @heartofaklcity on Instagram 
  • Post your Social Hour experience on your Instagram, including the hashtag #RestaurantMonthAKL and tagging @heartofaklcity 

It's that easy, and you're in the draw! We'll draw 5x winners every fortnight during August via our Instagram stories - keep your eyes peeled! 


Participating venues - click through for full details

Restaurant Month 2023 is proudly supported by Auckland Council and the city centre targeted rate.

Enjoy two hours of free parking or $5 evening and weekend rates. Find out more. Ride on public transport from as little as $2 each way. Find out more.
Last updated: 15 June 2021