Bars and Nightlife

Enjoy a festive drink with friends, family and work mates in the city centre.

The best summer cocktails
The weather is finally looking up and we’re excited for lounging in the sun and catching up with friends. Cocktails, with their fun flavours and...
HI-SO Rooftop Bar
Editor's Pick:HI-SO Rooftop Bar
Found at the top of SO/ Auckland, the HI-SO rooftop bar, has expansive views over the Waitemata Harbour and Rangitoto Island.
Pink Gin Pop Up Party
Editor's Pick:Pink Gin Pop Up Party
This February, head to the La Zeppa rooftop where a wonderland of pink, florals and flowers - and a favourite summer tipple, Pink Gin awaits.
  • Ostro
    Ostro Bar and Brasserie

    Situated in the Seafarers Building, with a view out over the harbour and spectacular dishes, Ostro...

  • Orleans Britomart
    Orleans

    Dinner and a show is the attraction at this Britomart dining establishment where there is live...

  • Fukuko
    Fukuko

    Britomart bar, Fukuko, is a small but perfectly formed addition to Auckland's eating and drinking...

  • Racket

    Racket is an atmospheric late-night haunt notable for its rustic candlelit interior, outdoor...

  • Frida's Margaritas
    Frida's Margaritas

    Try delicious margarita flavours like black plum & cinnamon or lychee & chilli salt. 

  • Mexico Britomart
    Mexico

    Moodily lit with dripping candles, whimsically decorated with off-beat Mexicana, Mexico instantly...

  • 1885 Britomart
    1885 Britomart

    Located in a stunning heritage building, 1885 is a chic destination in Britomart containing all the...

  • Talulah - Tiki Bar
    Talulah

    Escape to a tropical South Pacific paradise with Britomart's Talulah, a modern take on tiki bars.

  • Brew Bar on Quay
    Brew on Quay

    At Brew on Quay you will find great atmosphere, fine food and some of the best ‘brews’ from around...

  • Xuxu
    XuXu Dumpling Bar

    XuXu (pronounced “Su-su”) is one of the city’s small gems, as a cosy table-service bar its...

  • Top Tips for Vector Arena
    Top Tips for Spark Arena gigs

    There's always something happening at Spark Arena with international acts gracing us with ...

  • Caretaker

    Disappear downstairs on Roukai Lane and step back in time with this beautiful cocktail lounge. 

  • HI-SO Rooftop Bar
    HI-SO Rooftop Bar

    Found at the top of SO/ Auckland, the HI-SO rooftop bar, has expansive views over the Waitemata...

  • Ebisu
    Lovebite #48 Kanpai!

    This restaurant serves the most exclusive sake in town. 

  • The Chamberlain - a Social Space
    The Chamberlain

    A great kiwi pub that’s hard to beat when you’re looking for a great place to catch up with your...