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Wynyard Pavillon
wynyard pavilion
wynyard pavilion
wynyard pavilion

Wynyard Pavilion

Your new local on Wynyard Quarter
Opening hours
Currently open!
Monday: 8:00 am-10:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am-10:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am-11:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am-11:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am-Late
Saturday: 8:00 am-Late
Sunday: Closed

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Formerly known as Jack Tar, Wynyard Pavilion, a new contemporary bar and restaurant has just opened on North Wharf, Wynyard Quarter.

The all-day, coffee until cocktails venue is perched beautifully adjacent to the water's edge. You can’t actually get closer to the water unless you're on it. No wonder Emirates Team New Zealand are calling Wynyard Pavilion their local in the lead up to the 36th America's Cup.

Formerly known as Jack Tar, the site's redevelopment is managed by the previous owners of Grey Lynn’s Pocket Bar, Helen and Damien McDowell who promise to give Wynyard Quarter a much-needed neighbourhood-feel, starting with service.

Wynyard Pavilion continues this neighbourly vibe with a host of localised events for the whole family, from Wynyard Wednesday’s with live music and drink specials to Friday sunset sessions with Auckland’s best DJs and Kid Sundays; where the little ones can enjoy $1 scoop ice cream on the waterfront.

Alongside regular events, every Saturday from 8 to 12 pm, Wynyard Pavilion garden bar turns into a fresh produce market in collaboration with Salty River Farms. The market will sell freshly baked bread, organic milk, free-range eggs, honey, Havana coffee and locally grown produce.

With 11 speciality beers on tap, including three exclusive pours out of the Little Creatures Hobsonville Brewery, Wynyard Pavilion’s drink list is set to be as impressive as the food. Expect inspired cocktails from Frozen Negroni’s, to a delightful plum, honey, thyme ‘Summer Spritz.’

For the food, Head Chef Will Hobby, of Pravda origin will serve up soon-to-be-famous dishes of beef carpaccio, seared yellowfin tuna tacos, Cloudy Bay clam linguine and Pavilion Fried Chicken.

Built in the 1930s, the heritage site is masterfully restored by award-winning designers Ctrl-Space. Its light timber interior, natural light and nautical accents work together in unison to create a bright, spacious, modern take on the traditional yacht club.

Wynyard Pavilion has the added bonus of allowing reservations for large groups.

Choose from idyllic waterfront dining, seated garden to catch the last of the afternoon sun, casual bistro, or main bar to take in any big sports events.

If you weren't sold already, in anticipation of Wynyard Pavilion’s popularity, the smart bar and restaurant have an off-licence, so punters/diners alike can order a bottle of fizz and dozen oysters to go.

Wynyard Pavilion
$55 Three Course Lunch or Dinner
Potato & Leek Croquettes, cheddar and dijonaise (VG)
Salt & Pepper Squid, capsicum puree, coriander and lemon (GF)
Whole market fish, green beans, almonds and brown butter (GF)
Housemade gnocchi, cauliflower, cavolo nero, winter squash, roasted almonds and ricotta (VG)
The pav pavola, vanilla mascarpone, gingerbread ice cream and winter fruits (GF)
Espresso martini, dark cacao infused vodka, coffee liqueur, Havana espresso and salted caramel
Drink match recommendation
Lychee colada, lychee infused rum, fresh pineapple juice, toasted coconut syrup and lime - $18/glass

Bring a bike for free on most ferries and trains and enjoy a waterfront experience. 

Come into the city centre on public transport for as little as $2 each way. Find out more

Last updated: 02 July 2021

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