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Drinks & nightlife in Auckland

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“Dine at Depot, underneath Auckland's iconic landmark the Sky Tower. Depot is casual but upmarket dining from NZ celebrity chef, Al Brown. You can also combine this with a trip to the top of the Sky Tower for stunning views. ”
59 locals recommend
Bistro
“Coco's is an institution on K'rd. One of the oldest restaurant with hearty italian food and decent wine list.”
47 locals recommend
Bar
“A whisky lover’s paradise, The Jefferson is Auckland’s only dedicated whisky bar—plus their sticky ribs are epic! ”
7 locals recommend
Brewery
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“There’s a free bowling alley , great area for both night life and during the day, has also a view of Haparand a yacht I am usually on.”
18 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Again, going with the classics here... the ones that have stood the test of time. Always reliable. It's not for everyone, some people like a bit more grit but SPQR is a favourite.... you'll understand why as soon as you enter, it's a bit fancy but in an Auckland way... put your Gucci sneakers on ladies and put the Clicquot on ice and keep it coming”
41 locals recommend
Bar
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“They make great cocktails and they also do tasty tea pot cocktails to share for someone with a tighter budget.”
39 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great food and fantastic harbour views. Casual yet classy. The Sunday roast is a winner! They also have a bar and outside balcony for summer evening drinks.”
35 locals recommend
Winery
“Winery with tasting available as well as great food and views back towards Auckland.”
30 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Large garden bar, great for the sunny days. Big screen for sporting events. Nice casual dining.”
27 locals recommend
Comedy Club
“A really eye opening experience with lots of local and overseas stand up comedians. Good to go with a group. ”
9 locals recommend
Vineyard
“Stonyridge Vineyard is the ongoing dream of owner Stephen White. In 1981 Stephen returned to New Zealand after sailing a Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race, skippering yachts in the Mediterranean and Caribbean, and working at wineries in France, California and Italy. It was during this 3-year adventure that Stephen came to love the culture and lifestyle of the Mediterranean and the great red wines of France, Tuscany and California.”
18 locals recommend
Bar
“Great setting with backyard dinning overlooking Browns Bay Beach. They serve a selection of out of the ordinary beers. Good lunch special and live music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night. Their website is: www.deepcreekbrewbar.co.nz.”
27 locals recommend
Café
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“Great quirky place off the beaten track which is popular with locals. Excellent food with decent helpings and well presented. The coffee is nice and strong too. My friend loves the nutty smoothies.”
14 locals recommend
Pub
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“Galbraith's Alehouse has been around since the early 90s and is the pioneer of NZ craft brewing. Lots of on-premises variety on tap, with several rotating guest beers rounding off the selection. Oh, and the food is good too.”
24 locals recommend
Night Club
“Get ready for the real VIP lifestyle you have only heard of. It all begins at Face Club, right at the epicenter of Chancery. ”
6 locals recommend
Bar
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“My favourite budget eatery - everything is DELICIOUS, cheap, m cheerful and super fun! Kids love it too!”
28 locals recommend