An underground dining parlour, a building named after a coffee company and secret fries – find out some not-so-well-known facts about your favourite Britomart shops, eateries and sights.

AS Colour – these guys offer a killer deal on multiple products
Huffer – the iconic streetwear brand are celebrating 20 years this year
Macpac – this is the country’s largest offering of Macpac outdoor essentials
Xuxu Dumpling Bar – their wine list changes fortnightly
Cafe Hanoi – has an incredible, hidden private dining room
Shaky Isles – every bean is ethically sourced
Better Burger – ask for the secret fries… trust us!
1885 – a bar named for the year the building was built
Britomart Country Club – the largest courtyard bar in New Zealand
MADE – the most amazing, but limited, selection of vintage Louis Vuitton handbags
E. von Dadelzen – known for his menswear but also offering luxe womenswear
Service Denim/store – a store with a not-so-secret obsession with motorcycle culture and that perfect-vintage-denim look
RJB Design – if we told you whose suits they make, you’d be amazed
Marmot– founded in Colorado in the 70s, meaning you can trust them when it comes to your outdoor pursuits
Little Bird Unbakery – known for their raw food dishes but they do a great juice cleanse programme too
Masonic House – originally a four-storey warehouse, built in 1885 for a tea, coffee, spice and grocery merchant
Levy Building – during the Second World War it was used as a safe social venue for young servicewomen, whom it was feared might otherwise frequent hotel bars!
Excelsior House – named after a coffee brand
Britomart Project Space – a unique, hole-in-the-wall gallery with a constantly changing line up of exhibitions

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