Whether grabbing a cold one with a mate, sipping cocktails with the girls or squeezing in team time with the office crowd (call it a meeting – there’s a table), the whole experience has been designed with sociability at its core.
This casual diner and takeaway serves fresh, seasonal meals to eat-in or go, with an in-house artisan bakery producing bread and pastries.
Eat My Lunch
Eat My Lunch’s very first ‘grab and go’ store is the perfect place to pick up take-out sandwiches, salads, bircher muesli and more, with the added bonus that for every $14 you spend in-store, they give a lunch to a Kiwi kid who would otherwise go without.
Xuxu Dumpling Bar
Sister bar to acclaimed Vietnamese restaurant Cafe Hanoi, Xuxu Dumpling Bar is the perfect place to begin or end your night – or settle in for the evening.
From artisan bakers handcrafting pastries in the morning, through to oysters and gelato at night, Amano is an unbeatable source of local flavours.
One of Britomart's best-kept secrets. With stunning views of the city, a huge open balcony and always something on – day or night – The Deck has become Auckland’s foremost entertainment venue.
With a style of ‘neighbourhood casual dining’ all its own, Ortolana is a chic little bistro concentrating on garden-to-table dining in a very verdant setting at The Pavilions.
This American-style burger bar in Britomart boasts a brief but brilliant menu of cheap as chips burgers, fries, shakes, and sodas, made with organic, locally-sourced ingredients.
Dishing up the fresh, lively flavours of Vietnamese cooking, Cafe Hanoi offers an exceptional dining experience in a beautiful contemporary space.
Not being touted as the place to go for a quiet drink, SEVEN is one of the newest and noisiest incarnation of the iconic Seafarers rooftop – and this time it’s open to everyone.
Tommy’s Champagne Parlour
Home to over 10 champagnes by the flute and more than 30 varietals of champagne, Tommy’s is New Zealand’s only premiere lounge catering to champagne and cocktail lovers alike.
If you’ve never done paper umbrellas, fake palm trees and pina coladas then you basically haven’t lived, but you needn’t fear – Britomart’s newest bar, Talulah, is here to save you from humdrum oblivion.
A dedicated dessert restaurant serving exquisite cakes, pastries and decadent degustation menus, Milse is mecca for dessert devotees.
Drenched in bright colour and spiked with bold imagery, this joint has a fast-paced atmosphere reminiscent of the streets of its namesake nation.
La Petite Fourchette
Inspired by the authentic French “Boulangerie-Pâtisserie’ that you find in any town in France, La Petite Fourchette brings a little touch of France right to the heart of Auckland City.
A New York style cocktail bar inspired by the golden era of bar tending. Reviving forgotten classics with a focus on thoughtful service, fresh fruit, fine spirits and hand cut ice.
In the spririt of decadence and luxury, Miann Britomart takes the concept of sweet treats to a new level.
White’s & Co
The self-styled ‘merchants of freezery’ dish up decadent dairy from a stylish little servery in the Atrium.
This stunning bar is like nothing else in the city. With its superb fit-out and multiple distinct spaces, 1885 has all the ingredients for a serious night out.
The Chamberlain offers a large selection of local craft beers on tap and a delicious, easy menu centred around barbecued meat.
Espresso Workshop Britomart
Totally serious about quality coffee and service, Espresso Workshop’s mission is ‘fantastic flavour in every cup’ – and they’re always happy to share the love.
Like a small slice of Havana in the heart of Auckland City, Racket has a laid-back Cuban vibe, an impressive drinks list and a real nineteenth-century humidor.
This captivating brasserie and bar boasts a menu by Josh Emett, sweeping sea and city views and an interior celebrating the seafarers building's colourful past.
The name means ‘lucky child’, but the delicious drinks and dishes on offer at this über-cool Japanese bar makes us Britomart bar-goers the fortunate ones.
This stylish contemporary sushi bar offers fresh, innovative sushi and hot Japanese dishes, prepared while you wait.
Named for the God of daily food and fishermen, Ebisu brings together the best of traditional Japanese and modern international dining.
Shaky Isles Coffee Co.
They may claim fondness for a bit of ‘mammal-straddling malarkey’, but when it comes to great food and coffee, the team at Shaky Isles are deadly serious.
Hidden down Roukai Lane, AV Club is Auckland's home to electronic music.
Delivering on its mission of ‘fresh, healthy food – fast!’, Pita Pit takes takeaways into a virtuous new dimension.
Brew On Quay
With a dizzying selection of craft beers, a stunning fitout and a secret rooftop bar, this is an establishment dedicated to the celebration of beer in all its finest forms.
A dynamic and refreshing concept that allows you to build your own bowl of life-changing goodness!