Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly
Roses Dining Room
Roses Dining Room may seem a little unconventional, but they’ve certainly got the recipe right.
Forest may be one of Auckland’s only semi-formal vegetarian restaurants, but owner and chef Plabita Florence hopes it is so much more than that.
Anyone who appreciates the genius behind Auckland’s Pici - an intimate space with a limited offering, is going to love Ooh Fa: the same owners, the same philosophy and...
Very few big city eateries pull the masses all hours of the day, seven days a week, but at much loved Amano, this is simply the reality.
Sen Vietnamese Kitchen & Bar
SEN, meaning lotus flower, is an authentic Vietnamese kitchen and bar that has long been a mainstay in Mount Eden.
Located on the waterfront in the city centre, Ebisu also lies at the heart of Japanese cuisine in Auckland.
Kepa Road Café
Kepa Road Café is the younger, cooler sibling to Remuera’s popular Browns Eatery and Store.
Browns Eatery and Store
Nestled amongst a row of busy shops along Remuera Road lies Browns Eatery and Store. It’s a deceptively big, welcoming space, offering something of a European vibe.
Tucked away on Queen Street (in the middle of Auckland’s arts precinct) lies Tanuki’s Cave: a not-so-secret, gem of a yakitori bar.
We all know that Karangahape Road is a melting pot of global cuisines, but until recently Latin-influenced options were notably lacking from the scene.
Williams Eatery is one of the stalwart eateries of the centrally located Wynyard Quarter in Auckland.
Built on the concept of being an embassy for all things food, Auckland’s Homeland is about appreciating local, sustainable produce, creating a sense of community and...
Daily Bread Ponsonby
It’s hard to think of sourdough or hot cross buns in Auckland without conjuring up an image of Daily Bread and its iconic croissant logo.
Tianze Dumpling House
Thanks to its suburban Sandringham location, Tianze Dumpling House may feel like something of a secret.
Duck Island Ponsonby Road
Duck Island has been crafting small-batch ice cream in the Waikato since 2015.
Fans of one of Auckland’s finest restaurants, Cassia, breathed a sigh of relief when the much loved contemporary Indian restaurant reopened within the SkyCity precinct.
Tucked away on Karangahape Road is Bar Magda.
KOL (pronounced ‘coal’ and inspired by the same word) is all about fire, food and cocktails. Cue: vibrant colours, bold flavours and interesting concepts and dishes.
Annabel's Wine Bar
Sitting pretty along the main strip, a trip to Annabel’s is mandatory when hanging around Ponsonby.
For guaranteed good times, Candela is our venue of choice.
Pasta fiends unite; you simply can’t miss a meal at Auckland institution, Pici.
Tastebuds at the ready, the Korean cuisine legends behind OCKHEE have opened up their new venture on Kitchener Street; Swings.
Pad Thai and fries? Bao bun and a cocktail? Whether you’re out for a flat dinner or looking for a place to hide behind your dark sunglasses on a Sunday lunch, Kiss Kiss has all the Thai treats you need.
Bird on a Wire
The guys at Bird on a Wire crisp up some of the best beer battered chips around. An easy companion to one of their Dirty Bird burgers.
A fine establishment which handles the concocting of craft beer like Picasso handled a brush.
An authentic Italian pizzeria with the freshest ingredients – right down to the mozzarella which strings its way throughout the melting pot of flavours each topping provides.
Al Brown’s Depot has the foot traffic to keep their tables stocked, but not the clamor of the main drag so you can actually hear yourself think.
This place is off the chain good.
Little Bird Kitchen
100 percent plant based 100 percent whole foods 100 percent of the time.
There are a tonne of fresh and hip eateries and cafés hidden within, that tantalise with their extensive menus.
The Lucky Taco
The Lucky Taco have created a truly unique eating experience for New Zealanders.
It's a tropical oasis.
Effortlessly cool and utterly lacking in pretension, Orphans Kitchen is one of the greatest contributions to the Ponsonby Road renaissance.
This inner-city Britomart offering is nothing short of brilliant.
Queenies boasts itself as a truly inviting spot for morning coffee and midday lunch.
Xuxu Dumpling Bar
Well worth a visit for its impressive dumplings and cocktail lineup.
Chinoiserie is a Taiwanese street food joint that has made quite the impact on the Auckland dining scene.
Coco’s has been around as long as anyone can remember - the kind of restaurant that has become so cemented in its neighbourhood.
A very good addition to Auckland’s ever-burgeoning café scene.
The Raw Kitchen
A lovely escape from the sometimes hectic concrete jungle.
The Kimchi Project
Offering Korean-inspired breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner with a menu full of delicious surprises.
A spot tucked in the block of shops on Coates Avenue has been fueling this community with caffeine for over a number of years.
Dear Jervois hosts the who’s who of Herne Bay for breakfast, lunch and dinner.