Best Places to Eat Out in Auckland

There is only one thing that the team at NZ Hotel Deals love more than cheap accommodation. That, my friends, is food. We love food. With the shear amount of café’s and restaurants in Auckland, choosing which one to eat at can be daunting.

Hence, we decided to let you know our recommendations on where to eat out in Auckland, so you are assured a fantastic meal in a great setting with top notch service.

See our recommendations below:

Elliott Stables – Elliott Street

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First up is the world famous (in New Zealand) Elliott Stables Epicurean Village, located on Elliot street. The venue is one of a kind, as it is set in a Renaissance style converted factory. It offers a truly unique dining experience, a must for all gourmet food lovers in Auckland who are also interested in a touch of shopping.

There are plenty of different stalls to choose from, all offering unique and delicious delicacies and culinary temptations. Every merchant is a specialist in thier field and offer tastings, samples and education, which helps visitors to share their love of fine foods and beverages.

The Elliott Stables Epicurean Village philosophy is “Come in and sit anywhere: eat and drink from everywhere”.

Don’t mind if we do!

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De Post – Mt Eden

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Offering one of the best beer menu’s in New Zealand, De Post is was once the old Mt Eden Post office that has now been transformed into a Belgian Beer Café. The interior is of Belgium origin, and offers an authentic European atmosphere spanning across two bar areas and an outside balcony.

With over 100 of the most sought after Belgian beers available, De Post is proud to be able to satisfy all taste buds. Of course, the still have more “normal” beers on tap including Stella, Hoegaarden etc, so there is something here to suit everyone.

The food is pretty darn good too, with heaps of scrumptious seafood dishes and home style cooking, De Post gets NZ Hotel Deals recommendation. Maybe we will see you down there some time!

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Euro Bar – Princess Street

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Euro bar is the flagship restaurant of the celebrity chef Simon Gault (MasterChef, Chef On A Mission). The food at Euro is mouthwatering yet surprisingly simple, and combined with the waterside location of the restaurant, Euro really is one of those places that lives up to its reputation.

Euro are constantly investigating new techniques and creating new flavours and textures to keep things fresh. The level of detail that goes into each dish is excellent and makes for a truly unique dining experience, perfect for romantic evenings with loved ones or entertaining that special client.

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Vivace – High Street

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One of Auckland’s award winning Mediterranean restaurants, Vivace offers a lively, warm, entertaining environment coupled with mouth watering dishes of excellent quality.

The offer an al-a-carte menu (see link below) and also offer tapa’s for those who attend for more casual reasons. Their wine list caters for a diverse range of palates, and the staff are more than happy to recommend suitability to each meal.

This is a perfect place to take that special someone, business associates and groups of friends. There is a bar, restaurant dining area, a courtyard and an outside balcony, great for the summer evenings.

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Andiamo – Jervois Road, Herne Bay

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Situated in the vibrant Herne Bay, Andiamo is very popular amongst locals due to its reputation of serving fine food mixed with a fantastic atmosphere, as well as serving a variety of yummy cocktails and international and local craft beer.

Andiamo is Italian, and translates to “Lets Go”. It boasts 2 generous sized rooms that spills out onto the pavement terrace through wide bi-fold doors. The atmosphere is intimate due to its combination if low lighting, flickering candles and smooth music.

Andiamo won Best Overall Wine List at the 2009 Metro Audi Restaurant of the Year Awards, and was also a finalist in the Best Local Bistro category. All the more reason to get down there and try the place out for yourself!

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Circus Circus – Mt Eden

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Albeit on the smaller side, Circus Circus gets our praise as a fantastic place to eat out. It has a comfortable atmosphere, friendly staff and fair menu price.

The food is delicious, with a wide range of tastes to suit everyone in your group, from curries to burgers to grilled Salmon fillets and much more.

If you haven’t tried it before, the team at NZ Hotel Deals recommend you head on down for a meal sometime.

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