AUCKLAND. Many restaurants talk the talk about ethical food production and sustainable practices but Tom Hishon (pictured) and Josh Helm deliver in spades, offering simplicity, fresh fare and delightfully unexpected flavours that change daily.
Category: Good Food Guide Top 100
AUCKLAND. Ponsonby Road Bistro ticks a good many boxes. It’s a sophisticated dining experience that manages to retain just the right level of casual.
AUCKLAND. You won’t get fresher pasta than this, made right in front of you while you check out the menu and consider a glass of wine.
AUCKLAND. Sister of the famous Satya restaurant, this bigger, bolder Satya Chai Lounge on K’ Road is hard to find, with no street signage (just look for the coffee sacks), an easy, stylish charm, exceptional beer and wonderful South Indian food.
AUCKLAND. Where’s your top spot at Prego – at the bar, by the roaring fire, in the courtyard? At this Auckland stalwart, customers have been coming back for years claiming their favourite table, ordering their favourite dish, greeting familiar staff.
AUCKLAND. Boasting an enviable location looking out over Viaduct Harbour, Soul Bar & Bistro has been part of Auckland’s entertainment scene for almost two decades.
AUCKLAND. Des Harris is one of those chefs who has the uncommon knack of being able to combine creativity with substance and satisfaction, creating a menu offering the likes of smoky and piquant duck liver parfait with spiced feijoa chutney.
Tucked in among the vines of the Onetangi Valley, this rustic shed is an integral part of a working vineyard, lending a genuine feel of authenticity and of being there where it all happens.
AUCKLAND. Restaurants at top-of-the-tower tourist sights rarely excite, but thankfully The Sugar Club wows for so much more than the view.
Make a beeline for this small restaurant sitting comfortably in the heart of the central shopping centre.