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VISIT HIDDEN GEMS: 10 BARS YOU MUST GO TO IN AUCKLAND

Whether you’re planning a big night out, a romantic wine bar date,arock’n’roll pub crawl or just want to soak it all in, Auckland offers an abundance of bars where you can indulge in a responsible tipple or two.

We’ve compiled a list of watering holes loved by locals and travellers alike. Here are our picks for must-visit bars in Auckland:

Cassette Nine

9 Vulcan Lane, Auckland Central

In a sentence: An Auckland institution serving up fresh tunes until late.

Head there for: A compulsory stop off on your Auckland bar crawl.

Bungalow 8

Cnr Market Place & Customs Street West, Auckland Central

In a sentence: Cocktails and electro by the light of a wall-sized tropical fish tank.

Head there for: Happy Hour on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights between 4pm - 7pm.

Bedford Soda & Liqour

Shop 10, Cnr Richmond Road & Richmond Lane, Ponsonby

In a sentence: New York style bar perfect for an afternoon of sun and good company.

Head there for: An afternoon sit-in followed by a visit to Burger Burger next door.

The Conservatory

1-17 Jellicoe Street, North Wharf

In a sentence: Award-winning bar and restaurant that serves beer by the vase.

Head there for: The harbour views and cosy fireplace.

The Jefferson

7 Fort Lane, Auckland Central

In a sentence: Auckland’s only dedicated whiskey bar.

Head there for: The signature sticky ribs.

Neck of the Woods

155B Karangahape Road, Auckland Central

In a sentence: Cult underground music venue in Auckland’s thriving K Road precinct.

Head there for: Late night good vibes.

The Gypsy Tearoom

455 Richmond Road, Grey Lynn

In a sentence: Intimate cocktail bar with rustic decor.

Head there for: A cosy date with your significant other.

Brothers Beer

Shed 3, 90 Wellesley Street West, West Auckland

In a sentence: Brewery, store and tasting lounge serving up 200+ craft beers.

Head there for: The ultimate boys’ night.

Stafford Road Wine Bar

141 Queen Street, Northcote Point

In a sentence: Sophisticated wine bar with a large selection of New Zealand wine and a seasonal tasting menu.

Head there for: An evening of good wine, food and conversation.

Mo’s Bar

Cnr Wolfe & Federal Street, Auckland Central

In a sentence: Award-winning local gem touted as ‘the friendliest little bar in town’.

Head there for: A post-dinner drink from Mo’s famous cocktail menu.

 

Article by HERTZ NZ