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Handpicked by a Auckland Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Auckland Restaurants With A View'.

Auckland is known the ‘City of Sails’ with one of the highest boats per capita in the world. With its harbour location and seafaring roots, there are alot of opportunities for restaurants to capitalise on the views. We've picked out some of our favourite scenic dining spots. 

Orbit 360 Dining

Auckland Restaurants With A View

Situated at the top of the Sky Tower, the Orbit 360 Dining restaurant offers an extensive menu together with a backdrop of incredible 360 degree panoramic views of Auckland. Situated 190 metres above the ground, the dining room completes a full rotation once every hour enabling guests to enjoy changing views of the Auckland skyline without ever having to leave their seats. The impressive vie... More info

The Sugar Club

Auckland Restaurants With A View

The Sugar Club, sits majestically 53 floors above Auckland City and is the jewel in the crown at the top of the Sky Tower. With a Chef's menu that champions seasonality, combining the best in local sustainably sourced produce with the boldest flavours from around the world. The kitchen focuses on flavours and texture, whilst the dining room and bar are an experiential destination with breath... More info


Auckland Restaurants With A View

Meaning 'southerly wind' in Italian, Ostro is a kiwi interpretation of an international style brasserie, with an upmarket, yet relaxed atmosphere. At the helm is Michelin star chef Josh who's produced an all-day dining menu that delivers elegant, produce focused dishes with the stylish flair that Josh is renowned for. The restaurant itself is located on the second floor of the Seafarers Buil... More info

Soul Bar & Bistro

Auckland Restaurants With A View

Award-winning bar/ bistro in the heart of Viaduct Harbour, overlooking the water. Variety of menus to cater for all tastes, including vegetarian. Cuisine is modern Australian, seafood a speciality. It's always humming here, and it's a place people like to stay for hours, so it's worth booking in advance to make sure you get in. There are set menus, a la carte and vegetarian menus, and most tabl... More info


Auckland Restaurants With A View

Led by celebrity chef and Masterchef judge Simon Gault, Euro offers fine food made from local and imported ingredients, created by chefs who are always trying the latest techniques. Located in Auckland's popular Princes Wharf, the restaurant has a simple yet stylish décor that complements the complex dishes on the menu. Dishes include wood roasted blue cod, braised ox cheek, and truffle mashed... More info


Auckland Restaurants With A View

Fish as the name suggests, delivers creative fish dishes served to a backdrop of eye catching harbour views. Situated in the luxury Hilton Hotel, the restaurant is a Hilton partnership with Simon Gault, New Zealand's very own Masterchef presenter and restauranteur.  The creative menu features a range of sumptuous dishes with freshly caught snapper, crayfish, lobster, hapuka and Bluff Oyste... More info


Auckland Restaurants With A View

Located in Quay Street in central Auckland, Harbourside Ocean bar and grill boasts an outside dining deck with retractable roof allowing diners to eat alfresco whatever the weather. Situated in the historic Ferry Building, the restaurant offers upmarket dining on Auckland's stunning waterfront. The deck area has two bars, one serving vodka and then other Moet and Chandon champagne, where diners... More info

White and Wongs

Auckland Restaurants With A View

At Whites and Wongs East meets West with the best of Chinese, Thai and Malaysian street food being served in the beautiful surroundings of Auckland’s harbour. The kitchen serves up fresh and fragrant Asian food, sometimes in classic style and sometimes with a twist, complemented by a drinks list featuring local and international varieties, local and imported beer and an extensive selection of... More info

Botswana Butchery

Auckland Restaurants With A View

With a number of locations right across the Central Otago region of South Island, the Botswana Butchery has become a well-respected name on the country's gastronomic line up. Situated in the magnificent and elaborately adorned, early 20th century Ferry Building on historic Quay Street, the restaurant boasts a large, harbour-side terrace and modern interior space that can seat around 120 people ... More info

Dr Rudi's Rooftop Brewing Co

Auckland Restaurants With A View

Dr Rudi's Rooftop Brewing Co enjoys one of the best locations in the city. Situated on the third floor, the rooftop restaurant and bar offers glorious views of Viaduct Harbour. The bar comes equipped with their own 1000L on-site brewery to pump fresh beer directly from tank to tap. For something a bit different, there's even two free bowling lanes! The menu includes a great selection of... More info

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