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New Auckland Openings You Should Visit This Month

From sprawling gastropubs to circus-themed arcade bars and kava rooms — here's what's fresh around the city.
By Concrete Playground
October 17, 2019
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New Auckland Openings You Should Visit This Month

From sprawling gastropubs to circus-themed arcade bars and kava rooms — here's what's fresh around the city.
By Concrete Playground
October 17, 2019
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  • Food & Drink

    International Ramen Chain Ajisen Has Opened Its First Auckland Store

    The big name ramen brand joins the noodle soup revolution in Newmarket.

  • Food & Drink

    Hamilton's Duck Island Has Opened Another Ice Cream Parlour in Auckland

    There's now a second location to lick your way through some of the best ice cream in the country.

  • Food & Drink

    John & May's

    A lesson on Auckland's drinking history comes together with an expert cocktail bar.

  • Food & Drink

    World Renowned Ramen Joint Ippudo Has Finally Opened in Auckland

    After launching across the ditch in 2012, the Japanese chain is now dishing up its lauded noodle soup in Newmarket.

  • Food & Drink

    A Huge 400-Seat German Beer Hall Is Opening in Newmarket

    Head to this Australian-owned venue for traditional litre-sized steins and six-stack chicken schnitzel towers.

  • Food & Drink

    Archie Brothers Is Auckland's New Circus-Themed Arcade Bar for Kidults

    The activity-filled space features dodgem cars, bowling and candy-laden cocktails.

  • Food & Drink

    Nic Watt Is Opening a New Seafood-Focused Restaurant in Okahu Bay

    The waterfront eatery is one of two new Auckland openings from the celebrity chef.

  • Food & Drink

    Clipper

    This new neighbourhood bar brings bright and bold cocktails to Ponsonby.

  • Food & Drink

    The Beer Jerk Team Has Opened an Off-Licence Fillery in Eden Terrace

    The store showcases over 200 beers from New Zealand and around the world.

  • Food & Drink

    The Churchill

    This stunning new rooftop bar is all about gin and next-level drinking snacks.

  • Food & Drink

    Britomart's Northern Steamship Has Reopened as a Sprawling Gastropub

    The new social hall can be found in Britomart's 130-year-old heritage building.

  • Food & Drink

    Liquid Butter

    This boundary-pushing cocktail bar is an extension of Herne Bay's popular fine dining restaurant.

  • Food & Drink

    Four Shells Is Auckland's First Dedicated Kava Room

    There are more than 200 varieties of the herbal remedy at this new opening.

  • Food & Drink

    Eat Mi

    This Ponsonby hole-in-the-wall serves up quick and reliable Vietnamese street food.

  • Food & Drink

    A Daily Bread Pop-Up Has Opened in Ponsonby

    The much-loved bakery and deli has arrived in Ponsonby for a limited time.

  • Food & Drink

    Japanese Lantern Street Bar

    This new Kingsland restaurant specialises in the flame-seared cooking style of aburi.

  • Food & Drink

    Lowbrow Has Opened a Second Location Inside St Kevins Arcade

    The new spot inside St Kevins Arcade will be slinging sandos, wings and low intervention wine.

  • Food & Drink

    Sly

    Find this hidden speakeasy on K' Road and you'll unlock cocktails and hotdogs.

  • Food & Drink

    Tommy's Is Auckland CBD's New Dedicated Champagne Lounge

    Where you can sip all your favourite French tipples or a ginormous bottle fit for 12.

  • Food & Drink

    A French-Inspired Neo-Bistro Is Opening on K' Road

    In the former home of Revel Café, this new opening will attempt to recreate the atmosphere of a European neighbourhood bar.

  • Food & Drink

    Maloca Coffee

    The perfect pitstop for a caffeine boost with a dash of retail therapy.

  • Food & Drink

    Inca Ceviche & Woodfired Grill

    Asian-Peruvian fusion in Newmarket's new multimillion-dollar rooftop dining precinct.

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