Celebrating Auckland’s best restaurants, here are all the winners from our 2021 Denizen Hospo Heroes

After the overwhelming success of our inaugural programme, we are excited to bring you the winners of our 2021 Denizen Hospo Heroes presented by American Express. This year, with the support of American Express, we’re proudly committed to celebrating those who serve us their delicious offerings with grace and enthusiasm.

Denizen Hospo Heroes gives the public the opportunity to show support to their favourite establishments. Spreading the love across an array of diverse categories, covering as many deserving operators as possible — from the finest celebration restaurants to the best cheap and cheerful and everything in-between.

Below we highlight the people, places and food you love the most.

Best New Eatery

Best For Family Dining

Best for Brunch

Best Date Night Spot

Best Hospitality Figurehead

Best Neighbourhood Eatery

Favourite Dish

Best for Long Lunching

Best Front of House Personality

Best Chef

Best Celebration Restaurant

Best Bar

Best All-Day Eatery

Best Cheap & Cheerful

Best for Sunday Sessions

2021 Hospo Heroes


2021 Denizen Hospo Heroes: Auckland’s Best Bar, as voted by you

2021 Denizen Hospo Heroes: Auckland’s Best for Brunch, as voted by you

2021 Denizen Hospo Heroes: Auckland’s Best for Sunday Sessions, as voted by you