A good bar is so much more than somewhere to sink a drink. Along with being experts at crafting the perfect cocktail, curating an impressive wine list and creating a suitably convivial atmosphere, nowadays bars are rivalling restaurants with their food offerings, taking the humble bar snack to tasty new heights. From casual to upmarket, it’s time to celebrate Auckland’s very best bars. Vote for your favourite from our list below, or if there’s an establishment you think we may have overlooked, be sure to add them in the comment box.
Voting has now closed. The 2021 Denizen Hospo Heroes presented by American Express will be announced in the Winter issue of Denizen magazine (released on 24th May).
Everybody who votes goes in the draw to win one of three $1000 vouchers to be spent at one of American Express’ Dining Collection restaurants.
Annabel’s Wine Bar, Ponsonby
Bar Martin, Mt Albert
Beau Wine Bar, Ponsonby
Clay, Karangahape Road
Coley & Punch, CBD
East Street Hall, Karangahape Road
Freida Margolis, Grey Lynn
Ghost Donkey, Commercial Bay, CBD
Hotel Ponsonby, St Marys Bay
Little Culprit, CBD
Madame George, Karangahape Road
Parasol & Swing, Viaduct Harbour
Pocket Bar, Grey Lynn
The Captain’s Bar, Park Hyatt, CBD
Tommy’s Champagne Parlour, Britomart
Wynyard Pavilion, Wynyard Quarter
For more information on the 2021 Denizen Hospo Heroes presented by American Express, click here.