2021 Denizen Hospo Heroes
Hotel Ponsonby
Daphnes Taverna

Vote now: Celebrate the latest and greatest new openings by crowning the best new eatery in town

Despite the hurdles the hospitality industry has faced over the past year, we have been spoilt for choice with all the brand new restaurants arriving on Auckland’s dining scene. From excellent casual offerings to exceptional fine dining establishments, the city’s latest and greatest new openings run the gamut of genres, bringing a wealth of new options that we didn’t know we were missing. See the esteemed shortlist below and be sure to cast your vote — 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.

Ada, Grey Lynn

Ahi, Commercial Bay, CBD

Alma, Britomart

Candela, Karangahape Road

Daphnes Taverna, Ponsonby

East Street Hall, Karangahape Road

Esther, QT Hotel, Viaduct Harbour

Homeland, Westhaven, CBD

Hotel Ponsonby, St Marys Bay

Kingi, Britomart

Mr Morris, Britomart

Onemata, Park Hyatt, CBD

Onslow, CBD

Pici, Karangahape Road

Saxon + Parole, Commercial Bay, CBD

Siso, Remuera

For more information on the 2021 Denizen Hospo Heroes presented by American Express, click here.

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