Denizen Hospo Heroes 2022.
Faraday's Bar.
Hotel Ponsonby.
Saint Alice.
Bar Non Solo.
Captain's Bar.
The Brit.
Bar Martin.

Vote now: Toast your favourite spot for a tipple by voting for the best bar in town

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.

Everybody who votes goes in the draw to win one of three $1000 vouchers to be spent at one of the American Express Local Dining Collection locations — a list of which can be found here.

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Voting has now closed. The 2022 Denizen Hospo Heroes presented by American Express will be announced in the Winter issue of Denizen magazine (released on 23rd May, 2022).

The Denizen Hospo Heroes 2022 ‘Best Bar’ Shortlist:

46 & York, Parnell

Annabel’s, Ponsonby

Bar Martin, Mt Albert

Bar Non Solo, Britomart

Boxer, Parnell

Caretaker, Britomart

Deadshot, Ponsonby

East Street Hall, Karangahape Road

Faraday’s Bar, Parnell

Freida Margolis, Grey Lynn

Ghost Donkey, Commercial Bay

Hotel Ponsonby, Ponsonby

La Fuente, CBD

Little Culprit, CBD

Madame George, Karangahape Road

Parasol & Swing, Viaduct

Pineapple on Parnell, Parnell

Rooftop At QT, Viaduct Harbour

Saint Alice, Viaduct Harbour

The Brit, Britomart

Captain’s Bar, Park Hyatt, Wynyard Quarter

For more information on the 2022 Denizen Hospo Heroes presented by American Express, click here.

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