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.
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
Bar Martin, Mt Albert
Bar Non Solo, Britomart
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.