Got a hot date? It doesn’t matter if you’re sharing a meal with a new squeeze or an old flame, picking the perfect restaurant is serious business. Whether your ideal setting is cool and casual or elevated and impressive, a reliable date night locale will provide the perfect atmosphere, allowing good food, great drinks and scintillating conversation to flow. We’ve all got a type, and while we’ve rounded up the shortlist, we thought it best for you to take your pick of the suitors. Vote for your favourite date night spot below — and be sure to let us know if there’s somewhere you think we have overlooked.
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 Date Night’ Shortlist:
Ada, Grey Lynn
Apéro, Karangahape Road
Bar Celeste, Karangahape Road
Bar Magda, Karangahape Road
Cafe Hanoi, Briotmart
Candela, Karangahape Road
Milenta, Victoria Park
Mr Morris, Britomart
Omni, Mount Eden
Pici, Karangahape Road
Ponsonby Road Bistro, Ponsonby
The Lodge Bar & Dining, Commercial Bay
For more information on the 2022 Denizen Hospo Heroes presented by American Express, click here.