Parasol & Swing

Soak up the last rays of the day at these sensational sundowner spots

Dr Rudi’s
Offering an incredible view across the waters of Viaduct Harbour, this rooftop bar (and bowling alley) has been a summertime favourite since it opened. Pick a scenic spot on the deck and enjoy the sunset with a crisp Dr Rudi’s brew in hand. 

Parasol & Swing
Another Viaduct Harbour spot that promises to have you soaking up every minute of the golden hour. Indulge in one of Parasol & Swing’s signature cocktails, like the Tiki-Birds of Paradise, and you’ll be setting yourself up for a perfect evening. 

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Sunset can be enjoyed from places other than just a rooftop. Herne Bay’s favourite restaurant, Andiamo is perfectly positioned to soak up the last few moments of sun as it kisses the horizon, bathing its outdoor tables in a warm pink and golden glow. 

Soul Bar & Bistro
If looking out onto the sun-speckled water isn’t blissful enough, Soul Bar & Bistro elevates the fantasy further with its (now iconic) ceiling of beautiful blooming florals. This waterfront institution is sublime and makes for an idyllic date-night spot.

The Churchill
As the highest rooftop bar in Auckland, The Churchill offers unparalleled views across the Auckland City skyline and is a luxurious place to park up for a sunset tipple. With its vast selection of Champagne and gin, this is an elevated experience in more ways than one.


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