Dining Options Near Our Self-Contained Apartments

Self-cater or explore local dining delights

All apartments at Waldorf Bankside have kitchen facilities for you to cook your own meals, or explore the local area and you will find a large range of great dining options, from cheap eats to high-end restaurants, there's something for everybody close to Waldorf Bankside.


New World Metro is the closest general supermarket to Waldorf Bankside. Located at 125 Queen St, it is just 5 minutes walk from our location.

Tai Ping Asian Supermarket is located just 550m from Waldorf Bankside and offers specialist Asian groceries including meat, fresh fruit and vegetables.

Local Dining

Fort Street and Symonds Street offer a great variety of dining options to suit all budgets, tastes and occasions. Here are our top picks:

  • Cassia - One of Auckland's best restaurants, chef Sid Sahrawat of SIDART opened this restaurant to showcase the food of his Indian heritage, with a twist of the fine dining he is known for.
  • Everybodys - This modern bistro is located in a gorgeous historic building, in one of Auckland's few laneways, which has been thoughtfully renovated. Great for a bite to eat, a drink, a dance or all three!
  • Pilkingtons - Pilkingtons Bar, Terrace and Kitchen is an orangery bursting with vibrant colour and texture. European bistro-style cuisine at an affordable price.
  • Ima - Middle Eastern restaurant and bakery serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Wok n Noodle - Cheap, fast and delicious. Wok n Noodle is super popular for city office workers because it offers great value for money, and has great options to suit different dietary requirements.
  • Sals Authentic New York Pizza – Secret family recipe from the streets of New York to Auckland, by the slice or by the box. Money back guarantee, the ‘best pizza you’ve ever had’.
  • Mad Mex - Mexican fast food. Great for a quick lunch or dinner. Delicious and affordable.
  • Indochine Kitchen - Asian-fusion Vietnamese kitchen Indochine offers authentic Hanoi style street food. 

Britomart Dining

Located slightly further afeild, but just a short walk away, is Britomart precinct - home to some of the best dining Auckland City has on offer. Here are our top picks:

Amano - One of Auckland’s best new restaurants. Open for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Dessert serving an Italian-inspired menu including house-made fresh pasta dishes, Amano also houses an amazing bakery for fresh bread, pastries, sandwiches, and smoothies.

Better Burger - Cheap and cheerful - this little burger joint pumps basic but delicious burgers out, day and night to the Britomart crowd. One of the best burgers in Auckland.

Cafe Hanoi - Great Vietnamese food and funky cocktails in a hip space. Great for date night, make sure you book a reservation at this popular restaurant.

Ebisu - One of Auckland's best contemporary Japanese Restaurants. Ebisu offers a stunning selection of traditional Japanese dishes coupled with a modern twist. We recommend one of their set menus so you can try a bit of everything.

Mexico - Funky Mexican restaurant with highlights including beef cheek tacos, jugs of sangria and Auckland's best spicy fried chicken.

Little Bird Unbakery - Often raw and always healthy, this plant-based ‘unbakery’ will amaze and delight. Take out only at this Britomart location.

Ostro - Josh Emett’s finest work to date. Ostro offers gorgeous food on the second floor of the historic seafarers building, with a view overlooking Auckland Harbour that is unmatched by any other restaurant in the city.

Xuxu Dumpling Bar - Dumplings and cocktails… need we say more? If you’re not sold yet, let us mention the hip fit out and funky beats - Not to be missed!