Recommended After Work Bars - CBD

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After Work Bars - CBD

If you're looking for an Auckland bar to wind down after work with a good beer or a glass of fine wine then ViewAuckland.co.nz's list of recommended after work bars in Auckland's CBD is for you!
With a rich history beginning over 170 years ago, The Bluestone Room continues her legacy as one of Auckland’s most vibrant and contemporary bar, restaurant, function and wedding venues in the heart of Auckland City. Located on Durham Lane, just off Queen Street, it combines history with modern New Zealand craft beer. Happy hour from 5pm everyday. Auckland's original live music venue runs Live & Late, every Friday & Saturday night from 9:30pm, including our specialty cocktails. A worldly mix of roots music, jazz, soul and cooking rhythms, presenting a cinematic soundtrack for the midnight hour. The venue space has been designed with versatility in mind, and can cater to a host of function styles from corporate events, award dinners, fashion shows to anniversaries and weddings. The Bluestone Rooms superbly restored heritage features native volcanic stone, Kauri beams, wood panels – paired with perfectly curated styling makes this venue a stand out in Auckland’s landscape.
9 - 11 Durham Lane,
Auckland,
1010
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Chambers Bar is the perfect destination point for those that know what they want: Sophistication and Style.

Located in the basement of the historic General Buildings, and directly underneath Wine Chambers Restaurant, Chambers Bar is the ultimate sleek, chic, inner-city venue, where black and bling abounds.

Available for Presentations/Seminars during the day, or for after work drinks and Private Parties, Chambers Bar has the flexibility to cater for all different types of occasions with ease. We are open Tuesday to Saturday from 4pm until late late late! We also hire out the Venue for daytime use as required.

So why not stop on in and try one of our fabulous cocktails, delicious wines or crisp, refreshing beers. Treat yourself to Chambers Bar, you deserve it!
6 OConnell Street,
Auckland,
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Danny Doolan's is a traditional Irish Pub located in the Viaduct Harbour, Downtown Auckland. Fabulous food, good service and great times.
204 Quay Street,
Auckland,
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Vibrant and iconic, Degree is a venue that's humming from lunch through to dinner, and then on until the early hours of the morning. Enjoy a glass of New Zealand’s finest beer or wine, sample the delicious seafood dishes and platters to share with friends or relax and enjoy the live music and resident DJs.

Degree’s extensive menu has something for everyone, including pizzas, seafood, burgers or stonegrill dining - where you cook at your table on a hot volcanic stone - a healthy and delicious way to dine. Enjoy the views over Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour.
204 Quay Street,
Auckland,
1010
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My Bar has the style and elegance of a contemporary wine and cocktail lounge combined with the warm, relaxed and friendly atmosphere of your neighbourhood local. The outdoor seating, intimate bar space, and 'hidden' location give an experience like the lane bars of Melbourne, Amsterdam, and Prague. So come on down and let our friendly, knowledgeable staff guide you through our huge range of New Zealand craft beers on tap and in bottles, boutique wines, and new exciting cocktails.
12 Durham Street East,
Auckland,
1010
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Great new bar is buzzing with suits and striped shirts as well as the not-so-corporate set. The Northern Steamship Co BrewBar has a great ambience with lots of Macs beer and some of the more well-known NZ wines. Melding old and new, the interior is spacious and well designed.
Britomart,
122 Quay Street,
Auckland,
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Located just off Queen Street, The Occidental Hotel was opened on 2nd July 1870 by American sailor Edward Perkins, and became renowned as one of Auckland’s finest hotels. In 1999 the historic building was transformed into the first authentic Belgian Beer Café in the Southern Hemisphere. We proudly serve extensive selection of finest Belgian beers & some of the best wines from NZ & Australia, complimented by authentic Belgian cuisine. We recommend you try our signature steaming mussel pots, or our famous mussel platters. Enjoy a slice of Europe in the heart of Auckland.
6-8 Vulcan Lane,
Auckland,
1010
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*****
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Located in the centre of Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour, O’Hagans Irish bar is a prime example of a traditional Irish pub.

Overflowing with original Irish charm the décor is warm and authentic, but O’Hagans has so much more to offer.

Delight in the atmosphere of Auckland’s beautiful waterfront from our fantastic outside seating area, relaxing with a pint of Guiness or savouring some homemade Irish cuisine.

On the weekend nights kick back and enjoy the Live Music till the early hours.

Our range of widescreen tv’s show all sports events all day long for you to watch at your leisure, and add some extra excitement with our inhouse TAB.
101 - 103 Custom Street West,
Auckland,
1010
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Quad Bar in central Auckland, is an intimate bar that is distinguished by exquisite hand-made silk embroidered wallpapers and imported leather furnishings.

The main bar area is complemented by a small open-air courtyard and a private room catering for small groups.

10 Waterloo Quadrant,
Auckland,
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Okay, maybe you came for a long lunch and stayed until the after work crowd came in to SPQR. Either way, this Ponsonby institution has great wine, food, snappy service and many a colourful character-gay and straight.
150 Ponsonby Road,
Ponsonby,
Auckland,
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