Recommended Alfresco Drinking in Auckland

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Alfresco Drinking in Auckland

Whether you're searching for a location for a crafty cigarette or just prefer consuming your beverage under the stars, we have the perfect list for you, a guide to alfresco drinking in Auckland. Our list is comprehensive and covers most styles from the intimate courtyard to the most expansive beer gardens available. If you need to temporarily escape from the congested space of a hot Auckland bar, take a peek at our recommended list of alfresco drinking in Auckland options.
La Zeppa Restaurant and Bar, Freemans Bay, Auckland, is an upmarket bar. Come and try our sensational food, especially our small plates served on gorgeous hot cooking plates. The ambience we offer is simply unique.
33 Drake Street,
Freemans Bay,
Auckland,
1010
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The Leigh Sawmill Cafe in Leigh, an hour north of Auckland is a lively family-run business with great food (including wood-fired pizzas) large outdoor dining area beautiful gardens and a relaxed atmosphere.We have an extensive local wine list, cocktails and hand crafted beer brewed on site.

With regular live local and international music and comfortable accommodation metres from the cafe, its the perfect place to have a party and celebrate.
142 Pakiri Road,
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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The Puhoi Pub & Hotel is a historic rural pub established in 1879. Just forty minutes north of Auckland, the Puhoi Pub & Hotel has an excellent outdoor area during the summer months holding 2,000 people.
Ahiroa Road,
Auckland,
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The Soul Bar & Bistro is in the heart of Auckland's Viaduct Harbour. Its elegant all-weather terrace faces west to catch the spectacular sunsets. It has been - and continues to be - enjoyed by Aucklanders and tourists alike.

Soul Bar & Bistro prides itself on it's use of the finest and freshest local ingredients - rather appropriate, considering its prime Auckland Viaduct Harbour location by the water.

Viaduct Basin,
Viaduct Harbour Avenue,
Auckland,
1143
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WORK HARD. IT’S WHAT WE DO AND WE DO IT WELL. IT’S NOT AN EASY JOURNEY, BUT WE DON’T DO IT ‘CAUSE IT’S EASY. WE DO IT ‘CAUSE IT’S HARD. LIKE OUR BOUTIQUE BREWERY. IT NEVER QUITS, RUNNING OUT FRESH, NEW BREWS AND HOPPED-UP BEERS. THE BEST IN THE WORLD. AND A CRAFTY KITCHEN. IT NEVER SLEEPS, CREATING HOME-MADE BBQ RUBS AND SMOKEHOUSE MEATS. KISSED BY FLAME AND LICKED BY SMOKE. WE’RE THE HARDEST WORKING BAR IN AUCKLAND, BRED ON BLOOD, SWEAT AND BEERS. WELCOME TO THE SWEAT SHOP.
7 Sale Street,
Auckland,
1010
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Situated in the newly developed Victoria Park Market off Drake Street, Tom Tom Bar & Eatery is a stylish haunt offering fantastic food and drink in an unrivalled setting.
27 Drake St,
Auckland,
1011
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