Sometimes closing time sneaks up on you but you're still up for more good times, which is when Auckland's late night bars come to the forefront. Guarantee that your night out will be a stress free occasion and use ViewAuckland.co.nz's pick of the best late bars in Auckland to plan your night out.
The Basement is an affordable venue for hire available to emerging artists of all genres in Auckland city where they can develop and exhibit their work across the disciplines of theatre, music, writing, visual art, and dance.
If you're sick of the scene come and enjoy a bevvy at Auckland's freshest, genre-crossing drinking spot. 42Below cocktails, cheap cold beer, and an array of good tunes from Auckland's cream of the crop every Friday and Saturday night.
Lower Greys Avenue,
Step into the foyer of the old Symonds St Post Office (now Squid Row), head down the stairs to the original boiler room and here you will find Cartel. Now, far from a boiler room with Rococo patterned silk wall panels and sumptuous leather couches. Cartel in Auckland, is a place as the name infers for a 'group of like minded individuals'.
The delectable cocktails, extensive range of fine wines and single malts is one reason why many find themselves not leaving this hidden escape for the city until the wee small hours of the morning (closing time 5am).
And for those who have a particular favourite tipple personalised bottle keeps are available.
224 Symonds Street,
D.O.C. in Auckland, is a welcome addition to the K'Road bar scene. With the feel of your best ever house party, every weekend.
352 Karangahape Road,
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,
Having established itself over the past ten years as one of Auckland’s premier music and cocktail venues, Deschlers is one of the old school, a place that is equally suited to facilitate the latent hedonism that lurks within as it is to sitting and watching the world go by…
Located in the small basement of a turn of the century building in Auckland, the vision of Flight Lounge is simple. Sweeping curved couches, private areas screened by sheer curtains add to the inquisitive nature of the space. Thousands of miniature lights deliver an orchestra for the eyes. Flight Lounge delivers the total experience.
1 Fort Lane,
Mea Culpa in Ponsonby is an intimate, local bar with a rustic interior. Intelligent cocktails and a great selection of wines are always available at Mea Culpa.
3 / 175 Ponsonby Road,
My Bar is situated in an intimate lane off High Street and offers a drinking experience and atmosphere of bars found in Melbourne. This contemporary styled inner city bar has a great range of boutique New Zealand beers and wines, and signature cocktails served by friendly, knowlegable staff.
12 Durham Street East,
Built in the late 80s, Pony was opened to the Public on November 23rd 2005. Red velvet mirrors - walnut and mirrors makes for one of the most unique bars in the world. The Pony Club, Auckland has hosted Tommy Lee to Elle McPherson....
55 Customs Street,
Auckland’s premium cocktail bar, Racket is renowned for its rustic candlelit interior, and its secluded cobblestone alleyway while the bar features New Zealand’s finest collection of international rum, a nineteenth century humidor packed with Cuban cigars and Auckland’s best live entertainment six nights a week.
6-10 Roukai Lane, Britomart,
The Wine Cellar, Newton is a small underground bar which specializes in underground music.
St Kevins Arcade,
183 Karangahape Road,