The best Modern European restaurants in Auckland combine stylish surroundings, innovative menus and attentive service. The restaurants below fuse food influences from across Europe to offer some of the best dining experiences in Auckland. Check out ViewAuckland.co.nz's recommended Modern European Cuisine restaurants in Auckland by scrolling down...
The Euro Restaurant and Bar on Princes Wharf, Downtown Auckland, is located on the water's edge. Offering fantastic food by Simon Gault matched with superb service from knowledgeable staff.
147 Quay Street,
Located in the Bombay Hills, South of Auckland, Bracu stands at the front entrance of the Simunovich Olive Estate, home of one of New Zealand’s largest olive groves with over 30,000 trees. The Kauri villa on the estate is the gorgeous home of the restaurant with stunning views across the olive trees, a lake and the rolling pastures of the Bombay Hills - a beautiful setting for a memorable dining experience.
Clooney, Freeman's Bay, Auckland embraces the European tradition of constantly changing menus, which reflect the use of seasonal produce, both familiar and rare.
33 Sale Street,
Still considered to be one of Auckland’s top restaurants, The French Café, in Grafton, Auckland, offers award-winning French cuisine in a sophisticated setting.
210 Symonds Street,
Located on the corner of Shortland & O'Connell Streets in Auckland Central, the O'Connell Street Bistro is a small intimate multi-award winning dining room of twelve tables, created in the theme of a modern European back street bistro, with a cosy and well stocked bar.
The O'Connell Street Bistro proprietor, Chris Upton, trained in the UK, and also spent four years on board QE2. His Head Chef, Stephen Ward is NZ trained, and has previously returned from London where he worked at Terence Conran's Bluebird restaurant. Stephen has been with the Bistro since November 2000.
3 O'Connell Street,
Two Fifteen Bistro & Wine Bar, a 62 seat bistro & wine bar in addition to a private dining room that seats up to 28 people offers New Zealand and imported wines to go with their great food prepared by chef Jeremy Schmid.
Two Fifteen Bistro & Wine Bar offers a casual dining experience for all occasions.
215 Dominion Road,