Our Best Bars and Pubs in East Auckland

Looking for some of the best bars and pubs near Mission Bay and St. Heliers? We’ve compiled a list of some of our favourites—ready to catch the sun among relaxing summer vibes.

Waterfront Views at Moretons

Enjoy beautiful views of Auckland’s waters at Moretons, a beachfront bar and pub that boasts some of the best pub food this side of town. Located on Tamaki Drive, St Heliers, Moretons is a favourite for family friendly tucker including a breakfast menu to phone home about. They’re also known for something a little unique - a ukelele band that will have your table bouncing along with joy.

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Comforting Classics at Goode Brothers Botany

You can’t go past a spot of comfort food, especially when the weather starts to cool down. Goode Brothers in Botany is the perfect bar and restaurant to indulge, boasting an Italian menu packed with pizza and pasta that will have your mouth drooling. They also host regular adult pasta making classes, and pizza making classes that are kid friendly, teaching them the joys of making good food. Pop in for special deals like all you can eat pizza or live music, or even book out your own space for a private event.

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Rooftop Beers & Bites at Basalt

As the original Monteith’s bar in Auckland, Basalt has become the gem of Howick Village. Soak in the sun at their rooftop bar, which gets plenty of vitamin D at lunch time, or round up your mates for an afterwork hangout for happy hour in front of water views. Basalt’s restaurant has a menu perfectly balanced with comfort food which will have your taste buds jumping with joy.

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Fancy something further afield? Well, we've got you covered right across Auckland.

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