- Browse designer shops down High Street
- Stop for a pub lunch on Vulcan Lane
- Enjoy a glass of wine in Chancery Square
- Built in 1841, The Commercial Hotel (now Hotel de Brett) was one of Auckland’s first hotels. It has hosted the Queen of England and the Beatles
- Vulcan Lane’s name originates from the smithy trade in the 1850’s
- Queen’s Ferry Hotel dates back to at least 1871
Check-out some of Auckland city's best fashion tucked away in and around High Street. Discover New Zealand’s top designers such as Karen Walker, Zambesi and Workshop alongwith shoes galore, from Briarwood and Ashley Ardrey. High Street is the high-end fashionistas dream come true, plus it’s stacked with quirky cafes and bars.
Chancery precinct lies nearby. It’s a fascinating, eclectic mix of world-leading fashion, beauty, cuisine, giftware and vibrant al fresco cafes reminiscent of Europe. There are stores for those in love with all things colourful, beautiful and fragrant, fashionable and stylish. A glass of wine in the cobblestone plaza while soaking up the sunshine is a must.
Then there’s Vulcan Lane with its strong history and buildings that date back to the 1800’s. It’s now a popular drinking establishment with Queen’s Ferry Hotel and The Occidental – this is the place to meet with friends for lunch or catch-up for after work drinks.
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