- Monday5 – 10:30 PM
- Tuesday5 – 11 PM
- Wednesday5 – 11 PM
- Thursday5 – 11 PM
- Friday5 PM – 12 AM
- Saturday5 PM – 12 AM
More info He pārongo atu anōVisit website
The atmosphere is vibrant and inviting. As soon as you step inside this cosy and stylish restaurant, you'll be greeted with warm lighting, friendly staff, and a buzzing atmosphere. Whether you're catching up with friends or looking for a romantic night out, the laid-back vibe is sure to make you feel right at home.
The restaurant serves a range of delicious tapas-inspired dishes that fuse together Spanish and Mediterranean flavours. The menu features a mouth-watering array of tapas, from mussels and anchovies to succulent lamb and ribeye. Every bite is bursting with flavours.
Some of the standout dishes at Candela include the lamb belly pintxo, and the octopus, which are both so tasty! Vegetarian options are also available, such as the grilled eggplant, which is served with goat cheese and walnut and the grilled flatbread, served with sobrassada butter. Start with the lamb, add some patatas bravas and finish with the rich basque cheesecake.
And what's a tapas experience without the perfect drink to match? Candela offers an extensive wine list, featuring a curated selection of local and international wines. If wine isn't your thing, there is also have a great selection of craft beers and cocktails to quench your thirst. The sangria is a particular highlight, made with Mosel Riesling, vodka, apple, aloe and orange blossom.
If you're looking for a more intimate setting, check out Barcita, a cosy and inviting bar located within Candela. With its dim lighting, Barcita is the perfect spot to unwind after a long day or to start off your night in style. (you'll almost certainly find us at the bar).
Location Te wāhi
155 Karangahape Road, Auckland CentralPlan your route
Getting there Te huarahi ki reira
If you're driving, there are several public parking lots located in the surrounding area, including the K'Road Wilson parking on Mercury Lane. If you prefer to use public transport, there are several bus routes that run along K'Road and that are an easy walking distance to Candela.
Local tip He tīwhiri mō te rohe
The lamb belly skewers are perfection!