Welcome to Auckland's High Street District, a lively urban hub where history meets contemporary style. This bustling hotspot in the heart of the city is adored by locals for its eclectic mix of trendy shops, delectable eateries, and vibrant atmosphere.
High Street District's charm lies in its historical architecture, seamlessly blending the old and the new. Stroll through the picturesque lanes, discovering gems like Vulcan Lane, O'Connell & Shortland Streets, and the quaint Upper Vulcan with its authentic French bistro, Le Chef.
Shopaholics rejoice in High Street's diverse offerings, from high-end fashion and unique jewellery to one-of-a-kind bookstores and artisanal chocolates. Satisfy your cravings at well-loved eateries such as That's Amore, Mezze Bar, Pilkington's, and Mamak Malaysian Restaurant. Coffee connoisseurs can get their caffeine fix at popular spots like Chuffed, Stolen Summer, and Pink Neon Sign.
The district's vibrant entertainment scene includes an array of bars, clubs, and live music venues, perfect for a memorable night out. Catch captivating performances at Cassette Nine or soak up the lively pub atmosphere at The Occidental.
Let’s not forget about Freyberg Square and Ellen Melville Centre. The square is often buzzing with events, K-pop dancers, and buskers. Kids love having a splash around in water stream here. Ellen Melville is a community space that hosts a lot of events too.
Location Te wāhi
High StreetPlan your route
Getting there Te huarahi ki reira
Catch the inner-city link bus or the train to Britomart Train Station and walk less than five minutes. If you’re driving, park for $2 per hour at the Victoria St car park on evenings and weekends.
Local tip He tīwhiri mō te rohe
Unity Books is one of those stores where you can lose track of time.