Do you want to know where Auckland's top restaurateurs eat? 

In this video series we asked some of Auckland's hottest names in hospitality about their go-to’s for breakfast, lunch, dinner, late night snack and everything in between. Watch to find out where you should eat locally and meet the personalities who make your dining experience in Auckland memorable and enjoyable. 


Sweet & Me: Bertrand Jang

Sweet & Me is a pacific-inspired cakery that pays tribute to the flavours of  the islands as well as offering the classics with a Pacific twist. 

Our favourite at Sweet & Me: Fijian Coconut Buns

Bertrand's favourite restaurant:

“Everyone is welcoming. It is like Sweet & Me where they reel you in with their food and warmth."


Homeland: Peter Gordon

Homeland is an all-day eatery, a cooking school and an “innovation hub” that connects people with food. Serving the best of New Zealand and the Pacific.

Our favourite at Homeland: Triple cheese scone

Peter's favourite restaurant:

“I find that fushiony Asian really really funky and really tasty."


Satya: Sammy Akuthota

Satya is a traditional South Indian restaurant and a chai lounge serving traditional and Indian street food with a twist.

Our favourite at Satya: Masala dosa

Sammy's favourite restaurant:

“It is just full of soul and love. I just love their food."


Apero Food & Wine: Mo Koski and Leslie Hottiaux

Apero is a cosy and relaxed wine bar and restaurant on K'Road featuring an intensive wine list and delicious food made with immense care and attention to detail.

Our favourite at Apero: Pork sausage

Mo and Leslie's favourite restaurant:

“You are constantly surprised every time you go there. All the dishes across the board are delicious."


Le Chef: Edouard Le Goff

Le Chef is an authentic French bistro located in the famous little pedestrian street of Vulcan Lane.

Our favourite at Le Chef: The classic canard à l'orange

Edouard's favourite restaurant:

“I love the pasta. I go to Amano for beautiful dishes."


Ima Cuisine: Yael Shochat

Ima Cuisine is an institution on Fort Street serving authentic Middle Eastern and Israeli food.

Our favourite at Ima: The Shakshuka.

Yael's favourite restaurant:

“It’s a really great neighbourhood restaurant and deli."


Wynyard Grill: Kyle Lampano

Wynyard Grill is a steakhouse and wine lounge located in the heart of Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter.

Our favourite at Wynyard Grill: All the steaks..

Kyle's favourite restaurant:

“It has a nice view of the Viaduct and it’s a place I can chill with my friends."