5 New Eateries to Try
From gourmet bakeries to Vietnamese street food, see some of the best new eateries around Auckland
1. Mint Cakery
Market regular Michelle Bevan has a opened a brick-and-mortar store in Pt Chevalier from which to sell her delicious cakes, much to the applause of locals. Mint Cakery serves homemade brioche, decorated cakes and other sweet treats along with Flight Coffee and Fine & Dandy tea.
— 201 Pt Chevalier Rd, Pt Chevalier
2. Bakery 16
The folk behind popular Takapuna daytime cafe No. 6 are opening a smart new bakery just a few doors down the road this week. Auckland industry veteran Alice au-Yeung (ex Olaf’s) and her friendly team are offering breads baked on the premises, French patisserie and gourmet sausage rolls and pies, marking a step up from the pink icing buns of the former chain store bakery at No 16.
— 16 Hurstmere Rd, Takapuna
3. Hello Mister
This new lunch spot, adding to Freeman’s Bay’s burgeoning dining scene, is serving up Vietnamese street food with traditional pho, rice paper rolls, banh mi and vermicelli salads on the menu. Take out or dine in on the communal bench seats.
— 5b Hardinge St, Freemans Bay
Expect handcrafted bread, pastries, sandwiches and pizza by the slice at Amano, a new bakery which has just opened in Britomart.
— 68 Tyler St, Britomart
The latest addition to Sales St comes in the form of Giusto, a new bar and eatery offering breakfast, lunch, dinner and sharing platters, as well as a generous drinks list. The menu includes dishes such as dukkha-honey crusted salmon and slow roast fallow deer shoulder, with ingredients sourced locally, where possible.
— 68 Sale St, Auckland CBD