Where to Find Auckland's Tastiest Macaroni Cheese

We've rounded up the best places in the city to find a classic mac 'n' cheese dish


The Grill by Sean Connolly's macaroni cheese. Picture / @thegrillbyseanconnolly

The Grill by Sean Connolly
You’ll find The Grill's gourmet version of macaroni cheese on their sides menu — it’s made with pecorino and Barrys Bay cheddar ($12).
90 Federal St, Auckland Central

Soul Bar and Bistro
Ordering Soul Bar's macaroni cheese ($16) as a shared dish or as a main to keep to yourself is up to you. It comes with ham off the bone and a parmesan crust. Who said it can’t be a bit fancy?
Viaduct Harbour, Auckland Central

Al’s Deli
For the bravest of foodies Al’s Deli does an angus beef burger, appropriately named “The 911”, topped with mac and cheese, caramelised onions, cheese, bacon and white truffle ($18).
12 O’Connell St and 1/492 Queen St, Auckland Central

Bedford Liquor and Soda
Ponsonby — and soon Takapuna — eatery and bar Bedford Soda and Liquor has a classic mac and cheese side ($12) that pairs perfectly with their signature meatballs. Add bacon for $2.
2 Richmond Rd, Ponsonby

READ: Where to Find the Best Cheese on the Menu in Auckland

Johnny Barr's Fresh Food Bistro
Johnny Barr's has its own gourmet menu dedicated to this tasty pasta dish. You can craft your own gourmet bowl, whether it be with aged cheddar and chorizo or blue cheese, smoked bacon, apple and walnut ($14). If you're feeling especially decadent, go for the lobster mac 'n' cheese ($50), which comes with a fresh crayfish tail, black caviar, wild Atlantic salmon roe, lemon dill and chive chevre goat’s cheese, and truffled creme fraiche.
142 Halsey St, Wynyard Quarter, Auckland Central

Sweat Shop Brew and Kitchen
Sweat Shop
's mac and cheese morsels are served as a side with chipotle sauce, and are perfect for sharing ($10).
7 Sale St, Freemans Bay

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