Great BYO Restaurants in Auckland

Nishiki. Picture / Babiche Martens.

1. Nishiki
For lovers of Japanese food, Nishiki has it all – sashimi, hot pot, donburi and more. 
— 100 Wellington St, Freemans Bay and 3/298 Ti Rakau Drive, Botany

2. Pane e Vino
The menu at Pane e Vino is full of hearty Italian classics - antipasti platters, fresh pasta, tiramisu and over 30 pizza options.
— 20 Williamson Ave, Ponsonby

3. Canton Cafe
This popular Chinese spot is known to get noisy and is great for big groups — order up plates of sizzling beef, bok choy and stir fried noodles to share.
— 477 New North Rd, Kingsland

4. At Bangkok
Nestled in the Kingsland shops, At Bangkok serves up hearty Thai soups, curries and noodles in a cosy setting.
— 438 New North Rd, Kingsland

5. Halong
In the mood for authentic Vietnamese food? Don't go past Halong. Think lemongrass chicken and fresh rice paper rolls.
— 26 Delta Ave, New Lynn

6. New Flavour
Dumpling hotspot New Flavour is sure to satisfy, and there's even a seating area upstairs suitable for larger groups.
— 537 Dominion Rd, Mt Eden

7. Pok Pok
Situated in the heart of K Rd, Pok Pok serves up delicious Thai food such as caramelised pork belly and green papaya salad.
— 261 K Rd, Auckland Central

8. Satya
The menu at Satya has an extensive range of South Indian curries, with plenty of vegetarian and vegan options too — and don't forget to start with their famous dahi puri.
— 271 K Rd, Auckland Central

9. Mekong Neua
Fresh and authentic, Mekong Neua has a menu full of Thai favourites and a cosy atmosphere.
— 483 New North Rd, Kingsland

10. Hansan
Another excellent Vietnamese restaurant where there's ample space — perfect for a communal feast. Hansan has several branches around Auckland, including in Newmarket, Panmure and Browns Bay — note that the city and New Lynn restaurants are not BYO, but all the others are.
— Visit

11. Grand Harbour Chinese Restaurant
This Viaduct favourite specialises in authentic Hong Kong-style dishes, particularly duck and a wide range of seafood. There are about 80 different dim sums available on Grand Harbour's excellent yum cha menu. 
— Cnr Pakenham St East and Custom St, Viaduct

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