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The best restaurants in Auckland make up a scene that reminds of an excited twentysomething who has just entered the prime of their life. A huge wave of immigration—primarily from Asia—has blown the culinary scene wide open, meaning $10 Sichuan spicy dumpling joints cosy up next to innovative high-end, ten-course tasting-menu joints.
The inner-city neighbourhood of Ponsonby has some real gems if you're looking for things to do to satsisy your inner foodie; there’s a concentration of first-rate restaurants in Britomart and around the base of the Sky Tower and, if you want good authentic Asian food, the enclaves of Dominion Road (largely Chinese) and Sandringham (Indian) can’t be beaten.
Start perusing our round-up of fab eateries immediately.