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Cuisine of Auckland for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Auckland marina Local residents have adopted numerous dishes brought here from different parts of the world over the years of communication with Europeans. Today, Auckland is a home for immigrants from all over the world and a place for many tourists. So it's not too difficult to find the cuisine of any world country here. There are pizzerias, sushi bars, Chinese noodle bars, Indian restaurants, and American fast foods in the city center. So if you don't want to get acquainted with the cuisine of local residents, you can always keep your regular diet.
Auckland is the most populous city in New Zealand. It has become home to more than 1.3 million people, which is more than 25% of the country’s population. The first settlers appeared … Open
However, if you miss the opportunity to get acquainted with the favorite dishes of the citizens, you will miss the chance to get to know their culture better. So you should spend at least a few nights to taste the creations of the city chefs. You can find a cafe or restaurant that matches different preferences in Auckland. You can have a budget meal right on the street or spend a romantic evening together at the table of a beautiful restaurant with a perfectly selected interior and fine cuisine.
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Auckland will appeal to both young intellectuals and fans of active leisure. There are many places that will not leave any child indifferent here. Who doesn't like the idea of climbing a … Open
Auckland's cuisine is mostly European today. Few Maori dishes have saved. Those dishes that have remained to the present have changed a lot. Many old recipes have been replaced by simple modern analogs. Local residents are sure that the food should be delicious, hearty, cooked from local products, and easy to cook. It is not customary to spend hours in the kitchen before the visit of guests or a romantic dinner here. Local people believe that the minimum time for cooking is the maximum pleasure from eating.
Auckland Blues Hāngī is one of the few remaining traditional dishes. Hāngī is not cooked everywhere but only in those places where there is a special earthen oven. This simple structure allows baking food on hot stones. Hāngī is kumara, pumpkin, and pig or chicken meat cooked in such an oven. Sometimes seafood is added to this dish. Many local residents cook Hāngī on their own on weekends. They bake the ingredients for several hours in a conventional oven. However, the taste of the modern analog is slightly different.
You should not be surprised if a local resident mentions the word "kiwi" in a conversation when it is not about birds, fruit or the payment system. Many locals call themselves that here, … Open
Kumara is a popular vegetable among the locals. This is a New Zealand variety of potatoes, characterized by a sweet taste. Kumara is most often baked or fried. It is served with sauce as side dish for fish or meat. The attitude is reverent to sauces in Auckland. Few dishes will be served without them. Even the steak that the locals love is served only with sauce. It is interesting that only men cook the steak traditionally. There is no discrimination here. This is just a tribute to tradition. Local chefs also love barbecues. Everything is cooked on it - from meat to oysters and vegetables.
Lamb is the most popular meat here. Stews, chops, cutlets, and many other things are cooked from it. There are also second courses of pork, beef, and chicken here. Meat is cooked simply but tasty. In addition to steak, stuffed roast beef and all sorts of meat rolls, which are sometimes cooked from several types of meat, are very popular with the locals. Stuffed lamb shoulder is an interesting dish. Locals also love seafood. You can taste an assortment of stewed seafood, baked lobster, and a variety of fried fish in Auckland.
There are numerous cultural centers that are interesting to visit, as well as other attractions in Auckland. Many of the excursion objects presented here are unique. Auckland Art Gallery is … Open
Do you want a quick snack? Then look for chips, which new Zealanders like very much. You can also buy meat pies in any city store.

There are many desserts here. Pavlova cake is a real local culinary masterpiece. It was once prepared by a New Zealand chef for a Russian ballerina. Whipped cream, meringue, and a variety of berries are part of the cake. Cakes with fruit fillings and whipped cream, as well as fruit pies are a favorite treat of the locals. Only cookies and ice cream are more popular. Ice cream is often eaten with jam here. Local people drink a lot of coffee and tea. The tradition of a five-o’clock tea party persists in many families. Local white and red wines are worth tasting from alcohol. There are almost three hundred of their verities here. Beer varieties of Red Lion, OB Natural, DB Draught, and Speight also deserve attention.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Auckland and surroundings

Where to go for dinner in Auckland: recommended cafe and restaurants

Iguacu
Where: 269 Parnell Road, Auckland; Telephone: +64 (09) 358 4804;
Harbourside
Where: 99 Quay Street, Auckland; Telephone: +64 (09) 307 0486; More info: First floor ferry building;
Prime
Where: 18 Quay Street, Auckland; Telephone: +64 (09) 357 0188;
Dine
Where: 90 Federal Street, Auckland; Telephone: +64 (09) 363 7030; More info: Skycity grand hotel building;
Orbit Restaurant
Where: Victoria Street, Auckland; Telephone: +64 (09) 363 6000; More info: Skytower, corner of federal & victoria streets;
Sails Restaurant
Where: Westhaven Marina, Westhaven Drive, Auckland; Telephone: +64 (09) 378 9890;
Bella Restaurant & Bar
Where: 165 Ponsonby Road, Auckland; Telephone: +64 (09) 360 2656;
Gion Japanese Restaurant
Where: 197 Parnell Road, Auckland; Telephone: +64 (09) 379 3344;
Soul
Where: Viaduct Harbour, Corner Hobson and Customs Street West, Auckland; Telephone: +64 (09) 356 7249;
The French Café
Where: 210B Symonds Street, Auckland; Telephone: (09) 377 1911;
The Engine Room
Where: 115 Queen Street, Northcote Point, North Shore, Auckland; Telephone: +64 (09) 480 9502;
Toto Restaurant
Where: 53 Nelson Street, Auckland; Telephone: +64 (09) 302 2665;
Antoine’s Restaurant
Where: 333 Parnell Road, Parnell, Auckland; Telephone: +64 (09) 379 8756;

National cuisine of New Zealand

The modern cuisine of New Zealand is much different from the traditional cuisine of Maori people. Many local dishes appeared here together with settlers in New Zealand. First of all, these were the British and other nations from Europe. That is the reason why Anglo-Saxon cuisine prevails in the country. It is easy to note this in the frequent use of fish, meat, fried potato, beefsteak, and roast beef. That being said, New Zealand proves its status of a marine country by a broad range of seafood in local cuisine. Virtually every local restaurant offers lobsters, shrimps, oysters, and different fish species. … Open
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Auckland

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Auckland (New Zealand) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Auckland restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Auckland, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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