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    People partying in Lenin in Quay Street in Auckland

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    We have also known New Zealand for its nerve jostling adventures and super delighting outdoors, but there’s something more to the fine Kiwi way of life, and that’s its nightlife. New Zealand cities are recognized for their impressive party places as the sun goes down. Places like Wellington, Auckland, and Christchurch turn the grooviest. That’s the time when myriad of colors in the city emerge. If you want to savor such surreal moments then plan and experience Auckland nightlife! The favorite city on the North Island fashions super groovy pubs and discs, and streets and harbors that hold important events.

    The best part about these places is that they let you forget the time and live the night to its fullest. Head to a popular nightclub or plan a party on a night cruise, or dine at the top of Sky Tower! The night will cease but options won’t when you are in this port city of New Zealand.

    The most popular restaurants, bars, & pubs to celebrate the Auckland nightlife!

    1. Mea Culpa, Ponsonby

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    Google rating: 4.6
    Timings: 4 pm – 3 am
    Major highlights: Outdoor seating, fine music, and good vibes

    The popular party spot is located on Ponsonby Road is known for its amazing cocktails and outdoor seating.
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    2. The Bluestone Room, Durham Lane

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    Google rating: 4.3
    Timings: 11:30 am – 11:30 pm
    Major highlights: Food – fish & chips, steak, and salad

    The old-fashioned bar & restaurant is one of the perfect places to eat in Auckland. The Blue Room has been wonderfully restored in a heritage-building and is an ideal place to plan a night out at.
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    3. Fort Street Union, Fort Street

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    Google rating: 4.2
    Timings: 11:30 am – 1 am
    Major highlights: Wifi, vegetarian-friendly, outdoor Seating, gluten-free options, live music

    If you are looking for some decent food with exciting environs to enjoy your night out, Fort Street Union is the place to be.
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    4. Corner Bar, Shortland Street

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    Google rating: 4.1
    Timings: 12:30 pm till late night
    What’s special: Pulled Pork Nachos or Pulled Pork Quesadillas

    All your craving for tapas bar at a reasonable price is tended well here at Croner Bar. The friendly and welcoming staff only add to the experience.
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    5. Grand Central, Ponsonby Road

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    Google rating: 4.1
    Timings: 4 pm – 5 am
    Major highlights: Awesome cocktails, live music, and craft beer

    Certainly, the best place to drink through the night. This place makes the highlight of Auckland nightlife. Friendly staff and amazing atmosphere are a huge plus!

    6. Lenin, Quay Street

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    Google rating: 4
    Timings: 4 pm – 1 am (Thursday), Sunday Closed, 4 pm – 4 am (Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday), 4 pm – 10 pm (Monday, Tuesday)
    Major highlights: Dance floor, indoor, outdoor seating, and amazing location

    Located in the Viaduct region, you can cut loose at this place and make the most of Auckland nightlife.
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    7. Viaduct Harbour – The place from where the glittering night can be experienced at its best

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    You can always get out on the water and take a kayak tour while watching the city light floating above the water. Waitemata Harbour and the gulf islands are the other places to explore when you are
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    8. Queen Street – The most popular street of Auckland which is as happening as it gets

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    If you are into street performances all under the glitz and glamor of the night, this is the place to be. The most popular street in Auckland keeps holding performances that make the night sure awesome.

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    9. Britomart – The night grows darker and so do the array of colors and excitement here

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    The Quay and the Customs Street are the most sought-after for every tourist visiting Auckland. Head to Sylvia Park shopping mall and experience the true essence of New Zealand nightlife here!
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    10. Ponsonby – The trendiest of them all, this place exudes all the colors of the night

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    The happiest strip in Auckland, Ponsonby Central is known for bars, coffee spots, and fancy restaurants. From early evening into the wee hours, this place has some of the most exciting Auckland bars and nightclubs to keep you on your toes all the time.
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    Don’t ever say that you have experienced the best of Auckland nightlife if you haven’t been to these places that encompass some of the best experiences in the North Island!

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