Located on level two, Harbour Eats is an innovative food hall inspired by gastronomic precincts and markets in cities around the world including New York, London and Barcelona.
Bringing together some of our greatest local talent, diverse cultures and cuisines, Harbour Eats will showcase 34 total diverse vendors - with a rich array of cuisines and world-flavours including Thai, Middle Eastern, Korean, Indian, Mexican, South American, Greek, and Vietnamese all under one roof - and boasting more than 650 seats, the all-day dining spot will be a go-to destination for breakfast through to dinner and drinks.
Among Harbour Eats’ food venues is bar concept Publicby Matt Nicholls of Bedford & Soda, which will serve expertly-crafted drinks all day from coffee and fresh smoothies in the morning to cocktails and a carefully considered beer and wine list in the evening.
Auckland food aficionados Oliver Simon and David Lee, the duo behind the likes of Simon & Lee, Major Sprout, and The Candy Shop, are confirmed to open two new venues within Harbour Eats; modern Korean restaurant Gochu, and Good Dog Bad Dog, which will offer loaded hot dogs with a variety of gourmet toppings.
To add to the list of strong hospitality talent bringing their experience to the halls of Harbour Eats is stalwart Yukio Ozeki, of celebrated Auckland hotspots Azabu and Ebisu. His new venue Oji Sushiwill serve up fresh Japanese fare at Commercial Bay.
Auckland Fish Market favourite, Billypot, is among those joining the mix, with the second Auckland restaurant set to offer the same fresh kaimoana that locals and city visitors alike have grown to love. The Billypot team will also bring a slice of Spanish cuisine to Commercial Bay with new venue The Paella Pod.
Those preferring plant-based meals will have dedicated options with celebrated vegan burger joint Wise Boysopening its second location at Commercial Bay, along with popular vegan bakery Tart Bakery.
Waiheke-based empanada food truck, South American Oven, will set up its first bricks and mortar store at Commercial Bay, serving a selection of traditionally inspired yet uniquely flavoured empanadas, accompanied by fresh homemade salsas.
Joining the eateries announced today is Daruma Ramen, which serves authentic Japanese ramen; Tanksalad and juice bar; ice cream favourite Ben & Jerry’s; bubble tea makersHitea; traditional dumpling house Foo Du; Gogi, a Korean barbeque kitchen; homestyle Mediterranean specialists Mazi; and authentic Indian eatery Eat Indian.
Harbour Eats food and beverage operators join the impressive existing line-up set to open at Commercial Bay, with Ghost Donkey, Liquorette, Hawker & Roll, Burger Burger, Juke Joint, Aroy Thai, Fatima’s, Nam Nam, Kai Eatery, Sam Choy’s Poke To The Max, Sunny Town, NEEDO, Hammer & Tongs, andThe Gusstop Café also opening within the food hall.
Alongside Harbour Eats, we'll have additional food and beverage offerings located throughout the precinct including sit-down restaurants and kiosk style quick eats for shoppers on the go. Making Commercial Bay home are brand-new names to the Auckland food scene Lieutenant Coffee Bar and Eatery, featuring small-batch coffee and a considered menu, and seaside tavern Reign and Pour, the second offering from Bedford & Soda’s Matt Nicholls.
The two new restaurants will join the wider Commercial Bay food offering, including a restaurant from Ben Bayly, Saxon + Parole, The Lodge Bar by Rodd & Gunn, Best Ugly Bagels, Kōkako, Bird on a Wire, Cali Press, Bluebells Cakery, and Bowl & Arrow.