Located on the corner of Shortland and O’Connell Streets in central Auckland, O’Connell St Bistro is an intimate dining room of fourteen tables, created in the theme of a modern European back street bistro, with a cosy and well stocked bar.

In addition there is a separate private dining room adjacent to the Bistro, the Corner Room, which can accommodate up to twenty six people.

Multi award winning

Chris UptonIn its eighteen years of operation, it has been recommended by many publications & has consistently been a finalist in the Cuisine Good Food Awards, winning “Best Wine Experience” in 2014.

The Bistro’s proprietor, Chris Upton (pictured), trained in the UK, and also spent four years on board QE2 before emigrating to New Zealand.

Opening hours

O’Connell Street Bistro is open for lunch Monday to Friday 11.30am to 3pm, and for dinner Monday to Saturday from 5.30pm, with continuous bar service throughout the day. Closed on Sundays & Public Holidays