Below is a list of the top and leading German Restaurants in Auckland. To help you find the best German Restaurants located near you in Auckland we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Auckland’s Best German Restaurants:
The top rated German Restaurants in Auckland are:
- The Bavarian Newmarket – traditional German cuisine
- Der Metz Restaurant – family-friendly food menu of German influence
- Mitten Drin – home of sumptuous Bavarian delicacies
- Sweet Affairs Parnell – German pastries and meals prepared fresh daily
- Black Stag Deli – serves classic German treats
The Bavarian Newmarket
The Bavarian Newmarket is a popular German restaurant in Auckland, New Zealand. Its main branch was opened in Sydney in 1976 and made its way to the Kiwi food industry in 2019. The eatery boasts a casual but chic dining experience and sumptuous Bavarian treats. Its Bavarian fest menu offers a set menu consisting of warm haüs pretzels, golden chicken schnitzel, classic apple strudel with cinnamon and walnuts, a serving of a crunchy noodle salad, and tap beer. They also have cocktails, wine, winter selections, burgers, salads, and their signature dishes.
Food, Drinks, Bavarian Fest, Desserts, Salads, Group Menu, Kids
“Located at the rooftop of Newmarket Westfield is this German restaurant. They cater for vegetarians and meat lovers as well. Portion sizes are generous and reasonably priced. They have a good range of beer on tap, happy hour and special deals on selected food on certain days. Food preparation and presentation was excellent and worth the $$.” –Subhash Chand
Der Metz Restaurant
Der Metz Restaurant specializes in classic German cuisine that can be savoured by the whole family. The food establishment can be found close to St Heliers, Kohimarama, and Mission Bay Beach and sits in a prime location perfect for a lovely dining experience with the family. They are famous for their sweet schnapps, schnitzel, apfelstrudel and bottomless beers. The starter menu offers the nürnberger or traditional German pork sausage, gulaschsuppe or paprika-spiced beef soup, and the brettljause or assorted pork belly, pork roast, and pâté served with German bread. Don’t miss out on the mains which includes the currywurst, gulasch und spätzle, nürnberger, käsespätzle, münchener weißwurst, zwiebelrostbraten, and chicken züricher art.
Starters, Mains, Salads, Vegetarian, Schnitzel, Sides, Desserts
“Great authentic German restaurant. If you want a comfy and home type cooked meal then this is a perfect place to eat! Best selection of German brews and massive proportions of food. Made me feel like I was back experiencing a bit of Germany.” –Jordan McFall
Mitten Drin was launched by Mike, a German chef, in Berlin, Germany in 1991. In 2020, Mike launched the restaurant in Auckland with the hopes of promoting European and most especially German food to New Zealanders. The German restaurant guarantees usage of the finest ingredients found within the country. Their main menu is a must-try for individuals who have yet to taste German delicacies. It has the pork sausage dish which can be served as bavarian weisswurst, berliner currywurst, frankfurter würstchen, or thueringer rostbratwurst. They also have the wiener (beef) schnitzel, pork schnitzel, and the kohlrouladen or stuffed cabbage roll. For groups, the German platter meal is highly recommended.
All Day Breakfast, To Share, Main, Extra, Kids Menu, Beverages, Dessert
“Excellent German food with great beer and great service. This place is a real find. A must-visit for something different. The pork knuckle was incredible. The sausages were so good we bought some from their shop and he explained how to cook them.” –Craig Lancaster
Sweet Affairs Parnell
Sweet Affairs Parnell is tucked away in a 150-year old site in Auckland, New Zealand. It has a lovely garden cocktail lounge area and a garden perfect for al fresco dining. The interiors scream South American Latin while the kitchen area undeniably reflects the aromas of traditional Bavarian meals and dishes. They are open from Mondays to Sundays from 7 in the morning until midnight. Some of their German specialties are the spätzle with mushroom sauce, sauerkraut, weisswurst, bretzel, and the Bavarian breakfast platter which includes the Bavarian fine meatloaf and Vienna bratwurst.
Three-Course Set Menu, Cocktails, Tapas, Mains, Brunch
“Comforting German food with homemade flavours, very tasty! Excellent service, quiet enough to have a chat with your friends if you come at lunchtime. Also a lovely group of ladies knitting that made it look much cozier! Went there with two Germans, they were absolutely happy with the meals. If you’re German and you are a bit homesick, go for a visit. :)” –Natalia Sabrina Moyano
Black Stag Deli
Black Stag Deli operates a food truck in the Auckland neighbourhood and offers catering services at the same time. Their specialties include German cold cuts, hand made sausages, fermented salami, and pates which are commonly served on special occasions like weddings and corporate gatherings. For people who love German cuisine, the megadog finest German sausage meal, knackwurst, and the german cold cuts platter is a house specialty and a must-try. Knackwurst is a type of German sausage while the cold cuts platter comes with homemade pates and cold cut selections.
Burgers, Specialties, Paninis, Salads, Street Food
“Awesome and yummy especially when you’re starving. Good value and good service.” –Ray Murray