A great view is the perfect complement to a romantic meal with someone special.
Here are a few top restaurants around the country that offer such views – be sure to check out our other, fuller list of restaurants with romantic views for dining.
At Pure Tastes in Paihia you can enjoy amazing view of the ocean and bays while dining on a sumptuous plate of contemporary New Zealand cuisine. This chic pool-side restaurant is very romantic.
Popular with lovers of seafood, Fish restaurant at the tip of Princes Wharf is perfectly placed to enjoy stunning views of the Hauraki Gulf – from the Harbour Bridge right through to Devonport and Rangitoto. Take a look at the view yourself in our Spotlight on Fish Restaurant.
SkyCity’s Observatory Restaurant and Orbit Revolving Restaurant both have food to match the spectacular views at the top of the Auckland Sky Tower. Read more about them in our Guide to SkyCity Auckland restaurants.
The White House Restaurant in Oriental Bay offers fine dining with a spectacular view across the harbour and city. Book ahead, though, as this award-winning restaurant fills up fast – and not just around Valentine’s Day.
Punga Cove Resort in Martinborough is a sweet destination for a romantic weekend away, where you can soak up sunshine and serenity at either its Boatshed Café and Bar or at its fine-dining restaurant Punga Fern.
Chateau on the Park’s aptly named Garden Court Brasserie, which is perfectly situated with views over award-winning gardens.
Threesixty Restaurant and Bar is another good one with a romantic setting, serving modern Kiwi cuisine opposite Streamer Wharf. But arguably Queenstown’s most romantic restaurant is Gantley’s; set in a historic stone building surrounded by two acres of landscaped gardens, this fine-dining restaurant is the perfect place for a romantic dinner is simply spectacular.
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