Monthien Thai Restaurant in Milford offers a superb dining experience – great food, friendly service and reasonable prices.
Boutique coffee roastery Toasted Espresso in Barry’s Pt Rd Takapuna not only produces some of the very best coffee roasts in town, they’re absolutely passionate about making great coffee.
Frank Sargeson is one of the all time great NZ writers, and he spent most of his life living right here on the North Shore. Visit his home in Takapuna.
Bungalo Cafe in Mokoia Road Birkenhead serves excellent food and coffee in a converted brick bungalow.
Used as a battery during WWII, Kennedy Park is steeped in history and is a beautiful spot for walks, picnics, sea views and general family fun.
Jam Organic Cafe in Hurstmere Road Takapuna serves fresh, locally sourced and organic food and excellent coffee just a short walk from Takapuna beach
The Depot Artspace in Devonport is an exciting community centre developing and showcasing the work of local artists, musicians, writers and general creatives
Little Shoal Bay is a quiet backwater ideal for picnicking, fossicking and checking out life beneath the Harbour Bridge