Top five summer pubs
Beer spots to quench your thirst in the warmer months.
With summer nearly upon us, it must be time for enjoying those long hot nights with beers, BBQ and banter. Well, at least that’s the hope.
If you’re looking for the best spots in Auckland to sample some of the regions finest hops here are our picks.
THE BEER SPOT
With 40 rotating flavours and a different food truck every week this North Shore pub should be on your list.
If you don’t want to leave the comfort of your own home, they also ship their beer.
This wee gem is a half hour drive from the CBD and offers the perfect mix of great food, tasty handcrafted beer and good atmosphere.
A great place for a Sunday afternoon relaxing in the sun.
BROTHERS BREWERY & JUKE JOINT
There’s nothing better than BBQ and beer and the guys at Brothers Brewery have nailed the perfect blend of fine brews and authentic BBQ. This gem is nestled in the leafy suburb of Mt Eden.
THE LUMSDEN FREEHOUSE
If you’re looking for a more central location the Lumsden Freehouse is worth a visit.
A freehouse is a bar free from big brewery influence and they serve beer based on taste and customer feedback.
LEIGH SAWMILL BREWERY
If you’re stuck for ideas of what to do on a summer’s afternoon, jump in the car and head north to the Leigh Sawmill brewery.
Book a brewery tour and enjoy sampling one of the huge selection of beer made on site.