Number 5 Restaurant is an elegant dining restaurant in central Auckland city.
We are famous for our passion of New Zealand food and our huge selection of boutique New Zealand wines.
It is the perfect place for visitors to Auckland to come and experience dining at its best.
As well as our fantastic food and comprehensive winelist, we pride ourselves on our exceptional service. Past guests have included the Rt. Hon. Helen Clark, Her Royal Highness, Princess Anne, Burt Bacharach and Sir Sean Connery.
If you find yourself dreaming of a white Christmas, but always have your desires foiled by a little thing called the Southern Hemisphere, then Number 5 has something that might help to make your wishes come true.
This is the old brick building in which Number 5 Restaurant is situated. It has been a fine dining restaurant for more than 30 years.
It is a character building with great atmosphere, fantastic views and unique ambience.
The top floor provides private dining for up to 60 people with wonderful views of the city skyline.
• Martina Lutz •
Martina is from Germany and has been living in New Zealand since 1988. She has been in the hospitality industry for 35 years and owned cafes/restaurants in Germany and New Zealand, including “the other side”, Merlot Wine Cafe and the Wine Loft.
• Chef Jono Beattie •
Starting his career as a dishwasher 15 years ago Jono’s passion for cooking, creating and learning hasn’t stopped ever since. Having worked in a variety of restaurants and hotels in New Zealand and around the world his resume includes Aucklands dine by Peter Gordon, one michelin star La Trompette and The Modern pantry in London.
Having most recently been wowing his guest at the very exclusive 5 star Te Waonui forest retreat hotel in Franz Josef we are delighted to have him as part of the team at Number 5.
Jono’s menu is focused on fresh seasonal ingredients with a good balance of traditional and modern ideas, he is a big believer in balance ” Food has to have a balance of texture, taste, colour and presentation”