Nightlife

Brewery in Kumeu & Around

Hallertau

Hallertau offers tasting paddles ($12 to $14) of its craft beers served in its spacious and sociable biergarten, and inside on cosy tables near the bar. Regular guest beers, good food, and occasional weekend DJs and…
Pub in Kumeu & Around

Riverhead

A blissful terrace, shaded by oak trees and overlooking the river, makes this 1857 hotel a memorable drink stop, even if the menu (mains $31 to $39) doesn't quite live up to its gastropub ambitions. Make a day of it…
Winery in Kumeu & Around

Soljans Estate

One of the pioneering Croat-Kiwi family vineyards, Soljans has a wonderful cafe (mains $19 to $33) offering brunch and Vintner’s platters crammed with Mediterranean treats.