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43 Places To Dine Gluten-Free In Auckland

By Grace Noles
gluten free waffles from dear jervois in herne bay

Whether you're celiac, intolerant, or simply gluten-free by choice, it can be hard hunting through a menu looking for a single gluten-less dish. Whatever your reasoning, you shouldn't have to sacrifice flavour for a happy stomach, so stress no more–Dish Cult has got you covered! We've rounded up the top 43 places that cater almost exclusively to the GF folk.

From classic brunch dishes to authentic Thai and French cuisines, we hope you enjoy! 

Know of any other great eateries that we should add to the list? Let us know at contact@dishcult.com

1. Geeks on Sainsbury

1/55 Sainsbury Road, Mount Albert

A classic cafe menu with GF salads and toast, but most importantly, GF eggs Benedict with salmon, tofu, or bacon. 

2. Revive

24 Wyndham Street + 33 Lorne Street

A vegan favourite with an (almost) completely cruelty-free, GF, and DF breakfast and lunch menus with hot-pots and fresh salads. 

3. Prego

226 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby

A fine dining institution catering to all Italian-loving cecliacs. Pizza, pasta, and antipastos galore! 

4. Azabu

26 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby

The Japanese-western fusion spot with its own GF menu, offering the most delicious wagyu beef and spicy tuna rolls.

5. Non Solo Pizza

1052/259 Parnell Road, Parnell

Another Italian classic, who said you have to sacrifice flavour? The aesthetic courtyard and GF options are next-level phenomenal. 

6. MASU By Nic Watt

90 Federal Street, Auckland CBD
MASU By Nic Watt

An almost entirely GF-exclusive menu filled with Japanese dishes such as sushi, thick-cut sashimi, and white bean miso. 

7. The Midnight Baker

218 Dominion Road, Mount Eden
Midnight Baker's famed GF Loaf

An all-day menu to nurture your stomach and soul with dishes like black rice risotto and jackfruit tortillas–All GF! 

8. Dear Jervois

234 Jervois Road, Herne Bay
Dear Jervois

Fresh local produce made into a deliciously healthy cafe menu with plenty of great GF options. 

9. Lowbrow

St. Kevin's Arcade + Queen's Rise

Warning: Not a GF restaurant. However, head there for a fix of phenomenal GF crispy chicken nuggets with dipping sauce! 

10. Eight By Cordis

83 Symonds Street, Grafton
Eight by Cordis

An interactive buffet of made-to-order dishes from a range of cuisines. Simply let your station chef know and they'll take care of you!

11. Little Bird Kitchen

Corner Summer Street + Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby
Little Bird Kitchen

A well and truly raw approach, with everything made for scratch. LBK has Gf specials changing daily. 

12. Monsoon Poon

Lower Hobson Street, Auckland CBD
Monsoon Poon

One of the top Thai spots in Auckland, offering a separate allergens menu. All you have to do is ask! 

13. Fatima's

Takapuna + Ponsonby + Commercial Bay

GF pitas with either chicken, falafel, or lamb to satisfy those kebab cravings.

14. The Chip Shop

711 Manukau Road, Royal Oak

A celiac dream come true–A GF fish and chips takeaways! An entirely dedicated GF menu with everything you could want from your local.

15. Food Truck Garage

City Works Depot, Auckland CBD
Food Truck Garage

Almost exclusively GF, The Food Truck Garage serves up nutritious and tasty fast food without the guilt. 

16. Odette's Eatery

City Works Depot, Auckland CBD

A relaxed eatery with a Bali-inspired atmosphere serving up delicate flavours and ingredients–A majority of which are GF. 

17. Best Ugly Bagels

Various Locations

A lazy Sunday morning brunch spot specialising in bagels and wonderful combinations of toppings. Available GF!

18. Jervois Steak House

70 Jevois Road, Herne Bay
Jervois Steak House

A steak and 3 vege is a staple for GF diners. Up the ante at this gourmet steak house, complete with all the dressings. 

19. Baduzzi

10-26 Jellicoe Street, North Wharf

Plenty of GF authentic Italian dishes, including handmade pasta, in a beautiful setting.  

20. Major Sprout

21 Graham Street, Auckland CBD

Instagram-worthy plates full of GF breakfast & lunch classics like herbed eggs and acai bowls in the heart of the city. 

21. The Caker

446 Karangahape Road, Newton
The Caker

Decadent moist cakes made from natural ingredients in flavours like flourless dark chocolate cake with pistachios and ganache

22. Petal Cupcakes

Newmarket + Glenfield Mall
Petal Cupcakes

Some of the best cupcakes you'll ever taste, available in GF flavours like salted caramel and double chocolate.

23. The No Grainer

773 New North Road, Mount Albert

A sweet little cafe with cabinets full of paleo-friendly and GF sweet treats and savoury goodies. 

24. Shamrock Cottage

73 Selwyn Road, Howick
Shamrock Cottage

Freshly home-cooked treats, from GF cheese scones and cheesecakes to full English breakfasts and eggs Benedict. 

25. Mimosa

460 Lake Road, Takapuna

An all-day menu of Japanese-fusion GF dishes consisting of shakshuka and tofu bowls in ginger teriyaki sauce. 

26. Milse

31 Tyler Street, Britomart

A dessert haven of gelato and macarons in flavours like green apple, earl grey, cookie dough, and dulce de leche.

27. Giapo

12 Gore Street, Auckland CBD

GF ice cream cones in marvellous creations such as the Colossal Squid with chocolate tentacles and peanut butter and brownie ice cream. 

28. Mekong Baby

262 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby
Mekong Baby

South-east Asian fusion in the heart of Ponsonby, with a majority of dishes GF, seasonal, and fresh! 

29. Casablanca

Sylvia Park, Mount Wellington

Get a taste of the Mediterranean at any time of the day! Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner with plenty of GF bites!

30. The Coop

90 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna
The Coop

Hold onto your hats and get ready for GF fried chicken! The Coop serves up GF JJFC–Jamaican Jerk Fried Chicken. 

31. The Mexican Cafe

67 Victoria Street West, Auckland CBD

All the best Mexican food without the gluten. Nachos, guacamole, tacos, ceviche, chili con carne–All available GF.

32. Kiss Kiss

1 Rocklands Avenue, Mount Eden
Kiss Kiss

Some of the best Asian fusion in town, now serving up GF options like sriracha chicken nibbles, Thai noodles, and deep-fried fish dishes. 

33. Go Go Daddy Thai Canteen

Ponsonby Central, Ponsonby
Go Go Daddy Thai Canteen

Authentically delicious Thai cuisine from GF chicken wings and crispy school prawns to green curry and Thai pork rib. 

34. Le Vietnamese Kitchen

107 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby
Le Vietnamese Kitchen

Plenty of authentic Vietnamese dishes, full of flavour and a majority GF–To be enjoyed in the phenomenal atmosphere of their indoor-outdoor dining room.

35. Marina Thai

1 Ara-Tai Road, Half Moon Bay

Easily some of the best Thai food around when you're craving a plain chicken satay or pad Thai. A majority of mains and entrees can be made GF, just ask! 

36. Citizen Park

424 New North Road, Kingsland

All your favourite pub-grub served GF style. Spicy hot chicken wings, beef brisket nachos, wagyu burgers, and fish and chips–Nothing's off-limits.

37. Ebisu

116-118 Quay Street, Auckland CBD

Rated some of the best Japanese food in town, Ebisu caters widely to those ditching the gluten. Even offering GF signature platters.

38. Al Volo Pizza

27 Mount Eden Road, Eden Terrace

One thing all non-gluten eaters are grateful for–GF pizza bases. Simply put, Al Volo's got the best pizza and the best GF bases to match. 

39. Le Garde Manger

466 Queen Street, Auckland CBD

Authentic French cuisine with GF steaks, galettes, escargot, and dessert crepes. Bon Appétit! 

40. Misters

G/12 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD

A lunch-spot classic, with a focus on deliciously nutritious GF, vegan, and organic meals! 

41. Café Viet

2 Surrey Crescent, Grey Lynn

Authentically delicious Vietnamese Pho and curries available GF in the heart of Grey Lynn.

42. Duck Island

Newmarket + Ponsonby
Duck Island

A wide variety of sweet and unique ice cream flavours, labelled GF and complete with a GF cone on request!

43. The Hidden Village

Ponsonby Central, Ponsonby

New takes on the Asian Fusion cuisine with GF options such as their savoury pancakes and fresh spring rolls.

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