The best of Newmarket’s ethnic eateries

Well-known for its diverse food offering, Newmarket is a hot spot for international cuisines to suit your taste buds. Whether it’s Spanish tapa’s, moreish dumplings, or fresh Italian pasta you’re craving, here you’ll find a few of the locals’ favourite ethnic eats…


A regular on the ‘Best Cheap Eats’ lists in Auckland, Selera offers the very best of Malaysian cuisine. Regulars know that you need to get in early to secure a table, which indicates just how good the food is. Try the Laksa noodle soup or the Mee Goreng.

487 Khyber Pass Road



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Tao is a modern Chinese fusion restaurant that’s open for lunch and dinner. Try the soft shell crab, Peking duck or sample a selection of their famous dumplings.

61 Davis Crescent | @taoeat


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Inspired by the back-street tapas bars of Spain, Tasca is big on ambience and tasty authentic Spanish food. Try the Grilled Haloumi or the Costa Brava Mussels and head along on a Saturday night where you’ll be treated to live music too.

25 Nuffield Street | @tascacafe



Pearl Garden

The very home of Sunday yum cha, Pearl Garden has been serving award-winning Chinese cuisine to Aucklanders for more than 40 years.  Regularly featured in Metro magazine, the authentic restaurant accommodates everyone from couples, to families and functions.

1 Teed Street | @pearlgardennz


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Archie’s Pizzeria 

Famed for it’s authentic and homestyle cooking, Archie’s Pizzeria is our pick for a cosy dinner date. With a long list of creamy pastas and renowned wood-fired pizzas there is truely something for everyone when those carb cravings hit.

63 Davis Crescent

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