2020 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award winner - Top 10% of Restaurants worldwide
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Soaring high above Auckland you'll discover Orbit, a truly iconic New Zealand brasserie offering diners sensational views - and food to match. Situated at the top of Auckland’s Sky Tower, the dining room rotates once every hour, providing a truly unique experience with amazing 360-degree panoramas of the city, the Hauraki Gulf and beyond
Orbit offers a modern dining experience in a relaxed, open atmosphere with a delicious kiwi-inspired à la carte menu that features the best local and seasonal produce. As New Zealand’s only rotating restaurant offering 360-degree views, it’s an unforgettable experience that never ceases to delight.
Your experience doesn’t just stop at the restaurant. Diners can also enjoy complimentary Sky Tower admission 45 minutes prior to and/or upon completion of dining.
When booking, please include the number of adults and children in your group to ensure sufficient seating is provided. We do not take requests for window seats nor do we guarantee window seating will be available. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Bookings are essential.
An average minimum spend of $30 per person applies for lunch reservations and $40 per person for dinner.
A maximum dining time of two hours applies for all reservations.
Do you have a cancellation policy?
We ask that any cancellation to your reservation be made no less than 24 hours prior.
Cake orders which have been prepaid for will not be refunded if cancelled no less than 48 hours prior.
Does the booking include free parking?
SkyCity does not offer free parking when you dine. We offer discounted parking rates at $7.00 for the first hour and $3.50 for every hour after, if you spend a minimum of $40.00 at any of the outlets. You will be required to get your parking ticket validated from the restaurant reception in order to get the discounted rates. You can find out more about our parking options here.
What are your casual parking rates?
The casual rate for parking is $8.00 for 0-30 minutes, $15.00 for the first hour and $5.50 every hour after. The maximum parking charge per day (up to 24 hours) is $48.00.
Is valet parking available when I dine?
Valet parking is available at SkyCity Hotel and The Grand Hotel on the day of dining for $55 as per hotel charges. For alternative car parking options please click here.
Can we use our Premier Rewards for parking?
Yes, if you have sufficient Premier Points or a car parking credit accrued on your card. Your Premier Rewards card can be swiped at the parking machines to exit.
Please note, some car parking credits are required to be activated at a Premier Rewards Kiosk before redemption.
Can we bring a cake with us?
Unfortunately not, but we'd be delighted to make one for you. Please call us on (+64) 09 363 6000 at least 48 hours in advance of your booking and we'll create something absolutely delicious within your budget. Only cakes purchased from us can be served in our restaurants.
Is your meat Halal?
While most of our meat suppliers are Halal certified, all meat preparation is completed in a SkyCity central kitchen so we cannot guarantee that meat is Halal.
If a group has a person celebrating a birthday, does the birthday person eat for free?
No, unfortunately not.
Do I get free admission to Sky Tower when I dine?
Are you open on public holidays?
Yes, we are open on public holidays and will be adding a 15% surcharge on to your bill. Thanks for your understanding. Applicable holidays include New Year's Day, 2nd January, Auckland Anniversary, Waitangi Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, Queen's Birthday, Labour Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day.
Please note some service times may be unavailable on specific days. Check our opening hours for any affected service times.