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Best BYO restaurants

Many an occasion calls for a good BYO, so take a bottle of your favourite Martinborough pinot noir and head along to one of our top spots for a good time.

Cheap and cheerful

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On Cuba Street, you'll find Oriental Kingdom down on Left Bank. 

For Japanese, head over to Arashi Kushiyaki Bar on Courtenay Place or Miyabi Sushi in Willis Street Village and if you're craving some Thai food check out Thai Chef's Restaurant on Blair Street.

Good for groups

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Got a whole gang of you wanting a table? No problem. Ozeki do Japanese food and can accommodate a big booking.

Rumour has it that Rock Yard Vietnamese on Allen Street is a great starting point for your night on the town. Big Thumb get a thumbs-up from us too.

A bit fancy

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Enjoy the million dollar views of Oriental Bay at Beach Babylon and the Cuba Street Bistro is on, surprise surprise, Cuba Street.

And for a change of scene, head out to Island Bay's Brew'd Island Bay where seafood is a speciality.

Photo credit: Beach Babylon, Rasa, Ozeki.