Looking for your new inner-city go-to for a casual drink? Reign & Pour is set to be it. Situated on the corner of Quay Street and Little Queen Lane in the heart of the city, this welcoming new tavern boasts generous outdoor seating along Little Queen Lane.
Part of Auckland’s newest retail hospitality and commercial development Commercial Bay, it’s the ideal spot for a well-earned beverage, whether it’s an after work catch up, an easy bite to eat, an after-dinner tipple, or a chance to rest those weary legs and wallet while hitting the surrounding shops.
Nab a spot inside or on the terrace and watch the world go by while you enjoy an ice-cold pint. The wide range of Kiwi craft beers available includes Panhead, Fermentist, Harrington’s and Emerson’s, with Emerson’s head brewer and founder Richard Emerson teaming up to deliver limited releases like the Madra Rua Irish Red Ale shipped all the way from Dunedin.
Headed by Matt Nicholls of Bedford Soda & Liquor, there’s also a solid selection of cocktails to choose from, local wines and good coffee from L’affare. For those wanting to stay a while, there’s something for every palette from the quality gastro pub menu, and DJs on Friday and Saturday nights until late.
“It’s been a long road but we’re hoping the opening of Commercial Bay helps brings people back into the area and that some sense of normality returns for bars as we get used to Level 1,” expressed Nicholls, who is relieved be open at last, with numerous delays and challenges to negotiate, such as an international
Reign & Pour is open seven days, 11am-late.