Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner
The name ‘Lava’ is inspired by Auckland’s volcanic origins which is reflective in the backlit undersea marble interior, suggestive of the flow from this remarkable force of nature.
Nestled within Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour overlooking the Waitemata Basin and city skyline, Lava Dining sits alongside a stunning waterfront oasis, where the sun sets over languid yachts anchored in the Marina, and the city beckons beyond.
The menu reflects classic French technique blended with fine local produce, as well as award-winning fine wines from New Zealand and France. Indulge in a menu of flavoursome dishes, in-season specialities and low-calorie De-Light choices.
Our popular 30-minute Express Lunch is a value-offer featuring three courses, for those who are short on time.
Lava Dining: Truly a taste explosion.
Breakfast Monday to Friday 6am-10.30am | Saturday & Sunday 6am-11am
Lunch 12pm-3pm daily| Dinner 6pm-10.30pm daily
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Celebrate the art of good taste at Lava Dining. Sofitel’s masterful culinary team will creatively cater for your private dining needs for groups of up to 30 persons. Enjoy marina views in an exclusive section of the stunningly designed, marble-lined restaurant. Allow us to craft a special French-inspired menu for you or choose from our innovative set menus, all featuring the finest locally sourced ingredients. Our sommelier can arrange wines to match.