Boxing Day a.k.a. Leftover Turkey Sammies and Hectic Mall Mission Day. When Christmas is done and Boxing Day rolls around, the last thing you want to do is be in the kitchen. But a gal/guy’s gotta eat, right?
And lucky for you, some of Auckland’s best restaurants and bars will be in action this Boxing Day. To make your day that much cruisier, we’ve created a list of what’s open this Boxing Day in Auckland. Whether you’re looking to continue your meat eating marathon, knock back some oysters or down a couple of bevvies, these places have got you covered.
Cafes & Restaurants
When a long, lazy Boxing Day lunch, or early dinner is on the cards, these Auckland cafes and restaurants are open this Boxing Day in Auckland.
Best Ugly Bagels, Newmarket
Not feeling leftover ham? Pop down to Best Ugly for a bagel or two between 8am and 4pm this Boxing Day.
Miss Moonshine’s, Ponsonby
Leave some room in your tum, folks! Miss Moonshine’s will be serving their meaty goodness from 11.30am.
The Street Food Collective, Ponsonby
And a few of steps across the Lot 3 courtyard, a handful of food trucks and stalls will be doing what they do best at The Street Food Collective.
Euro, Princes Wharf
Euro fans, do not fret. This Princes Wharf restaurant is opening its doors for Boxing Day so you can get your oyster and ceviche fix.
Soul Bar & Bistro, Auckland CBD
Wander down to Soul for a long lunch with seafood and harbour views.
MASU, Auckland CBD
Nic Watt’s restaurant, MASU will be cranking its robata grill from 5.30pm.
Miss Clawdy, Wynyard Quarter
Lunch or dinner, whenever your fried chicken cravings kick in, Miss Clawdy will be open from 11am this Boxing Day in Auckland.
Burger Burger, Newmarket
Boxing Day burgers? Heck yes! Make sure you stop by Burger Burger for potato skins and some of Auckland’s best burgers.
Bars & Pubs
Continue your festive drinking at these Auckland bars and pubs which are kindly staying open this Boxing Day in Auckland.
The Commons, Takapuna
Surcharge-free dranks? How could we turn that down? Head to The Commons at 12pm this Boxing Day.
Neighbourhood Brewbar, Kingsland
The beer taps at local Kingsland watering hole, Neighbourhood will be flowing from 5pm.
The Cav, Freemans Bay
Round up your mates and make tracks to The Cav. They’ll be open for 11am for brews, food and guaranteed good times this Boxing Day.
The Lumsden Freehouse, Newmarket
Open from 11.30am, The Lumsden Freehouse is where you should go for your post-Christmas craft beer.
The Britomart Country Club, Britomart
Settle down in Britomart Country Club’s courtyard for a couple of cold ones this Boxing Day. They’re open from 12pm ‘til late.
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Image credit: Miss Clawdy