Food & Drink

What’s Open This Easter Long Weekend In Auckland

By Alice Rich
14th Apr 2022

Easter is upon us and a long weekend of resting and feasting awaits. Take this holiday as a chance to go out to get your wine and dine on because that’s what we’ll be doing. Let’s just give a round of applause for the places that are sacrificing their own downtime so they can give the rest of us the best possible Easter yet. 

So without further ado, here’s a list of some of the cafés, restaurants and bars you can eat and drink at in Auckland this Easter weekend.

Cafes Open This Easter Weekend

Fort Greene, Karangahape Road | Friday 7.30am-2pm, Saturday 8.30am-2.30pm, Sunday 9am-2pm & Monday 7.30am-2pm

Ritual, Waiheke Island | open Friday & Saturday 9am-3pm

Slowlane, Greenlane | open Saturday 7am-3pm & Sunday 7am-3pm (15% surcharge) 

Best Ugly Bagels, Newmarket, City Works Depot & Commerical Bay | Newmarket & Cityworks Depot open all weekend 8am-2pm, Commercial Bay closed Friday & Sunday

The Candy Shop, Newmarket | Friday 8am-late, Saturday 8am-late, Sunday & Monday 8am-3pm

Takapuna Beach Café & Store, Takapuna |  Friday-Sunday 6am-5pm, 15% surcharge (excluding Saturday)

Hello Friends + Allies, Epsom | Friday-Monday 8am-4pm

Crave Café, Morningside | Friday-Monday 8am-3.30pm

Kind, Morningside | Friday-Monday 8am-3.30pm

Odettes, CBD | Friday-Monday from 8am

Scout, Torbay | Friday 7am-2pm, Saturday-Sunday 8am-3pm, Monday 7am-2pm

Snö Café, Newmarket | Friday-Monday 8am-3pm (15% surcharge)

IPress, Mt Eden | Friday-Monday 7am-5pm

Amano, Britomart | Friday & Monday 8am-late, Saturday & Sunday 7am-late

Winona Forever, Parnell | Friday & Monday 7am-4pm, Saturday & Sunday 8am-3pm

Mission Bay Cafe, Mission Bay | Friday-Monday 7am-9pm

Restaurants Open This Easter Weekend

Bali Nights, Ponsonby | Saturday & Sunday 12pm-10pm

1947 Eatery, CBD | Friday-Sunday 11.30am-10pm, Monday 4-10pm

Mighty Hotdog, CBD & Royal Oak | Friday & Sunday 12pm-9:30pm & Saturday 12pm-9pm

FARO Korean BBQ, CBD | Friday-Saturday 5.30-10.30pm, Monday 5.30-9.30pm

Burgernaut, Kingsland | Saturday 12-8pm

Nanny’s Eatery, Kingsland | Friday & Saturday 12pm-late, Sunday 12pm-10pm

Mumbaiwala, Ponsonby | Friday 12pm-2pm & 5pm-late (15% surcharge), Saturday & Sunday 5pm-late

Culprit., CBD | Friday 12-3pm & 5.30pm-late, Saturday 5.30pm-late, closed Sunday & Monday

Carmel Israeli Street Food, Eden Terrace | Friday-Saturday 9am-2.30pm

Fat Puku’s Smashed Burgers, CBD | Friday 1-9pm, Saturday 11.30am-9pm, Sunday 11.30am-9pm

Atelier, Karangahape Road | Friday 5pm-late (15% surcharge), Saturday 5pm-late

Taco Medic, Ponsonby | Friday & Saturday 11am-10pm, Sunday & Monday 11am-9pm (15% surcharge) 

Wise Boys, Grey Lynn | Friday-Sunday 12-9pm & Monday 5-9pm

Ziggle, Karangahape Road & Henderson | Saturday & Sunday 12-8pm

Ms Istanbul Corner, Ponsonby | Friday & Saturday 11am-9.30pm, Sunday & Monday 11.30am-8.30pm

East Street Hall, Karangahape Road | Friday-Saturday 3pm-3am

Frat’s Pizza, Mount Albert | open all weekend 5-9pm

Cotto, Karangahape Road | Friday, Saturday & Monday 5-11pm

Ghost Street, CBD | Friday 12-late (15% surcharge), Saturday & Sunday 5pm-late, Monday 5pm-late (15% surcharge)

Parasol & Swing, CBD | Friday (dining only) 11am-late, Saturday 12pm-midnight, Monday (dining only) midday-late

Mr Hao, Mt Eden | Friday 5-9pm (15% surcharge), Saturday & Sunday, 5pm-9pm

The Broken Lantern, Ponsonby | Friday & Saturday 12pm-late

Citizen Park, Kingsland | Saturday 12pm-midnight

Café Hanoi, Britomart | Friday 5pm-late (15% surcharge), Saturday 12-3pm & 5pm-late, Sunday 5pm-late, Monday 5pm-late (15% surcharge)

The Beekeeper’s Wife, Riverhead | Friday & Monday from 7.30am-late, Saturday & Sunday from 8am-late

Kingi, Britomart | Friday 7am-late, Saturday-Sunday 8am-late

Kiss Kiss, Balmoral | Friday 5-9.30pm & Saturday 12-9.30pm

Chinoiserie, Mt Albert | Friday 4-9.30pm

Happy Boy, Royal Oak | Saturday 12-9.30pm, Sunday 12-9pm

Mezze Bar, CBD | Saturday & Sunday 10am-10pm

Little Sister, Henderson | Friday & Monday 8am-3pm, Saturday & Sunday 7.30am-3pm

Major Tom, Rosedale | Friday-Monday 8am-3.30pm

Go Go Daddy, Ponsonby | Friday-Sunday

Bars & Pubs Open This Easter Weekend

Lucky 8, Ponsonby | open Friday 5pm-late (15% surcharge), Saturday & Sunday 5pm-late

Bozo Bar, Karangahape Road | Saturday 4-11pm

Caretaker, CBD | 5pm-midnight Saturday, 5pm-3am Monday

Deadshot, Ponsonby | 5pm-midnight Saturday, 5pm-3am Monday

Bar Magda, Newton | Friday 5-10.30pm (dining only; 15% surcharge), Saturday 5-10.30pm

Sly, Karangahape Road | Saturday 5pm-late

Hoppers Garden Bar, Ponsonby | Friday-Sunday from 12pm

Soul Bar & Bistro, Viaduct | 11am-late

Danny Doolans, CBD | Saturday 11am-midnight, Sunday 11am-2am, Monday 5pm-2am

O’Hagans, CBD | Saturday 11am-midnight, Sunday 11am-9pm, Monday 12pm-10pm

The Fox, CBD | Saturday 11am-midnight, Sunday 11am-10pm, Monday 12pm-8pm

The Cav, Ponsonby | Saturday 11am-11pm, Sunday 11am-8pm, Monday 12pm-8pm

And here are some other local legends keeping the hanger at bay this Easter weekend. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Urban List NZ (@urbanlistnz)

As you're kicking around town, see if you can hunt down some of these wicked Easter treats

Image credit: Lucky 8 by Besa Social.

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