Food & Drink

What’s Open This King’s Birthday Public Holiday In Auckland

By Jessica Dolphin

We dig into naan bread at Times Of India, one of the best restaurants open this King's birthday in Auckland.

It may be a whole lot colder but the prospect of a three-day weekend is one hell of a way to warm the soul. This coming King’s Birthday, Monday June 5, a selection of Auckland’s venues will still be turning it on for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. 

Here’s what’s open and what's on this King’s Birthday in Auckland for 2023: 

Cafes Open In Auckland This King's Birthday 

Fort Greene, Karangahape Road | 9am - 2pm

Crave Cafe, Morningside | 8am- 4pm

Kind, Morningside | 8am- 4pm

Odettes, CBD | 8am- 3pm 

Mission Bay Cafe, Mission Bay | 8am- 9pm (surcharge applies)

Honey Bones, Grey Lynn | 8am-2:30pm (15% surcharge applies)

Little Sister Cafe, Henderson | 8am- 3pm 

Daily Bread, Pt Chev / Ponsonby / Belmont / Britomart / Newmarket | 7am- 3pm

Fat Kitty Cafe, Mount Eden | 10am- 4pm

Corelli’s Café, Devonport | 7am- 4:30pm

Hare and the Turtle, New Windsor | 8am- 1pm 

Duck Duck Goose Eatery, Rosedale  | 8am- 3pm 

​​Rude Boy Deli & Eatery, CBD | 8am- 3pm (15% surcharge applies) 

Winona Forever, Parnell | 8am- 4pm (15% surcharge applies) 

Deco Eatery, Titirangi | 7:30am- 10pm (15% surcharge applies)

Postal Service cafe, Grey Lynn | 7:30am- 2pm

Restaurants Open In Auckland This King's Birthday

Ghost Street, CBD | open from 5pm 

Cafe Hanoi, CBD | 5pm- late (15% surcharge applies) 

Wise Boys, Grey Lynn | 5pm- 9pm or Commercial Bay | 11am- 8pm

INCA, Newmarket lunch & dinner, Ponsonby 5pm-9pm

Mexico, Ellerslie / Sylvia Park / Silverdale | 12pm- 9:30pmAgave & Coffee Braised Ribs, Red Rice and Cos Salad paired with a Frida's Margarita at MexicoAmano, CBD | 8am- 10pm

The Fed, CBD | 8am-4pm (15% surcharge applies)

Gochu, CBD | 12pm to 3pm and 5pm to 9pm (15% surcharge applies) 

The Store Britomart, CBD  | 8am- 2pm

BOSSI, Auckland CBD 9- 2pm

Times Of India, CBD | 5pm- late 

1947, Federal Street | 5pm- late

Bar Magda, Newton | 5pm- 10pm

Origine, Commercial Bay | 5:30pm- 10pm (surcharge applies)

Fat Puku’s Smashed Burgers, Upper Queen Street | 5:30pm- 9pm

Indian Lounge, Mt Eden 4.30pm- 10.30pm

White + Wong’s, Viaduct 11am- 11pm (15% surcharge applies)

Bird On A Wire, Ponsonby / Takapuna | 10am- 8pm

Fatima's, Ponsonby / Takapuna / CBD | 11am- 9pm

The Oyster Inn, Waiheke Island | 12pm- 9:30pm (15% surcharge applies)

Bivacco, CBD | 11am- 11pm 

Bars & Pubs Open In Auckland This King's Birthday

Danny Doolans, CBD | 11am- late 

The Fox, CBD | 12pm- 10pm (with birthday celebrations on Sunday).

Vic Road Wine Bar & Cellar, Devonport | 12pm- 8pm

The Cav, Ponsonby | 12pm- 10pm

Schapiro's Sports Bar, Eden Terrace | 11:30am- 5pm (open for game 2 of the NBA finals)

iTi, Titirangi | 10am- late

Cav's Gin Tree with branches of Peach and Rose, Cherry Blossom, and Sicilian Lemon ginsBotany Commons, Botany | 11am- late 

The Parasol And Swing Company, Viaduct | from 12pm

The Albert Cafe & Bar, Mt Albert | 4pm- 9pm (surcharge applies) 

The Glass Goose, Federal Street | 11:30am- 1am (surcharge applies)

Caretaker, Britomart | 5pm- 3am (Live jazz band playing from 9pm too)

And here are the best things to do in Auckland this King's Birthday weekend.

Image credit: Times Of India by Anna Cassandra Goh.

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