Food & Drink

What’s Open This Matariki Public Holiday In Auckland 2022

By Alice Rich
23rd Jun 2022

Bartenders shake up drinks at Ghost Donkey.

The first ever Matariki public holiday is here and that’s worthy of a celebration. While some places close their doors for the public holiday, there are still a number of epic spots to feast at while reflecting on the lunar year gone by (or wishing it good riddance!). 

Here are a bunch of delicious cafés, restaurants, bars and pubs to feast at on Matariki. 

Cafés Open This Matariki 

Fort Greene, Karangahape Road | 9am-2pm

Williams Eatery, Wynyard Quarter | 8am-3pm

Winona Forever, Parnell | 8am-4pm (10% surcharge)

Honeybones, Grey Lynn | 8am-2pm

Odettes, Auckland Central | From 8am

Crave Café, Morningside | 7am-3.30pm

Mission Bay Café, Mission Bay | 8am-9pm (15% surcharge)

Wander Café, Bistro & Wine Bar, Wynyard Quarter | 8am-9pm (15% surcharge)

Slowlane, Ellerslie | 7am-3pm

Ozone, Grey Lynn | 8am-4pm

Restaurants Open This Matariki 

Ahi, Commercial Bay | 12pm to late

Atelier, Karangahape Road | 11:30am-10pm (15% surcharge)

Cafe Hanoi, Britomart | from 5pm (15% surcharge) 

Ghost Street, Britomart | From 5pm (15% surcharge)

Cotto, Karangahape Road | From 5pm

Culprit, Auckland Central | 1.30-4pm & 6:30-11:30pm

Fang, Parnell | 11:30am-3pm & 5pm until late

Ghost Donkey, Commercial Bay | 5pm-2am

Gochu, Commercial Bay | 11.30-2.30pm & 5pm-late

The Lula Inn, Viaduct | 12pm-12am

Mama Loco, Albany | 12pm-11pm

Bars & Pubs Open This Matariki 

Bar Magda, Karangahape Road | From 5pm

Franc’s Bar & Diner, Takapuna | 12pm-late

Coops Corner Pub, Viaduct | 12pm-12am

Regatta Bar & Eatery, Takapuna | 12pm-11:30pm

Sweat Shop Brew Kitchen, Auckland Central | 12pm-12am

Little Culprit, Auckland Central | 3:30pm-extra late

Danny Doolans, Viaduct | 11am-2am

O’Hagans, Viaduct | 11am-1am

The Fox, Viaduct | 11am-12am

The Cav, Viaduct | 11am-11pm

Citizen Park, Kingsland |  11am-12am

Union Post, Ellerslie | 11am-11pm

Want to get involved? Check out these epic Matariki events happening around Tāmaki Makaurau.

Image credit: Ghost Donkey.

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