Food & Drink

What’s Open This Labour Day In Auckland

By Kathryn Steane

The only work you should be doing on Labour Day is lifting a glass or fork to your mouth, and that’s a fact. To help you along with your long weekend eating (and drinking!) needs, we’ve taken the literal labour out of your day and scoped the very best places in Tāmaki Makaurau.

From hearty brunches to cheeky tipples and everything in between, here are the best places to wine and dine in Auckland this Labour Day.

Auckland Cafes Open On Labour Day 

The Breakfast Club, open Labour Day.

Daily Bread, Belmont, Britomart, Newmarket, Point Chevalier & Ponsonby | 7am-3pm (with the exception of Newmarket, 8am-3pm)

Everyday Coffee, Sandringham | 8am-1pm

Deli di Bossi, Auckland CBD | 8am-3pm

Ampersand Eatery, Orakei | 8am-4pm

Dulcie, Devonport | 8am-3pm (kitchen closes 2:30pm)

The Breakfast Club, Point Chevalier | 7:30am-3pm (kitchen closes 2:30pm)

Fabric, Hobsonville | 7:30am-3pm

KIND, Morningside | 8am-4pm

Lola Cafe, Mount Wellington | 7am-2:30pm

Sugar at Chelsea Bay, Birkenhead | 8am-4pm

Williams Eatery, Wynyard Quarter | 8am-2:30pm

Patch Cafe, Hillcrest | 7:30am-3:30pm

Catroux, Westmere | 8am-2:30pm

Slowlane, Greenlane | 7:30am-3pm (kitchen closes 2:30pm)

Crave Cafe, Morningside | 8am-4pm

Flour Mill, Epsom | 7am-2:30pm

Fields Cafe, Albany | 8am-3pm

Woolfy's, Highbrook | 6:45am-3:30pm

Dear Jervois, Herne Bay | 7am-3pm

Auckland Bars, Pubs & Restaurants Open On Labour Day

The Parasol & Swing Company, open Labour Day.

Commercial Bay | All venues (including Harbour Eats) operating on regular Monday hours—see their website for individual opening times

Ponsonby Central | All venues operating on regular Monday hours—see their website for individual opening times

Amano, Britomart | 8am-late

Bar Magda, Newton | 5pm-10pm

Little Creatures, Hobsonville | 12pm-5pm

Bivacco, Viaduct | 11am-late

Brew'd Hawt, Manukau | 12pm-9pm

Paname Social, Auckland CBD | 7am-3pm

Ebisu, Britomart | 5pm-late

Jervois Steak House, Herne Bay | 5:30pm-late

Esther, Viaduct | 5:30pm-10pm

Hotel Ponsonby, Ponsonby | 12pm-late

Satya, Ponsonby & Sandringham | 12pm-1:30pm/6pm-9:30pm | 12pm-10pm

The Parasol & Swing Company, Viaduct | 12pm-1am

Hallertau, Clevedon & Riverhead | 12pm-6pm

Azabu, Mission Bay & Ponsonby| 12pm-late | 5pm-late

Dr Rudi's, Viaduct | 11am-late

Lilian, Grey Lynn | 6pm-11pm

Fantail & Turtle, Smales Farm | 8am-11pm (kitchen closes 9pm)

Saint Alice, Viaduct | 11:30am-late

Cafe Hanoi, Britomart | 5pm-late

Annabel's Wine Bar, Ponsonby | 8am-9pm

Rooftop at QT, Viaduct | 12pm-late

Prego, Ponsonby | 12pm-10pm

Fat Puku's Smashed Burgers, Auckland CBD | 5:30pm-9pm

Soul Bar And Bistro, Viaduct | 11am-late

Satya Chai Lounge, Sandringham | 12pm-10pm

Image credit: Hotel Ponsonby, The Breakfast Club, The Parasol & Swing Company.

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