Non Solo Pizza's Courtyard
Aperitivo Martini Spritzes

The ultimate Italian Long Lunch has just landed at Non Solo Pizza

The team at Non Solo Pizza, everyone’s favourite Italian restaurant this side of the Med, are masters in the art of the long lunch, and have just launched a new offering that is inspiring Aucklanders to sit back, relax, and live la dolce vita. Running now on Saturdays and Sundays, you’ll find an entirely delicious three course menu plus drinks, featuring the very best of NSP’s exceptional, fresh and always tasty Italian fare.

The perfect excuse to gather your nearest and dearest for a delicious lunch, whatever the occasion, NSP’s Italian Long Lunch is $55 per person and offers antipasti, secondi, dolce and spritz — with both classic dishes and inspired takes to choose from.

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First things first — the drinks. Italian favourites reign supreme here, as always, with a series of Aperitivo Martini Spritzes and a host of exceptional drinks deals on offer. From the Seasonal Spritz, which combines Martini Bianco with tart passionfruit and soda, to the Martini Fiero Spritz with soda, prosecco and Martini’s ‘Fiero’ drop, which boasts a bittersweet orange taste, to the Martini Paloma, combining Martini Bianco, cynar, grapefruit and lime — these quenching cocktails are the perfect place to start, and are sure to set the tone. Of course, there will be plenty of Champagne and rosé specials too (this is a long lunch, after all), with Veuve Clicquot available all day for $25 a flute and $150 per bottle, bottomless prosecco* on offer for $49 per person, and, for the lucky revellers who purchase the first five bottles of Minuty rosé each day, you’ll be upgraded to a magnum.

the beef carpaccio & Martini Paloma

When it comes to the food on offer, the options are bountiful. First up, the antipasti course sees the table served a delicious mix of house-made focaccia drizzled in citrus oil, served alongside whipped parmesan dip, Massimo burrata with olive oil and truffle salsa, Italian specialty Gamberi alla busara (prawns roasted in tomato, garlic & parsley), and delicate beef carpaccio with fresh truffle aioli, crispy capers, pecorino, and rocket.

House Caesar salad, roasted whole market fish & rosemary roasted potatoes

The second course, however, is where the real magic happens. Here, you’re invited to indulge in roasted whole market fish with farmhouse bean gremolata and gribiche, slow roasted beef tenderloin with vincotto, rosemary and garlic with rosemary roasted potatoes, NSP’s famous house Caesar made with crunchy cos, lemon parmesan dressing and crispy pancetta, seasonal oysters served either natural with mignonette or Bacio del Limone granita, or crispy beer battered with aioli, a pasta course with either scampi linguine with or spinach & truffle ravioli, and woodfired pizzas straight from the traditional oven.


And to finish, take your sweet, sweet time and savour one of the delectable desserts on offer (we suggest the frozen creamsicle torte with lemon gelato, buttercake, and Italian meringue), before moving on to a curated selection of Italian and New Zealand cheeses, lavosh, and generous condiments. The pièce de résistance, however, is the final round — NSP’s infamous Limoncello & Belvedere jellies. Sublime.

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Italian Long Lunch Hours:
Saturday & Sunday, 12pm until 3pm

*T&Cs apply.


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