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Heading out on a Monday? Here’s where to dine in Auckland

No matter the occasion, there’s always one day of the week that leaves Aucklanders in the lurch when it comes to dining. Eating out on a Monday isn’t always the standard, but sometimes, whether it’s an occasion to celebrate or a friend in town, the situation calls for it. And because hospitality workers are deserving of their own weekend too, many places are closed.  

So, to avoid getting caught out next time you want to dine out on a Monday, our editors have rounded up a few of their favourite restaurants that can be relied upon any day of the week.

Monday Night Dining
Editors’ Picks


Auckland CBD
Gilt Brasserie

Monday Night Dining
The Best Of The Rest

Ahi, Commercial Bay

Alma, Britomart

Annabel’s Wine Bar, Ponsonby

Apero, K’Road

Azabu, Mission Bay & Ponsonby

Beau, Ponsonby

Bossi, Auckland CBD

Bivacco, Viaduct Harbour

Cafe Hanoi, Britomart

Candela, K’Road

Otto, K’Road

Darling on Drake, Victoria Park

Ebisu, Britomart

East Restaurant, Auckland CBD

Eden Noodles, Commercial Bay

Esther, Viaduct Harbour

Hello Beasty, Viaduct Harbour

Ockhee, Ponsonby

Hotel Ponsonby, Ponsonby

Gemmi, Commercial Bay

Gochu, Commercial Bay

Ghost Street, Britomart

Inca, Ponsonby

Jervois Steak House, Herne Bay

Kingi, Britomart

Lilian, Grey Lynn

Non Solo Pizza, Parnell

Origine, Commercial Bay

Poni, Commercial Bay

Pici, K’Road

Prego, Ponsonby

Saint Alice, Viaduct Harbour

SPQR, Ponsonby

Sri Pinang, K’Road

Tacoteca, City Works Depot

The Blue Breeze Inn, Ponsonby


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