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Restaurants open Easter & ANZAC weekend 2011

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April 2011

There is a special law which comes into force during Easter and ANZAC Day so many businesses and shops will be closed from midnight Thursday 21 April 2011 until 12am Saturday 22 April 2011, and from midnight Saturday 22 April 2011 until 1pm on Monday 25 April 2011.

If you're not one of the thousands going away this holiday weekend, we’ve had a hunt around and found a few Auckland restaurants that will be remaining open to serve you. Please book ahead to avoid disappointment. Opening hours are subject to change and surcharge will probably apply unless otherwise stated.


Mudbrick Cafe
Waiheke’s Mudbrick Café offering stunning views over the harbour through to Auckland City will be open as usual throughout the long weekend. Fantastic wine on offer with lunch from 11.30-2.30 and dinner from 6pm, and no surcharge on Easter Monday/ANZAC Day.


Eight
Eight at Langham Hotel Symonds Street offers a unique buffet-style method of dining where you can browse the cuisine options on display and the chef on hand will cook it for you in the style you desire. With sophisticated dining, Eight is open from 6am-11am, 12noon-2.30pm and 6pm-11pm right throughout the Easter holiday period. It may pay to book ahead.


Grand Harbour
For absolutely amazing Hong Kong style yum char, there’s no going past Grand Harbour Restaurant in the Viaduct. Grand Harbour will be open as usual throughout the Easter weekend from 11am-3pm and 5.30pm-10pm daily. A surcharge fee applies on the public holidays.


La Zeppa
Offering delicious tapas in a cosy environment, La Zeppa in Freeman’s Bay is always warm and inviting with a great laid back vibe. La Zeppa will be closed Easter Sunday and Monday, but open as usual for lunch and dinner on Good Friday and from 3pm on Saturday. No surcharge fee applies.


Lone Star
Lone Star is great for groups, so take along your friends or family for an Easter outing. All Lone Star Restaurants in Auckland will be open for dinner over Easter and there is no surcharge fee. There’s something to suit everyone at Lone Star.


Euro Bar
For fine European inspired dining on the waterfront, head to the charming restaurant and bar Euro. Euro will remain open for lunch and dinner during Easter and open from 1pm on ANZAC Day.


Prego
For deliciously authentic Italian cuisine in a fine dining environment, Prego in Ponsonby offer everything you desire. Open from 12noon as usual during the Easter Holiday, there will also be a surcharge fee added to your meal on the public holidays. Prego don’t take reservations so it’s best to arrive early for a table.


The Mexican Cafe
Open from 5.00pm for dinner Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, the Mexican Café will ensure you have a fun time this Easter. They serve yummy Mexican food from nachos to burritos and tacos. Great for groups or large families. No surcharge fee applies.
 

Editorial by Katherine Robinson
 

Mexican Cafe

67 Victoria St West Auckland Central Auckland

Join the Party At Auckland Premier Mexican Restaurant,Best in Food,Tequila & Entertainment,Bar,Outdoor Seating,Private Functions.

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Mudbrick Vineyard & Restaurant

Church Bay Rd Waiheke Island Auckland

Mudbrick Winery and Restaurant is a beautiful restaurant on Waiheke Island, just 35 minutes from the central city in Auckland. Relax and enjoy a lunch, dinner or wine tasting in our beautiful vineyard by the sea.

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Lone Star Cafe & Bar

3 Totara Ave New Lynn

The Lone Star is famous for providing quality with quantity, using only the best and freshest local produce. It’s not only the size of the meals that are memorable- the service too, is legendary- your meals are served with a genuine smile in generous portions.

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Lone Star Cafe & Bar

792 Great South Rd Manukau Auckland

Welcome to Lonestar where we strive to run the best cafe operation in New Zealand. From the moment you enter any of our cafes and are welcomed by our friendly staff. We want you to enjoy a fantastic fun filled night with us. We will always try our very best to ensure you receive fast, efficient and...

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Lone Star Cafe & Bar

8 Kent St Newmarket Auckland

Welcome to Lonestar where we strive to run the best cafe operation in New Zealand. From the moment you enter any of our cafes and are welcomed by our friendly staff. We want you to enjoy a fantastic fun filled night with us. We will always try our very best to ensure you receive fast, efficient and...

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La Zeppa Kitchen & Bar

33 Drake St Freemans Bay Auckland

La Zeppa is situated in Freemans Bay, directly behind Victoria Park Market. The design for La Zeppa is that of a New York industrial warehouse transformed into a spacious Tapas bar. It is the ultimate meeting place where you decide how you want your night to go, from a catch up over a glass of...

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Eight

83 Symonds St Auckland Central Auckland

Formally known as SBF Brasserie. This is no ordinary buffet. Fine dining from breakfast to dinner. At Eight, browse the cuisine on offer and select a cut of the finest meat available, cooked to your taste at the grill or explore the exotic flavours from the asian and indian cuisine...

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Grand Harbour Seafood Chinese Restaurant

cnr Pakenham & Custom St West Auckland City Auckland

*2010 METRO MAGAZINE RUNNER-UP BEST ASIAN RESTAURANT - AUCKLAND'S 50 BEST RESTAURANTS*

Authentic Chinese Cuisine. Open 7 days. Yum Cha Daily open 10:30am. Reservations essential.Fully Licenced.

Parking nearby at Wilson Parking building.

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Euro Restaurant

Shed 22, Princes Wharf, Viaduct

*FINALIST 2010 METRO MAGAZINE AUCKLAND'S 50 BEST RESTAURANTS*

One of Aucklands finest dining experiences. Fine European food, top-notch wine and outstanding service.

Suitable for the all important business lunch, dinner with friends or a romantic evening for two.

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