One of the best things about the silly season is the guilt free wining and dining. It is an unspoken rule of large proportions that treating yourself is allowed, in fact it’s encouraged. Head out for a treat on Boxing Day – without the added guilt and added charges. Here are a few Auckland restaurants remaining surcharge free on Boxing Day. Please phone ahead to avoid disappointment.
The Mexican Café
Open on Boxing Day from 5.00pm for dinner only the Mexican Café will ensure you carry on celebrating the festive season. They serve great Mexican food from nachos to burritos and tacos. They’re proud of their atmospheric party ambiance so there’s live music and entertainment most nights of the week. Great for groups seeking a post Christmas catch-up, and don’t forget to order some Tequila!
As usual Iguacu will be celebrating in style with their fun filled event the Boxing Day Races. The party begins at on Sunday 26 December and will go on into the night with prize giveaways, DJ’s and best of all….no surcharge!
Lone Star is great for groups, so take along your friends or family for a fun post-christmas evening. All Lone Star Restaurants are open on Boxing Day for dinner and are they not holding a surcharge fee. There’s something to suit everyone at Lone Star.
Dolce Vita Cafe Limited
This Great North Road café is definitely one of Auckland’s hidden gems. The food is fantastic and it won’t break the bank either, especially seeing as though they don’t charge extra on Boxing Day. Give it a try once and we guarantee you’ll be back for more.
Buffet restaurants are great as you can always guarantee to find something to suit everyone even the pickiest of eaters! The SBF Brasserie in the Langham Hotel Symonds Street offers a great buffet, in a sophisticated environment and caters for small gatherings or large groups. If you want to pop along on Boxing Day there will be no surcharge, but it may pay to book ahead.
Fayre and Firkin
Nestled in Mairangi bay on the North Shore, Fayre and Firkin serves old English style cuisine with excellent service, and in the comfort and warmth of its old wooden decor. If you’re after a relaxing meal after a hectic Christmas day, Fayre and Firkin is the perfect refuge. Open from 10am this Boxing Day.