Recommended Surcharge Free Restaurants and Cafes

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Surcharge Free Restaurants and Cafes

To surcharge or not to surcharge? It's an age-old discussion facing the hospitality industry that rears up every public holiday. To save you a bit of time, and hopefully a few kiwi pesos, we've put together our list of surcharge free restaurants and cafes in Auckland. We're only as good as the information we're given, so to avoid disappointment make sure you get in touch with the venue before hand to double check!
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Sugar Club, The
Level 53, Sky Tower, Federal Street
  • Peter Gordon’s fusion cuisine
  • Stunning views from Sky Tower
  • Express lunch menu
  • Brunch sat and sun
  • Private dining room
Bellota in Auckland, is a modernised rendition of the authentic Spanish Tapas bar, Bellota will feature a comprehensive range of premium Spanish and European wines by the glass (in 90ml or 180ml tasting options) to complement the variety of traditional flavours on the menu.
SKYCITY Auckland,
91 Federal Street,
Auckland,
1010
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Our rating
*****
User rating
****-
(11)
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Fast paced and fresh, Depot Restaurant by Al Brown will be a place to drop in and refuel.

Small plates of food to share, oysters shucked to order, and much of the produce cooked over charcoal or hard wood.

Depot by Al Brown will celebrate seasonal produce served in a straightforward style, with an emphasis on fun and attention to detail.

Depot Restaurant is SKYCITY's newest dining experience.
SKYCITY Auckland,
86 Federal Streets,
Auckland,
1010
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Our rating
*****
User rating
*****
(22)
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Federal Delicatessen is Al Brown's latest venture in partnership with SKYCITY. Expect good things from Federal Delicatessen - Al Brown's got the midas touch when it comes to establishing much loved eateries!
SKYCITY,
86 Federal Street,
Auckland,
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Our rating
*****
User rating
*****
(6)
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La Boulange in Herne Bay is a must try cafe! You will quickly become a regular at this great little French cafe.
214 Jervois Road,
Auckland,
1101
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L'Assiette is a french-style cafe located in Britomart's new East Complex. L'Assiette is small but what it lacks in size, it makes up for in quality food!
9 Britomart Place,
Auckland,
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Our rating
****-
User rating
****-
(13)
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Little & Friday, Takapuna is a favourite coffee & cake shop on the north shore! Well worth the Sunday drive for a special treat.
43C Eversleigh Road,
Auckland,
0630
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Our rating
*****
User rating
*****
(28)
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Mildford's newest eatery, Little King Cafe offers fantastic food in a light, open setting where service is key.
132 Kitchener Road,
Auckland,
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Our rating
*****
User rating
****-
(6)
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Malt in Grey Lynn, Auckland is your local on the corner.

Join us in the bar for great afternoon drinks by the fire or in the restaurant for lunch and dinner with an extensive brunch menu at the weekend.
442 Richmond Road,
Auckland,
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Our rating
***--
User rating
***--
(13)
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Looking for a great Newmarket cafe? Nuffield Street Cafe is an intimate European-style café, bar and bistro located in the heart of Newmarket's trendy Nuffield Street.

Peroni on tap, craft beer, NZ and international boutique wines, just a minute's walk from the Newmarket train station, perfect for afterwork drinks or pre work coffee!

Hungry? Our executive chef has designed an amazing menu, breakfast, lunch and dinner! Check out our nightly specials on our website or instore. We also have a great range of counter food and fantastic coffee.

Oh, and Nuffield Street Cafe NEVER charge a public holiday surcharge!
11A Nuffield Street,
Auckland,
1023
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Our rating
*****
User rating
*****
(2)
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The old butchery has been transformed into a fantastic cafe and restaurant, giving off a warm and charming heritage atmosphere. All of this has made Ravenhill a favourite destination for special occasions and everyday dining. Ravenhill houses a front cafe, dining room and a spacious courtyard suitable for parties and functions.
98 Hinemoa Street,
Auckland,
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Our rating
*****
User rating
****-
(6)
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Rebo has a stylish, contemporary feel with indoor seating or al fresco dining available. It is the perfect destination for a coffee with friends, or a pre or post theatre drink in the evening, with an extensive wine and beer selection available all day. Bookings aren't required.

Only cakes made by SKYCITY are permitted in SKYCITY's restaurants. If you would like a cake to be made, please contact Rebo with the details at least 48 hours in advance of your booking.

SKYCITY Auckland,
Cnr Victoria and Federal Streets,
Auckland,
1010
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User rating
***--
(4)
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Scullery is a new cafe in Auckland's K road with a zero-waste policy. Everything we use is recycled or composted.
166 Karangahape Road,
Auckland,
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Our rating
*****
User rating
*****
(1)
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22 Custom Street East,
Britomart,
Auckland,
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Our rating
****-
User rating
****-
(18)
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Boasting delicious food and delectable roasted Mojo Coffee, Tuihana Cafe in Mt Eden is the perfect spot to meet for breakfast, lunch or anything in between.

Located in trendy Mt Eden district on Auckland’s iconic Dominion Rd, Tuihana offers a fantastic atmosphere with a unique kiwi feel. Order from the mouth-watering menu or choose items from our daily cabinet of ‘hardout bits and bites.’ And for a little Tuihana hint… try the Tuihana fresh homemade relish, it’s amazing!

114 Dominion Road,
Auckland,
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User rating
****-
(1)
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Urban Café Newmarket is a space that invites busy people in from the urban hullabaloo and gives them plenty of reason to stay, with a great menu and special attention given to the nuts and bolts of what it takes to deliver a satisfying break away from the daily grind. Whether it be for a great breakfast, lunch or superb cup of AllPress Coffee made to your specifications, it will all be delivered speedily and with a smile.

The simplicity of this light and airy space and its uncluttered lines reflects the ethos of the owner, Johno Evans, and carries through to the menu and the simple yet effective wine list. The Urban Cafe Newmarket experience is topped of with cheerful, attentive and professional staff.
139 Carlton Gore Road,
Auckland,
1010
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Our rating
***--
User rating
****-
(2)
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Zomer is a recent addition to Takapuna Beach located on The Strand, off Hurstmere Road. Sister to Zus & Zo Cafe in Herne Bay.
4 The Strand,
Auckland,
0622
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Our rating
*****
User rating
****-
(7)
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