The Ultimate Guide to the Best Bottomless Brunches in Auckland

Last updated 28 June 2023

Brunch lovers, rejoice! Auckland's vibrant food scene offers an array of bottomless brunch options that are guaranteed to satiate your cravings for both delicious food and unlimited drinks.

Whether you're a local or visiting the city, we will guide you through the best bottomless brunches in Auckland, along with tips on what to do afterwards, because the night (or day) will be young!

Image of people enjoying drinks together at a bottomless brunch in Auckland

What is a bottomless brunch?

A bottomless brunch is an indulgent dining experience where you can savour a delicious brunch while enjoying unlimited refills of alcoholic drinks, such as mimosas, prosecco or bloody marys.

It's a fun way to spice up your morning, and start your day with a full stomach and a tipsy buzz.

What is included in a bottomless brunch?

Bottomless brunches usually offer a choice of one meal option and unlimited drinks for a set duration.

It's important to check the specific details and offerings at each restaurant to know what exactly is included in their package.

Remember to enjoy the bottomless drinks at a healthy pace, as establishments have a responsibility to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all. Moderation is key to avoid dozing off before the afternoon even arrives!

How does a bottomless brunch work?

A bottomless brunch typically involves paying a fixed price for a set time period during which you can enjoy food and unlimited drinks.

When you arrive at the venue, you'll be seated and given a menu from which you can choose your desired brunch item.

The drinks typically include options like mimosas, prosecco, cocktails, or sometimes beer. Throughout the duration of the brunch, the waitstaff will continuously replenish your drinks as you enjoy your meal.

It's important to note that there is usually a time limit, typically ranging from 1.5 to 2 hours, during which you can avail the bottomless offerings.

What is the dress code for bottomless brunch?

The dress code for a bottomless brunch varies depending on the venue. Generally, the dress code is smart casual and relaxed, allowing guests to feel comfortable while enjoying their brunch experience. Don’t wear anything too tight! lol.

Many bottomless brunch venues adopt a smart-casual dress code, where you can opt for stylish and comfortable attire such as jeans, dresses, or casual separates.

It's always a good idea to check with the specific venue or consult their website to see if they have any dress code guidelines or recommendations. Or stalk their facebook page photos to see what others wear!

Top bottomless brunches in Auckland

1. Lula's Bottomless Brunch

You're in for a fantastic time at The Lula Inn, located right in the heart of Auckland's Viaduct Harbour. They're known far and wide for serving up one of the best bottomless brunches in Auckland.

Brace yourself for a two-hour session, where you can feast on your choice of a scrumptious brunch meal and enjoy endless pours of prosecco, mimosas, bloody Marys, or a refreshing non-alcoholic Paradise juice.

It's an absolute blast of an experience that'll leave you feeling satisfied and in high spirits!

💰 Approx. cost per person: $49.50
⏱ Duration: 2 hours | Every weekend
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Image of pouring drinks at Lula's Bottomless Brunch, Auckland

2. Wu & You Bottomless Bubbles & Brunch

Wu & You in Mount Eden is your go-to spot for a bottomless bubbles & brunch deal available from Friday to Sunday.

With session times at 11am, 1:30pm, and 4pm, you can relish in the freedom to choose any mouthwatering dish from their Asian-inspired menu.

And fear not, because their bar will keep your thirst quenched with endless offerings of refreshing mimosas, peach bombs, red sangria, Hawkes Bay Lager, and Wu's Passion Mocktail.

💰 Approx. cost per person: $59.90
⏱ Duration: 90 minutes | Friday - Sunday
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3. All Day Trader Bottomless Brunch

Located in Westfield Mall Albany, The All Day Trader offers a bottomless brunch experience every Saturday and Sunday.

Treat yourself to an item from their mouthwatering brunch menu while revelling in 2 hours of endless prosecco, mimosa, or mocktail’s.

💰 Approx. cost per person: $49.00
⏱ Duration: 2 hours | Every weekend
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4. Lucky 8 Bottomless Brunch

Picture yourself savouring unlimited mimosas with a twist, mouthwatering juicy dumplings, and award-winning chilli chicken, all in the company of your mates at the iconic Lucky 8 in Ponsonby.

Each guest gets to choose four delectable dishes from their extensive menu while relishing in unlimited drinks from their specially curated beverage selection.

💰 Approx. cost per person: $88.00
⏱ Duration: 2 hours | Friday - Sunday
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5. Sweat Shop Brew Kitchen Bottomless Fried Chicken & Waffles

Kickstart your Saturday in style with a two-hour session of unlimited fried chicken and waffles paired with unlimited beers and bubbles.

Mark the first Saturday of each month for this indulgent experience, allowing you ample time to digest before your Saturday night unfolds.

Gather your crew for a 12pm, 1pm, or 2pm sitting, and make sure to secure your booking promptly as spots are limited and fill up fast.

💰 Approx. cost per person: $49.00
⏱ Duration: 2 hours | First Saturday of each month
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6. Khu Khu's Bottomless Brunch

Brace yourself for a bottomless brunch at one of Auckland's finest vegan restaurants, Khu Khu Ponsonby.

Feast on a delectable Tamsang dish of your choice, featuring their legendary plant-based duck, vegan pork belly, or crispy 'chicken,' paired with purple rice and sunflower seeds, and enjoy bottomless beverages including prosecco, mimosas, sangria, beer, and soft drinks.

💰 Approx. cost per person: $45.00
⏱ Duration: 90 minutes | Friday - Sunday
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7. V.T Station Bottomless Brunch

V.T. Station in Newmarket offers a sizzling bottomless brunch with a spread of chicken and mutton kebabs, dahl puri crispy dough balls, curry chips, and fried chicken, paired with delectable blackberry sangria, cranberry spritzers, prosecco, and gin concoctions.

Make your way to V.T. Station every Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 3pm and get ready for an unforgettable kebab and cocktail-themed bottomless brunch experience.

💰 Approx. cost per person: $65.00
⏱ Duration: 2 hours | Every weekend
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8. THIRTY ONE's Bottomless Brunch

Discover a feast of authentic Fiji Indian cuisine and bottomless drinks at THIRTYONE in the heart of Ponsonby every Saturday at 11:30am and 1:30pm.

Indulge in a two-course brunch while enjoying unlimited beers, proseccos, cocktails, mimosas, and even refreshing mocktails for those opting for a booze-free experience.

Gather your crew as it's a minimum four-person deal, and get ready to embark on a delightful culinary journey through Asia Pacific. Bula!

💰 Approx. cost per person: $59.00
⏱ Duration: 90 minutes | Every Saturday
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9. Elmo’s Italian Bottomless Brunch

Indulge in the ultimate bubbalicious brunch experience at Elmo's in Ponsonby, where you can choose one delectable brunch item and enjoy 2 hours of prosecco, mimosas, spritz, or house beer.

Get ready for a taste sensation with fresh bruschettas, wood-fired pizzas, and brunch pastas that will transport you to Italian culinary bliss every Saturday and Sunday.

💰 Approx. cost per person: $75.00
⏱ Duration: 2 hours | Every weekend
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10. The Flying Burrito Brothers' Bottomless Loco Lunches

Get ready for a Mexellent experience at The Flying Burrito Brothers in Newmarket and Albany, where you'll find one of the best bottomless brunches in Auckland — Bottomless Loco Lunches.

Gather your amigos, as there's a four-person minimum, and kickstart the festivities with your favourite share plates alongside bottomless house beer jugs of red sangria and non-alcoholic drinks.

💰 Approx. cost per person: $64.95
⏱ Duration: 2 hours | Friday - Sunday
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The Flying Burrito Brothers' Bottomless Loco Lunches Auckland

11. Pilkington’s Bottomless & Long Lunch

Join Pilkington's every Saturday for a boujee bottomless brunch experience like no other, aptly named the Bottomless & Long Lunch.

Indulge in exquisite dishes such as mushroom and lentil pâté, beef tataki, emulsified egg yolk, kimchi purée, and lavosh, all while enjoying bottomless servings of Tokyo dry tap beer, vodka cocktails, Invivo Sauvignon Blanc, and Invivo Pinot Gris.

💰 Approx. cost per person: $65.00
⏱ Duration: 2 hours | Every Saturday
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12. The Grange Great Long Lunch

Treat yourself to two hours of bottomless Squealing Pig wines, Peroni beer, or Sangria, accompanied by your choice of the day's pasta, fish and chips, or burgers and fries, as well as a shared charcuterie platter featuring cured meats, cheese, and salmon rillettes.

Don't worry, vegan and vegetarian options are also available. Don't miss out on this incredible feast!

💰 Approx. cost per person: $79.00
⏱ Duration: 2 hours | Every Saturday
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13. The Laurent Perrier Luxe Lunch

Elevate your bottomless experience with the opulent Luxe Lunch! Enjoy Laurent Perrier Champagne, Peroni buckets, red and white wine sangria, and mimosas.

With two-hour sessions available every Saturday at 11am or 1:30pm, and weekday options by special arrangement, treat yourself and indulge in this lavish experience.

💰 Approx. cost per person: $149.00
⏱ Duration: 2 hours | Every Saturday
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The Laurent Perrier Luxe Lunch Auckland

Not technically brunch, but …

14. Lula's Bottomless Beer, Bubbles & Dumplings

Get your fill of bottomless beer, bubbles, and dumplings every Thursday evening.

Indulge in unlimited dumplings (including meat and vegan options) and your choice of bottomless Export Gold or prosecco while enjoying tunes from Lula's Jukebox Live, where the band plays songs requested by you!

💰 Approx. cost per person: $47.50
⏱ Duration: 90 minutes | Every Thursday
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15. Basalt's Bottomless Loaded Dumplings

Check out Basalt in Howick with their offering of bottomless loaded dumplings every Thursday night.

Indulge in a variety of loaded dumplings, accompanied by bottomless Export Gold or prosecco, and groove to the tunes of a DJ from 7pm.

💰 Approx. cost per person: $49.90
⏱ Duration: 90 minutes | Thursday’s from 5:30pm
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16. Goode Brothers Bottomless Pasta & Prosecco

Prepare for a heavenly pasta experience at Goode Brothers Botany, North West or New Lynn with their Bottomless Pasta & Prosecco offering every Thursday from 5pm.

Slip into your comfy pants, tie your hair up, and delight in a dreamy bowl (or more) of pasta, accompanied by bottomless prosecco, house beer, and a selection of four mouthwatering pastas and complimentary garlic bread for the table.

💰 Approx. cost per person: $49.90
⏱ Duration: 90 minutes | Thursday’s from 5pm
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Top tips to make your bottomless brunch in Auckland a success

  • Check the terms and conditions: Make sure you read the fine print, so you know exactly what you will get. Also check if they have minimum or maximum numbers for a booking.
  • Make a reservation: Ensure you secure your spot by making a reservation in advance, especially if the venue is popular for bottomless brunches.
  • Arrive on time: Be punctual to make the most of your allotted time and enjoy the full experience without feeling rushed.
  • Check the menu: Review the brunch menu beforehand to familiarise yourself with the food options available and plan your selections accordingly. Less choosy - more drinky!
  • Pace yourself: While it's tempting to indulge in unlimited drinks, remember to pace yourself and drink responsibly to fully enjoy the brunch without overdoing it.
  • Stay hydrated: Alongside alcoholic beverages, drink plenty of water to stay hydrated throughout the brunch.
  • Engage with friends: Enjoy the social aspect of the bottomless brunch by engaging in conversations and sharing the experience with your friends or fellow brunch-goers.
  • Take breaks: If the brunch is spread over a few hours, take short breaks in between servings to allow yourself time to digest and relax.
  • Be mindful of time: Keep track of the time to ensure you make the most of the bottomless aspect before the designated period ends.

Remember to have fun and savour the experience of a bottomless brunch in Auckland!

Full and happy? Here are our top ideas for what to do after your bottomless brunch

  • Attend a Paintvine event, and unleash your creativity with a fun painting session after your bottomless brunch experience. Paintvine offers lot’s of paint and sip events around Auckland - and you can even book your own private event!
  • Take a leisurely stroll along the waterfront at Viaduct Harbour and enjoy the beautiful views of the harbour and skyline.
  • Visit one of Auckland's many museums or galleries, such as Auckland Art Gallery or Auckland War Memorial Museum, to immerse yourself in art, culture, and history.
  • Explore the trendy boutiques and shops in areas like Ponsonby, Newmarket, or Britomart for some retail therapy or window shopping.
  • Walk of those drinks with a nature walk in one of Auckland's regional parks, such as Albert Park, the Waitakere Ranges or the Hauraki Gulf Islands, to enjoy the city's natural beauty.
  • Relax and unwind at a nearby spa or wellness centre, treating yourself to a massage, facial, or other rejuvenating treatments.
  • Catch a show or live performance at one of Auckland's renowned theaters, like the Civic Theatre or the ASB Waterfront Theatre.
  • Take a ferry ride to Waiheke Island and spend the afternoon exploring the vineyards (pace yourself though!), enjoying wine tastings, and indulging in a delicious dinner overlooking the stunning island scenery.
  • Treat yourselves to an indulgent movie experience at silky Otter Cinemas Ponsonby or Event Cinemas Newmarket Boutique theatres. You’ll probably be feeling very full, happy and ready to sit back and relax.

Ready to book your bottomless brunch in Auckland?

Whether you're looking for breathtaking views, healthy options, or laid-back vibes, Auckland's bottomless brunch scene has something to satisfy your cravings.

So gather your friends, family, or bae and embark on an indulgent (hopefully not too messy) journey of endless food and drinks at these top Auckland venues.

Remember to indulge responsibly and make lasting memories at these fabulous bottomless brunch destinations.

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