decent destinations: brunch edition.

decent destinations: brunch edition.

From cozy cafes to vibrant eateries, Aotearoa isn't short of spots to brunch with your friends, your family, or your four-legged friend. So whether you're savoury or sweet, eggs all the way, or more of a full breakfast kind of human - we've got you.

To help out, we've put together just a handful of fabulous spots around New Zealand for you to explore. 

For an Italian-inspired experience, delicious breakfast cocktails, golden pastries, and stunning views of the Waitemata Harbour

Instagram: @amano_nz
66-68 Tyler Street, Britomart, Auckland

Child Sister

For a menu full of brunch classics with Korean-inspired twists - think gochujang shakshuka and kimchi rice omelettes.

Instagram: @childsister__
277 Manchester Street, Christchurch

Tay Street Beach Cafe

For a relaxed brunch experience right next-door to the beautiful beaches of Mount Maunganui. Don't forget to bring along your four-legged friend for some free dog treats!

Instagram: @taystreetstore
154a Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui


For a tennis themed cafe serving up smoothies, home-style baked goods, and a menu packed with locally sourced ingredients.

62 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch


Fort Greene

For delicious sandwiches and bakery offerings all made in-house using ethically sourced ingredients. Hot tip: Fort Greene specialise in sourdough making, so make sure you pick up a loaf or two!

Instagram: @fortgreenenz
327 Karangahape Road, Auckland CBD

Honest Kitchen 

For fresh and healthy brunch options made using local and seasonal produce. You'll find seasonal salads, warming hotpots, and yummy sweets with something to cater to any dietary requirement.

Instagram: @honest__kitchen
44 Ridgway Street, Whanganui

Odettes Eatery

For Mediterranean-influenced dishes. Think sweet or savoury crepes, black bean falafel, and wild mushrooms.

Instagram: @odettes_eatery
90 Wellesley Street West, Auckland CBD


For nostalgic dishes that celebrate quality and simplicity. To get the full experience, be sure to try Estelle's maritozzi, a fluffy Italian brioche roll filled with fresh cream.

Instagram: @estelle_southwarkst
19 Southwark Street, Christchurch


For an all-day menu packed with kiwi classics, a cabinet full of mouth-watering cakes and treats, and coffee that's sourced, roasted and profiled in-house.

Instagram: @slowlanenz
604 Great South Road, Ellerslie, Auckland

All of these epic spots are decent, so don't forget to snap a picture of our compostable packaging and tag us on Instagram @decentpackagingnz.
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