Restaurant Month.


Restaurant Month 2020 extended to September. See here.

Chef's Table Events are also going ahead in September. See update here:

Each August, Lemongrass Productions in partnership with Heart of the City, delivers the central city’s signature dining event – Restaurant Month.

Food lovers rejoice – it’s your chance to broaden your culinary horizon and excite your palate during August at some of Auckland’s central city best establishments. Restaurant Month celebrates dining with special offers and menus in over 100 central city restaurants and a series of world class events featuring local and international chefs and sommeliers (Chef Dining Series).

With a diverse and tantalising range of special menus served up and a variety of exciting, culinary inspired events, it is a fantastic celebration of cuisine to indulge in over the winter season.


  • 111 participating restaurants with 122 menus offered

  • 84% of restaurants offered a drink match with their menu

  • 784 diners across 10 events


  • Special menus offered by restaurants
    at the following price points:

    • $25 - 24.6% 

    • $40 - 33.6%

    • $55 plus - 41.8%