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Our top picks for Restaurant Month with parking close by!

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It's August which means it's Restaurant Month in Auckland! The event sees 100’s of restaurants and cafes across Auckland take part with amazing deals for lunch and dinner in the city centre! The special menus include $30, $45 and $55+ menu deals plus a Social Hour category for drinks with friends and a new Sunday lunch series!

Here’s are our top picks for Restaurant Month with parking close by:

$30 Menu Pick:

Bao Baby Bao - For a great lunch or dinner option head to Bao Baby Bao at Elliott Stables. This is a great spot to meet a friend for lunch or have an early dinner before a show for date night.

The $30 special includes Korean fried chicken to start followed by Bang Bang Chicken Salad or Sweet & Sour Pork. You then have the option to add on a gin and tonic for only $13.

Our closet parking option: Elliott Street (Entry of Wellesley Street West or Victoria Street West)

$45 Menu Top Pick:

DeBretts Kitchen – This restaurant specialises in simple yet elegant food all local sourced and delicious. The $45 menu special is for a two-course lunch or dinner and includes any two options from the following courses, Sea Food Chowder, Kawakawa Rubbed Scotch Fillet or crème brulee for dessert.

Our closet parking option: 27 Fort Street or 51 Shortland Street

$55+ Menu Top Pick:

1947 Eatery – For a modern take on Indian cuisine, head to 1947 Eatery. The restaurant aims to bring you contempory yet authentic Indian cuisine with the chef’s creative concoctions to bring you flavoursome and new dishes to try. The restaurant month special menu includes a three-course lunch or dinner for $69. The dishes include Lamb Chops, Tandoori Chicken Masala curry and a sweet carrot pudding with vanilla bean Kapiti ice cream to finish.  

Our closet parking option: Finance Centre, City Centre

Social Hour Top Pick:

For the Social Hour deal you can enjoy two drinks and a sharing platter for only $50! The deal is valid from Tuesday – Thursday between 5pm-7pm.

Dr Rudi’s Rooftop Bar – Head here for a relaxed and fun atmosphere to catch up with friends. The Social Hour deal includes 2 cocktails and a beef taco each. If you want to continue the fun you could then play mini golf!  

Our closet parking option: Princes Wharf, Quay Street.

Sunday Session Top Pick:

Bivacco – Head to the waterfront’s newest restaurant for the ultimate Sunday fest! The Sunday feast is pricey at $75 per adult and $35 per child but you get a lot for your money with their buffet of endless dishes! From seafood galore Oysters, tuna tartatre, prawns, salmon, shellfish to gourmet meat options, roast potatoes, vegetables and salads. Not forgetting the woodfire pizzas and fresh pasta dishes. Then the dessert buffet with a huge selection from the Amano Bakery.

Our closet parking option: Viaduct carpark, 15-17 Sturdee Street

For full details of Restaurant Month and all the participating restaurants click here and click here to find your nearest parking option.

To make the deal even sweeter, if you’re heading in for an early dinner, remember to take advantage of our Happy Hour deal for 50% OFF parking between 3pm-6pm! Just use the Promocode Happy in your Parkmate App.   

*T&Cs and Exclusions apply. See