August is Heart of the City Restaurant Month, when many of Auckland's best eateries offer multi-course menus at great prices to entice you out of hibernation and into the cosy buzz of their dining spaces.

There are so many great eating options this Restaurant Month that you'll  want to make your plans early. At Britomart, a dozen of our eateries are involved, offering everything from long lunches and cocktail hour specials to multi-course dinners with wine matches.

$40 menus

Ortolana $40 Two Course Lunch

Blue cheese gnudi, mushrooms, truffle and pangrattato
Slow cooked lamb, eggplant, charred onion, herb crumb and yoghurt

Olive oil cake, ricotta crema and lemon confit
Lime & vanilla panna cotta, orange and hazelnut tuile

Ts & Cs: Bookings essential, phone: 09 368 9487.


$55 + menus

Ghost Street $55 Three Course Lunch or Dinner
Receive all first and second course dishes, choose one dessert

Chinese pickles, fried wonton skins and chilli salt
Shiitake, spinach and water chestnut dumplings, spicy sauce and Sichuan oil
Steamed wong bok rolls, soy and fresh chilli

Red braised brisket, yellow noodles, bean paste, dried chillies and sichuan pepper
Soy braised (Dong Po) pork belly, steamed Shanghai greens and coriander
Jasmine rice

Baked coconut bun
Hong Kong egg tart

Ts & Cs: No changes to the menu. Minimum 2 people. Subject to availability. We require the whole table to be on this menu.


Cafe Hanoi $55 Three Course Lunch or Dinner
Receive all dishes in each course

Rice paper rolls with cured salmon, beetroot, pickled vegetables, sesame mayo & fish roe
Pork & shrimp netted spring rolls, cos lettuce, picked herbs & nuoc cham

Spicy duck salad, red cabbage, pickles, lotus root, ginger, lime & chilli
Chargrilled wagyu bavette, fish sauce caramel, watercress & crispy shallots
Wok-fried asian greens, chilli, garlic & sesame
Steamed jasmine rice

Café Hanoi French patisserie plate

Ts & Cs: No changes to the menu. Minimum 2 people. Subject to availability. We require the whole table to be on this menu.


Ostro $55 Two Course Lunch or Dinner

Trevally ceviche, lime, coconut cream, cucumber and borage
Clevedon mozzarella, heirloom tomato, basil and espalette granola
Smoked kahawai omelette, organic eggs, hollandaise and watercress

Pumpkin & pecorino gnocchi, herb emulsion, buffalo ricotta, pepita and golden raisins
Crispy skin snapper, marinated squid, chorizo and black cabbage
Hawkes Bay lamb cutlet, fennel salsa verde, spiced hazelnuts and wine jus

Ts & Cs: Available lunch and dinner Tuesday to Friday only (last booking at 6.30pm).


kingi $60 Two Course Lunch or Dinner + Glass of Wine

Wood fired flat bread
A2 Milk burrata
Octopus carpaccio
Wood-roasted oyster mushrooms

Whole flounder, capers and curry leaf
Venison, beetroot, raspberry and buckwheat
Wood-roasted cauliflower, raisin, smoked macadamia and parsley

A glass of Windrush Sauvignon Blanc

Ts & Cs: Making booking in advance is highly recommended. Menu is available from 1200. All bookings from 1800 -1830 will be offered a two-hour dining experience. kingi holds full right of table allocation and availabilities of the tables.


Ebisu $70 Four Course Lunch or Dinner

Rainbow roll, daily sashimi with avocado, tobiko, salmon roe and chives 
Vege rainbow roll, rice paper, seasonal vegetables and mandarin puree

Prawn dumplings (4pcs), ginger soy broth and shaved almonds
Miso glazed eggplant, tomato den, miso and rice dukka

Teriyaki chicken, Ebisu signature teriyaki sauce, truffle oil and seasonal vegetables
Teriyaki tofu, Ebisu signature teriyaki sauce, black miso jam, courgette and carrot julienne

Ebisu umeshu eclair, umeshu mascarpone, chocolate crumble and strawberry sorbet
Daily homemade sorbet trio

Ts & Cs: Available for lunch between 12pm and 2pm. Available for dinner between 5pm and 7pm. Maximum 8 people. Booking essential. We allocate 2 hours per booking.


Mr Morris $75 Three Course Lunch or Dinner

A three-course menu by Mr Morris showcasing the Pacific and New Zealand experience through ethical and seasonal produce. Includes an entrée, main and dessert.

Ts & Cs: Bookings only. Dinner bookings up to 6.30pm and you must state Restaurant Month upon booking. Menu is seasonal, please check in with the Restaurant for more details.


Social Hour

Presented by Federal Merchants & Co (importers and distributors of many of your favourite alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages) Social Hour is a new Restaurant Month event where for only $40, you and a friend can enjoy two cocktails and a sharing plate between 4pm and 6.30pm, Tuesday to Thursday. At Britomart, four venues have joined the fun – read on for details.


Xuxu Dumpling Bar

Xuxu Negroni - Hendrick's gin, plum wine, cocchi Americano bianco

Any two baskets of dumplings with a seasonal salad.


Talulah and The Chamberlain

Dark & Stormy - Sailor Jerry rum, ginger beer and lime

Chicken Wings with Your Choice of Spiciness (4pcs):
Mild, very safe
Medium, feel the burn
Hot, get ready to sweat
Inferno, you've been warned


The Brit

Oh Canada - Fireball cinnamon whisky, cherry and ginger fizz

Smashed Avocado Tostada with Pico de Gallo Salsa, Coriander, Sour Cream