Valentines Day @ the Esplanade

14-Feb Wed Margaret Umbers Trio playing in the Esplanade Ballroom 6.30pm-9pm. This is a Jazz Trio providing entertainment for Valentines Day set menu diners. Please book to secure your space for that special person in your life. Set menu including oysters and bubbles.

Click here for Valentine’s Day set menu.Valentines Day menu 2018

   Fresh – Seasonal – Local

The Esplanade Hotel offers a freshly revamped menu for summer, that includes reasonable prices and hearty food. The summer menu will still include creations by well known chef, Peter Thornley. We use fresh, seasonal and local produce. Enjoy the elegance of the Edwardian features in the dining areas, and the harbour view over to Windsor Reserve and the Waitemata Harbour.


High Tea (bookings essential – $39pp, $25 under 12 years),
Afternoon teas also available $10

Devonshire Tea – choice of tea, two scones, whipped cream and berry jam $10

NEW MENU AS FROM 2 February 2018

7627M Esplanade January Menu v1 (1)   Download Esplanade Main Summer Menu 


 Esplanade Breakfast Menu summer 2018updated  Breakfast Menu summer 2018

 DRINKS MENU fullmenu 2018 (wine list subject to change)

Wonderful Winter Dining

  • Seaside Brunch from 7:00am
    (7.30am Sundays and public holidays)
  • Lunch/Dinner from Noon
  • Morning teas and Devonshire teas
  • Children’s menu available upon request.
  • Watch out for our refreshed menu available soon.
  • Mobile menu available from Zomato site.

High Tea

  • Held any day by request
  • Booking is essential: $39 each, or $49 each including a glass of bubbles.
Click here for High Tea Menu sample High Tea at the Esplanade Hotel to book High Tea it is essential to telephone  (09) 445 1291 first or email


Private Functions

The Esplanade Bar and Esplanade Dining Room make a gorgeous venue for for Private Functions and Special Events, such as weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and special occasions. We can cater for all options, from wedding receptions, and cocktail events, to private dinner banquets.

To discuss a function, lunch or dinner booking for a group, please phone reservations on (09) 445 1291 or email

NOTE : All items and prices subject to change without notice. Ingredients may not always be available.


Book a table


or phone: (09) 445 1291