Christmas Day 2018

Come along and allow us to make your special day a memorable one!


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 Mothers Day 2018

(Unfortunately we are booked out for lunch: some later afternoon tables available. Tel 4451291 to confirm)


BOOK NOW! Open for Brunch, Lunch & Dinner

ANZAC Day:- no alcohol sales before 1pm on ANZAC Day without meals.


Tel 445-1291 OR email




Poster Display 6-18th June

A selection of posters on display that were produced in protest or seeking social change at various events though-out NZ.

These include anti-apartheid, anti-Vietnam war, Rainbow Warrior posters and others. On display at the Esplanade Hotel, from 6th June until 18th June, in solidarity with similar exhibits at the Depot and Information Centre (3 Victoria Rd), as from 6th June

Mother’s Day at the Esplanade: May 2017.

Luca Mangi duo is performing for Mothers day brunch.

Luca Manghi won first prize at the Arrigo Boito National Music Conservatory. He was then awarded the highest distinction by the Biella International Superior Music Academy “L. Perosi” for his work with Peter Lukas Graf.

Winner of several soloist international competitions (UFAM Paris Competition, City

of Genova Competition) Luca has performed as principal flautist for many European orchestras.

He now lives in New Zealand where he works as freelance musician playing with the major orchestras of the country.

Since 2008 he has taught flute and chamber music at Auckland University, and from 2009 at Otago University and Waikato University.

In 2011 and 2015 Luca was invited to give a recital and a master class at the Australian Flute Festival, and often gives recitals in Europe with pianist David Kelly.

Their CD Quays has been released on Atoll Records.

All Bookings can be made at the Esplanade Hotel, 1 Victoria Rd, Devonport, Auckland NZ. 09 4451291

Bookings via Eventfinda closer to the time. Please note that the bar tables are first in first served and cannot be booked.

Tuesday Jazz nights Can you kindly pass on to friends that may be interested.

Everyone loves Quiz night and Wednesday Quiz Nightsare every Wednesday for 2017.

Pete McGregor and Mike Walker Duo at the Esplanade 5.30pm were the start of the 2017 Tuesday Jazz Nights in 2017 and play every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Joe Carbery and John Wilcox play from 5.30 on the first Tuesday of the Month, then Paul T T and Friends on the 2nd Tuesday, followed by Sirah Duo on the 4th and 5th Tuesdays.

p1040344web Mike combines with Pete McGregor on Acoustic bass as a duo, quality jazz in the bar.


Enjoy a glass and soak up the tones.

Look out for Queens Birthday, 4th July, Bastille day, Father’s Day, End of Winter Blue (in August) Melbourne Cup Day in November, and other great event nights at Esplanade Hotel.

Monster Ball $45 price includes complimentary cocktail plus food. Dress u

Auckland Jazz Festival…Check out our Jazz Live Music page.


Quiz night Wednesdays. And, if you haven’t tried it yet come along… its great fun!

The special events list so far:-

Summer Jazz Series 2016-2017

  • October is Auckland Jazz Festival at the Esplanade
  • Nov. 5 Monster Ball Celebration refer Eventfinda
  • 2016 events include Burns night (held this year on 6th March), St Valentine’s Day, St Patrick’s Day, Easter Sunday lunch, Mother’s Day lunch, Queen’s Birthday, 4th July, Bastille Day, Winter Blues Festival, Father’s Day, Halloween, and much more. [/li_item]

Quiz Night – Every Wednesday

Winter specials by the fire

Coming Soon

  • Watch out for our announcements about Heritage Festival Sat October
  • & Artweek Auckland

Enquiries and Bookings

Phone: (09) 445 1291, or

Live Jazz for special events: