Book now for Easter Sunday Lunch.

09 445-1291 or
For the set menu book direct. Tom Rodwell Saturday 6-9 and Sunday is Sirrah Duo 2-5pm. No bookings available for the bar area.

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.

Book now at the Esplanade Hotel, 1 Victoria Rd, Devonport, Auckland NZ. 09 4451291

Bookings via Eventfinda closer to the time.

Tuesday Jazz nights restarted on 17th January 2017. Can you kindly pass on to friends and team members that may be interested.
Everyone loves Quiz night and Wednesday Quiz Nights restarts on 18th January 2017.

Pete McGregor and Mike Walker Duo at the Esplanade 5.30pm were the start of the 2017 Tuesday Jazz Nights from January 17 2017. p1040344web Mike combines with Pete McGregor on Acoustic bass as a duo, quality jazz in the bar.


The return of the Esplanades fantastic Summer Jazz Festival. Sponsored by Maison Vauron French wines.

Enjoy a glass and soak up the tones.

11-Mar Sat Holzhacker Duo Bar 6pm-9pm German-
25-Mar Ashe Cuba (Mayombe)
8-Apr Sat Nathan James Quartet Bar 6.30pm-9.30pm Soul –
Special wines on offer include:-
Monmousseau Brut Etoile-
Domaine Bo Rivage Côtes de Provence rosé 2015 –
St Francois Xavier Côtes du Rhône 2015-
Domaine de La Bastide Chardonnay
See you at the Esplanade for a sizzling Summer

The Esplanade Hotel will be open over the Christmas New Year period including Christmas Day for breakfast, lunch and dinner. (Currently our Christmas Lunches are sold out.)santadrinkweb There is no surcharge. Christmas day bookings are a set menu for $99. New Year’s Eve offerings are also a set menu. Please contact reception on 4451291 or email for bookings sample menu and enquiries.

Melbourne Cup Day 1st November, great fun, great prizes, see you at the winning line at Esplanade Hotel.

Monster Ball $45 price includes complimentary cocktail plus food. Dress up to win a luxury night for 2. Best Dressed, night at the Esplanade Hotel including a la carte breakfast. Conditions apply (not transferable for cash, subject to availability. Decision on night is final and subject to management approval, not transferable for cash, no cash back, std. breakfast menu conditions).monsterball-esplanade-web-new


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 15,16,21,& 23 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: