All Games in the Bar from 7.00pm

Next Saturday (9th June 2018) and for the next 3 weeks. Playing in the Esplanade Bar. Co,me along and enjoy the thrill of the game, surrounded by friends and in a great warm atmosphere.
09 Jun All Blacks v France, Eden Park, Auckland, 7:35 PM

16 Jun All Blacks v France, Westpac Stadium, Wellington, 7:35 PM

23 Jun All Blacks v France Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin 7:35 PM. A great night out at the Esplanade.













The below information was for 2015. We have kept this page live as an example of the fabulous events offered by the Esplanade.


Go the ABs – RWC 2015 fever is gripping the Country!

Game on This Weekend at the Esplanade Hotel, 1 Victoria Rd, Devonport Auckland NZ. Semis, Breakfast and the ABs. Best to book first.

  • Sunday 25 Oct Semi Final open 3.30am game on at 4am.
  • Monday 26 Oct Semi Final open 4.30am game on at 5am.
  • Saturday 31 Oct Bronze Final open 6.30am game on at 9am.
  • Sunday 1st Nov. Grand Final open 4.30am game on at 5am.


Come down to the Esplanade for great mates, and watch the final games live. We will be open for the semis and the finals but please check for booking first.

See you here!

First set of games were as below. Great mornings.

The first game, England vs Fiji is playing Saturday morning (19th).
Big English breakfast, kippers and black pudding on offer as well as beer platters and English beer and Crabbies.

This was quickly followed by the ABs vs Argentina on Monday morning. We were open just for you! And of course Saturday at 3.30 opening for Wales and South Africa. A close match.

You don’t need to reserve a seat but it would be great to know you are coming.

Enquiries and Bookings

Phone: (09) 445 1291, or