If you’re one of those people who wakes up, after drinking, crawling to the bathroom, we feel you. However, if you wake up dying for a delicious belly-filling breakfast, then you’ve come to right place. The best thing you can do for yourself to cure that pesky hangover is to fuel yourself with nutritious goodness. So, we’ve listed 16 places to dive into one of the best breakfasts in Auckland.
Craving the perfect bagel? Well, the folks at this breakfast place craft up a range of delicious NYC-inspired bagels that are sure to shake off the hangover. Think the likes of beef patty burgers, crispy bacon, breakfast bagels, chicken and avocado, and plenty more. Add a hearty coffee and you’re all set.
Another favourite among locals is Café Melba, which first opened in 1995, making it almost 20 years old. The historic eatery serves a selection of drooling brunch options. From fried chicken waffles, to eggs benedict, breakfast wraps, fish tacos, gluten-free salmon hash…you’ll be spoilt for options. Add a milkshake or coffee to wash it all down with. Plus, they conveniently deliver if you can’t get yourself out of bed.
3. Fluff Cafe
This 5-star reviewed cafe is home to the fluffiest bread in Auckland, alongside top-quality coffee to give you that well-needed boost. Menu highlights include Cheesy Chicken Katsu Sando, loaded rice bowls and the Fluffy French Toast, topped with fruits, ice cream and sauces, to name a few.
📍Unit 7G/38 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
This trendy new cafe is located along the seafront at Browns Bay in Auckland and serves a range of large and creative breakfasts, brunches, authentic beverages and OTT milkshakes. Read further about this hip beachside cafe here.
📍111 Clyde Road, Browns Bay, Auckland 0630, New Zealand
This award-winning New York deli-style restaurant is our favourite American eatery, and one of the best spots to indulge on a hangover breakfast in Auckland. With an array of brunches, huge grilled cheese sandwiches, breakfast desserts, and more…you won’t be disappointed. Be sure to add an American coffee to shake off the hangover!
📍 86 Federal Street, Auckland City, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
This cult-favourite caters some of the best all-day breakfasts in Auckland. Therefore, you can get a good feed no matter what time you crawl out of bed. For example, they’ve got belly-filling omelets, huge breakfast platters, house-made crumpets, and much more.
📍 43 High Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
This Newmarket café has an excellent mix of sweet and savoury bites. And whether you want something big or small, there’s lots for everyone from egg cheddar croissants, fried chicken wraps, breakfast platters, vegan cakes, purple yam swiss roll and plenty more.
📍33 Broadway, Newmarket, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
8. Honey Bones
Home to some of the best pancakes in Auckland. Customers are obsessed with the Ricotta Pancakes. The pancakes come smothered in lemon curd, Greek yoghurt, fruits and sauces. Although, there’s plenty of other indulging breakfast bites to curb the hunger.
📍 480 Richmond Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
9. Holly’s Cafe
This west Auckland café is quietly serving some of the most delicious Korean brunches alongside sweet treats like the Biscoff banoffee pie. Read all about it here.
📍40 Gilliam Street, New Lynn, Auckland 0600, New Zealand
10. Williams Eatery
As one of the best brunch places in Auckland, you’ll find a sophisticated selection of dishes. Think generous-sized pitas with your choice of filling, Lamb Sambousek, big bowls, and plenty more to fill the hangover hunger.
📍 g03/85 Daldy Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
11. Blend Café
A unique new contender in the Auckland food scene. Indulge on a range of delicious fusion Asian eats here including brunches with a Korean twist. Read all about it here.
📍500 Ti Rakau Drive, Northpark, Auckland 2013, New Zealand
Expect a range of creative but soul-satisfying dishes from this breakfast place. Think red velvet pancakes, hotcakes topped with candy floss, buttermilk fried chicken and our personal favourite, the huge platter of a big breakfast. Pair it with a hearty coffee and cake slice, and you’ll be full for the day.
📍93 Great South Road, Epsom, Auckland 1051, New Zealand
13. Winona Forever
With endless sweet and savoury bites, you’ll be spoilt for choice. They even cater some of the world’s best desserts. Indeed, the ultimate food porn experience which is sure to cure the pesky hangover.
📍 100 Parnell Road, Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
14. Dutch Delight
Expect some of the greatest pancakes at this spot. With a masterful selection in all shapes, kinds and sizes…you’ll be in your element. Opt for savoury pancakes, like chicken, brie, cranberry and apricots – or else, appease your sweet tooth, by trying something like the tiramisu pancakes. Indeed, you’ll get yourself an indulgent hangover breakfast.
📍 3 Birkenhead Avenue, Birkenhead, New Zealand 0626.
15. Hello Stranger
With an outstanding selection of sweet and savoury options, you’ll be truly satisfied here. Think puffy French Toast with Kaya jam, topped with candy floss, pecan pie pancakes, coconut chai pudding, eggs benny, and more. Indeed, one of the best breakfasts in Auckland.
📍 27a Smales Road, East Tāmaki, Auckland 2013, New Zealand
16. Bowl And Arrow
Why not kickstart your day with an indulging energy-boosting smoothie bowl at one of our favourite healthy food eateries. Smoothie bowls starts at $15. Equally, the portions are generous, and you’ll know exactly how many calories you’ll be inhaling.
📍 Various Locations