Take advantage of these amazing American Express Restaurant Month deals and make date night extra special, whether it's a first date, anniversary or mid-week meal, these are our top picks for what's on offer this August.


Gusto at the Grand
$25 for a 2 course dinner & lunch + a glass of wine
Federal Street

Gusto at the Grand is the perfect spot to share delicious Italian dishes amongst friends and family. Don't miss out on their incredible American express Restaurant Month offer that is made for a date night. Enjoy a delicious ricotta bruschetta for your entree and Pappardelle al Ragù alla Bolognese for your main.


$40 for a 3 course dinner & lunch
Queens Arcade
Neo is a great place with a beautiful atmosphere and definitely one of the city centre's hidden gems located inside Queens Arcade made for a perfect date night. Their 3 course set menu for American Express Restaurant Month offers up delightful Swedish-inspired fare including their take on a French tarte Tatin.

Le Chef Date Night Menus Restaurant Month

Le Chef
$40 for a 3 course dinner & lunch
O'Connell Street

Le Chef brings the charm of a traditional French cafe, bar and bistro to the city centre with a delectable offering of fine French fare created around fresh seasonal produce. Their American Express Restaurant Month menu includes a choice between a range of delicious entrees and mains including the French specialties - French snails, Fish soupe and Crème brûlée for dessert.

Depot Date Night Menus Restaurant Month

$65 for a 2 course dinner & lunch + a glass of champagne
Federal Street

Depot Eatery and Oyster Bar is the perfect eatery and oyster bar by award winning NZ chef Al Brown. Make date night extra special during American Express Restaurant Month, with a visit here to try their incredible 2 course set menu, with a focus on the freshest local seafood available.

Green Time Date Night Menus Restaurant Month

Green Time
$25 for a 2 course dinner & lunch
Fort Street Area

Green Time is an inviting vegan eatery on Fort Street and have some of the most mouth-watering pasta dishes in the city centre and their $25 offer for American Express Restaurant Month is an incredible deal.

La Zeppa - American Express Restaurant Month

La Zeppa
$40 for a 3 course dinner
Victoria Park

La Zeppa is a great place to unwind after work with friends and its stunning deck overlooking Victoria Park provides the perfect space for a extra special date night during American Express Restaurant Month. Try their 3 course set menu, with options including pork cheek croquette with apple & radish, baked celariac with mushrooms & kale, apple empanadas with crema catalana. 


Photographer: Babiche Martens

$55 for a 3 course dinner
Federal Street 

Japanese food is celebrated on Federal Street with Masu, a Japanese robata restaurant and bar in the Federal Dining Precinct. At the helm of Masu is New Zealand chef Nic Watt, who has led a reverred career overseas running successful robata restaurants in London, Macau, Hong Kong and America. Robata is contemporary Japanese cuisine cooked over a charcoal grill where theatre and ambience are as much of the process as the eating. This Restaurant Month enjoy three courses for $55, which include options of white fish sashimi, robata grilled king salmon and shiro miso pavlova, to name just a few. 

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Last updated: 02 September 2019