Try a new restaurant or revisit a favourite with our list of the best $40 dining deals during Restaurant Month.


Mad Samurai | $40 for a three course dinner 

Mad Samurai does Japanese cuisine proud, located in the trendy and art-filled Snickel Lane and dedicating itself to producing delicious and affordable food. The three course dinner for $40 includes pork gyoza, NZ wagyu steak, and to cleanse the palette, the menu finishes off with a green tea cheesecake with matcha ice cream. The warm and inviting service will instantly make you feel like you are dining in Japan.  


DeBretts Kitchen | $40 for a two course lunch or dinner 

DeBretts Kitchen offers a $40 two course lunch or dinner meal that will no doubt be packed full of flavour. Choose from tequila ginger garlic chilli prawns with an avocado cucumber salsa, chargrilled lamb with a potato and anchovy gratin, and indulge in something sweet with the chocolate lava cake complete with Kapiti vanilla ice cream and caramelized hazelnuts. 


Le Chef | $40 three course lunch or dinner 

Tucked away off of the trendy Vulcan Lane, Le Chef is a classic French Bistro that produces traditional tasty French food in a homely but sophisticated manner. If you want to quickly teleport to the cobblestone streets of Paris, why not try the $40 three course meal that Le Chef is offering? Start with escargot snails in garlic butter, then onto bavette sauce au blue and frites, while finishing off with a creamy and caramelized creme brulee. 

White + Wongs

White + Wongs | $40 for a three course lunch or dinner

Asian fusion combines the very best of what Asian cuisine has to offer and creates a dynamic blend of flavours, textures, and sensations. Come to White + Wongs for exactly that, a three course lunch or dinner that includes bang bang chicken, wagyu beef shumai, and chicken pad thai noodles. If you or your dining partner is plant-based, don’t worry, there's a full vegetarian menu available as well!

Outside area

Odettes Eatery | $40 for a three coursed shared lunch or dinner

Gather a group of your favourite foodie friends and make your way to Odettes Eatery. Their Restaurant Month deal is perfect for sharing, coming with 6 shared plates such as smoked fish rillettes, burnt eggplant harissa with braised beans & babaganoush, and woodfired cheesecake with a delicious blueberry compote. Come for a relaxed lunch or a happy hour meal complete with cocktails. 

Indoor seating

Monsoon Poon | $40 for a two course lunch or dinner and a glass of wine

Monsoon Poon has been dishing up South-East Asian cuisine and cheeky cocktails to loyal spice loving guests since 2005. This Restaurant Month their special menu offering includes spicy laksa noodle soup with coconut milk, poached chicken & vegetables, and a Malaysian sago pudding with coconut cream & palm sugar syrup to finish, plus the meal is matched with a glass of Spy Valley Gewurtztraminer.

Last updated: 02 September 2020