If you'd prefer to eat in the open air and enjoy the rest of this summer weather, we have some great picnic ideas for you. Here are our suggestions for delicious takeaways and nearby locations to enjoy them them.

Velvet Burger

Take a Velvet Burger to Takutai Square 
Velvet Burger is committed to providing its customers with the very best gourmet burgers with the freshest ingredients New Zealand has to offer. Take your burger down to Takutai Square and make it a burger picnic! 


Mighty Hotdog

Mighty Hotdog - Mighty Kumara


Devour a Mighty Hotdog on the steps at Freyberg Place & Ellen Melville Centre
Located in the heart of the High Street District, this spot is a great open-air space to relax and enjoy the sunshine. A short stroll up the road is Mighty Hotdog, serving delicious and creative Korean-style deep-fried hotdogs.


Mad Samurai

Enjoy Mad Samurai at Queens Wharf 
Spectacular views of the Waitemata Harbour make Queens Wharf a perfect picnic spot! Pick up a wagyu tasty box or a salmon & sashimi box from Mad Samurai on your way down. 


The Rolling Pin

Take your takeaways from The Rolling Pin to Amey Daldy Park  
Located in Wynyard Quarter, this neighbourhood park provides an intimate outdoor space for visitors. The Rolling Pin is a short stroll away and they're serving up healthy, delicious, handmade dumplings. 


Market Galley Auckland Fish Market

Take a selection from the Auckland Fish Market across to Wynyard Quarter Playspace
The Auckland Fish Market has plenty of takeaways to choose from. Try Market Galley for classic fish and chips, Ika bowl for a fresh, flavorful poke bowl or Little Lato for a sweet treat. Just across the road is the Wynyard Quarter Playspace, making this a perfect picnic combo for the family.


Park Hyatt afternoon tea

Pick up an Afternoon Tea Box from Park Hyatt and enjoy it by the Silo Park Tanks
The Park Hyatt have reintroduced their popular Takeaways Afternoon Tea Boxes, ideal to enjoy by the water at Silo Park! 

Thai Time

Sit in St Patrick's Square with takeaways from Thai Time 
St Patrick's Square is an urban oasis in the heart of the city and a great picnic spot for your lunch break or evening dinner. Just around the corner is Thai Time, where you'll find authentic Thai food that you won't be able to look past. We love the sound of the mixed appetiser and the drunken noodles.


That's Amore

Picnic in Albert Park with a pizza from That's Amore 
Hidden in the heart of central Auckland is That's Amore. They serve authentic pizza with simple ingredients and the perfect crust. Take a picnic blanket to Albert Park and enjoy your pizza while taking in the beautiful scenery. 


Ha Noi Corner

Enjoy Ha Noi Corner takeaways in Aotea Square 
Pick up one of Ha Noi Corner's much-loved classics like the traditional Pho soup, Banh Mi or fresh summer rolls and head over to Aotea Square to enjoy the fresh air and food. 

Last updated: 14 February 2022