Rustic and true to Italian values, Gusto at the Grand showcases simple food, classic flavours and fresh seasonal ingredients. Gusto is the perfect spot to share delicious Italian dishes amongst friends and family.
The interior design of the restaurant is classic Italian. White arabescato marble, gold onyx, timber floors, stained American ash tables and Thonet chairs bring home the European look and feel. Rich colours and tan leathers support the design concept. The artwork, which is the centrepiece of the restaurant, is by Sydney artist Jason Benjamin's. ‘Love in Venice’ is a featuring a four-metre-long octopus.
The restaurant serves European-influenced buffet breakfasts, á la carte lunch and dinner plus room service for guests of the adjoining The Grand By SkyCity Hotel. The restaurant boasts SkyCity's largest private dining room which comfortably seats 28 along with a chef’s table is situated next to the kitchen which is available for bookings of 6-8 people.
Lunch is available daily from the bar.
Dinner is available on Monday - Thursday from the bar and on Friday - Sunday from the main dining room.
Winner of Iconic Auckland Eats 2021.