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23 Brunch Places In New Zealand To Try Before You Die

Because it's not really a Sunday if you don't eat a huge brunch.

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1. Dizengoff, Posonby, Auckland

The sauteed mushrooms at Dizengoff are actual perfection on a plate, and will keep you coming back every single weekend.

2. Catroux Cafe, Westmere, Auckland

This welcoming little cafe is all about serving up healthy, fresh, and of course, delicious brunch options.

3. Jam Organic Cafe, Takapuna, Auckland

Right near the beach, Jam is the perfect place to refuel after a morning swim.

4. Voila Cafe, Sandringham, Auckland

This charming little French establishment has an AMAZING eggs benny. Seriously.

5. Zus & Zo, Herne Bay, Auckland

It mightn't sound like a match made in heaven, but be sure to try out their blue cheese with mushrooms. So damn tasty.

6. Federal & Wolfe, Auckland CBD

This wholesome cafe is all about serving up fresh, heathy dishes, "from the gate to the plate."

7. Twenty Three, Eden Terrace, Auckland

Twenty Three has a serious brunch menu, with a ton of specialty dishes that you can enjoy while soaking up the sun in their outdoor courtyard.

8. Fat Dog Cafe, Rotorua

The meals here are huuuuuuge and will leave you happy for the rest of your weekend.

9. Fidel's Cafe, Te Aro, Wellington

Come for the delicious Cuban coffee, stay for the huge portions of your fave brunch staples.

10. Floriditas, Te Aro, Wellington

The extensive egg menu at this place is to die for, plus they've got a heap of gluten-free options.

11. Maranui Surf Club, Lyall Bay, Wellington

There aren't many things in life greater than watching the ocean while you eat, and Maranui offers up the actual best scones in the city to accompany the stunning view.

12. Dunshea's Deli, Khandallah, Wellington

This boutique deli is all about scrumptious homemade treats and huge brekkies, cooked to perfection.

13. Drexel's Breakfast Restaurant, Lambton Quay, Wellington

This U.S. diner-style eatery has the most amazing buttermilk pancakes, and a huge range of other comfort foods.

14. Queen Sally’s Diamond Deli, Lyall Bay, Wellington

This lovely little place near the beach has amazing homemade pastries and a toastie menu that'll make you weak at the knees.

15. Cafe Lumes, Christchurch

Lumes has an amazing atmosphere and feels like a cafe you could spend hours in. And their waffles are like works of art.

16. Under The Red Verandah, Linwood, Christchurch

Their delicious breakfast fare is matched by their coffee which won't fail to wake you up. Plus, they publish some of their recipes on their website so you can try to recreate them!

17. Black Betty, Christchurch CBD

Black Betty takes their coffee game very seriously, offering both cold drip and siphon varieties, as well as your standard coffees which truthfully, are anything but standard!

18. Sugar Bowl Cafe, Hamilton

Sugar Bowl isn't your usual eggs n' bacon style breakfast. Fresh ingredients, used in innovative ways, makes for a brunch that'll improve your morning.

19. Scott's Epicurean, Hamilton

The eclectic menu– featuring green eggs and ham– is paired with amazing coffee and a perfect atmostphere for a relaxed weekend morning.

20. Good Oil Cafe, Dunedin

If you want food that tastes gourmet, without a hefty price tag, head on down to Good Oil, where you'll find breakfast bruschetta that'll knock your hat off.

21. The Batch Cafe, Invercargill

The extensive menu of fresh and delicious food is served by friendly waiters in a super relaxing setting.

22. Ujazi Cafe, Napier

So many delicious homemade options that you won't know what to do with yourself.

23. The Shack, Raglan

If you're after a satisfying breakfast, then look no further. Fresh, local produce help make the meals at this place so damn awesome.