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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

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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

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

3. Jam Organic Cafe, Takapuna, Auckland

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

4. Voila Cafe, Sandringham, Auckland

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

5. Zus & Zo, Herne Bay, Auckland

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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

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

7. Twenty Three, Eden Terrace, Auckland

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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

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

9. Fidel's Cafe, Te Aro, Wellington

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

10. Floriditas, Te Aro, Wellington

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

22. Ujazi Cafe, Napier

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

23. The Shack, Raglan

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