Graham’s Deal of the Day for Thursday 22/06/17

Florrie McGreals logo

Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week and doesn’t add a surcharge on public holidays.

On Thursday you can get a delicious Wagyu Beef Burger and Fries $10 🍔🍔 #florriemcgreals#burgers #thursdayspecial #pubgrub #1irishpubontheshore

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Wednesday 21/06/17

Florrie McGreals logo

Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week and doesn’t add a surcharge on public holidays.

On Wednesday’s it is Forks down and get dirty with $15 Ribs served with coleslaw ! #florriemcgrealsirishpub #forksdown#ribsnight #wednesdayspecial #pubgrub #irishpub#1irishpubontheshore

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Tuesday 20/06/17

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It’s Taco Tuesday at 2 Takapuna Venues but the deal at Master and Apprentice is unbeatable!

If you want a Taco that is a bit gourmet and extremely tasty go to Master and Apprentice @ 136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna for $5 Taco’s  (these are fantastic and you get 2 for $5!)

The 3 choices are below and usually cost $16-$18 for two Taco’s, so getting two for $5 is a bargain.  The picture above sho-++++++++++++++++++++ws the Lamb Shoulder Taco’s which I had last week, I also tried the Firecraker Prawns and Chilli Fish they were all delicious, and I will be back for more today!

M&A Tacos

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Monday 19/06/17

Florrie McGreals logo

Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week and doesn’t add a surcharge on public holidays.

Monday Pies for just $10 choose between steak and Guinness, chicken and mushroom or Shepherd’s pie…….. I know, too much choice !

Last Monday I tried the Cottage Pie, and it was huge and delicious!

#florriemcgrealsirishpub #mondayspecial #piepiepie #tomuchchoice#whycookonmondays #pubgrub #irishpub #1irishpubontheshore

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Sunday 18/06/17

Sunday Roasts

Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week and doesn’t add a surcharge on public holidays.

Sunday relax and enjoy your day here at florries with a traditional Roast followed by live Irish music from 7-10 #sundayfunday #atflorries#relaxandenjoy #traditionalroast #irishpusic #publife#irishpub #1irishpubontheshore

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Saturday 17/06/17

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Two of Takapuna’s most popular bars have steak specials on a Saturday.

The Elephant Wrestler  (138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna) does a sumptuous Sirloin with duck fat potatoes for $25.

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Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has Saturday Steak served with fried eggs and chips for $16.50 all day

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Graham’s Deal of the Day for Friday 16/06/17

Florrie McGreals logo

Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week and doesn’t add a surcharge on public holidays.

Friday special is a classic Fish and Chips served for $15 #florriemcgrealsirishpub #fishandchips #classic#pubgrub #1irishpubontheshore

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Thursday 15/06/17

M & A logo

Master and Apprentice (136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna) has the deal of the day again today with their $10 Sharing Plates (see menu below).

The standard of food in this newly opened venue is great and their deals early in the week are hard to beat.

 

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Graham’s Deal of the Day for Wednesday 14/06/17

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It is Hump Day Heaven at The Elephant Wrestler  (138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna) on Wednesday from 5pm so bring your mates with $10 Small Plates and Pizzas.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Tuesday 13/06/17

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It’s Taco Tuesday at 2 Takapuna Venues but the deal at Master and Apprentice is unbeatable!

If you want a Taco that is a bit gourmet and extremely tasty go to Master and Apprentice @ 136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna for $5 Taco’s  (these are fantastic and you get 2 for $5!)

The 3 choices are below and usually cost $16-$18 for two Taco’s, so getting two for $5 is a bargain.  The picture above shows the Lamb Shoulder Taco’s which I had last week, I also tried the Firecraker Prawns and Chilli Fish they were all delicious, and I will be back for more today!

M&A Tacos

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Monday 12/06/17

Florrie McGreals logo

Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week and doesn’t add a surcharge on public holidays.

Monday Pies for just $10 choose between steak and Guinness, chicken and mushroom or Shepherd’s pie…….. I know, too much choice ! #florriemcgrealsirishpub #mondayspecial #piepiepie #tomuchchoice#whycookonmondays #pubgrub #irishpub #1irishpubontheshore

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Friday, Saturday, Sunday 9,10,11/06/17

Aubergine Restaurant

Aubergine at 129 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna is a local institution that continue serving up quality meals at a great price year after year.
The lunch special of a drink, soup or garlic bread and a main is one of the best deals available in Takapuna.
Aubergine also do a 3 course plus drink dinner deal for $35 and is one of the few places that offers a deal on weekends and no surcharge on public holidays.

LUNCH SPECIAL $20

(with any dessert $30)

• Complementary glass of wine or coffee / tea and
• Garlic bread, or Soup of the day and
• Your Choice from our Lunch favorite dishes:

Seared Aoraki Salmon, horseradish potato, roasted beetroot, tomato dressing

Calamari Tangier, lightly spiced, pickled cucumber, aioli, mesculin salad

Lamb Kofta, quinoa tabouli, feta, lemon dressing, mesculin salad

Chicken Schnitzel, crushed potatoes, green beans and capers

Chicken filo diced chicken in a creamy lemon tarragon sauce and salad

Kebab Lebanese two skewers of lightly spiced marinated chicken, capsicum topped with coriander sauce, rice and salad

Vegan Risotto, balsamic olives, japanese pickeled tomatoes, roast pumpkin stock and olive oil

Papardelle Carbonara, bacon, mushrooms, herb cream sauce

Rare Big Eye Tuna, mesculin salad, capsicum, greek feta, olives, soy ginger dressin

Steak Sandwich Sirloin, ciabata bread, onion jam, salad and fries

* Valid till end of June 2017.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Thursday 8/06/17

M & A logo

Master and Apprentice (136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna) has the deal of the day again today with their $10 Sharing Plates (see menu below).

The standard of food in this newly opened venue is great and their deals early in the week are hard to beat.

 

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Graham’s Deal of the Day for Wednesday 7/06/17

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It is Hump Day Heaven at The Elephant Wrestler  (138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna) on Wednesday from 5pm so bring your mates with $10 Small Plates and Pizzas.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Tuesday 6/06/17

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It’s Taco Tuesday at 2 Takapuna Venues but the deal at Master and Apprentice is unbeatable!

If you want a Taco that is a bit gourmet and extremely tasty go to Master and Apprentice @ 136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna for $5 Taco’s  (these are fantastic and you get 2 for $5!)

The 3 choices are below and usually cost $16-$18 for two Taco’s, so getting two for $5 is a bargain.  The picture above shows the Lamb Shoulder Taco’s which I had last week, I also tried the Firecraker Prawns and Chilli Fish they were all delicious, and I will be back for more today!

M&A Tacos

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Monday 5/06/17

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If you like Mussels it is hard to beat Monday Mussel Madness at Takapuna’s newest bar, Master and Apprentice on Hurstmere Road (it was The Belgian Beer Cafe) Just $13 for a huge pot of beautiful mussels!

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Sunday 4/06/17

Hurstmere Road Sunday Road

Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week and doesn’t add a surcharge on public holidays.

Sundays are for relaxing….. Come in and enjoy a Traditional Roast served all day for $15 plus Traditional Irish music from 7-10pm #florriemcgrealsiriishpub#sundaylazyday #sundayfunday #traditionalroast#traditionalirishmusic #irishmusic#1irishpubontheshore

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Saturday 3/06/17

Aubergine Restaurant

Aubergine at 129 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna is a local institution that continue serving up quality meals at a great price year after year.
The lunch special of a drink, soup or garlic bread and a main is one of the best deals available in Takapuna.
Aubergine also do a 3 course plus drink dinner deal for $35 and is one of the few places that offers a deal on weekends and no surcharge on public holidays.

LUNCH SPECIAL $20

(with any dessert $30)

• Complementary glass of wine or coffee / tea and
• Garlic bread, or Soup of the day and
• Your Choice from our Lunch favorite dishes:

Seared Aoraki Salmon, horseradish potato, roasted beetroot, tomato dressing

Calamari Tangier, lightly spiced, pickled cucumber, aioli, mesculin salad

Lamb Kofta, quinoa tabouli, feta, lemon dressing, mesculin salad

Chicken Schnitzel, crushed potatoes, green beans and capers

Chicken filo diced chicken in a creamy lemon tarragon sauce and salad

Kebab Lebanese two skewers of lightly spiced marinated chicken, capsicum topped with coriander sauce, rice and salad

Vegan Risotto, balsamic olives, japanese pickeled tomatoes, roast pumpkin stock and olive oil

Papardelle Carbonara, bacon, mushrooms, herb cream sauce

Rare Big Eye Tuna, mesculin salad, capsicum, greek feta, olives, soy ginger dressin

Steak Sandwich Sirloin, ciabata bread, onion jam, salad and fries

* Valid till end of June 2017.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Friday 2/06/17

Florrie McGreals logo

Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week and doesn’t add a surcharge on public holidays.

As it is Friday Florrie McGreal’s special of the day, Fish and Chips for $15 is an ideal dinner for the start of Queens Birthday long weekend.

FISH & CHIPS 15 Chips / Tartare / Salad / Dressing

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Thursday 1/06/17

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Master and Apprentice (136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna) has the deal of the day again today with their $10 Sharing Plates (see menu below).  The standard of food in this newly opened venue is great and their deals early in the week are hard to beat.

If you want something larger try Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week.

On Thursday evenings Florrie McGreal’s have a great slow cooked Lamb Shank on mash for $15.  These are very large and extremely tasty!

LAMB SHANK 15 Slow Cooked / Colcannon Mash / Rosemary Jus

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Graham’s Deal of the Day for Tuesday 30/05/17

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It’s Taco Tuesday at 2 Takapuna Venues but the deal at Master and Apprentice is unbeatable!

If you want a Taco that is a bit gourmet and extremely tasty go to Master and Apprentice @ 136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna for $5 Taco’s  (these are fantastic and you get 2 for $5!)

The 3 choices are below and usually cost $16-$18 for two Taco’s, so getting two for $5 is a bargain.  The picture above shows the Lamb Shoulder Taco’s which I had last week, I also tried the Firecraker Prawns and Chilli Fish they were all delicious, and I will be back for more today!

M&A Tacos

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Monday 29/05/17

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If you like Mussels it is hard to beat Monday Mussel Madness at Takapuna’s newest bar, Master and Apprentice on Hurstmere Road (it was The Belgian Beer Cafe) Just $13 for a huge pot of beautiful mussels!

If Mussel’s are not your thing The Elephant Wrestler at 138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna has 25% off all food on Monday’s from 5pm.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Sunday 28/05/17

Hurstmere Road Sunday Road

Two venues nearly next door to each other both do Sunday Roasts which are a large and tasty way to end a weekend without cooking.

On a Sunday afternoon Hurstmere Road Brew Bar (136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna) is a great place to relax in the courtyard and listen music, before having a Sunday Roast dinner for $19!

If  you are heading out later in the day try Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna.

On Sunday evenings they have a Traditional Pork Roast with all the Trimmings / Crackling for $15.

Then around 7pm they have live Irish Music which goes till around 9.30pm and is always entertaining.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Saturday 27/05/17

Florrie McGreals logo

Florrie McGreals

Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week.

On Saturday you can get two of their delicious Burgers for the price of one, $20.

McGreals Burger 20 Prime Beef Pattie / Onion Rings / Lettuce / BBQ Sauce / Sesame Bun & Fries

Florrie’s Chicken Burger 20 Marinated Chicken / Brie / Lettuce / Plum Chutney / Sesame Bun & Fries

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Friday 26/05/17

Aubergine Restaurant

Aubergine at 129 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna is a local institution that continue serving up quality meals at a great price year after year.
The lunch special of a drink, soup or garlic bread and a main is one of the best deals available in Takapuna.
Aubergine also do a 3 course plus drink dinner deal for $35 and is one of the few places that offers a deal on weekends.

LUNCH SPECIAL $20

(with any dessert $30)

• Complementary glass of wine or coffee / tea and
• Garlic bread, or Soup of the day and
• Your Choice from our Lunch favorite dishes:

Seared Aoraki Salmon, horseradish potato, roasted beetroot, tomato dressing

Calamari Tangier, lightly spiced, pickled cucumber, aioli, mesculin salad

Lamb Kofta, quinoa tabouli, feta, lemon dressing, mesculin salad

Chicken Schnitzel, crushed potatoes, green beans and capers

Chicken filo diced chicken in a creamy lemon tarragon sauce and salad

Kebab Lebanese two skewers of lightly spiced marinated chicken, capsicum topped with coriander sauce, rice and salad

Vegan Risotto, balsamic olives, japanese pickeled tomatoes, roast pumpkin stock and olive oil

Papardelle Carbonara, bacon, mushrooms, herb cream sauce

Rare Big Eye Tuna, mesculin salad, capsicum, greek feta, olives, soy ginger dressin

Steak Sandwich Sirloin, ciabata bread, onion jam, salad and fries

* Valid till end of May 2017.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Thursday 25/05/17

M & A logo

Master and Apprentice (136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna) has the deal of the day again today with their $10 Sharing Plates (see menu below).  The standard of food in this newly opened venue is great and their deals early in the week are hard to beat.

Tonight from 8pm M&A also are hosting the Premier Takapuna Comedy night featuring Brendan Lovegrove and more.

If you want something larger try Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week.

On Thursday evenings Florrie McGreal’s have a great slow cooked Lamb Shank on mash for $15.  These are very large and extremely tasty!

LAMB SHANK 15 Slow Cooked / Colcannon Mash / Rosemary Jus

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Graham’s Deal of the Day for Wednesday 24/05/17

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It is Hump Day Heaven at The Elephant Wrestler  (138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna) on Wednesday from 5pm so bring your mates with $10 Small Plates and Pizzas.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Tuesday 23/05/17

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It’s Taco Tuesday at 2 Takapuna Venues but the deal at Master and Apprentice is unbeatable!

If you want a Taco that is a bit gourmet and extremely tasty go to Master and Apprentice @ 136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna for $5 Taco’s  (these are fantastic and you get 2 for $5!)

The 3 choices are below and usually cost $16-$18 for two Taco’s, so getting two for $5 is a bargain.  The picture above shows the Lamb Shoulder Taco’s which I had last week, I also tried the Firecraker Prawns and Chilli Fish they were all delicious, and I will be back for more today!

M&A Tacos

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Monday 22/05/17

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If you like Mussels it is hard to beat Monday Mussel Madness at Takapuna’s newest bar, Master and Apprentice on Hurstmere Road (it was The Belgian Beer Cafe) Just $13 for a huge pot of beautiful mussels!

If Mussel’s are not your thing The Elephant Wrestler at 138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna has 25% off all food on Monday’s from 5pm.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Sunday 21/05/17

Hurstmere Road Sunday Road

Two venues nearly next door to each other both do Sunday Roasts which are a large and tasty way to end a weekend without cooking.

On a Sunday afternoon Hurstmere Road Brew Bar (136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna) is a great place to relax in the courtyard and listen music, before having a Sunday Roast dinner for $19!

If  you are heading out later in the day try Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna.

On Sunday evenings they have a Traditional Pork Roast with all the Trimmings / Crackling for $15.

Then around 7pm they have live Irish Music which goes till around 9.30pm and is always entertaining.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Saturday 20/05/17

Florrie McGreals logo

Florrie McGreals

Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week and tonight it will be a great spot to watch the Joseph Parker fight live.

On Saturday you can get two of their delicious Burgers for the price of one, $20.

McGreals Burger 20 Prime Beef Pattie / Onion Rings / Lettuce / BBQ Sauce / Sesame Bun & Fries

Florrie’s Chicken Burger 20 Marinated Chicken / Brie / Lettuce / Plum Chutney / Sesame Bun & Fries

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Friday 19/05/17

Aubergine Restaurant

Aubergine at 129 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna is a local institution that continue serving up quality meals at a great price year after year.
The lunch special of a drink, soup or garlic bread and a main is one of the best deals available in Takapuna.
Aubergine also do a 3 course plus drink dinner deal for $35 and is one of the few places that offers a deal on weekends.

LUNCH SPECIAL $20

(with any dessert $30)

• Complementary glass of wine or coffee / tea and
• Garlic bread, or Soup of the day and
• Your Choice from our Lunch favorite dishes:

Seared Aoraki Salmon, horseradish potato, roasted beetroot, tomato dressing

Calamari Tangier, lightly spiced, pickled cucumber, aioli, mesculin salad

Lamb Kofta, quinoa tabouli, feta, lemon dressing, mesculin salad

Chicken Schnitzel, crushed potatoes, green beans and capers

Chicken filo diced chicken in a creamy lemon tarragon sauce and salad

Kebab Lebanese two skewers of lightly spiced marinated chicken, capsicum topped with coriander sauce, rice and salad

Vegan Risotto, balsamic olives, japanese pickeled tomatoes, roast pumpkin stock and olive oil

Papardelle Carbonara, bacon, mushrooms, herb cream sauce

Rare Big Eye Tuna, mesculin salad, capsicum, greek feta, olives, soy ginger dressin

Steak Sandwich Sirloin, ciabata bread, onion jam, salad and fries

* Valid till end of May 2017.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Thursday 18/05/17

M & A logo

Master and Apprentice (136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna) has the deal of the day again today with their $10 Sharing Plates (see menu below).  The standard of food in this newly opened venue is great and their deals early in the week are hard to beat.

If you want something larger try Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week.

On Thursday evenings Florrie McGreal’s have a great slow cooked Lamb Shank on mash for $15.  These are very large and extremely tasty!

LAMB SHANK 15 Slow Cooked / Colcannon Mash / Rosemary Jus

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Graham’s Deal of the Day for Wednesday 17/05/17

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It is Hump Day Heaven at The Elephant Wrestler  (138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna) on Wednesday from 5pm with Buy One get One Free on Small Plates and $13 Cocktails.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Tuesday 16/05/17

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It’s Taco Tuesday at 2 Takapuna Venues but the deal at Master and Apprentice is unbeatable!

If you want a Taco that is a bit gourmet and extremely tasty go to Master and Apprentice @ 136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna for $5 Taco’s  (these are fantastic and you get 2 for $5!)

The 3 choices are below and usually cost $16-$18 for two Taco’s, so getting two for $5 is a bargain.  The picture above shows the Lamb Shoulder Taco’s which I had last week, I also tried the Firecraker Prawns and Chilli Fish they were all delicious, and I will be back for more today!

M&A Tacos

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Monday 15/05/17

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If you like Mussels it is hard to beat Monday Mussel Madness at Takapuna’s newest bar, Master and Apprentice on Hurstmere Road (it was The Belgian Beer Cafe) Just $13 for a huge pot of beautiful mussels!

If Mussel’s are not your thing The Elephant Wrestler at 138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna has 25% off all food on Monday’s from 5pm.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Sunday 14/05/17

Hurstmere Road Sunday Road

Two venues nearly next door to each other both do Sunday Roasts which are a large and tasty way to end a weekend without cooking.

On a Sunday afternoon Hurstmere Road Brew Bar (136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna) is a great place to relax in the courtyard and listen music, before having a Sunday Roast dinner for $19!

If  you are heading out later in the day try Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna.

On Sunday evenings they have a Traditional Pork Roast with all the Trimmings / Crackling for $15.

Then around 7pm they have live Irish Music which goes till around 9.30pm and is always entertaining.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Saturday 13/05/17

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Great value breakfast at Fiori Cafe.  Free range eggs any style on toast for $8 or Eggs Benedict with free range eggs and bacon for $14.  Also great coffee!

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Graham’s Deal of the Day for Friday 12/05/17

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Franc’s at 77 Hurstmere Road (Main Beach on The Stand) over looking the beach ❤️ Mac n Cheese, so much so that they have created a special Mac n Cheese menu, which will run for a limited time!

Franc’s Mac n Cheese Burger has an Angus beef patty, truffle mac n cheese, bacon & caramelised onion. It’s only $12.50, like all the items on their mini menu.

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Graham’s Deal of the Day for Thursday 11/05/17

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Master and Apprentice (136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna) has the deal of the day again today with their $10 Sharing Plates (see menu below).  The standard of food in this newly opened venue is great and their deals early in the week are hard to beat.

If you want something larger try Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week.

On Thursday evenings Florrie McGreal’s have a great slow cooked Lamb Shank on mash for $15.  These are very large and extremely tasty!

LAMB SHANK 15 Slow Cooked / Colcannon Mash / Rosemary Jus

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Graham’s Deal of the Day for Wednesday 10/05/17

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It is Hump Day Heaven at The Elephant Wrestler  (138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna) on Wednesday from 5pm with Buy One get One Free on Small Plates and $13 Cocktails.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Tuesday 09/05/17

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It’s Taco Tuesday at 2 Takapuna Venues but the deal at Master and Apprentice is unbeatable!

If you want a Taco that is a bit gourmet and extremely tasty go to Master and Apprentice @ 136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna for $5 Taco’s  (these are fantastic and you get 2 for $5!)

The 3 choices are below and usually cost $16-$18 for two Taco’s, so getting two for $5 is a bargain.  The picture above shows the Lamb Shoulder Taco’s which I had last week, I also tried the Firecraker Prawns and Chilli Fish they were all delicious, and I will be back for more today!

M&A Tacos

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Monday 08/05/17

M & A logo

If you like Mussels it is hard to beat Monday Mussel Madness at Takapuna’s newest bar, Master and Apprentice on Hurstmere Road (it was The Belgian Beer Cafe) Just $13 for a huge pot of beautiful mussels!

If Mussel’s are not your thing The Elephant Wrestler at 138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna has 25% off all food on Monday’s from 5pm.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Sunday 7/05/17

Hurstmere Road Sunday Road

Two venues nearly next door to each other both do Sunday Roasts which are a large and tasty way to end a weekend without cooking.

On a Sunday afternoon Hurstmere Road Brew Bar (136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna) is a great place to relax in the courtyard and listen music, before having a Sunday Roast dinner for $19!

If  you are heading out later in the day try Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna.

On Sunday evenings they have a Traditional Pork Roast with all the Trimmings / Crackling for $15.

Then around 7pm they have live Irish Music which goes till around 9.30pm and is always entertaining.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Saturday 6/05/17

Florrie McGreals logo

Florrie McGreals

Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week and tonight it will be a great spot to watch the Joseph Parker fight live.

On Saturday you can get two of their delicious Burgers for the price of one, $20.

McGreals Burger 20 Prime Beef Pattie / Onion Rings / Lettuce / BBQ Sauce / Sesame Bun & Fries

Florrie’s Chicken Burger 20 Marinated Chicken / Brie / Lettuce / Plum Chutney / Sesame Bun & Fries

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Friday 5/05/17

Aubergine Restaurant

Aubergine at 129 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna is a local institution that continue serving up quality meals at a great price year after year.
The lunch special of a drink, soup or garlic bread and a main is one of the best deals available in Takapuna.
Aubergine also do a 3 course plus drink dinner deal for $35 and is one of the few places that offers a deal on weekends.

LUNCH SPECIAL $20

(with any dessert $30)

• Complementary glass of wine or coffee / tea and
• Garlic bread, or Soup of the day and
• Your Choice from our Lunch favorite dishes:

Seared Aoraki Salmon, horseradish potato, roasted beetroot, tomato dressing

Calamari Tangier, lightly spiced, pickled cucumber, aioli, mesculin salad

Lamb Kofta, quinoa tabouli, feta, lemon dressing, mesculin salad

Chicken Schnitzel, crushed potatoes, green beans and capers

Chicken filo diced chicken in a creamy lemon tarragon sauce and salad

Kebab Lebanese two skewers of lightly spiced marinated chicken, capsicum topped with coriander sauce, rice and salad

Vegan Risotto, balsamic olives, japanese pickeled tomatoes, roast pumpkin stock and olive oil

Papardelle Carbonara, bacon, mushrooms, herb cream sauce

Rare Big Eye Tuna, mesculin salad, capsicum, greek feta, olives, soy ginger dressin

Steak Sandwich Sirloin, ciabata bread, onion jam, salad and fries

* Valid till end of May 2017.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Thursday 4/05/17

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Master and Apprentice (136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna) has the deal of the day again today with their $10 Sharing Plates (see menu below).  The standard of food in this newly opened venue is great and their deals early in the week are hard to beat.

If you want something larger try Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week.

On Thursday evenings Florrie McGreal’s have a great slow cooked Lamb Shank on mash for $15.  These are very large and extremely tasty!

LAMB SHANK 15 Slow Cooked / Colcannon Mash / Rosemary Jus

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Graham’s Deal of the Day for Wednesday 03/05/17

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It is Hump Day Heaven at The Elephant Wrestler  (138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna) on Wednesday from 5pm with Buy One get One Free on Small Plates and $13 Cocktails.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Tuesday 02/05/17

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It’s Taco Tuesday at 2 Takapuna Venues but the deal at Master and Apprentice is unbeatable!

If you want a Taco that is a bit gourmet and extremely tasty go to Master and Apprentice @ 136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna for $5 Taco’s  (these are fantastic and you get 2 for $5!)

The 3 choices are below and usually cost $16-$18 for two Taco’s, so getting two for $5 is a bargain.  The picture above shows the Lamb Shoulder Taco’s which I had last week, I also tried the Firecraker Prawns and Chilli Fish they were all delicious, and I will be back for more today!

M&A Tacos

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Monday 01/05/17

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If you like Mussels it is hard to beat Monday Mussel Madness at Takapuna’s newest bar, Master and Apprentice on Hurstmere Road (it was The Belgian Beer Cafe) Just $13 for a huge pot of beautiful mussels!

If Mussel’s are not your thing The Elephant Wrestler at 138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna has 25% off all food on Monday’s from 5pm.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Sunday 30/04/17

Hurstmere Road Sunday Road

Two venues nearly next door to each other both do Sunday Roasts which are a large and tasty way to end a weekend without cooking.

On a Sunday afternoon Hurstmere Road Brew Bar (136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna) is a great place to relax in the courtyard and listen music, before having a Sunday Roast dinner for $19!

If  you are heading out later in the day try Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna.

On Sunday evenings they have a Traditional Pork Roast with all the Trimmings / Crackling for $15.

Then around 7pm they have live Irish Music which goes till around 9.30pm and is always entertaining.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Saturday 29/04/17

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Florrie McGreals

Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week.

On Saturday you can get two of their delicious Burgers for the price of one, $20.

McGreals Burger 20 Prime Beef Pattie / Onion Rings / Lettuce / BBQ Sauce / Sesame Bun & Fries

Florrie’s Chicken Burger 20 Marinated Chicken / Brie / Lettuce / Plum Chutney / Sesame Bun & Fries

The specials on other days of the week are:

 MONDAY STEAK, EGGS & CHIPS 15 250g Sirloin / Chips / Fried Eggs

TUESDAY Pork Ribs 15 Spice Rubbed Pork Ribs / BBQ Sauce / Chips

WEDNESDAY Bangers & Mash 15 Pork & Apple Cider Sausages / Colcannon / Caramelized Onion Gravy

THURSDAY LAMB SHANK 15 Slow Cooked / Colcannon Mash / Rosemary Jus

FRIDAY FISH & CHIPS 15 Chips / Tartare / Salad / Dressing

SATURDAY 241 Burger 20 Chicken or Beef

SUNDAY Traditional Pork Roast 15 with all the Trimmings / Crackling

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Friday 28/04/17

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The Elephant Wrestler at 138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna has Burger and Dog Day for Lunch on Fridays with all their tasty burgers and Hot Dogs just $14 from 11am to 3pm.

The Elephant Wrestler beer garden is a great spot for an extended Friday lunch enjoying the end of a short week!

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Thursday 27/04/17

M & A logo

Master and Apprentice (136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna) has the deal of the day again today with their $10 Sharing Plates (see menu below).  The standard of food in this newly opened venue is great and their deals early in the week are hard to beat.

If you want something larger try Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week.

On Thursday evenings Florrie McGreal’s have a great slow cooked Lamb Shank on mash for $15.  These are very large and extremely tasty!

LAMB SHANK 15 Slow Cooked / Colcannon Mash / Rosemary Jus

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Graham’s Deal of the Day for Wednesday 26/04/17

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It is Hump Day Heaven at The Elephant Wrestler  (138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna) on Wednesday from 5pm with Buy One get One Free on Small Plates and $13 Cocktails.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Monday 24/04/17

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If you like Mussels it is hard to beat Monday Mussel Madness at Takapuna’s newest bar, Master and Apprentice on Hurstmere Road (it was The Belgian Beer Cafe) Just $13 for a huge pot of beautiful mussels!

If Mussel’s are not your thing The Elephant Wrestler at 138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna has 25% off all food on Monday’s from 5pm.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Sunday 23/04/17

Hurstmere Rd Brew Bar

Two venues nearly next door to each other both do Sunday Roasts which are a large and tasty way to end a weekend without cooking.

On a Sunday afternoon Hurstmere Road Brew Bar (136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna) is a great place to relax in the courtyard and listen music, before having a Sunday Roast dinner for $19!

If  you are heading out later in the day try Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna.

On Sunday evenings they have a Traditional Pork Roast with all the Trimmings / Crackling for $15.

Then around 7pm they have live Irish Music which goes till around 9.30pm and is always entertaining.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Saturday 22/04/17

Aubergine logo

Aubergine is a Takapuna institution that continue serving up quality meals at a great price year after year.
The lunch special for $20 (available 7 days of the week) of a drink, soup or garlic bread and a main is one of the best deals available in Takapuna and is where I always go when taking my parents out.
Aubergine also do a SUPER DINNER OFFER for $35

The Aubergine’s 2016 Super Dinner Special Offer

$35 Three-course dinner

1 Your choice of Garic Bread or Soup of the Night

2 Your choice of ANY  Main from our mains menu

3 Your choice of ANY Dessert from our desserts menu

 * This offer is now valid to the end of April 2017.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Friday 21/04/17

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The Elephant Wrestler at 138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna has Burger and Dog Day for Lunch on Fridays with all their tasty burgers and Hot Dogs just $14 from 11am to 3pm.

The Elephant Wrestler beer garden is a great spot for an extended Friday lunch enjoying the end of a short week!

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Thursday 20/04/17

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If you love Hot Dogs Francs at 77 Hurstmere Road (Main Beach on The Stand) over looking the beach is having Takapuna’s First Annual Hot Dog Eating Competition this Sunday from 2pm to 4pm.

Are you banned from all you can eat rib nights? Do buffet restaurants lose money on you? Is there always space for one more in your tummy? The Edge, in conjunction with Franc’s Bar + Diner, want you to go head-to-head with competitive eater/model, Nela Zisser, for Takapuna’s First Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest, MC’d by The Edge 30‘s Stuntman Sam.

There is $500 cash prize up for grabs for first place with a variety of consolation prizes for all entrants whose tummies just couldn’t go the distance. This is your chance to go head to head with some celebrity foodies and be part of a true Takapuna spectacle.

Plus if you visit ahead of the competition they will sell you 3 practice Hot Dogs for just $18.

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Graham’s Deal of the Day for Wednesday 19/04/17

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It is Hump Day Heaven at The Elephant Wrestler  (138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna) on Wednesday from 5pm with Buy One get One Free on Small Plates and $13 Cocktails.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Tuesday 18/04/17

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It’s Taco Tuesday at 2 Takapuna Venues but the deal at Master and Apprentice is unbeatable!

If you want a Taco that is a bit gourmet and extremely tasty go to Master and Apprentice @ 136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna for $5 Taco’s  (these are fantastic and you get 2 for $5!)

The 3 choices are below and usually cost $16-$18 for two Taco’s, so getting two for $5 is a bargain.  The picture above shows the Lamb Shoulder Taco’s which I had last week, I also tried the Firecraker Prawns and Chilli Fish they were all delicious, and I will be back for more today!

M&A Tacos

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Monday 17/04/17

M & A logo

If you like Mussels it is hard to beat Monday Mussel Madness at Takapuna’s newest bar, Master and Apprentice on Hurstmere Road (it was The Belgian Beer Cafe) Just $13 for a huge pot of beautiful mussels!

If Mussel’s are not your thing The Elephant Wrestler at 138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna has 25% off all food on Monday’s from 5pm.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Saturday 15/04/17

Aubergine logo

Aubergine is a Takapuna institution that continue serving up quality meals at a great price year after year.
The lunch special for $20 (available 7 days of the week) of a drink, soup or garlic bread and a main is one of the best deals available in Takapuna and is where I always go when taking my parents out.
Aubergine also do a SUPER DINNER OFFER for $35

The Aubergine’s 2016 Super Dinner Special Offer

$35 Three-course dinner

1 Your choice of Garic Bread or Soup of the Night

2 Your choice of ANY  Main from our mains menu

3 Your choice of ANY Dessert from our desserts menu

 * This offer is now valid to the end of April 2017.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Good Friday 14/04/17

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Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week and doesn’t add a surcharge on public holidays.

As it is Good Friday Florrie McGreal’s special of the day, Fish and Chips for $15 is an ideal dinner.

FISH & CHIPS 15 Chips / Tartare / Salad / Dressing

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Thursday 13/04/17

Florrie McGreals logo

Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week.

With tonight looking like it will be wet and stormy it is a perfect night to visit Florrie McGreal’s and have a great slow cooked Lamb Shank on mash for $15.  These are very large and extremely tasty!

LAMB SHANK 15 Slow Cooked / Colcannon Mash / Rosemary Jus

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Wednesday 12/04/17

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It is Hump Day Heaven at The Elephant Wrestler  (138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna) on Wednesday from 5pm with Buy One get One Free on Small Plates and $13 Cocktails.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Tuesday 11/04/17

It’s Taco Tuesday at 2 Takapuna Venues but the deal at Master and Apprentice is unbeatable!

If you want a Taco that is a bit gourmet and extremely tasty go to Master and Apprentice @ 136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna for $5 Taco’s  (these are fantastic and you get 2 for $5!)

The 3 choices are below and usually cost $16-$18 for two Taco’s, so getting two for $5 is a bargain.  The picture above shows the Lamb Shoulder Taco’s which I had last week, I also tried the Firecraker Prawns and Chilli Fish they were all delicious, and I will be back for more today!

M&A Tacos

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Monday 10/04/17

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If you like Mussels it is hard to beat Monday Mussel Madness at Takapuna’s newest bar, Master and Apprentice on Hurstmere Road (it was The Belgian Beer Cafe) Just $13 for a huge pot of beautiful mussels!

If Mussel’s are not your thing The Elephant Wrestler at 138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna has 25% off all food on Monday’s from 5pm.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Sunday 9/04/17

Hurstmere Road Sunday Road

Two venues nearly next door to each other both do Sunday Roasts which are a large and tasty way to end a weekend without cooking, also both venues have live music.

On a Sunday afternoon Hurstmere Road Brew Bar (136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna) is a great place to relax in the courtyard and listen to some live music, before having a Sunday Roast dinner for $15!

Today they have LIVE music with Eamon Mcintyre from 3.30pm-6.30pm

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If  you are heading out later in the day try Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna.

On Sunday evenings they have a Traditional Pork Roast with all the Trimmings / Crackling for $15.

Then around 7pm they have live Irish Music which goes till around 9.30pm and is always entertaining.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Saturday 8/04/17

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It is Slider Heaven at The Elephant Wrestler  (138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna) all day on Saturday.

Sliders are a Saturday thing.  Choose from Pork, Chicken or Lamb sliders.  (All are very tasty!)

Get 3 for $9, 6 for $15 or 12 for $27.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Friday 7/04/17

Aubergine Restaurant

Aubergine at 129 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna is a local institution that continue serving up quality meals at a great price year after year.
The lunch special of a drink, soup or garlic bread and a main is one of the best deals available in Takapuna and is where I will be going for lunch today.
Aubergine also do a 3 course plus drink dinner deal for $35 and is one of the few places that offers a deal on weekends.

LUNCH SPECIAL $20

(with any dessert $30)

• Complementary glass of wine or coffee / tea and
• Garlic bread, or Soup of the day and
• Your Choice from our Lunch favorite dishes:

Seared Aoraki Salmon, horseradish potato, roasted beetroot, tomato dressing

Calamari Tangier, lightly spiced, pickled cucumber, aioli, mesculin salad

Lamb Kofta, quinoa tabouli, feta, lemon dressing, mesculin salad

Chicken Schnitzel, crushed potatoes, green beans and capers

Chicken filo diced chicken in a creamy lemon tarragon sauce and salad

Kebab Lebanese two skewers of lightly spiced marinated chicken, capsicum topped with coriander sauce, rice and salad

Vegan Risotto, balsamic olives, japanese pickeled tomatoes, roast pumpkin stock and olive oil

Papardelle Carbonara, bacon, mushrooms, herb cream sauce

Rare Big Eye Tuna, mesculin salad, capsicum, greek feta, olives, soy ginger dressin

Steak Sandwich Sirloin, ciabata bread, onion jam, salad and fries

* Valid till end of April 2017.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Thursday 6/04/17

M & A logo

Master and Apprentice (136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna) has the deal of the day again today with their $10 Sharing Plates (see menu below).  The standard of food in this newly opened venue is great and their deals early in the week are hard to beat.

I will be there this evening having the Beef Brisket Nachos and might try the Meatballs as well. (It all is great!)

If you want something larger try Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week.

On Thursday evenings Florrie McGreal’s have a great slow cooked Lamb Shank on mash for $15.  These are very large and extremely tasty!

LAMB SHANK 15 Slow Cooked / Colcannon Mash / Rosemary Jus

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Graham’s Deal of the Day for Wednesday 5/04/17

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It is Hump Day Heaven at The Elephant Wrestler  (138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna) on Wednesday from 5pm with Buy One get One Free on Small Plates and $13 Cocktails.

Plus they have live music from 7pm to 10pm.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Tuesday 4/04/17

M & A logo

It’s Taco Tuesday at 2 Takapuna Venues but the deal at Master and Apprentice is unbeatable!

If you want a Taco that is a bit gourmet and extremely tasty go to Master and Apprentice @ 136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna for $5 Taco’s  (these are fantastic and you get 2 for $5!)

The 3 choices are below and usually cost $16-$18 for two Taco’s, so getting two for $5 is a bargain.  The picture above shows the Lamb Shoulder Taco’s which I had last week, I also tried the Firecraker Prawns and Chilli Fish they were all delicious, and I will be back for more today!

M&A Tacos

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Monday 3/04/17

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If you like Mussels it is hard to beat Monday Mussel Madness at Takapuna’s newest bar, Master and Apprentice on Hurstmere Road (it was The Belgian Beer Cafe) Just $13 for a huge pot of beautiful mussels!

If Mussel’s are not your thing The Elephant Wrestler at 138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna has 25% off all food on Monday’s from 5pm.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Sunday 2/04/17

Florrie McGreals logo

Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week.

On Sunday evenings Florrie McGreal’s have a Traditional Pork Roast with all the Trimmings / Crackling for $15.  These are very large and extremely tasty, usually I have trouble finishing mine!

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Saturday 1/04/17

Aubergine logo

Aubergine is a Takapuna institution that continue serving up quality meals at a great price year after year.
The lunch special (available 7 days of the week) of a drink, soup or garlic bread and a main is one of the best deals available in Takapuna and is where I always go when taking my parents out.
Aubergine also do a SUPER DINNER OFFER for $35

The Aubergine’s 2016 Super Dinner Special Offer

$35 Three-course dinner

1 Your choice of Garic Bread or Soup of the Night

2 Your choice of ANY  Main from our mains menu

3 Your choice of ANY Dessert from our desserts menu

 * This offer is now valid to the end of April 2017.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Friday 31/03/17

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The Elephant Wrestler at 138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna has Burger and Dog Day for Lunch on Fridays with all their tasty burgers and Hot Dogs just $14 from 11am to 3pm.

The Elephant Wrestler beer garden is a great spot for an extended Friday lunch enjoying the end of Summer!

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Thursday 30/03/17

Florrie McGreals logo

Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week.

On Thursday evenings Florrie McGreal’s have a great slow cooked Lamb Shank on mash for $15.  These are very large and extremely tasty!

LAMB SHANK 15 Slow Cooked / Colcannon Mash / Rosemary Jus

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Wednesday 29/03/17

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Visit Coffix at 507 Lake Road, Takapuna for bargain priced Coffee and Muffins, all just $2.50 each.  Plus their standard coffee is double shot and they don’t charge extra for soy, flavoured shots OR extra shot.

“When I first heard $2.50 coffee 

I thought it might not be as good as more expensive ones, boy was I wrong.

COFFIX makes’ a perfect coffee. I’ll definitely be coming back here.”

MENU

Great Coffee, Healthy Food, Fixed Price for only $2.50
Short black, Long black, Americano, Macchiato, Flat white, Latte, Cappuccino, 
Mochaccino, Fresh tea, Iced coffee, Iced chocolate, Iced Latte, Iced Mocha
FOOD & SNACKS
 Freshly baked muffins – daily offering
Walnut & caramel brownie, New York brownie, ginger slice, banana cake and more…..
Gluten free brownies!!!
Bliss balls
Egg wrap, Vegetarian wrap

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Tuesday 28/03/17

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It’s Taco Tuesday at 2 Takapuna Venues but the deal at Master and Apprentice is unbeatable!

If you want a Taco that is a bit gourmet and extremely tasty go to Master and Apprentice @ 136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna for $5 Taco’s  (these are fantastic and you get 2 for $5!)

The 3 choices are below and usually cost $16-$18 for two Taco’s, so getting two for $5 is a bargain.  The picture above shows the Lamb Shoulder Taco’s which I had last week, they were delicious, and I will be back for more today!

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Mexicali Fresh @ 16 Anzac Street, Takapuna is the other venue with cheap taco’s on a Tuesday and has $3 Mince or bean Taco’s and $5 Coronas all day

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Monday 27/03/17

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The Elephant Wrestler at 138 Hurstmere Road Takapuna has 25% off all food on Monday’s from 5pm.

The Elephant Wrestler has a great selection of tasty meals, so Monday is a great night to give them a try.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Sunday 26/03/17

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Great value breakfast at Fiori Cafe.  Free range eggs any style on toast for $8 or Eggs Benedict with free range eggs and bacon for $14.  Also great coffee!

The picture above is of my Eggs Benedict with bacon as served to me this morning…it was very nice and tasty!

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Graham’s Deal of the Day for Saturday 25/03/17

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Florrie McGreals

Takapuna’s only Irish Bar, Florrie McGreal’s at 138 Hurstmere Road has a special food item every day of the week.

On Saturday you can get two of their delicious Burgers for the price of one, $20.

McGreals Burger 20 Prime Beef Pattie / Onion Rings / Lettuce / BBQ Sauce / Sesame Bun & Fries

Florrie’s Chicken Burger 20 Marinated Chicken / Brie / Lettuce / Plum Chutney / Sesame Bun & Fries

The specials on other days of the week are:

 MONDAY STEAK, EGGS & CHIPS 15 250g Sirloin / Chips / Fried Eggs

TUESDAY Pork Ribs 15 Spice Rubbed Pork Ribs / BBQ Sauce / Chips

WEDNESDAY Bangers & Mash 15 Pork & Apple Cider Sausages / Colcannon / Caramelized Onion Gravy

THURSDAY LAMB SHANK 15 Slow Cooked / Colcannon Mash / Rosemary Jus

FRIDAY FISH & CHIPS 15 Chips / Tartare / Salad / Dressing

SATURDAY 241 Burger 20 Chicken or Beef

SUNDAY Traditional Pork Roast 15 with all the Trimmings / Crackling

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Friday 24/03/17

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GPK TAKAPUNA

Express Lunch Monday to Friday 12-3pm
A quick lunch time dash to GPK for your favourite meal!

$29.50 for 2 courses with a glass of wine! (see menu below)

A local icon at 162 Hurstmere Rd close to Takapuna beach serving woodfired pizzas and New Zealand favourites in a casual dining setting! GPK Takapuna opened in 2001, located on the attractive Hurstmere rd just 2 mins walk from Takapuna beach and across from the Bruce Mason Theatre.

EXPRESS LUNCH 12-3PM MONDAY TO FRIDAY

2 courses includes a drink* for $29.50 Or 3 courses for $37.50

Choose either a glass of Duck Point Wine, Tap Beer or Soft drink

ENTREES

Soup of the day, bread

Spiced squid, lime aioli

Chicken liver pate, baguette

Roma tomato, mozzarella, basil

MAINS

Sirloin, home-made coleslaw

Market Fish of the day

Prawn & chorizo spaghetti

Pancetta, avocado & rocket Pizza

DESSERTS

Cheesecake of the day

Crème brulee, biscotti

Chocolate Brownie

*glass of House wine, Tap Asahi, or soft drink

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Thursday 23/03/17

M & A logo

Master and Apprentice (136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna) has the deal of the day again today with their $10 Sharing Plates (see menu below).  The standard of food in this newly opened venue is great and their deals early in the week are hard to beat.

I will be there this evening having the Beef Brisket Nachos and might try the Meatballs as well. (It all is great!)

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Graham’s Deal of the Day for Wednesday 22/03/17

Aubergine Restaurant

Aubergine is a Takapuna institution that continue serving up quality meals at a great price year after year.
The lunch special of a drink, soup or garlic bread and a main is one of the best deals available in Takapuna and is where I always go when taking my parents out.

LUNCH SPECIAL $20

(with any dessert $30)

• Complementary glass of wine or coffee / tea and
• Garlic bread, or Soup of the day and
• Your Choice from our Lunch favorite dishes:

Seared Aoraki Salmon, horseradish potato, roasted beetroot, tomato dressing

Calamari Tangier, lightly spiced, pickled cucumber, aioli, mesculin salad

Lamb Kofta, quinoa tabouli, feta, lemon dressing, mesculin salad

Chicken Schnitzel, crushed potatoes, green beans and capers

Chicken filo diced chicken in a creamy lemon tarragon sauce and salad

Kebab Lebanese two skewers of lightly spiced marinated chicken, capsicum topped with coriander sauce, rice and salad

Vegan Risotto, balsamic olives, japanese pickeled tomatoes, roast pumpkin stock and olive oil

Papardelle Carbonara, bacon, mushrooms, herb cream sauce

Rare Big Eye Tuna, mesculin salad, capsicum, greek feta, olives, soy ginger dressin

Steak Sandwich Sirloin, ciabata bread, onion jam, salad and fries

* Valid till end of March 2017.

Graham’s Deal of the Day for Tuesday 21/03/17

It’s Taco Tuesday at 2 Takapuna Venues

Mexicali Fresh @ 16 Anzac Street, Takapuna has $3 Mince or bean Taco’s and $5 Coronas all day

..if you want a Taco that is a bit more gourmet go to Master and Apprentice @ 136 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna for $5 Taco’s  (these are fantastic!)

Update: Here are the $5 Master and Apprentice Tacos. Delicious!

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Graham’s Deal of the Day for Monday 20/03/17

If you like Mussels it is hard to beat Monday Mussel Madness at Takapuna’s newest bar, Master and Apprentice on Hurstmere Road (it was The Belgian Beer Cafe) Just $13 for a huge pot of beautiful mussels!

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Here we go. This is Graham’s Deal of the Day for Sunday 19/03/17:

Get two for one Pizza at “Hurstmere Road”. Show the coupon on arrival.

www.hurstmereroad.co.nz formerly known as Macs Brewbar.

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