Cheap Eats - Auckland   The best food for under $20

Grand Harbour Chinese Restaurant

A group of girlfriends and I decided to test the Cheap Eats theory on one of our favourite eating establishments in Auckland and we were thrilled to find ourselves full for $20 each. Grand Harbour is possibly the best known Yum Char in Auckland. There are constantly long queues during...

Epolito’s New York Style Pizzeria

Epolito’s has been on our list of “must visits” for some time. It has received many positive reviews and has a loyal following amongst pizza cognoscenti. So just what is New York style pizza? It’s known for its large, thin, wide and foldable shape. The dough is traditionally hand-tossed and...

Pho Saigon

It was a happy day when I heard that the Lam family had gone back to their Vietnamese roots with the latest addition to their restaurant family Pho Saigon. I was first introduced to that wonderful fusion food – the Vietnamese Sandwich (Banh) – when they opened Banh Mi Bale...

Lime Cafe

I just love it when I can share a real gem of a foodie find with everyone! The next time that you are in the mood for some really good Indian food: run, do not walk, to Lime Café. It is tucked away on Station Road, just off the busy shopping...

Bunga Raya

It’s been on our mind for a long time whether to include Bunga Raya in Cheap Eats. Many, even most of the mains are over the threshold but they are really generous portions so you usually need one dish less than you have people, especially in a big group. Most...

Haru no Yume

Up until now I have happily handed over the opportunity to review Japanese restaurants to colleague Alexia, but that has now changed after our excellent Monday night special dinner at Haru no Yume. We had seen the notice for the Monday special in the window of the restaurant and decided...

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