Welcome to 'The Fed'! Al Brown's take on an old-school NYC Jewish delicatessen, keeping the neighbourhood humming with genuinely flavoursome food, colourful chatter and a steam perfume of garlic, salt, spices & fat.

We open early and close late, so drop in and sample deli life at its most authentic. Mull a while over a bottomless cup of Joe and sample some of the classic New York deli dishes. Think slow-cooked, hand-cut specialty meats and cured lox, sodas from the fountain and cocktails. Fill your kishka - we don’t have tablecloths as eating 'Deli' is a meal of spills.

Federal Delicatessen... keep your fork, there's pie.

Visit us at www.thefed.co.nz

Federal Delicatessen

86 Federal St

Phone: (09) 363 7184

Opening Hours

Sunday to Thursday, 8am-4pm
Friday to Saturday, 8am-late

No reservations


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  • Keeping you safe

    We are open and operating under the ‘orange light’ of the COVID-19 traffic light system. Wearing a facemask is highly encouraged. For more specific details, click here.

  • What are your casual parking rates?

    The casual rate for parking is $8 for 0-30 minutes, $16 for the first hour and $8 every hour after. The maximum parking charge per day (up to 24 hours) is $48.

  • Is your meat Halal?

    While most of our meat suppliers are Halal certified, all meat preparation is completed in a SkyCity central kitchen so we cannot guarantee that meat is Halal.

  • Can we bring a cake with us?

    Unfortunately not, but we'd be delighted to make one for you. Please call us on (+64) 09 363 6000 at least 48 hours in advance of your booking and we'll create something absolutely delicious within your budget. Only cakes purchased from us can be served in our restaurants.

  • If a group has a person celebrating a birthday, does the birthday person eat for free?

    No, unfortunately not.

  • Are you open on public holidays?

    Yes, we are open on public holidays and will be adding a 15% surcharge on to your bill. Thanks for your understanding. Applicable holidays include New Year's Day, 2nd January, Auckland Anniversary, Waitangi Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, Queen's Birthday, Matariki, Labour Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day.

    Please note some service times may be unavailable on specific days. Check our opening hours for any affected service times.

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