We are open and operating under the ‘red light’ of the new COVID-19 traffic light system. All eligible guests must present a valid ‘My Vaccine Pass’ upon entry. If you wish to present a printed vaccine pass you will also be required to show valid photo identification. Please note you must also scan in via QR code or our entry register and that mask wearing is required until you are seated.
Please see our opening hours section at the bottom of the page, for updated dinner information as of Monday 31 January.
2020 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award winner - Top 10% of Restaurants worldwide
Gusto at the Grand (pronounced guh-stoh) is an appetising Italian restaurant that invites all to share the love of food amongst friends and family. Our chefs are passionate about finding the right ingredients to bring you simple, delicious food and classic flavours.
Daily from 7am
Lobby bar menu available daily from 12pm
Available daily, bar food available from 12pm
Gusto at the Grand
The Grand by SkyCity
90 Federal Street, Auckland
Lunch from the bar (snacks menu)
Opening Hours as of 31 January
Daily, 12pm-5pm from the bar
Monday to Thursday, 5pm-9pm from the bar
Friday to Sunday, 5pm-9.30pm from the dining room
SkyCity is proud to be a Toitū carbonzero certified organisation
Does the booking include free parking?
SkyCity does not offer free parking when you dine. We offer discounted parking rates at $8 for the first hour and $4 for every hour after, if you spend a minimum of $40 at any of the outlets. You will be required to get your parking ticket validated from the restaurant reception in order to get the discounted rates. You can find out more about our parking options 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 valet parking available when I dine?
Valet parking is available at SkyCity Hotel and The Grand Hotel on the day of dining for $55 as per hotel charges. For alternative car parking options please click here.
Can we use our Premier Rewards for parking?
Yes, if you have sufficient Premier Points or a car parking credit accrued on your card. Your Premier Rewards card can be swiped at the parking machines to exit.
Please note, some car parking credits are required to be activated at a Premier Rewards Kiosk before redemption.
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.
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.
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, 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.