Share the love at Gusto. 

Gusto at the Grand (pronounced guh stoh) is the perfect spot to share delicious Italian dishes amongst friends and family on your special day.

Venue checklist

  • ✓ Engagement party
  • ✓ Hen’s and Stag Parties
  • ✓ Ceremony
  • ✓ Wedding reception
  • ✓ Complimentary standard AV facilities available
  • ✓ Private dining room
  • ✓ No venue hire fee



If you're looking for a wedding location that will make your day truly special, look no further than Gusto at the Grand. Located in the heart of Auckland city, we can hold your wedding ceremony in our rustic Italian restaurant. The restaurant can be configured to accommodate a large wedding of up to 100 guests. Our interiors provide an elegant and warm setting for you and your guests to enjoy the day in comfort and capture those long-lasting memories. We also have a talented in-house pastry chef that can create a beautiful multi-layered cake for your special day.

Wedding receptions

Toast your new beginning and let the magic of the day continue. Our rustic Italian restaurant showcases simple food, classic flavours and fresh seasonal ingredients to share with all your loved ones. The bridal table will be set up in front of our beautifully adorned fireplace, while bouquets of flowers hang above you from our bespoke chandeliers.

Engagement parties

Formal dinner or casual cocktail party, Gusto is the perfect venue to host your engagement party. We can hold up to 200 people in a stand-up cocktail setting.

Hen’s and Stag parties

Get your side of the wedding party together for an authentic Italian treat encompassing an immaculate spread of shared plates. Enjoy a delicious shared menu with a glass of prosecco. Sweet tooth? Add one of our multi-layer, cream-filled naked cakes for an additional $49 to make your bride or groom-to-be really feel special.
View the delicious menu here.

Want to be separated from but not too far from your other half’s pre-marriage celebrations? The Grill also caters for hens and stags!

We look forward to welcoming you to Gusto.

If you would like to know more information about booking Gusto for your function, please contact us on:

+64 9 363 6180

Our gift to you!

To make your wedding day truly special, SkyCity offers the bride and groom a complimentary one night stay in a Grand Room at The Grand by SkyCity* with a special gift awaiting your arrival.

*Minimum spend of $2000 on your wedding ceremony or reception at SkyCity Auckland required to redeem this offer. Offer available for a limited time. Your hotel booking must be made at the time of booking your ceremony or reception. Accommodation is subject to availability and close-out dates apply. Offer is room-only and you will be responsible for all supplementary costs or incidentals incurred during your stay (including travel to and from SkyCity Auckland).