Monday - 11.30am - Late
Tuesday - 11.30am - Late
Wednesday - 11.30am - Late
Thursday - 11.30am - Late
Friday - 11.30am - Late
Saturday - 9.00am - Late
Sunday - 9.00am - Late
- Disabled Access
- Free Wi-Fi
- Alfresco Dining
About The Lula Inn
Kia Ora! Welcome to The Lula Inn a Sth.Pacific Eatery & Drinkery.
You’ll find us where the sea meets the shore, sat on the historic Princes Wharf in downtown Auckland, New Zealand. Down here on the edge of the ocean, in our miles-away-hideaway the food is fresh, local & made with love.
The folks are friendly & _the good times just keep-on-keeping-on.
So settle in & while-away some island time. Enjoy the ebb & flow of craft beers, gin cheers, eats, treats & chats. And then, as the sun sets & darkness falls, when it all gets a bit louder, a lot livelier & much dancier — stay on & stay late.
— x AROHA / LULAS x —
Hi strange start as initially the host couldn’t find my booking.. then could.. then took me to the wrong table.. then was told the table was inside and then that the booking had been cancelled .. it was a very busy time and staff seemed to be struggling .. drink service slow
Great environment and food
Hi Guys, I tried to change my booking from 17 people to 14. I emailed multiple times, called twice and left a message and never heard back from anyone (this is combined with the slow response to my initial booking where I only heard back 2 or 3 days after I emailed). When the guests arrived, they were awkwardly spread across a few tables with some on a separate small table. This could have been avoided if you had checked your emails or answering message and reduced the booking. The food was good and the service on the night was fine, but your communication channels require a lot of work. I'm sorry to say, I won't be hurrying back.
Such a great venue - absolutely love going there :)
The casual racism of this establishment is outdated & tired. If I’m paying for the same bottomless brunch that white counterparts are paying for then I expect the SAME bottomless brunch. There were literally white girls who were so heavily intoxicated that they needed to be carried to the toilet and your waiters were taking water into the toilet for them but since I was with a party of brown people we were getting our empty cups refilled once every 10 minutes (if that). When I went up to get a jug so we could refill our own drinks your waiters had a serious attitude problem. On top of that - your chef forgot one our of parties meals and when it came out 5 minutes later it was lukewarm and disgusting. Would not recommend dining here.
We had the best time here! The staff were so friendly and attentive. I was the only one not drinking alcohol at the bottomless brunch and although the food was taking a little bit longer than expected, the staff noticed before I could comment on it and offered me a drink while I waited, and also offered not to charge me. They were patient when asked to take 19282772 photos on iPhones, disposable cameras and polaroids. We had seats overlooking the water and everyone left with full tummies and a smile on their face. Thank you, Lula’s!
Absolutely amazing experience! Thank you so much to you and your wonderful staff for great service and a wonderful vibe at the restaurant! Food portion was a little small (salmon hash, hash was so thin it was actually overfried to a thin crisp), but all in all, wonderful experience! Love loved the text communication prior to coming too! 21st century service!
We all had a lovely experience at our work lunch. We sat outside the view was lovely and the weather enhanced our visit. The food and drinks were nice and we did not have to wait too long. One Hiccup we were charged for an extra cocktail, but when i went back they refunded my money, as they realized after we left their error.
Great bottomless brunch spot right on the waterfront!
Great food, atmosphere.and service but was very disappointed that on a Saturday afternoon a lot of cocktails couldn't be service as the bar had run out of some spirits :(
Amazing experience thank you so much
The $20 Kokoda was terrible value for money. I asked if it was a main and was told it was. The ‘bowl’ it came in was the size of a saucer, Tasty but way too small. Disappointing.
Came here for a Bottomless brunch session. Have to say it was a very enjoyable service. Only complaint(and it's a miniscule issue) is that service was, at times, a bit erratic which meant we had to go find a server. But someone was always able to help immediately so it wasn't that big of a deal. Will definitely be back for this again
Thanks so much for the opportunity to comment, we had a great time at lunch! The food was all delivered pretty much at once, the staff were really friendly, and I love the gin menu. That was a great place for lunch, and we lingered for quite a while afterwards :)
We arrived for a 9.45am sitting and it did take a while to get a drink and for the music to turn on - but after that we had a very good time!
Great customer service
A little cramped for 60 of us (through the gap in front of the bar). But was good in the sense that it brought us closer together.
Music could have been a tad less loud during dinner. Great music, but a little loud for dinner Great service for a big group. Thank you
Had a fabulous waitress! However I booked online, with the first availability being 2pm. Obviously quite hungry at this stage. Unfortunately the delay for food was high and so we asked if there was anything like some bread to tie us over. We were delivered the flatbread from the menu and were pretty disappointed to be charged for this at the end. I booked to avoid such delays. The food was great when we finally were served but considering it took so long, some bread should have been complimentary.
So Staff and atmosphere was amazing. Everyone was so lovely and it was so nice to dine with my family next to the water, yet heat each other think. I do have to say, ordering the Pork Belly Bao I was excited having worked in Asian fusion cuisine myself. I was highly disappointed that $10 would only get me a Bao with a slice of Pork Belly (Cooked beautifully I’ll add) with a hand full of coriander. I don’t think I have ever met anyone more interested in coriander when it dosent even specify on the menu. Also my parents were sceptical about ordering the Oyster Kilpatrick which stunned them because it’s almost hard to find them around this area. But they thought for the price they will give it a go. Unfortunately when they arrived they were quarter the size of the shell if not smaller and highly over cooked. I feel $28 for 6 pinky sized oysters were not worth my money. Over all the food and price ruined our experience. We were going to stay for mains but decided to spend half the price on a few more drinks and mains over at the competing restaurant. Highly recommend the staff and atmosphere. Not so much the food and prices.
Great night, food took a while to come out but the place was busy and when it did arrive it was fantastic.
Great morning with friends at Lulu, would go again for bottomless brunch.
Bottomless brunch is dangerous. They just keep topping you up! Left rather tipsy but it was amazing. Good atmosphere, great service and great food. Our waitress was super friendly and attentive.