Top Picnic takeaways in Takapuna

We already know that Takapuna is one of the best places in Auckland for picnic, due to it’s incredibly perfect beach, reserves and views (whether your looking at rolling waves and Rangitoto Island, or ducks, geese and lake views).

But, what makes Takapuna even more of a perfect picnic venue? It’s also home to some of the BEST picnic food suppliers around!

If you didn’t know – check out who tops the list of Best Picnic Spots in Auckland from Urban List

We’ve gathered up a list of our top picks from some amazing local businesses, that cover a range of different tastes, needs and cuisines, to help make those hard decisions a little easier for your next bubble picnic.

Need some ideas for things to do after your picnic or while you’re in Takapuna? Check out our list of things to do, places to go and things to see in Takapuna here.

Bird on a Wire

Bird on a Wire know how to pull a delicious family feast together, so of course they have some pretty epic picnic sets available!

Picnic for TWO – $36:

  • Any 2x baugettes (Classic, Gravy or Korean-BBQ)
  • 1x Beer Battered Fries
  • 2 Karma Sodas (bottles)

Picnic for FOUR – $69:

  • Any 4x baguettes
  • 2x Beer Battered Fries
  • 4x Karma Sodas

The Burger Bach

The Burger Bach has the perfect lunch combo for everyone at your next picnic (available 11.30am – 3pm).

Make your own Lunch Combo – $18:

  • Your choice of Burger (Bach Classic, Beef Buds, Flaming Beef, Chicken Classic, Spicy Bird, The Bird Cluck, Easy Pea-zie, Bhaji Burger, or Mary’s Way)
  • Fries – Steak Cut or Kumara with your choice of sauce
  • Your choice of drink (variety of cans and house-made sodas)
    • OR upgrade your drink to a Milkshake for $2 (Peanut Butter/Chocolate/Caramel/Snickers)

Sal’s Pizza

Delicious, authentic New York style pizza, from a legendary pizza-maker’s secret family recipe, Sal’s is definitely a crowd pleasure at any kind of gathering!

They have combos for a slice or for a group, with the popular options being:

Sal’s Classic – $14:

  • 1x slice of your choice
  • 3x garlic knots
  • Sal’s legendary Sauce
  • Can of your choice

Sal’s NBL Steal – $33:

  • 1/2 Pepperoni and 1/2 Cheese Pizza
  • 4x garlic knots

The Perfect Union – $57:

  • 1x Pepperoni Pizza
  • 1x Cheese Pizza
Flying Horse Takeaway

Flying Horse knows how to deliver the goods for a single feast, or a group banquet – delicious, quality ingredients pulled together into expertly crafted dishes and parcels of goodness!

Here’s a couple of combos from their extensive menu.

Family Special for Two – $33.50

  • Prawn & Roast Pork Fried Rice with Cashews
  • Chicken and Mushroom Chop Suey

Family Special for Four – $67

  • Prawn & Roast Pork Fried Rice with Cashews
  • Special Chow Mein
  • Nasi Goreng
  • Sweet and Sour Pork
  • Plate of Chips


Delicious picnic with a Middle-Eastern twist? Yes please! Stop by Fatima’s for your bubble picnic feast with their classic Pita’s, salads and sides – or make it a DIY Fatima’s feast and get some Chawarma kits.

  • Satay Chicken Chawarma kit for Four – $68
  • Fatima’s Falafel Charwma kit for Four – $68
  • Spiced Lamb Chawarma kit for Four – $68


Nanam are masters of their craft, bringing you amazing Filipino cuisine like you’ve never had before. While they have a range of their delicious menu available for order, Nanam have created a Summer BBQ pack available as hot and ready to go, or DIY as a “heat and eat” option – either one, perfect for your backyard or beach bubble picnics!

Nanam’s Summer BBQ (HOT or Heat’n’Eat) – $85:

  • 500g x BBQ Beef Cheek
  • 4 x Cheese Buns
  • bottles of Nanam’s signature BBQ Sauce
  • Tofu marinated in spring onion & ginger oil
  • crisp Lettuce
  • pickled Red Onion and Radish
  • Chilli sauce
  • Kumara Crisp

Optional – $95: 4 x Homemade Purple Kumara Portuguese Tart

Street Organics

Grab your delicious, nutritious, sumptuous Picnic Box for 4 hungry people (or 6 or more for nibbles) who want healthy, tasty, easy picnic food. You’ll enjoy a variety of premium finger food including options for low carb, vegan, gf and omnis.

Picnic boxes – $125 for full box or $75 for half size (plus add-ons available):

  • fresh crusty bread
  • tasty morsels to build your own kebabs with chicken or tofu and chargrilled veg
  • crackers
  • cheeses
  • beet hummus
  • caramelised onion relish
  • pesto
  • charred broccolini
  • asparagus
  • green beans
  • cherry toms
  • veg sticks
  • baked keto fritatta or gf vegan corn fritters

Variations available for fully vegan, coeliac-friendly, allergy specific!

Add ons available including sweets, kombucha, karma drinks, scones, muffins, pastries and more.

Must be preordered, limited daily supply, just call (09) 216-5991 or contact on Facebook or Instagram to secure.

These ideas not cutting it? Check out our picks of takeaways from our top Takapuna eateries here!

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