The Elephant Wrestler

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Gastropub, Takapuna

The Elephant Wrestler

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Gastropub, Takapuna

The Elephant Wrestler

Your larger than life local

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Gastropub, Takapuna

The Elephant Wrestler

From rugby to UFC, catch your favourite sports live & loud

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  • 138 Hurstmere Road
  • Takapuna
  • Auckland
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  • (09) 489 8030
  • Hours
  • Monday & Tuesday: CLOSED
  • Wednesday: 4 - 10pm
  • Thursday: 12 - 11pm
  • Friday & Saturday: 12pm - 1am
  • Sunday: 12 - 8pm

Welcome to your larger than life local, bustling in the heart of Takapuna with an outdoor courtyard to boot. Aptly named after a lively bloke who first arrived to Auckland’s North Shore in 1912, The Elephant Wrestler delivers a down to earth hospitality experience with a relaxed atmosphere, expansive selection of crafty beverages and food that’s undeniably Kiwi.

Say g'day to Steve, chief joybringer at The Elephant Wrestler.

Food Grade - A

Menu

  • BITS & BOBS
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  • HOT & SPICY CORN CHIPS
  • liquid cheese 12 V/GF
  • CRUMBED MOZZARELLA STICKS
  • chilli garlic butter 14 V
  • PORK BELLY CORN DOG
  • jalapeño, mustard 13
  • CHARGRILLED LAMB KOFTA
  • ground lamb mince, garlic & mint yoghurt 18 GF
  • SALT ‘N PEPPER SQUID
  • aioli 18.5
  • FRIED CHICKEN
  • The Wrestler’s secret recipe 19.5
  • BEER BATTERED MARKET FISH
  • fries, tartare sauce dip 28 GFA
  • SIRLOIN STEAK
  • 300g, garlic & herb butter, chips, jus 41.5 GFA
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  • FRIES
  • house salt, aioli 8 GF/V/VGA
  • CHEESY FRIES
  • 10.5 V
  • LOADED FRIES
  • pulled brisket, gravy, Philly cheese sauce 16.5
  • CRISPY POTATO SKINS
  • Kiwi dip 12.5 V
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  • BURGERS & SAMMIES
  • Gluten free on request +2
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  • GRILLED CHEESE
  • slow cooked brisket, onions, Philly cheesesteak sauce 21
  • BUFFALO CHICKEN HAWKER ROLL
  • fried chicken, buffalo hot sauce, ranch 18.5
  • SMASH BURGER
  • American cheese, burger sauce, pickles, onions SINGLE 12 / DOUBLE 18
  • CHICKEN BURGER*
  • buttermilk chicken, hash brown, pickles, aioli, lettuce 18
  • *ASK FOR NASHVILLE HEAT
  • IMPOSSIBLE BURGER
  • plant based, pickles, onion rings, lettuce, tomato, aioli 20 VG
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  • PIZZA
  • Gluten free on request +2
  • Vegan cheese on request +3
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  • CHEESE
  • tomato, fresh basil, mozzarella 23 V
  • HAM & BACON
  • pineapple 23
  • SPICY PORK BELLY
  • pork sausage, pepperoni 28
  • CHEESEBURGER
  • ground Wagyu mince, fried pickles, cheese 26
  • CHICKEN
  • bacon, cream cheese, BBQ sauce 25
  • CHILLI PRAWN
  • garlic butter, rocket 24
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  • SIMPLE IS SWEET
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  • CLASSIC MAGNUM
  • cookie dough butter, salted caramel, cookie crumbs 9 V/GFA
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  • Please click the 'Download Menu' button above to see our beverage menu
 

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Your Event

From your mate’s birthday to slick work parties and wedding receptions, there are joyful memories ready to be made right here (or forgotten, as appropriate).

 

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