Open hours
Mon- Fri 3pm Bar / 5pm Restaurant - Late
Sat/Sun - 3pm Bar / 5pm Restaurant - Late

Inner Harbour, 60 The Esplanade, Shed One

Welcome to Lone Star, the best restaurant in Gisborne, where we strive to create memorable moments through delicious food, friendly service and a welcoming ambiance. Whether you're a local or visiting Gisborne, Lone Star is the place to be for an unforgettable dining adventure.

Our menu is a celebration of flavours, showcasing the finest ingredients and culinary expertise. From succulent steaks cooked to perfection to delectable seafood dishes and vegetarian options, our diverse menu caters to every palate. We take pride in crafting each dish with care and attention to detail, ensuring every bite is a burst of flavour.

We're proud to serve you our High Noon Saloon Lunch Menu at the best restaurant in Gisborne!
Indulge in your favourite classics, along with a selection of Tex-Mex options.

Thank you for your wonderful loyal support and helping us be the best restaurant in Gisborne NZ.

Check out our menu here

Too much Lone Star Ain't enough!


Sunny vibes and good food

As the go-to restaurant in Gisborne, we believe dining is an experience that should be cherished. Our warm and inviting atmosphere sets the stage for unforgettable moments shared with loved ones. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion, enjoying a night out with friends or simply treating yourself to a fantastic meal, Lone Star is the perfect destination.

Gizzy folks are famous for our laid-back nature. But we’re no slouches when it comes to hosting a great meal. Our friendly local crew will take care of you, serving up that legendary Lone Star welcome along with a menu stuffed with all your favourite flavours. From the moment you walk through our doors, you will be greeted with a warm smile and make you feel right at home. We pride ourselves on creating a welcoming environment where you can sit back, relax and have an East Coast experience to remember.


Head to Lone Star for the best spot in town on the Esplanade.

Pull up a chair alfresco on our sun-drenched deck with views out over the water. Come for a sundowner and take in that spectacular Gisborne sunset over a Lone Star cocktail.

The best seat in town

New in town? Work up an appetite with rail bikin’, stingray feedin’, self-pamperin’ at Manutuke Eco Retreat, sunrise watchin’ at  Maunga Hikurangi, or sixty metres of rockslidin’ down Rere Rockslide.

Planning a big night? Heck, we love a party. We’ve got you covered with space for the whole crew. Celebrate with your mates, the family, or your compadres from work. Ask us about our menus for group celebrations.


When it comes to restaurants in Gisborne, Lone Star stands out as a must-visit destination. We are committed to providing an unforgettable dining experience, where exceptional food, warm hospitality and a welcoming atmosphere come together. Join us at Lone Star Gisborne and discover why we are the talk of the town.

Whether you're a local or a visitor exploring the beautiful city of Gisborne, make sure to stop by Lone Star and discover for yourself why we are one of the best restaurants in Gisborne. We can't wait to serve you and create memories that will last a lifetime.       

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