Story: Restaurants and food outlets

Cobb & Co restaurant, Auckland, around 1974

Cobb & Co restaurant, Auckland, around 1974

Restaurants aimed at families and casual diners opened in New Zealand in the 1970s. New Zealand Breweries opened the first Cobb & Co restaurant at the South Pacific Hotel in Auckland in 1974 and by 1980 there were 27 throughout the country, mainly located in motor inns or hotels.

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Perrin Rowland, 'Restaurants and food outlets - Teenagers and family restaurants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/39598/cobb-co-restaurant-auckland-around-1974 (accessed 29 September 2020)

Story by Perrin Rowland, published 5 Sep 2013