About The Brigham

Since it first opened in 2006, The Brigham has enjoyed a growing reputation as a popular wedding and function venue and local restaurant/café.

Certainly the beautiful, established 3 acre gardens of The Brigham and the attractive facility with its very flexible catering spaces provide a wealth of options.

Now, Owner/Chef Gajraj Singh Yadav (Raj) is taking The Brigham even further, with the extension to five days a week brunch/lunch café services from 9 to 3pm 

Whatever the occasion – function  or meal - Raj and the team’s focus lies in providing a selection of delicious yet affordable ‘home-made’ contemporary New Zealand cuisine using quality ingredients, ideally sourced from the local area. All in a pleasant, friendly and informal environment that welcomes every guest.

Raj’s own background spans over 28 years’ experience in a number of Auckland’s international hotels such as the Heritage Hotels, Millennium and Copthorne Hotels as Executive Chef, and Group Food and Beverage Manager. He has also worked as a chef in restaurants such as GPK.  

He knows that the best restaurants and function venues combine good food with friendly, efficient service, a welcoming atmosphere and an air of relaxed professionalism.

He and the team aim to make The Brigham an even more vibrant, fun, friendly place to come; the local for the growing neighbourhoods; the perfect locale for any celebration.  And the place you’d happily recommend to all your family, friends and associates.

Around the Brigham