Lone Star franchise opportunities

Seven days a week throughout New Zealand, our restaurants serve up Lone Star classics with a side of warm Lone Star hospitality. Behind every restaurant is a committed franchise operator, fuelled with entrepreneurial spirit for building better hospitality businesses and growing community.

Open a Lone Star Café

We have two Lone Star café business models available, with opportunities across New Zealand.
Lone Star Express
  • Smaller footprint 250-300m2
  • Designed to optimise click and collect opportunities along with third party delivery
  • Incorporating an 80-100 seat café with a blended bar facility
  • Focused menu options to enable faster service execution
  • Investment from $750k
Lone Star Café
  • Full concept with dedicated café, bar and function areas
  • Footprint 400m2 (plus outdoor area)
  • Investment from $1million

Opportunities across New Zealand

We're looking for leaders. If you want to make a difference where you live by introducing Lone Star, or you’re up for putting down new roots and investing in one of our existing franchise opportunities, we want to hear from you.
Lone Star Whangārei
Lone Star Whangārei
Lone Star Nelson
Lone Star Nelson
Lone Star Dunedin
Lone Star Dunedin
Lone Star Gisborne
Lone Star Gisborne

Initially opening in 2009 and located at one of the best waterfront locations in the country, overlooking the inner harbour of Gisborne with a spectacular view of the marina.

The business has become one of the most popular destinations to dine and drink for both locals and tourists alike.

Emerging opportunities
Emerging opportunities

East Coast Bays
Wellington Central

Calling developers with great hospo sites

We’re always on the lookout for new locations for Lone Star, so we welcome enquiries from developers who wish to work with accredited hospitality tenants. If you have a site you’d like us to consider, get in touch.

Know you’ve got what it takes to be a Lone Star legend?