Festival Awards

Rate & Win 

Rate every burger, cocktail and festival dish you try to determine the finalists - and the eventual winners. 


How Ratings Work

  • 10am, Fri 10 August- midnight, Sunday 26 August ratings open on VisaWOAP.com
  • Sign up or log in
  • Under each Festival Dish, Cocktail and Burger listing will the option to add your score /10 
  • Amend your rating any time until ratings close
  • Ratings are automatically collated into favourites list 
  • Each rating is an entry to be in to win 1 of 3 prizes. T&C's apply
  • Your ratings determine the five finalists in each category (see criteria below)
  • Monday 27 Aug, finalists announced 
  • Monday 3 Sept, winners announced 

The 2018 prizes 

Best Festival DishBest Burger  Best Cocktail
Double pass to the awards night (and opportunity to judge the 5 finalists) if you are a local 

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Double pass to the awards night (and opportunity to judge the 5 finalists) if you are a local 

Garage Project prize pack 

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Double pass to the awards night (and opportunity to judge the 5 finalists) if you are a local

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The criteria 

20%final weighted score from you, the public (added to the Judges scores below prior to the Festival Awards)
15%service such as knowledge of staff, timeliness (judged by a panel following Festival)
15%presentation (judged by a panel)
15%use of local ingredients (judged by a panel)
5%beer or beverage matching 
OR
tapas matching (judged by a panel)
5%relation to the festival theme (judged by a panel)
25%taste (judged by a panel)

Past winners

Burger Wellington: Best Burger

2017: Mr Go's

2016: Apache

2015: Egmont St. Eatery

2014: Charley Noble

2013: Ti Kouka 

2012: Boulcott Street Bistro

2011: Café Polo

2010: Lembas Café

Cocktail Wellington: Best Cocktail 

2017: CoCo at The Roxy

2016: CoCo at The Roxy

2015: CoCo at The Roxy

Dine Wellington: Best Festival Dish 

2017: Ortega Fish Shack & Bar

2016: Jano Bistro 

2015: Logan Brown

2014: The White House