Ernesto's Cocino Cubana

Wellington City’s newest and hottest place to be - Ernesto’s - offers up a fusion between classic American Soul Food and Cuban Cuisine. Viva La revolucion!! Ernesto’s is the perfect lunch spot; the after-work drinks go to and a stylish rendezvous for dinner and hangout with the in crowd.



¡Viva La Revolucion!

Ernesto's is a-buzz with character and delivers food with homage and respect, bringing a little slice of Cuba to Wellington. Award winning Chef Kit Foe leads a super talented kitchen team to bring you a banquet dinner of roasted hog leg, fish, piri piri chicken, chargrilled corn on the cob, black bean stew, chilli and parmesan cheese salad and more.

Tickets include Champagne on arrival and drink matches throughout - non-alcoholic beverages available - as well as Latin dancing and entertainment all night.

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Various times

May 20, 6:00pm - Late

Price: $119-$159

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Este Cordero Me Vuelve Loco

Dish Description: Preston's Lamb rack wrapped in a chicken, pistachio and spinach mousse served on a bed of portabello mushroom and bacon ragoût with Pinot Noir jus.

Using classic and out of vogue techniques, Ernesto's are bringing the traditional lamb rack out of the box and into the modern world.

  • GFGluten Free

Price: $48

Availability: Dinner


Ackee & Saltfish

Clarified tomato juice, julienne peppers, chilli, ackee purée, Wray and Nephew Golden Rum. Accompanied by a Wellington Sea Market salt fish fritter.

  • DFDairy Free
  • GFGluten Free
  • NFNut Free

Price: $22