With hundreds of unique festival events, Dine Wellington dishes, Garage Project presents Burger Wellington and Cocktail Wellington presented by Tommy’s to explore, we’ve put together a mini-guide to help you make the most of your August across the Greater Wellington Region.
Ava Anderson chose Dillinger's cocktail as her #1 pick for Cocktail Wellington presented by Tommy's.Read about why and watch her working with bartender Josh to bring the cocktail to life.
If you’re looking for a spot that has it all for Visa Wellington On a Plate, we’ve got you sorted with some sweet recommendations that will tick all the boxes. All of our fabulous accommodation partners have delicious accommodation deals for the month of August so you can sip, savour and stay in style!
Tommy's Wellington is the proud sponsor of Cocktail Wellington and so this year, real estate agents Tom, Miles and Lorene went adventuring around their neighbourhood to show us their ‘hidden gem'.
Today we're featuring agent Tim with bartender Michael from Pravda. Read why Tim selected Pravda's Cocktail Welly: Off the Beeten Track as his #1 pick.
Tess Eden (@eden.vegan) shares her top picks for plant-based dishes and events available this August during Visa Wellington On a Plate.
Five reasons why you need to get yourself down to the opening The Sea Breeze Inn pop-up restaurant.
This round-up of festival events focuses on the ones that require more than simply raising a fork to your lips! You’ll be taking a part in the making, moving your body or playing a part in the experience yourself - we can assure you the reward is more than worth it!
There’s plenty to see and do on Wellington’s waterfront with kai trucks, music, storytelling, Matariki fireworks and free Ahi Kā walks which offer an immersive experience honouring our culture and history. You can find out more about what’s happening here.
Martinborough is the epicentre of activity for Visa Wellington On a Plate, with burgers, cocktails, events and more for the month of August. And along with the White Swan in Greytown, makes for a solid day trip from the CBD being just over an hour away, or an easy weekender!
Porirua. Famous for sports heroes with hairdos like Jerry Collins, New Zealand’s favourite chocolate maker, Whittaker’s, and for the month of August it is bursting with burgers, bikes fixing with beers and a spot of culture. Did we mention it's also the hometown of 2022 Cuisine Magazine Chef of the Year Monique Fiso? So go on, get out and explore the culinary delights the city has to offer.
The Kāpiti coast is well positioned to fix your cravings this August with a bumper crop of burgers alongside two events, topped off with a refreshing cocktail. Make a trip to Wellington’s hidden foodie gem filled with great local producers (and brewery!) to get a taste of Visa Wellington On a Plate this August!
Lower Hutt is well loved for its meandering trails next to the Hutt River, the gorgeous Petone foreshore and being only 15 minutes from Wellington’s CBD on a good day it’s a must visit spot for Visa Wellington On a Plate fans.