Events

Visa Wellington On a Plate

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Wellington

11-27 August 2017. The culinary capital celebrates two weeks of gastronomic delights with the tastiest food festival, Visa Wellington On a Plate.

12-28 August 2016

Various Venues, Wellington

Held over the last two weeks of August every year in New Zealand's capital city, Visa Wellington On a Plate is the ultimate food festival, bringing together a variety of ingredients that combine to create a packed culinary programme that will satisfy all appetites.

Festival Events
Over 100 Festival Events (tickets on sale June 2016) stretch across the Wellington region featuring everything from your dinner prepared and served to you at a maximum security prison, foraged meals, historical inspired eats and pop-up doughtnut shops. 


DINE Wellington
Discover Wellington's local food and produce through DINE Wellington, where over 100 of the Wellington region’s finest eateries offer special set lunch and dinner menus, including a glass of regionally produced wine or beer.


Garage Project presents Burger Wellington
Most DINE restaurants also enter Burger Wellington: a battle of the best burgers in town. Punters can also vote on the best beer and burger match as each year, local craft brewery Garage Project creates limited edition brews just for Burger Wellington. Try a squid ink bun or buttermilk chicken on brioche - the challenge is seeing how many you can fit into your stay! 


Capital Cocktail brought to you by Spirits New Zealand
Capital Cocktail showcases Wellington’s creative cocktail community as mixologists compete to serve up the most original take on a cocktail and tapas matching. Wellington's bars are legendary and a visit is not complete without stopping by a secret haunt