The Arborist make the most of Wellington’s sunny days with the vibrant rooftop bar perched on the 7th floor and the Arborist’s outstanding fusion shared plates menu and famous burgers.
Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich – $8.00
Pulled Pork Slider – $8.00
Boneface opened in Upper Hutt on March 2017, with our Kitchen and Taproom opening shortly after (August 2017). The brand is designed around comic book characters.
Hoptron, APA – 5.5%
Outlaw, IPL – 5.2%
The Darkness, India Stout – 5.8%
The Juice, Dry Hopped Gose – 4.5%
The Unit, NZ IPA – 6.0%
Bongusto is an artisanal pasta brand with a small factory/cafe out of Miramar. We supply lots of restaurants in the Wellington region and Moore Wilson’s as well. We make everything in small batches and our products are free of preservatives, additives and colorants.
FESTIVAL MENU: Italian
Arancini al Pesto (V) – $3.00
Bongusto Beef and Pork Ravioli all’ Amatriciana (tomato, bacon and onions) – $7.00
Bongusto Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli alla Carretera (tomato, garlic and parsley) (V) – $7.00
Handmade potato gnocchi alla Napoli (tomato and basil) (V) – $7.00
Tiramisu (V) – $8.00
Vanilla/Red berries Pannacotta (GF) (V) – $6.00
Real, plant-based Mexican food for life!
At Boquita we believe food should be nourishing for you, for the planet and for everyone involved in making your food. We offer a range of delicious, easy, organic and plant-based Mexican meals, perfect for a nutritious speedy lunch, take-home or easy eat-in dinner. We believe in making food fresh, buying our produce locally, and choosing suppliers who care for the planet and their people.
Chipotle Tempeh with seasonal veggies, slaw & chipotle hummus – Tacos or Nachos (V, DF, GF) – $6.00
Wellington’s first burger bar serves great burgers along with delicious sides, mouthwatering shakes, cocktails and boasts an impressive Bourbon and Rum collection. Open daily from 11.30am until late.
FESTIVAL MENU: Burgers & Tacos
BL’s Famous Jalapeño Poppers – with mustard mayo (V) – $8.00
Little Piggy Burger – 10 hour pulled pork, citrus slaw, crispy fried shallots, house BBQ sauce DF (V/Vegan option available with pulled jackfruit) – $8.00
The Standard Burger – Aged beef patty, cheddar, pickles, mustard mayo, ketchup – $8.00
10 hour pulled pork taco in a grilled corn tortilla, with chimichurri and pickled onion (DF, GF on req; V/Vegan option available with pulled jackfruit) – $6.00
At ‘Where’s Charlie’, we do our best to introduce the diverse flavours of Vietnamese cuisine.
We have worked hard at developing our menu to ensure that our food remains traditional and every mouthful is a journey to Vietnam. We use fresh free range meat and produce as well as authentic herbs and spices directly from the local markets and suppliers.
‘Where’s Charlie’ aims to bring you fantastic Vietnamese food at very reasonable prices. We would like to invite you to begin your Vietnamese culinary journey with us and we do hope you enjoy the experience.
We look forward to seeing you.
FESTIVAL MENU: Vietnamese
Beef Pops – Marinated New Zealand beef bites, coated in a housemade spiced tempura coating, sprinkle w’ roasted sesame seeds and pick your own sauce (GF, DF) – $7.50
Chicken Pops – Marinated tender chicken bites, coated in a housemade spiced tempura coating, sprinkle w’ roasted sesame seeds and pick your own sauce (GF, DF) – $7.50
Tofu fries – Served w’ a zingy cucumber salsa and coriander (fantastic w’ our spicy gun powder if you like it a bit hot) (DF, V, Vegan) – $5.00
ZK fries – Hand cut zucchini and kumara fries coated in our special homemade batter (DF, V, Vegan) – $5.00
Pick one of our famous sauces (all DF/GF/V/Vegan)
– Housemade Honey & Soy dressing
– Creamy Wasabi chili Mayo
– Homemade Spiced Salt & Pepper sprinkle
– Gun Powder (homemade Chilli Salt)
CoCo At The Roxy is known for its flavour driven menu and creative bar scene. Back with popular demand to present the best little Mocktail Bar in town! Take a break from the booze and pay our award winning mixologist, Ray Letoa a visit. He’s here to whip up a storm in a cocktail glass, proving his most celebrated cocktail creations can be just as fun without the hard liquor!
FESTIVAL DRINKS: – Mocktails
Fizz Pop – $7.00
Lemmys Life – $7.00
Sweet Wings – $7.00
Providers of Fine Boutique Wines from NZ and Portugal.
Stocking the award winning Casa Santos Lima – Portuguese Wines
Casa Santos Rose
Pluma – Vinho Verde White
Wine of Portugal Frisante Bubbles
Bons Ventos Red
Here at Crooked, we have devices that make apples talk. When our fruit leaves this world, it’s not without a sigh of relief. Simply put, we extract the essence of what nature so perfectly nurtured. The truth is within.
ENJOY – CROOKED CIDER.
No added sugar, 100% NZ apples, locally sourced fruit, gluten free Why? Because we care, that’s why.
Apple Pure and Natural – 5.2%
Apple with Black Currant – 5.2%
Real Ginger Root Cider – 5.2%
Duncan’s is a community of like-minded people who appreciate great tasting beer. We like to take a modern twist on classic flavours which nod to the past and future. Established in 2014 and based in Kāpiti, we are a growing and family-owned brewery.
Pale Ale – 5.6%
Pilsner – 4.9%
Uncharted IPPA – 6.4%
Eddies Cider Co brings to life traditional dry apple ciders.
For us, it’s about keeping it simple; we turn real fruit into real fruit cider.
And because we believe in Aoteroa, we source all of our ingredients from this beautiful land.
Come along and try one of our ciders with three delicious options available on tap.
Simple cider. Made the old fashion way.
Apple & Boysenberry Cider – 5.0%
Apple Cider – 5.0%
Apple & Feijoa Cider – 5.0%
Apple & Manuka Cider – 5.0%
Sometimes you just have to take the leap. Fortune favours the bold. The meek might inherit the Earth, but they don’t reach the summit, blaze new trails, sail over the horizon, take their chances and play their hand.
Fortune Favours is crewed by beer lovers who quit their day jobs, restored a heritage building and built their own brewpub in central Wellington’s Leeds Street precinct. We love beer and we want to share that love with you. Fortune Favours beers are fresh, fun and innovative.
The Adventurer Green Bullet Pilsner – 5.0%
The Lemonhead Lemon IPA – 6.7%
The Naturalist Unfiltered Pale Ale – 5.3%
The Oregonian All American Amber – 5.9%
The Risktaker Short Life IPA – 6.2%
The Blueberry Sunchaser Cider – 5.0%
Funk Estate is the work of 3 young Wellington beer enthusiasts drawn together by our passion for a pint. We launched our first beer, a Black IPA in May 2012 to great success. Since late 2014, we’ve really been pushing hard on getting our beers out around Wellington and the rest of the country. We’re about making brews from across the spectrum; releasing limited runs of big, bold and sometimes outrageous beers, as well as holding down a solid line-up of tasty drops. Seek us out. Stay Funky.
Bassline Lager – 4.0%
Get Up Get Down Sour Ale – 4.0%
Jam Session, Session IPA – 4.4%
Parleyer Pils – 4.5%
Sophisticuffs IPA – 6.0%
Popular, fun and eminently drinkable, Gladstone Vineyard wines are handcrafted with care and elegance for you to drink with delight. Sustainably produced for you.
12,000 Miles Pinot Gris
12,000 Miles Pinot Noir
Good George Brewing is about having better beer moments and enjoying good beer and cider with good mates
IPA – 5.8%
Pilsner – 5.0%
XPA – 5.0%
Blackberry Cider – 4.5%
Doris Plum Cider – 4.5%
We are a small family run vineyard located on the Dry River terraces in Martinborough. Our flagship wine is our Pinot Noir but you’ll love our Rose too.
All our wines are true to varietal style and great to enjoy with food. We are positive you will enjoy our wines made by one of Martinborough’s premium wine makers.
Our food is only flavoured from nature, with fresh herbs, spices and seasoning. You will NOT find any MSG, artificial colouring or flavouring or preservatives in our range whatsoever.
Every single dumpling is carefully handmade by us, just like every dumpling should be.
Everything is made from scratch by our chefs from the pastry to the sauces.It makes so much sense to use local ingredients. It is fresher, with less food miles and supports the local economy. We love getting our ingredients from local producers.
FESTIVAL MENU: – Handmade Panfried Dumplings
Cantonese Free-range Chicken and Fresh Coriander (DF) – $2.50 each
Japanese Six-Mushroom (DF, V, Vegan) – $2.50 each
Korean Sesame Beef and Mung Bean Sprouts (DF) – $2.50 each
Nepalese Spiced Lamb and 5 veges (DF) – $2.50 each
Prawn and Garlic Chives (DF) – $2.50 each
Shanghai Free-range Pork and Savoy Cabbage (DF) – $2.50 each
Spinach Tofu and Bok Choy (DF, V, Vegan) – $2.50 each
Fresh, healthy, authentic Mexican street snacks and gourmet Mexican ingredients. Organic tortilla chips, salsas and organic tequila!
FESTIVAL MENU: Mexican
Fish Tacos – Crumbed fish with crunchy potatoes, slaw, chipotle mayo & salsa (GF) – $6.00
Pork Pastor (Anatto, citrus marinated pulled pork) with slaw & salsa verde – Tacos or Nachos or Sliders (GF, DF except for sliders) – $6.00
We are Single Vineyard Pinot Noir specialist’s. We also create cool climate Chardonnay, Syrah, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Rose. Eclipse Vineyard, established in 1993, is located on the Martinborough Terrace, consists of river gravels over clay and limestone. This site tends to have more pronounced tannin. Planted in 1986 our Blue Rock vineyard, is frost free, North facing and at a higher elevation. The terroir showcases more clay, limestone and greywacke. The Blue Rock site is a little more plush with lacy tannin.
Pinot Meunier Rose
We love burgers – simple, well made burgers that really hit the spot. We’re not looking to re define the burger, just make bloody good ones, because that’s what we love to do.
We appreciate fresh produce & getting our supplies from our mates down the road – because the humble burger should have humble beginnings too.
The road to the perfect burger is paved with passion – and with that we bring you three of our best bambino’s that grew from idea’s to plates in our Courtenay Place kitchen.
FESTIVAL MENU: Long Johns
JD’S braised beef long john with cheese fondue & whiskey sauce – $8.00
Market fish long john with pickle slaw – $8.00
Pulled pork long john with slaw & wonton skins – $8.00
We present Ethiopian Food & an Organic Traditional Coffee Ceremony which we are so proud of to give everyone a taste of Ethiopian Culture.
FESTIVAL MENU: Traditional Ethiopian Food
Alicha Banatu – Beef & Lamb stew. Small pieces of injera tossed in Mothers’s sauces of mild tumeric. Mild (GF) – $8.00
Kik Alicha Wot – Chickpea cooked with spicy turmeric, ginger, and garlic (DF, GF, Vegan) – $8.00
Misir Wot – Split lentils sauce made with berbere, onions, ginger, and garlic. Spicy and hot (DF, GF, Vegan) – $8.00
All Served with Gluten free Traditionally made Bread Ingera
Mr. Circle, we sell Chinese traditional street food- Jianbing [Chinese crepes], which is the most popular street food at northern China and we are the only stall who specialise in this in Wellington.
FESTIVAL MENU: Chinese Crepes
Chicken Crepe – $8.00
Chicken Rice Bowl – $8.00
Pork Belly Crepe – $8.00
Pork Belly Rice bowl – $8.00
Vegetable Crepe – $7.50
Off Duty delivers Meal Kits from Wellington restaurants.
The Off Duty Meal Kits are prepped by a collaboration of Wellington chefs and inspired by the food they enjoy at home. With deliveries made twice per week to Wellington homes and offices. At the festival we will be showcasing dishes from 4 of our restaurant partners.
FESTIVAL MENU: New Zealand Cuisine
Beat Kitchen – Slow roasted lamb shoulder with bus-made flatbread, grilled courgette, tabbouleh salad with pomegranate dressing & feta mousse – $8.00
HUSK – Beef brisket taco with watercress, red chimichurri & wasabi white bean mayonnaise – $8.00
Olive – Braised nut spaghetti bolognese with probiotic & sunflower parmesan (Vegan) – $8.00
Park Kitchen – Pan fried market fish with succotash, a cabernet sauvignon vinegar dressing, tomato gastrique & smoked mussel mayo (GF) – $8.00
Paulownia Estate is a boutique wine producer passionate about our wines. We understand that good wines are made in the vineyard so we use sustainable practices and harvest our fruit by hand ensuring that only the best fruit is picked. We enjoy the close contact with both our customers and the wider community that being boutique allows us and we will continue our present high level of support both financial and practical to a number of local community groups and charities.
Rapaura Springs. This wine is borne out of a lifetime of hard graft and is inspired by the purity of the Spring that runs through our Rapaura Vineyard.
All of our wines are made with integrity and are a true expression of our beautiful Marlborough region. Authentic wines made with care and passion.
Wines from unique and inspiring vineyards across the beautiful sub-regions of Marlborough.
The Crab Shack is a coastal/Cape Cod themed casual dining and drinking experience. Specialising in seafood with a special emphasis on crab yet including other fabulous meals. “By the Scoop”, “Shack boards” are all included on our menu.
The Crab Shack provides fun, smiles and frivolity in a casual yet entertaining environment. Affordable is an understatement, check out our daily deals today!
FESTIVAL MENU: Seafood
Crab Taco – tempura soft shell crab, coriander, chilli, spring onion, crispy shallots, pickled ginger & wasabi caviar mayonnaise – $8.00
Fush & Chups – Freshly filleted Tarakihi – by our own fish monger of 25 years, Richie Waru served w Makikihi fries, house tartare, ketchup & lemon (DF)
Halloumi Taco – Grilled Zany Zeus halloumi, roast corn salsa, guacamole (GF, V)
Moroccan Spiced Calamari with aioli & lemon – $8.00
Punnet ‘o’ Chups – The best potato chips in NZ – Makikihi fries served w ketchup & homemade aioli (GF, V)
The Old Bailey has a notable selection of craft beer and an upbeat gastropub menu.
With beers and ciders from breweries down the road in Wellington to the other side of the world. All the dishes on our menus are carefully crafted and bring a Caribbean flare to the flavours. Expect a burger with a bit of bite, a Creole Gumbo and our famous and simply outstanding steaks and for those leaning to the healthier side, interesting salads.
With our outstanding menus and comfortable friendly vibe you’ll soon be a regular.
Fully Loaded buttermilk fried chicken smothered in smoked cheese sauce, crunchy slaw, bacon, corn, spring onion and pickles + your choice of toppings – $8.00
Fully Loaded chilli battered Cauliflower bites in smoked cheese sauce, crunchy slaw, corn, spring onion and pickles + your choice of toppings (V) – $8.00
Chocolate Mousse with orange crumb and freeze dried berries (Vegan) – $8.00
We’re looking for a subtle flavour palate where yeast balances out a lightly hopped flavour profile. All our beers are brewed in our Ghuznee Street brewery, which is the best that we could build to help us remove chance from our quest for the ageless perfection of a beautifully brewed beer.
Coconut Milk Stout – 4.7%
Golden Ale – 4.7%
Red Pils – 4.7%
XPA – 4.7%
Tinker Tailor is a craft beer with a split personality! We start with our utterly perfect, classic, refined brews. That’s our Tailor side. Then, we take those beers, and well Tinker with them. The result? Innovative, quirky, experimental beers, that are a little bit mischievous. Tinker Tailor. Taste-testing, time-tested.
APA (Tailor) – 5.7%
APA 2.0 (Tinker) – 7.0%
Vienna Lager (Tailor) – 5.0%
Vienna Lager 2.0 (Tinker) – 5.0%
Two Rivers of Marlborough takes its name from the iconic rivers that feed Marlborough’s Wairau and Awatere Valleys. Owner and Winemaker, David Clouston grew up in Marlborough, and spent his youth in the hills and plains of these river valleys.
Energetic, young and talented, his experience – hard-earned over 25 vintages worldwide – is the driving force behind Two Rivers. David aims to capture and emphasise Marlborough’s intense power, while producing complex, elegant wines with a slight European flair.
Clos Des Pierres Chardonnay
Isle of Beauty Rosé
Convergence Sauvignon Blanc
Tributary Pinot Noir
Wineseeker is a fine wine shop based in Central Wellington, specialising in quality wines from New Zealand and around the world. Wineseeker is locally owned by avid wine lovers, managed and staffed by an enthusiastic and personable team. We are 100% independent and source our wines from a wide collection of individual vineyards, importers, and distributors. We aim to go above and beyond to meet your wine needs and we’ll happily make recommendations for you and customise gift packs. If you have special requests or are trying to source something specific please let us know.
Brise Marine Rosé
Chevalier Blanc de Blanc Bubbles
Ohau Woven Stone Pinot Gris
Vavasour ‘The Pass’ Sauvignon Blanc
Cave de Tain Syrah
Iconic Mediterranean restaurant ‘Zibibbo’ is owned and run by Michelin-star rated chef Adam Newell.
Zibibbo features dishes using classic flavour combinations; many of them using produce from the restaurant’s own Wairarapa gardens. Winner of WOAP Best Menu 2015, and Entertainment Guide People’s Choice Award 2016.
FESTIVAL MENU: Mediterranean
Brioche Baked Donuts with Nutella & Scorched Almonds – $5.50
Pulled Pork Long Dog with Crunchy Slaw, Chilli Sauce (DF) – $8.00
Crispy Salt & Pepper Squid, Kewpie Mayo, Lemon – $7.50
Westcoast Whitebait Fritter Sandwich(DF, GF on request) – $8.00