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The Grocer's Shed
30 Reef Street, Island Bay
This tiny grab-and-go cafe can be found two minutes down the road from Island Bay beach.
54 Cuba Street, Te Aro
Fine dining and sustainability mesh in this new Cuba Street joint.
4 Blair Street, Wellington
This Blair Street cafe is the perfect spot to escape the rush of the CBD.
Cake Society CLOSED
80 Willis Street, Wellington Central
Head to this freshly baked opening for some sweet sanctuary in the city.
Whistling Sisters: The Fermentery
100 Taranaki Street, Wellington
The brewery's new opening takes local to a whole new level.
Hillside Kitchen & Cellar
241 Tinakori Road, Thorndon
Essentially what you'll experience is not just a meal, but an art exhibition.
Egmont Street Eatery
15-21 Dixon Street, Wellington CBD
We usually don't recommend going down dark alleyways, but for Egmont Street Eatery we'll make an exception.
10 Murphy St, Thorndon
Thorndon Chippery's burgers are good enough to make you forget all about their fish and chips.
The Third Eye
30 Arthur Street, Te Aro
A brewery housing experimental beers which may never exist outside of those four walls.
278 Willis Street, Wellington
The Bresolin brothers are the resounding affirmative answer to the question of whether a knack for good food is genetic.
145 Jackson Street, Lower Hutt
Not your average mac and cheese.
Queen Sally’s Diamond Deli
200 Queens Drive , Lyall Bay
All beachside communities could do with a deli like this.
Dockside Restaurant & Bar
Queens Wharf, Wellington
A delectably expansive menu to enjoy in a twinkling location on the waterfront.
185 High Street, Christchurch
Pour yourself a water from a repurposed sewing machine, order sliders and curly fries and watch for them to arrive at your table via pneumatic tube.
Dunlop Terrace (in Behind Recycle Boutique)
Discover the world of food at this library bus-turned-food truck.
Paris meets Aotearoa at this neat little wine bar.
170 Cuba Street, Te Aro
The best garden courtyard in the country.
Starta Bread Kitchen
Left Bank Lane, Te Aro
Bakeries this good shouldn't be hidden in alleyways.
Unit G02, 1 Clyde Quay Wharf, Wellington CBD
Poneke makes no apologies for being a standout brunch destination.
132 Willis Street, Te Aro
An cafe oasis within the yo pro district.