Culinary Capital

Wellington’s reputation as New Zealand’s culinary capital is well deserved, boasting more cafés and restaurants per capita than New York.

Mojo coffee training

Shed 13 - 37 Customhouse Quay, Wellington Waterfront, Wellington

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Bring your team along to Mojo's custom-built Training Pod and learn how to build the perfect coffee. Then it’s your turn! If you’re a competitive bunch they’ll test your ability and pit you against one another.

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Artisan Food Tour

111 Wakefield Street, Te Aro, Wellington

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Due to Covid-19, Zest Food Tours has suspended their tours until the 2021/22 summer season, bookings are available from October 2021 onwards.

Experience an artisan walking food tour in Wellington. This tour is the perfect morning walking tour, where your guests will be introduced to New Zealand’s ‘culinary, coffee and craft beer capital’. Your guests will get to explore Wellingtons pockets of artisan suppliers to taste and enjoy local products.

High Tea at QT

90 Cable Car , Te Aro, Wellington

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Experience an opulent high tea in the Hippopotamus Restaurant located in the elegant and gorgeously plush interior surroundings of the QT Hotel.

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Brewery Experience

various locations

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Join Craft Beer Tours NZ and enjoy a half day craft brewery experience visiting 3 award-winning Wellington breweries, enjoying no less than 12 beers, dedicated brew crew in each brewery, VIP access not open to the public, bar snacks, bottled water, brew trivia with a prize.

Gin Distillery tasting

10 Lombard street, Te Aro , Wellington

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Visit New Zealand’s first urban destination distillery, making brazen craft gin in a gorgeous copper still right in the heart of Wellington city. Popular for tutored tastings and distillery tours, it’s the perfect place to learn about the distillers' art over a tipple or two.

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Cook off with Ruth Pretty

41 School Road, Kaiwharawhaura, 6035

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Ruth Perry's lunch Cook-off are held in the Ruth Pretty catering commercial kitchen. These classes are interactive and competitive, great for team building. This class is designed to showcase premium New Zealand food products with simple cooking techniques and contemporary presentation. Guests can relax and enjoy the meal that they have created in the ambience of a private house and garden.

Craft Beer tasting

91 Aro Street, Aro Valley , Wellington

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At Garage Project's taproom, 91 Aro St, you can taste fresh beers straight from the source. Pick a flight from the 20 beers and wild wines on tap, or grab a few pints and settle in. If you're hungry, we have a simple but tasty selection of bar snacks to go alongside.

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