Serving up Wellington’s Greatest Hits

Enjoy favourite and best-loved dishes and drinks at cafes, restaurants and bars around the Wellington region

Food is the soundtrack to Wellingtonians’ lives. Greatest Hits celebrates the dishes and drinks that remind of us good times in our lives; birthdays, date nights, dinner out with friends and family brunches. Greatest Hits are those dishes and drinks which keep people returning to enjoy, again and again.

What makes these dishes and drinks Greatest Hits is not only that they are delicious, but it's the atmosphere of the eateries and bars, the signature Wellington service and of course, the great company you have with you. Check out Visa Wellington On a Plate's directory of Wellington's Greatest Hits to discover new favourites and rediscover old favourites. 

Two Grey High Brunch

Two Grey’s High Brunch

From the menu | Yoghurt parfaits and fresh seasonal fruits, danish pastries and croissant, cured meats & cheese, hotcakes and syrup, bacon and eggs, roasted mushrooms and tomatoes.

What makes it a Greatest Hit | Two Grey has been long known for its brunch offering and wanted to take this to the next level! Taking inspiration from the High Tea of InterContinental Wellington, the High Brunch brings together all of the favourites of old and new alike into one larger than life brunch experience.

Hot Sauce’s Popcorn Chicken

From the menuHot Sauce's infamous ‘Popcorn Chicken,’ that's both dairy and gluten-free, has salted pineapple and their in-house smoked Maple glazed chicken served with Sriracha mayo.

What makes this dish a Greatest Hit | This dish was created as a small plate for Hot Sauce's opening in 2017  - the idea was a uniquely flavoured dish that encapsulated the theme of Hot Sauce's Asian influenced fare that would complement other small dishes and the extensive beverage list on offer. Due to its popularity, and guests always ordering multiple dishes, we then recreated it as a main or sharing dish and have never looked back!

Hot Sauce Popcorn Chicken

Tatsushi’s Blue Fin Tuna Nigiri Sushi Tasting Board

From the menu | Three different variations of New Zealand caught Tuna served raw on top of rice. This includes red meat, the middle and belly.

What makes this dish a Greatest Hit | This seasonal dish is on the menu for everyone to enjoy the beauty of fresh raw fish. This dish presents the many flavours of fresh tuna by tasting three variations of the Blue Fin; red meat, the middle meat and belly. A must for all sushi-lovers.  

Oven Steamed Hāngi at Karaka Café

From the menu | Our cafe version of traditional hāngi with house-smoked chicken, pork, potato, pumpkin, kumara, stuffing, steamed and served with fry bread.

What makes this dish a Greatest Hit | Our hāngi style foods are our signature designed dish.  The oven steamed Hāngi has been a staple menu item since opening in 2011, with a variety of versions made by our chefs over the years.

Karaka hangi
Tartine goat cheese salad

Goat Cheese Salad at Tartine’s French Café

From the menu | Warm goat cheese toasts, oak leaf lettuce, tomato, walnut & bacon dressing.

What makes this dish a Greatest Hit | This salad was created by our French Head chef, using French ingredients. the goat cheese comes directly from France, as well as the bread for the toast. The walnut and bacon dressing is a classic dressing that originated from the countryside of France. We add a little bit of Aotearoa with a drizzle of 100% New Zealand honey.

More Greatest Hits

This is just a preview of Wellington's Greatest Hits. Head to the Visa Wellington on a Plate website to explore the full directory of Wellington's Greatest Hits. Discover new favourites, rediscover old favourites and make a playlist of your own Greatest Hits. 

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