Weekend Roundup

Weekend Round Up - What's On In Auckland #9

By Grace Noles
Meatstock platter 2020

We're in the know about all the best things to do, see, eat, and drink this weekend!

Don't forget Valentine's Day is coming in hot. Luckily, Dish Cult has got you covered with those last-minute bookings!

For The Love Of Street Food

Friday 14th February

Opt for a casual Valentine's Day with a trip to Greenhithe's food truck feast. Featuring Nom Nom, Go Go Mexico, Brooklyn Dogs, Mama Yoya's, Akemi's Gyoza, Mister Gelato, and Bohemian Cider, Barfoot & Thompson's Greenhithe will donate 50c for every meal ordered to the Starship Foundation. The event will take place at Greenhithe Village Hall from 5pm-9pm, with Alex London on live music and free entry for all!

Platform 8 Is Back For Good

Friday 14th February

After undergoing a facelift over summer, Platform 8 is re-opening it's doors this Friday as part of a reopening extravaganza. The CBD tapas bar will have a brand new food and drinks menu so take your pick at the generous offerings. As a nod to V-Day, all ladies will also receive a fresh Columbian red rose so book your date now.

Valentine's Dinner With Wildfire

Friday 14th February

Running out of time to find that last-minute booking? Snap up one of Wildfire's available spots for Friday evening and enjoy the Viaduct view, electric atmosphere, and Brazilian BBQ. Running Valentine's Day specials, including a romantic three-course candle-lit dinner in their moody grand dining room, Wildfire will take care of that on-the-day panic.


Saturday 15th + Sunday 16th February

The day has finally arrived, Meatstock is this weekend! Both Saturday and Sunday at the ASB Showgrounds will be filled with every type of smoked, grilled, barbecued meat possible. From the great BBQ War to Katchafire performing live, there’ll be plenty to eat, see, and do. Saturday is sold out but you can grab a last minute Sunday ticket here

The Lucy Taco x Urbanaut

Saturday 15th February

Catch the rarely-spotted gem that is The Lucky Taco at Urbanaut Brewery in Kingsland this Saturday for a day of spicy Mexican favourites, with vegetarian and vegan options too! Pair your taco fare with an ice cold fresh craft beer from Urbanaut and you'll be able to call it a pretty good Saturday. Head down from 12pm - 4pm to catch The Lucky Taco.

Rosé All Day At Te Motu

Sunday 16th February

Rosé season is hastily coming to an end as the end of summer approaches, but Te Motu Vineyard wants to end things with a bang. Join them for a Rosé Sunday Session this Sunday 15th at their Waiheke Island home. Local legend DJ Alisha will be on the decks with chilled Waiheke Rosé flowing and hot empanadas fresh out the oven. Swing by from 4pm to get amongst the vibes and vines.

Fragrant Lagoon At Annabel's

Sunday 16th February

Join Chef Vicky Shah, sous chef of Auckland's Cassia, this Sunday afternoon for a collaboration at Annabel's Wine Bar. Vicky will be creating a South Asian-inspired menu, using a modern Thai-style of cooking and pairing dishes with natural wines. Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime dining experience, grab your ticket now!

(Photo source: Meatstock)

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