Weekend Roundup

Weekend Round Up - What's On In Auckland #18

By Grace Noles
eights spread of international buffet food

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

Eight Reopens After Renovations

Friday 16th October - Sunday 18th October

The highly anticipated reopening of Cordis' Eight Restaurant has arrived. After months of reno's, the interactive buffet – consisting of eight international kitchens – is set to open this weekend in a grand debut. Bookings are now available from Thursday onwards, giving you the chance to return to the Eight kitchens you know and love, with a few extra surprises woven in.

Champagne Friday At Sardine Bar

Friday 16th October

Head to Sardine in Newmarket from 5pm Friday for all the best Champagne specials to end the week with. $99 bottles of MUMM, $17 flutes, and $15 Champagne cocktails are the go, with a live DJ and cosy rooftop to enjoy them on.

VOTE!

Saturday 17th October

While it may not be foodie-related, it's just as important to get out and vote this Saturday (or you can vote right now, with plenty of early voting stations open). You can find your nearest voting station here! Don't forget you'll also be voting in the two referendums, which you can read up about here to make an informed decision! Do your part for Aotearoa. Kia Kaha!

Black Pineapple's Foraging Cocktail Class

Saturday 17th October

As part of Elemental AKL, the cocktail connoisseurs over at Black Pineapple will be hosting the very exciting cocktail foraging masterclass Auckland has been waiting for. The class will take place at Kelmarna Gardens in Herne Bay this Saturday from 1pm. You'll be guided from garden-to-table, how to transfer your bounty into delicious fresh drinks. Tickets are still available for $85pp, which you can buy by emailing hello@blackpineapple.co.nz.

Doggy Day Out

Sunday 18th October

Frog & Lily in Patumahoe want to host you and your furry friend this Sunday with their Doggy Day Out in collaboration with Pet Connection and Chewy Louis And The News Dog Bakery. Bring your dog/s down from 1pm and enjoy some bites in the sunny courtyard while your dog makes friends and chows down on some tasty dog-friendly bakery treats. There'll be spot prizes and lots of doggy treats to keep your pup entertained and happy all day long.

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