We're in the know about all the best things to do, see, eat, and drink this weekend!
A reminder to adhere to all Alert Level 2 safety guidelines when attending events this weekend. Stay safe, Auckland!
Miann's Bubble Glasshouses Are Back
Since the success of their intimate glasshouses in the previous Alert Level 2, Miann Chocolate Factory has continued with their cozy feature at their Morningside location. You can book your bubble for this weekend, which will include either an afternoon tea experience, a plated dessert seating, or a waffle seating, all laid out beautifully in a glasshouse fit for 2-6 guests. Book you bubble in now here, they'll sell out fast.
Brooklyn Dogs Is Popping Up At The Goodside
One of Auckland's favourite roaming hot dog stalls is setting up a temporary home at Takapuna's Goodside precinct this weekend. Head along to get your hands on Brooklyn Dog's traditional New York-inspired hot dogs, complete with all the trimmings and toppings. Take your pick from the Brooklyn Classic, Spicy Hog, Chilli Cheese Dog, or the Bacon N Cheese Dog, you won't be disappointed.
Cheese & Wine Flight's At DeBrett's
You're invited to indulge in a selection of Housebar's new signature cheese and wine flights on Level 1 of Hotel DeBrett. On the menu, you'll be trying Whitestone's Windsor Blue paired with Amisfield's Riesling, Special Reserve Gouda with Redmetal Vineyard's Merlot, and Camembert Special Reserve with Yealands Estate Gruner Veltliner., all for just $35 per person, or $55 for two of you. Book your spot here for a magical night.
Noodle Chick Pop Up
Treat yourself to an end of week feed at Noodle Chick. Popping up at Urbanaut Brewing Co in Kingsland this Friday only, you'll be able to try their freshly-made pasta, certified gluten-free with vegan options too. Head over for fresh pasta and cold beers for your Friday night, kicking off at 5pm sharp.
A Night Of Greek Wine & Cheese Pairings
Feel transported to the cobblestoned streets of Greece this Friday night with a special visit to Emily's Greek Kitchen AKA Little Greece. For just $40pp, you'll be treated to five wine and cheese pairings, including halloumi, barrel-aged feta, and matured Cretan Graviera with an Ionos white, Imiglykos semi-sweet red, and Mavrodafne Patras dessert wine. Book your tickets online here, or pop along to the Brown's Bay shop to pick yours up before Friday.
Pilkington's Spring Bottomless Lunch
Pilkington's has introduced a new Spring Menu in conjunction with extending their bottomless lunch packages into the warmer months. Their 2.5 hour lunches offer your choice of main from the brand new menu, as well as bottomless tap Tokyo Dry, vodka cocktails, Sauvignon Blanc, or Pinot Gris, all for just $65pp. You can book your spot for this weekend on Pilkington's website here.
Beer & Cheese At La Fourchette
The much-anticipated Beer & Cheese session at La Fourchette is finally here! This Sunday, Sawmill Brewery & La Fourchette are hosting a one hour presentation and degustation of their best selling items, specially matched for the Sunday event. You'll learn about each tasting before trying them for yourself as part of the perfect Sunday package in the magical La Fourchette eatery. Book your ticket here, but get in fast as spaces are limited.
Grey Lynn Farmer's Market
Start your Sunday the right way by picking up a whole bunch of local produce and fresh treats at the Grey Lynn Farmer's Market. Frequent operators at the Grey Lynn Market include The Midnight Baker, Bread & Butter, Captain Crepes, and The Coffee Store, as well as plenty of local produce stalls and handmade products. Head along to the Grey Lynn Community Centre on Richmond Road this Sunday from 8:30am to check it out.
Wanting a lowkey weekend? Hit up one of our favourite brunch spots and take it slooooow this weekend!