If you’re looking for the perfect date or catch up with friends, shared food platters are a great way to bring people together. From gigantic cheeseboards to the finest meat platters and charcuterie boards, Wellington has a great selection of spots that cater iconic shared food platters to dive into, and just in time for Christmas. Here are seven of our favourite places to order delicious platters to split with loved ones.
This widely popular business caters for all occasions. Expect, arguably, the most scrumptious food platters in Wellington. With an array of ingredients to choose from, you can customise your order to suit your needs. Platters can include meats, sandwiches, sweet treats, donuts, crackers, to name a few. An ideal meal to share with your family over the Christmas period.
This Vietnamese eatery is the perfect spot to catch up with one or two friends, while indulging on traditional mini platters. Think prawn rice paper rolls, crispy calamari, pork spring rolls, green chicken popcorn, dumplings and much more. If you’re still hungry, you can order something from the main menu to curb the cravings.
📍 18 Allen Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Why not put your money together with a group of friends and order an iconic grazing platter from this business. Whatever your desires, the folks over here are happy to create masterpieces with you in mind. All food platters come with gourmet baked breads, cured meats and dips, artisan cheese, fruits and vegetables, chocolates, sweets…the list is endless. Prices start at $210, and each platter is worth every penny.
4. The Library
An intimate spot to go with a date, where you can knock back a few cocktails, paired with some lush small platters. Interestingly, this bar is one of the cheapest bars in Wellington. Therefore, you can lounge in a cozy, traditional setting, while appeasing your tastebuds, for little value.
📍 1/53 Courtenay Place, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
This vibrant 5-star hotspot offers a selection of shared platters which consists of fish bites, chicken nibbles, breads. ribs, jalapeno poppers, tasty dips, and plenty more. Wonderfully, they’ve got an exclusive Christmas menu with some limited edition platters. Indeed, a fantastic affair to have with friends this summer.
📍 2 Courtenay Place, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
At this renowned restaurant, you’ll feel as if you’ve stepped into a swanky French eatery in Paris. No wonder it has one of the most fabulous High Teas in Wellington. Opt to share a cheese and meat selection or oysters while you sip on cocktails and take in the majestic views of the Harbour. Indeed, the summer weekend indulgence you need.
📍 90 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Head to this chic bar to dive into some delicious cheeseboards accompanied by a fine selection of wine. It’s the sophisticated evening you need after a long week of work. Bring along some civilized company to make your evening more magical.
📍 6 Swan Lane, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand