Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Hippopotamus Restaurant

An elegant French fine dining restaurant located within the Museum Art Hotel in Wellington  This was the hotel that had to be wheeled across the road to make room to the national museum ‘Te Papa’.

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Brancott Estate

A brief weekend trip to Blenheim took us to the famous Brancott Estate Winery (formerly known as Montana Wines).  In 2009 the new Brancott Estate centre was opened on an elevated spot with an expansive views of the Brancott Valley and … Continue reading

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French Cancan

With the closure of Simply Paris I was in search for a suitable replacement, until I came across the French Cancan, a small French patisserie located within Lychgate Mall in Newtown.  You would not know it was there unless someone … Continue reading

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The Crabshack

The new kid on the block from the Nourish Group by Simon Gault (NZ Master Chef Judge).    Located right next door to its cousin Shed 5 on Queens Wharf.

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