Say no to plastic straws with First Table

Say no to plastic straws with First Table

First Table is a restaurant marketing platform that inspires people to try new dining experiences.

Why The Hotel Restaurant Is The Comeback Kid

Why The Hotel Restaurant Is The Comeback Kid

Let’s be honest; there was a time when hotel restaurants weren’t exactly top of mind for exciting dining experiences. Hotel dining conjured up notions of stuffy, homogenous, white-tableclothed offerings.

The Latest & Greatest: Making Sense of Dining Trends

The Latest & Greatest: Making Sense of Dining Trends

Ah, we all love a good food fad. They keep dining light-hearted and hair-brained chefs in a job.

Bombay Canteen Curry Night

Bombay Canteen Curry Night

Transport yourself to India without leaving the alpine tranquillity of Queenstown.

Tasty Tapas and Fine Wine at Deliciosa Hawke’s Bay

Tasty Tapas and Fine Wine at Deliciosa Hawke’s Bay

A bustling, vibrant atmosphere, vine leaves above you and excellent wine and tapas before you; this is one of the best in Hawke’s Bay’s eclectic dining scene.

First Table partners with ResDiary

First Table partners with ResDiary

New Zealand's favourite early bird dining platform First Table has just got a whole lot better for restaurants, thanks to a partnership with restaurant reservation software ResDiary.

Where town and country meet

Where town and country meet

Located along Halswell Road, The Old Vicarage is ‘the last stop’ before the bustle of Christchurch relaxes into a more rural vibe.

Hot Places to Dine Valentine’s Day 2017

Hot Places to Dine Valentine’s Day 2017

STILL NOT FINALISED YOUR PLANS FOR VALENTINE'S DAY? HERE’S A FEW RESTAURANTS YOU CAN BOOK NOW!

Love NZ food? Show your support

Love NZ food? Show your support

Chef Giulio Sturla has a dream. He wants to make New Zealand food famous, and he needs your help.

A genuine taste of France at Left Bank

A genuine taste of France at Left Bank

The best of French regional cuisine masterfully blended with the finest local ingredients is being celebrated at Queenstown’s Left Bank Café during the day, operating as the Left Bank Bistro...

Fun and Fusion at Zoo Eatery and Lounge

Fun and Fusion at Zoo Eatery and Lounge

There’s eclectic… and then there’s Zoo Eatery and Lounge.

Twice the delight at Two Chefs Bistro

Twice the delight at Two Chefs Bistro

Step off Dunedin’s bustling Octagon into Two Chefs Bistro and you could be mistaken for thinking you’ve stepped into Paris in the 1940s.

A Romanian Dream Fulfilled

A Romanian Dream Fulfilled

It’s a rare sight to see a restauranteur agreeing with a less than stellar online review from a customer, but Sabina & Sergio Antoniu are no regular owners.

Artwok’s Sōngshǔ Yú

Artwok’s Sōngshǔ Yú

Metro top 50 eatery Artwok is known for serving sublime Chinese dishes crafted entirely from free range and locally-sourced ingredients.

First Table Launches in New Plymouth

First Table Launches in New Plymouth

New Zealand startup First Table is launching in New Plymouth today, with 13 restaurants throughout the city offering half-priced meals.

Where Queenstown Hangs Out

Where Queenstown Hangs Out

Queenstown favourite Public is a friendly Kitchen & Bar space by Wai, the minds behind Finz, Coalfire & Bella Cucina.

Tying the knot in a 100-year-old theatre

Tying the knot in a 100-year-old theatre

It takes dedication and a keen eye to transform an old building into a modern hospo venue.

The Taste of Guangzhou

The Taste of Guangzhou

Veteran chef Stanley Mo worked at restaurants all across Hong Kong and China before establishing his own Chi Kitchen.

First Table launches for Breakfast & Lunch

First Table launches for Breakfast & Lunch

New Zealand startup First Table has launched Breakfast & Lunch service today, opening up their innovative restaurant marketing platform to the Christchurch café crowd.

Feeding the Quenstown Winter Festival

Feeding the Quenstown Winter Festival

The 10-day Queenstown Winter Festival extravaganza kicks off today with 45,000 people celebrating the arrival of the snow.

A masterclass in flour at Sasso

A masterclass in flour at Sasso

Part of Queenstown’s charm lies in the interplay between old and new, and nowhere is this more apparent than at McNeill’s quintessential stone cottage.

Banquets, Beets’n’Beats

Banquets, Beets’n’Beats

Nightlife in Chch has been constantly evolving since the quakes and diners are always on the look out for casual options that let them transition from evening meal to cocktails...

Craving Steak & Syrah

Craving Steak & Syrah

Palmerston North favourite Crave brings hearty Kiwi fare to The Square with an emphasis on local ingredients and premium cuts of NZ meat.

Old Fashioned Southern Hospitality

Old Fashioned Southern Hospitality

Tauranga’s RYE American Kitchen is a Southern Thang, dishing up hot plates of traditional soul food like pork’n’grits and buttermilk chicken.

Tennessee smoke meets Wigram ale

Tennessee smoke meets Wigram ale

By their own admission, Christchurch’s own Bootleg BBQ Co have come down a long and dangerous road.

Nelson chips get a “fine-dining” twist

Nelson chips get a “fine-dining” twist

A jewel on Nelson’s picturesque waterfront, the iconic Harbour Light Bistro always has their own unique take on traditional fare.

First Table Reaches 200 Restaurant Milestone

First Table Reaches 200 Restaurant Milestone

New Zealand startup First Table celebrated an important milestone today as they signed up their 200th restaurant.

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