Your Official Visa WOAP Cocktail Partner

Proud Sponsors of Visa Wellington on a Plate 

Cheers to celebrating Cocktail Wellington with us this year!

Visa Wellington On a Plate (WOAP) has grown into one of New Zealand’s biggest and tastiest culinary events with something for everyone. Each August, people from all parts of the country flock to their favourite bars and restaurants to see what is on offer the month long event. From the weird and wonderful, to the downright delicious – WOAP is all about celebrating what Wellington excels at – bringing a culinary adventure to the table. Tommy’s is proud to be the official partner for Cocktail Wellington this year! So support your local restaurants and bars, sip something delicious this August! 

Cheers, the Tommy’s team.

Tommy’s Cocktail Welly Challenge

For WellyOnaPlate 2021, the Tommy’s team goes ultra local and dives deep into Wellington’s cocktail scene.

Cocktail Bar Feature: Lovebite

Learn how to make an ‘Audio Oil for the Disco Soul’ with Jason and Beka!

Watch the first episode featuring Nz lovebite where Tommy’s superstar Jason is working hands in hands with Beka Malone, Lovebite’s general manager. You’ll want to add this one to your list!


Southward Distilling Garden Magic gin, pineapple, Lot Eight Flavours of Aotearoa olive oil, coconut tea bitters, orange and cardamom bitters, lemon juice and egg white. Accompanied by a chippie sandwich with whipped kiwi dip butter.

Cocktail Bar Feature: Crumpet

Learn how to make a Summer Seltzer with Tommy’s!

In this episode, Agent Angela goes behind the bar at Crumpet to compete against in-house bartender, Dan Felsing, who is already on a mission to become one of New Zealand’s best bartenders, one challenge at a time.


Apple brandy, housemade umeshu, yuzu, kaffir lime bitters and housemade pineapple soda. Accompanied by pineapple and ume salsa and chips.

Cocktail Bar Feature: Dragonfly

Learn how to make a Mekong Milo with Tommy’s!

For the last episode of our #CocktailWelly challenge series, Tommy’s agent – Billy Bell, goes undercover at Dragonfly😎 How do you think agent Billy performed under Head Bartender Maick’ supervision? 👊


Koakoa Limoncello, The Bond Store vodka infused with toasted rice, milo, coconut water, smoke and bubble. Accompanied by Asian Food Republic milo soil and rice syrup marshmallow.

Introducing Cocktail WellingtINi

The Tommy’s and Wellington On a Plate team are bringing you a new challenge during lockdown!

Create cocktail magic and win!

We’ve been working hard with our friends Wellington On a Plate to bring you a new challenge 👉Over 2 nights, create cocktail magic with your friends and whānau and be in to win an At-Home Cocktail Kit & Cocktail Masterclass with one of our Hospo Heroes. This challenge is R18 only.

We encourage everyone to drink responsibly, drink normal and keep safe during COVID-19 lockdown. Check out or the Ministry of Health’s low-risk drinking guidelines for information and advice on making sensible choices when it comes to alcohol.🌟

Join Competition

We have a little secret for you!

Proud Sponsors of Visa Wellington on a Plate 

Try the secret Tommy’s cocktails! 

The team at Tommy’s have teamed up with a local Wellington bar to create four secret Tommy’s cocktails for the month of August! The cocktails were inspired by the Tommy’s signature green colour, with the final products capturing the Tommy’s essence to a T.

Not Another Salesman | The Tommy’s Margarita
Tequila, Lime, Agave, Green

Liquid Sold | The Tommy’s Martini
Gin, Green Chartreuse, Lillet, Maraschino

Open House | The Tommy’s Midori Sour
Vodka, Midori, Lemon, Sour Apple, Egg white

Green Machine | The Tommy’s Death in the Afternoon
Absinthe, Lemon, Bubbles, Green

Take me there!

7 days of giveaways with Tommy’s!

Competitions have closed. See you next year!

Day 1: It’s time for a showdown of galactic proportions…Whet your whistle in Mos Eisely Cantina while the food replicator whips you up dishes from culinary worlds like Endor, Naboo, Vulcan and Remus. Have you ever tried Petrokian Sausage? All teams answer questions from both universes, including specialty bonus food and beverage rounds to test your knowledge of culinary delights that are out of this world. 

Win a double pass to ‘Battle of the Galaxies’ at Foxglove! (worth $150)

Day 2: At this all-you-can-eat event, choose from a selection of gourmet housemade pies with fillings such as slow-cooked beef, Moroccan-inspired roast vegetables, creamy chicken and, of course, it wouldn’t be a pie buffet without everyone’s favourite, mince and cheese. All pies come with mustard mash, gravy and real mushy peas. Beer matches are available.

Win a double pass to ‘Pie Day Friday’ at The Crooked Elm, Lower Hutt.

Day 3: A titillating afternoon of trolleys, treats and tableside martinis will be accompanied by live music. This is what you’ve been dreaming of, with charming cocktails and modern eats – half sweet, half savoury, there will be something for everyone!


Win a double pass to ‘Let’s Get Trollied’ at The Library, Te Aro

Day 4: Strap your boots on and get ready for a night out, featuring Boilermakers – a combo of bourbon and beer – matched with amazing canapés. Fortune Favours beers and select bourbons are paired with delectable dishes showing the distinctive flavours of each element. Our knowledgeable hosts guide you through each match, taking you on a journey through New Zealand beers and American bourbon.

Win a double pass to ‘Fortune Favour Boilermaker Night’ at Khandallah Trading Company.

Day 5: Support Kaibosh Food Rescue in their battle against food poverty and food waste. Join Kāpiti chef Suzette McArtney for a hands-on workshop, creating comforting one-pot meals from food that you may previously have viewed as unwanted, turning it into a delicious and sensory experience.

During this waste-free cooking class, you’ll learn how to create delicious one-pot meals that are good for you and good for the planet.

Win a double pass to ‘All Taste, No Waste’ at Kāpiti Impact Hub, 6 Tongariro Street, Paraparaumu

Day 7: Find out what makes grass-fed Wagyu the premium beef breed at this five-course degustation dinner that celebrates this sweet, nutty and tender protein. Each course will explore the many different cuts of Wagyu and cooking techniques, matched with Palliser Estate wines.

Win a double pass to ‘Wagyu Supreme’ at Union Square, Martinborough.

Day 6: Every kid dreams of making their own gelato! Go behind-the-scenes at Carrello del Gelato and learn how to make authentic gelato and sorbetto. Ticket price covers one child and accompanying adult (each child must be accompanied by an adult, but don’t worry you’ll get some tasters too!), plus a tub to take home. Hopefully they’ll share..

Win a double pass to ‘It’ll be sweet’ at Carrello del gelato, Rongotai