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The Press Hall, where service is fast and the food is good

Future Food’s Francis Loughran’s projects and study tours takes him far and wide in search of the best food and the best brands when it comes to food.  Over the past few weeks Francis has been reviewing some of New Zealand’s newest and hippest food designations. Today, Francis shares with us some of the highlights of his trip to the Press Hall in Wellington’s CBD.  

The Press Hall is best described as a modern New York Style food hall,  it is a carefully curated mix of modern non-fast food major cuisines.

The whole food philosophy behind the Press Hall appears to be of “Taste”,  and the mix of cuisines include, Italian, Japanese in many versions, Mexican, Greek and many ore including a new one for me Maori, local New Zealand food presented as a vegan offer at Aroha Cusine.

The quality of the food overall is very good, service was quick and the design of the space was “Very wellington” modern, welcoming and urban.

In summary this new hot spot is well worth a visit, if for no other reason than to taste the delicious VEGETBAO from BAO BOY, a freshly made to order bao filled with crispy organic tofu, Asian slaw, pickled shitake, white miso mayonnaise and shredded nori all for NZ$6.50.

The Press Hall is the perfect breakfast, lunch or early dinner venue offering counter and table service, a wide section of great coffee and café food The venue is it licensed and stays open to 7pm daily, with YOSHI Japanese opening to 9pm offering full table service and a simple but sufficient wine and beer list.

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Next week, Francis takes us on a journey to Auckland.



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