The Capital Awards

Congratulations to Havana Bar who won the Crombie Lockwood Best Ambience & Style award at The Capital Awards last month.

The Capital Awards are the Wellington region’s premier hospitality awards celebrating excellence, creativity and integrity and encompass the entire region, including the City, and reaching as far afield as Kapiti Coast, Hutt Valley, and Wairarapa.

As insurance broker to the Restaurant Association members we were proud to be a part of the evening in which ten of our clients received awards.

Moet Hennessy Outstanding Chef 
Jamie Armour, Duke Carvell's Swan Lane Emporium

Negociants NZ Outstanding Front of House Team
Floriditas Café & Restaurant

Toops Wholesale Ltd Outstanding Local Establishment
The Hop Garden

Beam Outstanding Bar
Hawthorn Lounge

Curtis McLean Outstanding Barista
Aaron Smith, Cuckoo Cocktail Emporium

Seresin Estate Outstanding Wine List

Meadow Mushrooms Outstanding Casual Dining Experience
Duke Carvell's Swan Lane Emporium 

Restaurant Association of NZ Outstanding Restaurant
Ortega Fish Shack and Bar

Havana Club Outstanding Bartender
Peter Lowry, Hawthorn Lounge

Outstanding Beverage List
Hawthorn Lounge


James Shearing, Senior Broker, Wellington can be seen far right in the image above standing with Havana Bar, winners of the Crombie Lockwood Best Ambience & Style Award.

Click here to view more photo's from the Capital Awards 2013.