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Dine Under The Stars In These Epic Igloos That Have Just Popped Up In Central Wellington

By Catherine Reisima

Cool Igloos at St Johns Winter Village

Ah, winter. That delightful season when jammies and slippers become a fashion statement, social outings become rarer than a blood supermoon, and Netflix and chill takes on a whole new meaning. 

To help combat the winter blues and lure you out of hibernation, St John’s Bar and Restaurant are bringing back their ultra 'Gram-worthy pop-up igloos for a limited time.

From now until 25 July, you can cosy up in one of five dazzling igloos nestled on Wellington’s waterfront and enjoy a magical winter dining experience. 

During your two hour booking, you and your pals can chill out in your own private igloo under the stars, decked out with comfy chairs and plush blankies to keep you snug. Sip on warming winter cocktails—guaranteed to get you toasty—then tuck into a grazing platter piled high with cheese and other goodies, a feast of piping hot mains and sides to share, and a few sweet treats to top it off. 

Two people hold their steaming mugs of hot chocolate.

Each igloo can take groups of four to six, and cost $59 per person, which includes food and a cocktail on arrival. The igloos are here for a good time, not a long time, so if you want to experience this winter wonderland you’ll need to book stat.

The details

What: St Johns Igloos
Where: St Johns Bar & Eatery, 5 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011
When: Monday 31st May – Sunday 25th July
Monday – Thursday, 3-5pm, 6-8pm
Friday, 3-5pm, 6-8pm, 9-11pm
Saturday, 12-2pm, 3-5pm, 6-8pm, 9-11pm
Sunday, 12-2pm, 3-5pm, 6-8pm

Image credit: St Johns

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