Who has the best Avocado on Toast in all of Wellington?

The Wellington Avocado Toast Award is an annual celebration of all-things avocado toast in the Wellington hospitality scene.

We are a platform for showcasing Wellington food industry talent.

We welcome submissions from any food business in Wellington to enter the first official competition to be recognised for the best avocado toast in town.

Test your toast

The next Wellington Avocado Toast Awards will run in early 2022, entries to be submitted by Summer 2022.

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Emotional Image of Avocado on Toast

Lambton Quay popular lunchtime destination

Do you know someone who deserves a nomination?

IT'S FREE! This is for the love of avocados, and to a lesser extent, toast. Nominate a cafe/restaurant you love to be involved and we'll reach out to them, or apply for for your own F&B outfit, but don’t forget to check out our rules page first! Nominate away, the more nominations, the more avocado on toast, we, the judges get to eat.


The Lab Wins the First Annual Avocado on Toast Awards​​

Check out our 2020 winner!

2020, our inaugural award year, saw THE LAB VICTORIA ST smash it and take the illustrious, coveted WATA, which you'll find sitting proudly on their counter now next to the till. Good on you THE LAB! Your avo toast really was worth writing home about... and starting an annual award for. Please take some time to visit and try their famous avocado on toast, you won't regret it!


Kiwis high five after buying their first home

Avo on toast: the worst thing to happen to the housing market?

For decades, millennials’ attempts to purchase their first home have been thwarted at every turn by the irresistible lure of avocado on toast. Once a mere creamy fruit smeared on charred bread, this brunchtime staple has become a mandatory purchase for everyone born around the turn of the century. But fortunately there are other ways our generation can own homes... one day.