World Restaurants

Flying Burrito Brothers

Tel : +64 4 385 8811 | Cuba Street, Wellington, New Zealand | last visit : February 2004

ricThis might not be the best mexican restaurant in the world.  It's certainly not the worst.  It is however the one where I've had the best evening.  It all started well anyway, the range of lethal chilli sauces on the table with danger-of-death symbols and chemistry set droppers made me smile.  The menu is short and fun and the local take on fajetas is well presented and pretty much faultless.  Then, then we got to the back page.  It was covered in tequila tasting plates.  Three shots of selected brands going up each range from Reposado through Anejo and on to Superior.  If I'd drunk too much and died that night I would have been in heaven already.  This was my first encounter with Heradura Anejo which had become my favourite of all spirits, especially now that it's available from a few select stockists over here.  Doubtless this makes my review hopelessly biased but if you're in Wellington and you fancy some spice, alot of laughs and the finest tequila selection in the southern hemisphere, you know where to go now, don't you.

Food 7/10
Service 7/10
Atmo 8/10
Vege 7/10
Alco 10/10
Total 78%