TASTE OF RHYTHM
Thought the music lineup was good? Wait ‘til you see the food...
Raving to killer music all day and night is hungry work, so this year we are providing the best of the best to satisfy all of your cravings. Over 25 food vendors and markets located in 2 main food villages, GRAND CENTRAL and VINES VILLAGE. Check them out below!
WHAT’S ON THE MENU?
Originally found on the streets of Hawaii, Poke bowls are a fresh and delicious meal to treat your tastebuds with. If you’re feeling a little worse for wear, and need a pick-me-up, Ha! Poke is your solution. The perfect combination of delicious veg, meat (optional) and rice to refuel your systems, and get you back in the game. See for yourself! (Vegetarian/Vegan/GF options available).
We present to you Liquid Movement. A café on wheels (not a new liquid Dnb artist). These guys are serving up the ultimate cafe cuisine. We’re talking pancakes, smoothies, paninis, smoked salmon tarts, and most importantly COFFEE. What more could you want on a dusty morning?Cafe cuisine for your festival hungers - from lasagnes to paninis to pancakes, these guys have got something for everyone. (Vegetarian available).
For all our R&Vegan’s/Vego’s this is the place for you.
For all those looking at KrishnaFest’s stall and thinking… samosas? Delicious coconut sauces on fluffy rice and veggies, with yummy as kofta balls topped with mayo?? and that’s all 100% vegan?! Nah surely not. Well, hate to break it to ya, but yes. KrishnaFest are here and ready to knock you unsuspecting socks off with some vegan cooked goodness. Let's. Eat. These guys specialise in vegan vegetarian/gluten free cuisine.
Their name says it all really. If you're feeling a little under the weather, energy levels are a bit low then come on down to Vitality Organics. These guys will smack you in the face with a weeks worth of your 5-a-day in the most delicious and pretty way. And for all of our Kombucha preachers out there who are having withdrawals from their favourite sweet fermented bacteria tea… They have kombucha. Think Smoothies, Kombucha, Bliss Balls - all amazing for the festival hangover.
Donut know about you, but we reckon there is nothing better than some fresh, hot, doughy, sugary, goodness to pick you up when energy is a bit low… or if you’re just in the mood for a donut.
KIWI CHURROS/ROSTI EXPRESS
Ahhh Churros, how we’ve missed your soft deep-fried and rolled in cinnamon sugar choux pastry. Oh and chocolate dipping sauce? Ah please and thank you.
And Rostis? AND Shaved Ice. If that isn’t the perfect recipe for resurrection, then I don’t know what is.
Pita Pit love love healthy, natural, fresh ingredients and funnily enough, so does your body. Because when it comes to the body, controlling what you put into it makes it a lot easier to control what you get out of it. So a fresh, healthy, tasty Pita Pit with exactly what you want, how you want it, and is pretty much the best way in the world to do your body a favour. With plenty of vegetarian and vegan options available too, there’s something for everyone. (Vegan/Vegetarian/GF available)
These guys need no introduction. Gourmet sausages served in a freshly baked baguette bun, garnished with onions, sauerkraut, sauce and mustard. Have you really been to R&V if you haven't had a Fritz’s Weiner?
TOM’s CHIMNEY CAKE & LANGOSH
“It’s what's on the inside that counts.” Thanks mum. But you're right, and it couldn't be more true about Tom’s Chimney Cake & Langosh. Langosh may not look like you'd take it home to meet the parents, but you’ll bloody wish you did. We, the good folk at R&V, present to you, deep-fried dough, liberally slathered in sour cream and garlic, or feta, tomato and garlic, then sprinkled with cheese. And why not throw a kransky in for an artisan spin on this god-like treat. The Langosh hasn't been named “Budapest’s best drunk eat” for nothing. Go on, you know you want to.
You can never go wrong with a wood-fire pizza. Guaranteed to satisfy all of your cravings, and then some. With a variety of flavours, including a couple of vegetarian options, Mizzoni is for everyone. Everyone is for Mizzoni. (V available)
SPLASH of SPICE
If you looked up “how to cure a hangover” online, we can guarantee picture of a creamy butter chicken curry, side of rice and a garlic naan would be your top result. And with a variety of flavours, Monsoon Splash of Spice is ready to heal your tender soul. Go forth and pick your poison.
Chicken Kebabs, Dumplings, Cripsy Prawns. Need we say more? Get on down to Sunway Food for some tingling taste buds.
Sometimes the best things in life are simple. Carousel definitely has the right idea. If you're having some simple, but delicious cravings this is the vendor to be rocking up to. Burgers, chips, ice-cream, chicken… *wipes drool*
Henry’s Juice is the provider of an all time R&V favourite - local, freshly squeezed OJ. Rumour has it, if you get some of this in your system you can non-stop charge for 3 days. No harm in trying, right?
From the classic NZ Whitebait Fritters and mouth-watering Souvlaki, to fresh smoothies and frappes, M&Ls have you covered on all bases. This is not a drill.
Coffee how you like it, more hot drinks, and Breakfast cups - your perfect morning pick me up.
Curbside Café put a healthy twist on some marvellous baked treats, sandwiches, and rolls. If you are one of those poor souls who’s insides don’t vibe with gluten - they have some delectable gluten free treats just for you. Don’t miss out on these guys!
Providing coffee, smoothies, and more, Cartel HQ have some awesome treats waiting for all those in Premium and Treble Camp zones!
Breakfast being the most important meal of the day needs to be done right - and The Oatery do just that. Serving up a menu of bircher bowls, porridge, and all things breakfast. Breaky for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Bircher Bowls, Porridge, Breakfast meals
Cofe2U has all possible beverage options you could desire - hot or cold, sweet or savoury. So whether you are after something to cool you down in the Gisborne heat, a hot choc to shake off that dust in the morning, or even just a caffeine kick, these guys are your go to.