Celebrate Christmas with Cordis Auckland – Hotel Magazine


The team at Cordis Auckland are gearing up for Christmas, offering festive dining options, shopping, and event spaces for friends and family to enjoy. With unique edition cocktails and high tea and opening a brand new Cordis Christmas Shop, the team is excited to celebrate Christmas with no Covid restrictions.

Festive Christmas Shop

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From beautifully wrapped gifts to spa vouchers, customers can search for the perfect present in Cordis’ new Christmas shop. Opening from 22 November, there will be something for everyone to enjoy – even for those most difficult to buy. The shop will be decked out with Christmas decor for the first time, filled with vouchers for accommodation packages, food and beverages, and spa, as well as the infamous Cody and Coco red panada plush toys and scented candles. With the option of purchasing online to ‘click and collect,’ Cordis also offer a gift-wrapping station for those wanting to experience the Christmas magic in-store.

Chandelier Lounge High Tea by TWG

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Offering a selection of premium tea time treats, High Tea by Cordis with TWG is an exclusive opportunity to revel in festive décor and seasonal savoury and sweet nibbles. The spread of savoury delights is salivating, coupled with grapefruit, almond shavings, and sweet pea panna cotta with black garlic puree. With delicate sandwiches and fresh scones served with artisan jams and clotted cream, other savoury options include kingfish ceviche with green tomato, kiwi and seaweed and cured venison with pistachio.

The sweet treats begin with a Christmas Strawberry Garden tart layered with strawberry coulis. There’s an orange blossom mousse with tangelos marmalade and orange flourless cake on lemon sable, accompanied by vanilla Chantilly and fresh strawberry, chocolate and gingerbread spices finger with caramelised hazelnut and salted caramel chocolate cremeux, and a green tea éclair with caramelised pineapple and soy crisps.

Available from 18 November 2022 to 4 January 2023.

Eight Restaurant

Christmas food on table

With Christmas music and stunning decorations, customers can join the Christmas cheer at Eight Restaurant. An all-festive season lunch and dinner will be available from 18 November until 31 December, only Thursday-Sunday. Customers can enjoy a set menu on Christmas Eve featuring roasted duck, Christmas pudding, and champagne. Christmas Day at Eight will include an elegant Champagne breakfast with smoked salmon, scones, gingerbread, and mini brioche, followed by a day of indulgence. Glazed ham, summer greens, and for seafood lovers, mussels, freshwater crawfish, and salmon wings. Along with one’s nearest and dearest, Christmas Day at Eight will be full of all the classic Christmas traditions.

Our Land is Alive

Cocktail and christmas cracker

For those looking for the ideal party function space, the Cordis Auckland’s kiwi-inspired bar, Our Land is Alive, is ideal for up to 100 people. With the Festive Parties Package, people can enjoy an exclusive festive menu, Av (music and microphones), and festive décor with Christmas crackers and trees. Have local beverages and tasty bites in the stylish indoor area or al fresco in the courtyard surrounded by native plants.

From favourite local suppliers with locally sourced ingredients, the festive platters and cocktails will showcase all that people enjoy about Christmas.

Corporate Christmas Events

Christmas treats

To celebrate the end-of-year office party, Cordis Auckland offers special Christmas party packages ideal for 400 people. Visitors can indulge in a festive three-course dinner or buffet in the Great Room with a dance floor, DJ, Christmas crackers, centrepieces, and pre-dinner drinks. Exclusive accommodation offers and beverage options are available for the event.

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