Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Dallow opens Red Hummingbird

Dallow opens Red Hummingbird

Auckland hospitality legend Luke Dallow’s new bar is open, with ambiance in true Dallow reflective style and the maestro’s service ethic well and truly alive.

Red Hummingbird in Federal Street is a city local bar – you could say your local on the corner – with a short yet inviting menu that is quick, scrumptious and curious.

And as with Dallow’s other establishments current and past, both service and a quirky introspection have nested at Red Hummingbird.

Dallow was responsible for the hugely popular Malt and Sale Street venues, and his attention has now turned to Chapel Street Bar & Bistro and Red Hummingbird.

Dallow is renowned for his focus on design and hospitality and his brief to his architects and builders as well as his staff recruitment policy for the new venue has been no different.

The accoutrements are pure Dallow inspiration, delivering what he says is an escape in to the unknown.

Red Hummingbird has many features including a four-foot Tiki, cathedral windows, tea cup lampshades and a giant birdcage that is lined in velvet and can seat 12 people.

“It’s a journey – one in which you are always enlightened,” says Dallow.

“Enter Red Hummingbird and you take a through-the-looking-glass journey into what I’m all about…and yet it’s a voyage that has no conventional order. It’s a potpourri of what I’ve seen, bought or been given over the years.

“If I go to heaven tomorrow and my life flashes before my eyes I’ll probably pretty much see Red Hummingbird,” he says. “However, please don’t hold me to my word – as they say, the only constant is change and there is no doubt change will be a constant at this bar.”

Five interior murals adorn the walls at Red Hummingbird. They were designed and curated by Flox, late in the night with her spray cans and stencils….eat your heart out Florence Broadhurst!

Federal Street of course is the new inner-city precinct that has the support of SKYCITY which is also backing Red Hummingbird. The area is soon to be the home of restaurants by Al Brown and Sean Connolly.

SKYCITY CEO Nigel Morrison says Federal Street is destined to become an important and vibrant city venue.

“With the likes of Luke, Sean and Al plying their trade there’s no doubt Federal Street is going to be high on the list of destinations for Aucklanders and visitors alike.

“It’s fantastic to work with Luke on his exciting new venture – he is an expert in the industry and consistently creates award-winning venues. He has brought his own unique brand of expertise and flair to Red Hummingbird and together we have created what we believe is a first class setting,” Morrison says.

Red Hummingbird is open seven days: Monday from 3pm and Tuesday-Sunday from midday until late.

Red Hummingbird, 84 Federal Street, Auckland City,

www.redhummingbird.co.nz

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On The Geo-political Posturing Over China’s Cyber Hacks, Plus The Weekly Playlist

The timing was one of the weirder aspects of this week’s cyber condemnation of China by the West. Why was this piece of political theatre being staged now? China (and Russia’s) sponsoring and/or condoning of semi-state and criminal hacker groups has been known about for nigh on a decade. More particularly, Microsoft had been alerted to the flaws in its Microsoft Exchange... More>>




 
 


Government: Quarantine Free Travel With Australia Suspended

Quarantine Free Travel from all Australian states and territories to New Zealand is being suspended as the Covid situation there worsens, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins announced today... More>>

ALSO:


Government: New Zealand Condemns Malicious Cyber Activity By Chinese State-sponsored Actors

New Zealand has established links between Chinese state-sponsored actors known as Advanced Persistent Threat 40 (APT40) and malicious cyber activity in New Zealand. “The GCSB has worked through a robust technical attribution process in relation to this activity. New Zealand is today joining other countries in strongly condemning this malicious activity... More>>

ALSO:

Government: Commits $600,000 To Flood Recovery

The Government is contributing $600,000 to help residents affected by the weekend’s violent weather with recovery efforts. Acting Minister for Emergency Management Kris Faafoi and Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor have been in the Buller district this afternoon to assess flood damage and support the local response effort... More>>

ALSO:



NZUS Council: Welcomes Nomination Of Senator Tom Udall As US Ambassador To NZ

The NZUS Council welcomes the nomination of Senator Tom Udall to the role of US Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa, NZUS Council executive director Jordan Small said... More>>

BusinessNZ: Visa Extensions Welcomed
BusinessNZ has welcomed the extension of some critical skill visa durations and changes to immigration systems to speed processing. Chief Executive Kirk Hope says move acknowledges advocacy by the hospitality sector, the BusinessNZ Network and others, and comes not a moment too soon.... More>>



Social Development: Government Initiatives Contribute To Fall In Benefit Numbers

Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni has welcomed the release of the June quarter Benefit Statistics which show a continuing fall in the number of people receiving a Main Benefit... More>>


 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

InfoPages News Channels