A Meal for Two at The General (Formally Wine Chambers) – The perfect gift for someone special – a romantic evening for two. The General is a meeting place for lovers of contemporary restaurant culture. The décor and design as well as the selection of ingredients and compositions have been matched to the finest detail to create a timeless, urban atmosphere. Under the guidance of Head Chef Jacopo Crosti and restaurant manager Ledio Voda, we invite you to come and enjoy a gastronomic experience we have worked hard on. The General is pleased to bring you contemporary New Zealand cuisine, taking influence from the multitude of nationalities that make New Zealand what it is today. We use only locally sourced produce, while creating a bond with our suppliers in support & understanding and with this please note our menus do change on a constant basis to reflect the seasonality. Formerly known as Wine Chambers Restaurant, this wonderful historic building is now home to The General Restaurant. The building itself is one of the best examples of ‘Chicago-style’ architecture in New Zealand built in the 1920’s, It was famed for its use of palatial and local marble and bronze, being the first centrally heated building in the country. Your gift includes a voucher for a meal for two people including wine, to the value of $150 including GST. The General is open for lunch from 11.20 till 3pm and dinner from 5.30 pm – 10pm Monday – Saturday.