Our favourite day of the year is coming up, International Margarita Day on Saturday 22nd February! To help you celebrate this day, we've selected the best places in the city centre to enjoy a margarita or two.

Classic Margarita at Mexico | Britomart


Mexico Britomart has partnered with their friends el Jimador and Cointreau to serve up a Classic Margarita for just $9 all day.

The Classic Margarita is also available for the whole month of February for $12 plus El Jimador, Cointreau and The Edge are giving away the ultimate Margarita experience for 10 people on International Margarita Day at Mexico. All people need to do is listen to their local frequency to hear how to enter and win!

Margaritas with a view at Besos Latinos | Wynyard Quarter

A mouth-watering margarita crafted with freshly squeezed limes and Premium Tequila Patron? Yes, please! Besos Latinos - Ceviche Bar in the Wynyard Quarter is an excellent option if you’re looking for a relaxed neighborhood vibe and stunning city views to pair with the margarita you’ve been craving for days!

Traditional Margarita at Madriz | Fort Lane


Part of the exciting Snickel Lane, Madriz is an authentic Spanish tapas bar inspired by the streets of Madrid and offers traditional margarita made with real limes and Reposado Tequila. What could be a better way to cool down these hot summer nights?

How about a smokey margarita at Wynyard Pavilion | North Wharf

Wynyard Pavilion

How about a Smokey Margarita at Wynyard Pavilion on North Wharf? The view will go down a treat too, perched beautifully adjacent to the water's edge, you wouldn't be able to get any closer without jumping right in!

At $19, their smokey margarita is made with 1800 Silver tequila, Mezcal, Cointreau, Lime, and Orange Bitters!

Your choice between two margaritas with a twist at Parasol and Swing | The Viaduct

Parasol & Swing

Looking for something a little different from a traditional margarita? Well, at Parasol & Swing you can get a Whistling Blackbird or El Guapo ('Guapo' alone means beautiful). With names like that, you will want to try them.

The Whistling Blackbird  is made of Reposado tequila, single malt scotch, spiced blackberry, pineapple and lime

The El Guapo is made of Reposado Tequila, mezcal, fig, ginger honey, and lime

Another margarita with a twist at John and May's | Vulcan Lane


With their insta-worthy cocktails, John and May's offers a twist on the traditional margarita with a milk washed mezcal. A must-try! John and May's is where your cocktail dreams come true!

House margarita at Coley & Punch | Princes Wharf

Coley & Punch

Nestled right beside the water on Princes Wharf is Coley & Punch. Take a seat on the deck, soak-up the sun and appreciate the view of the harbour with their famous and delicious house margarita in hand.

Classic margarita at Talulah | Tyler Street

Talulah classic margarita

Escape to a tropical paradise at Talulah on Tyler Street and try their classic margarita made of tequila, cointreau and lime. A perfect funky bar to enjoy a classic margarita!

Last updated: 17 February 2020