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Plan a Night with the locals..Book a Meal Now.

Eat with locals

How It Works
1 Step 1: Search icon

Search for
a meal

2 Step 2: Dollar sign icon

Book and pay for your meal

3 Step 3: Plate with knife and fork icon

Enjoy a meal and meet new people

What better way to experience NZ than by meeting the locals over a home cooked meal at their place.

Mealbook Pricing

Starting from

$35pp NZD

Featured Meals


Hawkes Bay

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About us

Mealbook began from the recognition that travellers needed dining options that enabled experiences outside of the traditional tourism path. In a growing industry where people were looking for new, unique experiences in travel, the increasing popularity of social dining was the obvious answer.

So Susy, Kim, Ray and Gill decided to look for those New Zealanders...known as Kiwis - who love cooking, who love fresh produce and who are keen to share their table with travellers from around the globe.

New memories and friends can be made as you enjoy a home cooked meal and the respite of dining with dozens of others in busy crowded venues.

When you enjoy a meal with a local the most you would share the table with is just a handful of other travellers, or it might just be yourselves and the Hosts.

Once you book you can contact the Host. You can arrange arrival time, discuss food preferences or allergies / intolerances. Or you could arrange to arrive earlier and have a stroll through their gardens.

There are many added activities that could be on offer...all you need to do is ask.

Eating with a Mealbook Host is an experience that will be a highlight of your visit to New Zealand.