Food & Drink

Top Restaurants
  • Hiakai Fine dining / Māori and Pasifika cooking techniques. Ingredients rarely seen on a restaurant menu regularly feature on ours
  • Noble Rot Wine bar / Wine & great food!
  • Ortega Fish Shack & Bar Seafood / Popular locale offering upscale, creative fish dishes & steaks in a relaxed & bustling atmosphere.
Top Bars
Other Food & Drink
  • Choice Bros, Margot, Graze Wine Bar, Monkfish, Next Door, Puffin, Ascot, Heyday, Charley Noble, Parrotdog Bar, Meow, Havana Bar, Hanging Ditch, Little Beer Quarter, Rogue & Vagabond, The Library, Golding’s Free Dive Bar, 91 Aro, Moon 1
  • 1154, Apache, A Taste of Home, Boulcott Street Bistro, The Botanist, Burger Liquor, Chaat Street
  • Peoples Coffee (Newtown), Caffe L’affare, Swimsuit Coffee (Dixon Street), The Hangar, Customs, Evil Twins Coffee, Kaffee Eis Cuba Street, Pour and Twist (Note: Named as one of the top eight (8) coffee cities in the world by CNN (and New Zealand's coffee capital)

Activities & Attractions

Top Activities
  • Visit Hannahs Laneway Taste local flavours at the many food spots in this laneway
  • Ride the Wellington Cable Car In the heart of the Lambton Quay shopping district with panoramic views of the city.
  • Tour the vineyards of Wairarapa one of New Zealand’s premier wine regions. (Note: Green Jersey Cycles in Martinborough rents bikes so you can cycle between vineyards.)
Other Attractions
  • Sites • Mount Victoria Lookout, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Zealandia, Cuba Street, Wellington Botanic Gardens, walk/hike Wellington’s trails


Top Stays