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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Café
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“The well known & loved Maranui Cafe boasts great views overlooking Lyall Bay. The menu is superb for breakfast, brunch & lunch - the kids will love it. The quintessential Beach/Surf Diner. Whether stopping in for a bowl of fries & a milkshake, or a delicious lunch - you won’t be disappointed. ”
  • 74 locals recommend
Café
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“This bar/restaurant has good food and excellent scenery... it's a very special place.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Quirky Coffee shop in Lyall Bay, 25mins walk from The Studio, great vegan and gluten free options. Run by local friends.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“$$ Totally veggie spot for brunch through dinner with amazing vegan options to boot. Watch the huge Lyall Bay waves while you dine. ​We recommend booking over the phone​.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Café
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“Just a 2 minutes walk away and is great for breakfast, lunch or even just some fries and a shake. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“On a good day, Lyall Bay is a nice beach. Surf if the weather is right,..you can rent boards at Real Surf...or flat as a pancake some days for an easy paddle (for the brave...the water is cold!). Lots of cafe options. In the Wellington Southerly take a coat and enjoy the refreshing feeling of the wind in your hair!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“An old American-style ice cream truck burger bar which serves Welly's best burger eats. Crispy tunes and fairy lights galore, this place is a must!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Place to shop
“Low cost store which is part of a chain all over NZ. The best place to buy inexpensive things you may have forgot to pack.Our local version of a small Target or Walmart.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Store
“If you want to hire water sport gear - surf board, wetsuits, stand up paddle board, windsurfers etc”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Because you can swim, sunbath, surf and windsurf, walk along the beach, buy an ice-cream and/or fish n chips, or a coffee or food at the Maranui Cafe, Spruce Goose and others. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Place to shop
“There is a tiny, retro cinema in someone's garage that plays films occasionally - it's appreantly hard to find out info on though. We've been meaning to go for ages, but alas, haven't visited yet!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Sports Club
“Unassuming cafe in the old Surf Lifesaving Club, with magnificent views out across Lyall Bay: A good spot to watch kite-boarders and surfers against a backdrop of planes taking off... while sipping a spirulina smoothie.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Route
“Beautiful beach, ideal for surfing, plane spotting - and a meal at the Spruce Goose cafe! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“Houghton Bay is smack in the middle of this marine reserve. Established in 2009 it is now teaming with sea life. If the surf is low and the water clear you can see abundant fish, lobster and Paua (abalone) in shallow water with a snorkel or even in the rock pools.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Good swimming spot, small to medium sized waves usually. Good cafe's near by.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
“This bar/restaurant has good food and excellent scenery... it's a very special place.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“$$ Totally veggie spot for brunch through dinner with amazing vegan options to boot. Watch the huge Lyall Bay waves while you dine. ​We recommend booking over the phone​.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Restaurant
“An old American-style ice cream truck burger bar which serves Welly's best burger eats. Crispy tunes and fairy lights galore, this place is a must!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Sports Club
“Unassuming cafe in the old Surf Lifesaving Club, with magnificent views out across Lyall Bay: A good spot to watch kite-boarders and surfers against a backdrop of planes taking off... while sipping a spirulina smoothie.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pizza Place
  • 1 local recommends

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