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Drinks & nightlife in Wellington

Indie Movie Theater
“It is an operating cinema if you up for watching movies, but we like it for a slightly different reason. It is also a time travel back to the 50's, with movie memorabilia on display and a very nice restaurant, Coco, what is unmissable if you are travelling to the Miramar peninsula.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Lounge
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“I go here for some delish desert..its on the 3rd storey of some dinghy entrance off Courtney Place, like a secret spot.. but dont let that fool you..., its cosy, warm and has a chillout vibe - decorated like a library with books all around and comfy sofas to lounge...cool place to hangout.. check out website for opening hours”
  • 53 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great relaxed atmosphere, away from the main part of town. Often have live Salsa type music on the weekend ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Café
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“cool little brunch spot - need to get in early as it gets busy! Milkshakes come highly recommended”
  • 43 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“A cocktail bar with excellent service and great cocktails. Good late night spot. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Bar
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“The Cross is a garden bar, cafe, come restaurant with lots of action all day and into the evening. They have cafe food and cooked menu for all times of the day. Caters to all food types.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bar
“Dog-friendly beer bar just off Glover Park. Good selection of beers. Good bar fare if you're hungry - pizzas, sandwiches, and curly fries (with cheese and gravy!). Cheap tacos on Tuesdays and wings on Wednesdays, and free live music throughout the week. Great on a sunny afternoon when you can take your beer and food into the park and enjoy on a beanbag. Dog friendly!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bar
“Good vibe w selection of craft beer also offering Pizza Pomadora in interesting part of town.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Most ethical restaurant in New Zealand! Fantastic vibe, friendly staff, delicious food and dangerously good margaritas... ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Bar
“Laundry is a short walk away and a great spot on Cuba St for a drink and a snack. Better later. Love the stuffed jalapenos !”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
“Roof top bar in central Wellington - you'll see a bouncer on the street beside a non-de-script doorway ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
“Cosy and casual. Lively pub serving craft & international beers, plus local wines, pizza & bar fare.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“great vegan menu, good wines and beverages - this restaurant is great for a coffee break, or for a nice night out. Great ambience, relaxed, lots of pot plants - and across the road from the ocean - 10min walk away!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Amazing food and wine (and beer). A bit pricier but great for a special dinner.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“One of Wellington's most iconic craft beer brewers. The Tap room is small, intimate, and has the best range of Garage Project's ever changing beer selection. We recommend doing a tasting flight (a series of smaller beers) to give you a chance to taste the range. Worth a visit”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
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“low key cosy pub, good for rainy days not far from Karori. great curly fries”
  • 13 locals recommend