Wellington the capital city of New Zealand is full of life with shopping markets, street sculptures, bars and restaurants and many popular eating joints. Here you will come to know of the best five places of eateries where you will relish the dish of the day!
1. Havana Bar
Location: 32a – 34 Wigan St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Phone: +64 4-384 7039
Havana Bar is a very popular place among the locals and the tourists. At the first glance you will find it a colourful historic wooden cottage once you make your way around the corner onto tucked away Wigan Street. It is the award winning cocktail bar and restaurant serving a varierty of Spanish inspired dishes.
The Tapas Menu include beetroot, cheese with walnuts and truffle honey as the favourite of all. Also sautee prawns and kashmiri chilli with garlic just makes your taste buds go tangy.
The indoor and outdoor bar is unique. References to the bar’s Cuban namesake can be found all over, from the candlelit display of the Virgin Mary in the entrance to the postcards and murals adorning the walls. The bar supports local and international musicians and DJ’s three nights a week for your listening pleasure. Divine place for a meal at Havana.
2. Ekim Burgers
Location: 257 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington City
Ekim is the famous name when talking of burgers in the city of Wellington. It is Mike’s orange caravan that hits the menu with 26 types of burgers to choose from. Lowest price $5 for a burger, what else would you want so delicious and simple.
First found serving the surf community of Lyall Bay, Ekim Burgers recently made this more permanent home for their burger caravan on upper Cuba Street. With metal drums painted by local street artists serving as tables, and army netting providing shade, it’s a great spot to soak up the flavours and bohemian vibe of Wellington’s famous Cuba quarter.
3. Fidel’s Cafe
Location:234 Cuba St, Te Aro 6011, New Zealand
Phone:+64 4-801 6868
Fidels is one of the cafes where you will love to have a good coffee, decent breakfast and meals to spend a good time here. There’s a courtyard out the back complete with camouflage netting overhead and a little ceramic water filter where customers are welcome to have a relaxing moment. Go for a breakfast burrito to keep you going all day, or maybe a date scone or a slice of rhubarb tart to get you through to lunch.
Toasted pork and cheese sambos aside, there are plenty of delicious options to be found in their freshly stocked cabinet, as well as on their menu. Snickers milkshake is one of the favourites of all to relish.
Location: 497 Karaka Bay Rd, Karaka Bays 6022, New Zealand
Phone: +64 4-388 4970
Scorch-O-Rama Cafe is a relaxed cafe near Wellington’s Scorching Bay, with stunning views and the only cross-the-road dining in NewZealand. Only 10 minutes’ drive from the central city, or alternatively the number 2 bus takes you nearby this stunningly positioned coastal café.
Scorch O Rama can cater for up to 120 diners, nearly half of them outside across the road. The cafe is open from 8am on weekends and 8.30am on weekdays and offers breakfast, brunch and lunch. The food is reasonably priced like a standard bacon and eggs costs NZ$15. two of Scorch O Rama favourites are the seafood chowder at$20 and the roast fish NZ$21. The coffee is excellent and service friendly.
5. Rogue and Vagabond
Location: 18 Garrett St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Phone: +64 4-381 2321
The Rogue and Vagabond, nestled just off Cuba St in Glover Park, is Wellingtons craft beer bar. Described as ‘like having a beer at your mates place ‘ The Rogue and Vagabond is an easy going bar. You can enjoy the live local original music with a monthly rotation of local artists.
While technically more bar than eating spot, Rogue and Vagabond warrants inclusion due to the colourful beanbags scattered around Glover Park, where you can lazily enjoy their prolific craft beer range in the sun.
The Rogue and Vagabond is unique in its own way as allows pets and is dog friendly bar. Feel free to people-watch in peace while Bruce, their French Bulldog bouncer, patrols the area.
Besides the other awesome places to eat in Wellington are Hippopotamus Restaurant and Cocktail Bar; Logan Brown; Ortega Fish Shack and Bar, The Larder and many others.
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