Quality Hotel Wellington
223 Cuba Street
Phone: (64) 4 3852156
Fax: (64) 4 3828873
You will find this award winning restaurant, on one of Wellington's most interesting streets, casual and likeable. Try it for brunch, lunch, a top class dinner or simply coffee and cake. Brick and wood décor, mellow music and friendly staff provide a warm and relaxed atmosphere. Mains, like blackened salmon fillet with lemon and parmesan risotto, are truly inspiring. Its reputation ensures a lively crowd of food and wine lovers. Tempting cake selection. Licensed.
Located in a beautifully restored historical building, this spacious, white table clothed and elegantly decorated restaurant is one of Wellington's favorites, loved by business people for lunch and gourmands for dinner. It features a cocktail wine bar that is open late for supper. The owners serve food of international standard with style and grace. The menu is expensive, so inquire about the three-course pre-theater set menus and bankers' lunches. These are good value options. Logan Brown Restaurant & Bar welcomes guests for dinner from 5:30p onwards.
This bar and night club of some years standing is centrally located in the heart of the Cuba Street entertainment district. Bluenote specializes in live performances including local rhythm & blues, reggae and funk musicians. Pool tables create a diversion and karaoke nights feature early in the week. Tuesday night is jam night featuring an open mike and weekly show by the house band. A variety of refreshments - from coffee to extravagant cocktails - are offered to suit the time or occasion.
A small but lively bar, Havana Bar is in Havana Coffee Works' premise. Dance and drinks combine to set the mood for enjoyable lunch and dinners. The tapas platters are great to share with your gang while the live music and DJ nights will keep you entertained.
This place, on busy Cuba Street, is seldom empty, which is indicative of the great atmosphere and interesting international menu. There are two dining areas simply decorated with enigmatic black and white photographs and original art and a spacious courtyard at the rear of the restaurant. Saturday night is jazz night, and on Thursdays feel free to bring your own wine. Serves great coffee all day and marvellous meals. Mains such as Fish of the Day with herbs, mustard and caramelised onions are on offer. Licensed.
"The moment you know who you really are, all the secrets of the world will be open to you" says the billboard outside. Think about that one over dinner or simply relax in the tranquil atmosphere of this spacious cafe that attracts a casual crowd. The blackboard menu features pasta, pulses and unusual vegetarian combinations. Refreshments are cool and varied - fresh juices, Mango Lassi, fruit nectars, ginger beer, tea and more.
This Mediterranean restaurant in the heart of Cuba Street is bound to please. It is spacious, with brick walls and low light rustic decor. There are long tables with bench seats for groups, or smaller spaces for couples. The fabulous fresh food, at reasonable prices, attracts a mixed crowd. The Mixed Meze is a perennial favourite. Have it for a meal or share it with a group as an after show or movie snack. Fully licensed or bring your own bottled wine.
Indigo Bar is one of the most popular bar and music venues in Wellington. The place is buzzing with action on Friday and Saturday nights with live performances. You can enjoy a wide range of shows by chart-topping national artists, local fundraisers, international DJs, and local rock bands. You can also catch a popular comedy show and Rock gigs. So if you want to enjoy the New Zealand effervesce, this is the place to be. Enjoy the cocktails, a bottle of beer while listening to some great New Zealand music.
Relax and read the morning paper over an appetizing breakfast or a delicious brunch or indulge in a scrumptious evening meal at this modern bistro and bar. Located on Wellington's vibrant Cuba Street, it attracts regulars as well as tourists. Modern, relaxed, bright and airy decor greet you and, as the name implies, there is plenty of zest in the international cuisine. The menu includes Vegetarian Pasta, Rack of Lamb, Char Grilled Salmon, Cajun Fish, Sambal Chicken, Scotch Fillet and more. Do call for information on opening hours.
People say this winner of the Corbans wine and food challenge is simply fantastic. Described as medium sized, familiar, cosy-groovy, white-table clothed and wooden-chaired, it features a pleasant indoor garden conservatory and modern bar. Renowned for its simple, fresh seafood cooked by the chef with respect. Try the luscious salmon lightly cooked and swimming in a delicate sauce. Good varied wine list and remains reasonably priced despite recent culinary successes.
The Cambodian kitchen serves great food at reasonable prices for all those hankering to be back in the East. Seating only thirty and sporting interesting corrugated iron decor details and bold blue, yellow, orange and green feature walls, you will find it relaxing and welcoming. A moderate selection of food is offered including entrees like Spring Rolls, Barbecued Beef, Satay Seafood combination and Seafood Tom Yum. Mains like Grilled Beef Salad, and Sweet and Sour Fish. There is a good vegetarian selection and a modest wine list.
Situated on restaurant-lined Cuba Street, Tulsi is the place for Indian cuisine with a difference. The contemporary interior design based on angled walls and horseshoe-shaped lounge chair booths is an award winner. Mains, like Chicken Korma and Beef Vindaloo leave you licking your fingers. There is a good vegetarian selection of entrees and mains as well as a special lunch menu. You will also find them in the James Smith Market; so seek them out.