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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.
Place to shop
“Great super market for a wide range of products. Better selection than Island Bay but it’s a drive.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Entertainment
“The three buildings in the Parliament precinct are well worth seeing and visitng ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Transit Station
“Bluebridge Ferry to Picton. Walk or Drive on. It takes 3.5 hours to get to Picton from Wellington.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Entertainment
“worth doing the free tour of parliament which includes the debating chamber and the library. Excellent artworks on the walls to be seen throughout the tour”
  • 10 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
Entertainment
“Take a free tour. Booking suggested. Per website- Learn about how NZ politics work and it’s history. Hours of tours are 10 am to 4 pm and limited to 25 people. U can call or book online. Advanced tickets are advised. There are several tours ranging from 30 mins to 90. Per web site Explore parts of the Parliament buildings, learn about our parliamentary process and find out how you can participate in our democracy while accompanied by one of our knowledgeable tour guides. Along the way you will be able to see some of the many artworks and objects contained in the Parliamentary Collection. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Store
“Old St. Paul's is an historic site, a Wellington landmark and a popular wedding- and event-venue in the heart of Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Landmark
“Katherine Mansfield House and Garden (formerly known as Katherine Mansfield Birthplace) was the home of Katherine Mansfield, a prominent New Zealand author. The building, located in Thorndon, Wellington, is classified as a "Category I" historic place by Heritage New Zealand.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Multitude of easy to moderate level tracks taking in stunning views of city.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Transportation
“Wellington Railway Station is the main railway station serving Wellington ​and is the southern terminus of the North Island Main Trunk, Wairarapa Line, and Johnsonville Line.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“Must visit at least once in your life - if just to see the amazing pâtisserie - absolute works of art. Must try: Mary Antoinette cake.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Library
“Well worth a visit to see the multi-media exhibition which tells the story of the Treaty of Waitangi - New Zealand's founding document. There is an excellent cafe (HOME) in the National library and a co-working space, with printers, should you need to do some work.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Bright, airy, modern spot with excellent drinks and bar snacks menu. One of the oldest pubs in New Zealand - it has been a licensed premise since 1840. Look out for the photo which shows the fishing boat parked up where a two lane road now exists. Yes that's right, before the 1848 earthquake which uplifted Wellington this was a port-side bar!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“10 minutes drive to great busy atmosphere for Italian food - reasonable prices”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“An entire meat-less restaurant that has a new menu everyday depending on what they find foraging around the hills behind the restaurant! Super small so bookings recommended. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Hand's down, the best fish-and-chips shop in NZ! Show your room key and get 10% off!”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Gastropub
“Bright, airy, modern spot with excellent drinks and bar snacks menu. One of the oldest pubs in New Zealand - it has been a licensed premise since 1840. Look out for the photo which shows the fishing boat parked up where a two lane road now exists. Yes that's right, before the 1848 earthquake which uplifted Wellington this was a port-side bar!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“10 minutes drive to great busy atmosphere for Italian food - reasonable prices”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“An entire meat-less restaurant that has a new menu everyday depending on what they find foraging around the hills behind the restaurant! Super small so bookings recommended. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Hand's down, the best fish-and-chips shop in NZ! Show your room key and get 10% off!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“Iconic pub - opposite Parliament Buildings, lovely NZ food, Great for pre-stadium drinks. Recommend booking if eating before stadium events”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Grab a meal in style. If you cant be bothered cooking, walk down to this restaurant and enjoy a lovely meal.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
  • 1 local recommends

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