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Written by Kajani Shivam on September 16, 2020 Share on

Wellington’s Foodie Haven: Top Restaurants Await

Wellington, the capital of New Zealand is known for its picture-perfect scenic places, crazy adventure activities, nightlife, and is also very well known for its award-winning restaurants. Impressive, huh? And yes, Wellington is also known as the culinary capital of New Zealand. From splendid sea view restaurants to street restaurants, Wellington has got it all. If you are looking for a lovely dining experience with a beautiful ambience, make sure you take a look at the top restaurants in Wellington. Ready for a lip-smacking experience? Well, take a ride with me to explore the top restaurants in Wellington.

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Top restaurants in Wellington

  • Ombra
  • Whitebait
  • The Botanist
  • Monsoon Poon
  • Pizzeria Napoli

1. Ombra

Well, the first one to enter the list of top restaurants in Wellington is Ombra. This restaurant serves Italian, Mediterranean, Europe dishes and also offers gluten-free options for the concerned people. From breakfast to dinner, you will be able to find the best meals in Ombra. In addition, you will also find a bar in Ombra. The restaurant is also one of the favourite restaurants for the locals. Let it be morning or night, Ombra is always available to offer the customers with the best dishes.


199 Cuba St, Te Aro, Wellington

2. Whitebait

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Whitebait is a stylish waterfront restaurant which is named after the tiny baby fish. As soon as you enter the restaurant you will be stunned by its ambience. The high ceilings, modern architecture and the perfect furniture will give you a great feel. Also, do you love seafood? Well, you can’t find a better restaurant than Whitebait in Wellington. This restaurant is very famous for its seafood and you will find a variety of seafood options. So, if you love seafood, make sure you visit this restaurant and taste the mouthwatering dishes.


G04/1 Clyde Quay Wharf, Te Aro, Wellington

3. The Botanist

Here is a special restaurant in Wellington for all the vegetarian folks. The Botanist makes it perfect for the vegans with a variety of yummy vegetarian dishes. And yes, the ambience of the restaurant itself will give you a peaceful feel. In addition, some of the must-try dishes are soft corn tacos with jalapeno black beans, chipotle coconut yoghurt and celeriac slaw.


219 Onepu Road, Lyall Bay, Wellington

4. Monsoon Poon

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Monsoon Poon is one of the famous restaurants in Wellington. Interestingly, the restaurant serves Singaporean, Malaysian, Thai, Asian and Indonesian dishes. That’s cool, huh? This restaurant is open all days and is specialized in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Also, some of the must-try dishes are cracker sliders, malai chicken, and prawn toast.


12 Blair St, Te Aro, Wellington

5. Pizzeria Napoli

The final one to enter the top restaurants in Wellington is Pizzeria Napoli. Love Italian pizza, pasta and calzones? Well, Pizzeria Napoli is the perfect place for your cravings. You will find a huge variety of food options here and the lip-smacking dishes will literally make your taste buds melt with its flavours. So, make sure you visit this place and taste the best dishes.


30 Courtenay Pl, Te Aro, Wellington

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Are you craving to eat them all? The above is only a pinch of top restaurants in Wellington. Wellington has a lot more restaurants which will literally increase your cravings! Excited about Wellington? Well, quickly head to Pickyourtrail website and check on the travel packages to New Zealand to plan your vacation. Also, you can ping us in Whatsapp for more options. Let the cravings begin!

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