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Top store recommendations from locals

Café
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“$$ Popular brunch spot with Latin American influence. Be prepared for a queue!”
  • 48 locals recommend
Store
“Wellington Museum shares the fascinating stories of the Wellington region. All housed within the beautiful 1892 heritage building designed by leading architect Frederick de Jersey Clere. Established- 1972 Location- Wellington Harbour Board Head Office and Bond Store,3 Jervois Quay, Queens Wharf, Wellington, New Zealand Website- museumswellington.org.nz”
  • 23 locals recommend
Café
“A busy but AMAZING cafe. This is the original spot of the crazy coffee culture in Wellington. Bottomless filter coffee!! ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“This is a world class museum with interesting artefacts and cultural/ historical knowledge about New Zealand. The Gallipoli war exhibition is a must see for all visitors to the Wellington region. The realistic sculptures are absolutely amazing and have been created by Weta workshop, which is famous mainly for the production of the lord of the rings movies. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
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“Established in Wellington in 1990, L’affare is a pioneer of New Zealand’s celebrated café and coffee culture. This is truly Wellington!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Food
“I recommend their fabulous (proper) hot chocolate. You can also sample the chocolate variations which are made on site and if really keen, take a tasting tour where you find out about their bean to bar approach.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Store
“Five Boroughs is a New York style diner located in Mount Victoria. Think Sloppy Joe's, pickles and Buttermilk Fried Chicken!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“Three enormous fridges full of beer, a menu with several pages for each style, good snacks and knowledgeable bar staff.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bakery
“Known for their Salted Caramel Cookies, the Leeds Street Bakery also offers an amazing range of artisan breads and scones made with locally produced ingredients. They also have a great cafe where you can sit down and savour their freshly baked goods while taking a break from sightseeing. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“Funky little shops that has local Kiwiana and lots of other quirky things. Fun to have a browse.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Memphis Belle Coffee House is a specialty coffee house with good baristas on Dixon Street, serving a range of great coffees from Flight Coffee.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
“the pastries are delicious, the breads are amazing and the cakes are yumm, especially the carrot cake!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Every Friday Night. A food truck gathering! You'll find rich delights straight through a window at the Wellington Night Markets. Boasting some of the city's best, most multicultural eats, this is out top market tip!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Food
“They sell a fantastic range of coffee beans period. This is the roastery of Havana brand, which we use often in our Airbnb café!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“Interesting upstairs bar, brewing a few of their own, and heaps more on tap. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Charity Shop / Vintage Store
“Pick up some clothes bargains for both lads and ladies. You would never know they were pre owned.”
  • 4 locals recommend