Enjoy Wellington’s award-winning restaurants
Wellington has some of New Zealand's top restaurants, bars and cafes, which have won awards for their incredible food, service and atmosphere.
Bellamys by Logan Brown
1 Molesworth Street, Pipitea, Wellington
A premium and quintessentially New Zealand dining experience, this is your opportunity to dine at the Beehive, where you might spot some Kiwi politicians if you’re lucky.
Combining New Zealand Parliament’s rich history with the legacy of award-winning Wellington restaurant Logan Brown.
Previously open for parliamentarian's exclusive use only, Bellamys by Logan Brown is now open to anyone wishing to experience the buzz and incredible food, but you must make a reservation with the restaurant in advance.
Queens Wharf, Wellington
Shed 5 is located within one of the oldest wharf stores in Lambton Harbour. Its position by the water's edge and an in-house fishmonger make Shed 5 Wellington's premier seafood restaurant. The best, freshest seafood is sourced from the fish markets early each morning. On the broad-ranging, comfort food menu, seafood definitely stands out. Dine under the dark-wood beams amongst sparkling table wear or enjoy the sunshine in the outdoor courtyard.
1 Post Office Square, Wellington
Showcasing wood-fired cooking, local ingredients, organic wine and craft beer, Charley Noble is the perfect place to experience Wellington on a plate.
A haven for lovers of seafood, Charley Noble’s menu features freshly shucked oysters and diamond shell clams, along with crudo kingfish and house gin-cured salmon.
Their Zesti wood-fired chargrill and rotisserie is the first of its kind in New Zealand from which they serve delicious wood-fired meats and vegetables. Accredited by the Coeliac New Zealand Dining Out Programme, Charley Noble have won awards for both their food and drinks menus.
90 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington
Experience exquisite French-influenced cuisine in a glamorous setting at coolest little capital’s most creative and art-focused hotels, QT Wellington.
Led by executive chef Jiwon Do, Hippopotamus carries on its award-winning approach to fine dining. By day, Hippopotamus offer an opulent and delicious high tea service that’s the perfect treat or way to mark a special occasion.
By night, their beautifully presented dinner menu has a mix of comfort food and fine-dining dishes with wine or cocktails – made by the expert mixologists from the adjoining cocktail bar – to match. With its flamboyant elegance and stunning views over Wellington Harbour, Hippopotamus makes for an always memorable experience.
Two Grey Bar and Brasserie
2 Grey Street, Wellington
Head to Two Grey and experience genuine service from their knowledgeable team whether you're in for a morning acai bowl or evening cocktails and dessert. Situated near the heart of Wellington City, Two Grey is where local and international flavours come together to create a menu of delight. Enjoy your meal amongst an impressive interior creates a modern and contemporary atmosphere.
90 cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington
Hot Sauce is the ideal spot for lazy afternoon grazing, vibrant evening dining or a cheeky nightcap or three. From pulled pork baos to beef tataki, Hot Sauce offers traditional Singaporean, Japanese, Korean and Thai flavours with a contemporary twist. Mouth-watering dishes with cutting-edge cocktails, tight tunes and an electric vibe that embodies. no fuss, just flavour.