20 awesome things under $20 in Wellington

Make your way through the capital city by checking out the 20 things to do, see and eat under $20. It's Wellington's ultimate best, banging, bargain adventure

Burger Liquor burgers fries drinks

Go for burgers

18 Majoribanks Street, Mt Victoria, Wellington

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Everybody loves a burger, and Burger Liquor can provide a burger to suit almost everyone - regardless of age or dietary requirement. Most of Burger Liquor's delicious menu is under $20 and the atmosphere is laidback and fun.


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Parliament Buildings

Molesworth Street, Pipitea, Wellington

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A visit to New Zealand's capital city would not be complete without a visit to the beautifully refurbished Parliament Buildings. Consisting of three architecturally distinctive buildings, there's the Edwardian neo-classical Parliament House, the Victorian Gothic Parliamentary Library and the unique 1970s-style Beehive building.

Free guided tours of Parliament are available each day but need to be booked in advance. You can also book to dine at Bellamy's by Logan Brown, previously exclusively for parliamentarians, this fine dining restaurant at Parliament is now open to the public.


Mt Vic Chippery

Have a fish and chip feast

5 Majoribanks Street, Mount Victoria, Wellington

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Mt Vic Chippery's Weekday Express Lunch is excellent value: for $15 you'll get a piece of beer-battered, crumbed or gluten-free battered market fish, crinkle-cut fries, slaw, sauce and a soft-drink. Go have a fish and chip picnic at nearby Oriental Bay.


The Little Waffle Shop exterior Courtenay Place

Treat yourself to a delicious waffle

53 Courtenay Place, Te Aro, Wellington

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Grab a hot waffle loaded up with decadent toppings like freshly whipped cream, hot chocolate sauce, fresh fruit and sprinkles. You'll find The Little Waffle Shop on Courtenay Place ($9 each, $5 waffle of the week on Wednesdays).


The Lighthouse Cinema

Go see a movie

Light House Cuba, Wellington

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Cosy up on a two-seater couch and enjoy a movie at the boutique Light House Cinema which has three theatres around Wellington. Adult tickets are $18 every day and just $12 each Tuesday or $9.5 on Monday.


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Chow girls cocktails rosebud

Sip a cocktail

45 Tory St, Te Aro, Wellington

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One of Wellington's most-loved restaurants, Chow serves up fresh, contemporary takes on Asian eats along with a line-up of delicious cocktails in a cool-casual setting. Their delicious cocktails are all under $20 - our favourite is the rosebud.


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