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Restaurants in Wellington

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Wellington restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Wellington restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Wellington to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Wellington restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Wellington.

  • Icon, Wellington

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Peter Thornley's menu is an effortless mix of traditional and contemporary New Zealand. More
  • Martin Bosley’s Restaurant

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Martin has a goatee and a winking, genial gruffness. His restaurant occupies the glass-walled dining room of a 126-year-old yacht club. The room is... More

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