Comfort Hotel Wellington
213 Cuba Street
Phone: (64) 4 3852153
Fax: (64) 4 3828873
Bars & Cafes
Located in a beautifully restored historical building, this spacious, white table clothed and elegantly decorated restaurant is one of Wellington's favorites, loved by business people for lunch and gourmands for dinner. It features a cocktail wine bar that is open late for supper. The owners serve food of international standard with style and grace. The menu is expensive, so inquire about the three-course pre-theater set menus and bankers' lunches. These are good value options. Logan Brown Restaurant & Bar welcomes guests for dinner from 5:30p onwards.
One of the happening places in the city to check out comedy acts and Improv , the Fringe Bar is a nice choice to spend a night out. Located to the south of the city's center, the bar offers a wide range of wine, mostly made locally. Besides, the bar also welcomes live performances by local musicians, so it is a great place to also check out the local music scene. The Fringe Bar is also the place where the popular Fringe Festival unfolds, which sees some of the area's and the country's best comic talents show off their stuff. Please see the website for more information.
Situated in the busy and bustling Te Aro neighborhood, Bar Medusa is a popular bar in Wellington. People throng this place to guzzle excellent drinks and also for its live music. The entertainment line up here is amazing. Solo artists, bands, well known DJs perform here. Music fans will be delighted with the music played here. From rock, pop, hip hop, jazz, and other genres of music is on the cards here. The ambiance is pleasing and comfortable. Sit on one of the many bar stools and enjoy the variety of drinks as well as music. Drop in and get the best of Wellington's music scene here. Call ahead for hours.
This place, on busy Cuba Street, is seldom empty, which is indicative of the great atmosphere and interesting international menu. There are two dining areas simply decorated with enigmatic black and white photographs and original art and a spacious courtyard at the rear of the restaurant. Saturday night is jazz night, and on Thursdays feel free to bring your own wine. Serves great coffee all day and marvellous meals. Mains such as Fish of the Day with herbs, mustard and caramelised onions are on offer. Licensed.
A small but lively bar, Havana Bar is in Havana Coffee Works' premise. Dance and drinks combine to set the mood for enjoyable lunch and dinners. The tapas platters are great to share with your gang while the live music and DJ nights will keep you entertained.
For some coffee is energizing, whereas some accompany it with a book in hand. At Havana Coffee Works, strong and mild coffees are served to caffeine addicted people that crowd here. The coffee house has been in business since the 1990s and is still going strong. Friendly staff help you choose the perfect java to suit your mood and taste. You will love your cuppa in Havana Coffee Works.
"The moment you know who you really are, all the secrets of the world will be open to you" says the billboard outside. Think about that one over dinner or simply relax in the tranquil atmosphere of this spacious cafe that attracts a casual crowd. The blackboard menu features pasta, pulses and unusual vegetarian combinations. Refreshments are cool and varied - fresh juices, Mango Lassi, fruit nectars, ginger beer, tea and more.
Indigo Bar is one of the most popular bar and music venues in Wellington. The place is buzzing with action on Friday and Saturday nights with live performances. You can enjoy a wide range of shows by chart-topping national artists, local fundraisers, international DJs, and local rock bands. You can also catch a popular comedy show and Rock gigs. So if you want to enjoy the New Zealand effervesce, this is the place to be. Enjoy the cocktails, a bottle of beer while listening to some great New Zealand music.
Earlier known as Indigo and also commonly called San Fran, the Bathy and SFBH, this popular bar with many names is one of Wellington's hottest music spots. San Francisco Bath House plays host to various bands, both local and international and across all genres. Enjoy the music here with delicious cocktails.
Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant is set in a historic building that dates back to 1849 and was a social hub for the community. It is now a popular meeting place for everyone in the neighborhood. Whether it is to dine, drink or listen to live music, you will find it always buzzing. It is also chockablock with quiz nights, book clubs and other cultural activities. Their menu made from scratch is delicious and the bar has something for everyone.
Sit inside or enjoy the outside garden bar, which is covered in case of rain. Enjoy delicious pizzas and burritos available from Little Gringos, the attached Mexican restaurant that also provides a home delivery service. Beer on tap, a big TV screen, pool tables and a quiet lounge area are added attractions. This traditional student hangout is inexpensive and friendly.
The Cambodian kitchen serves great food at reasonable prices for all those hankering to be back in the East. Seating only thirty and sporting interesting corrugated iron decor details and bold blue, yellow, orange and green feature walls, you will find it relaxing and welcoming. A moderate selection of food is offered including entrees like Spring Rolls, Barbecued Beef, Satay Seafood combination and Seafood Tom Yum. Mains like Grilled Beef Salad, and Sweet and Sour Fish. There is a good vegetarian selection and a modest wine list.