What on

Rough Guides lists Wellington in their  Top 10 cities to visit this year  and here are some of the upcoming events that make Wellington the Coolest little Capital in the world:

The Arborist Rooftop Bar
The best place to enjoy this glorious city.

Wellington is a remarkable city with a stunning calendar of events all year round, there's always a good reason to visit. Here is our list of favourites;

Christmas Day Lunch
St Johns Bar & Restaurant

New Years Eve Dinner
Waterfront Fireworks
St Johns Bar & Restaurant


First Responder Festival
St Johns Bar
26- 28 January with  entertainment all weekend

NZ Arts Festival
Feb- March

Fringe Festival 
2-17 March

Wellington International Pride Parade
10 March



Dining out

Trinity Hospitality's best bars & restaurants in Wellington
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The Old Bailey

The Old Bailey is Wellington's original Monteith's bar. A stone’s throw from Parliament, Westpac Stadium and nestled amongst the CBD and shopping district on Lambton Quay. It offers some of the best value meals in Wellington starting with their famous breakfast from $3 and weekend brunch. You may have to book for lunch between Monday and Friday.

04 473 2548
cnr Lambton Quay & Balance St

St Johns Restaurant and Bar

St Johns on the Waterfront brings you fresh contemporary NZ cuisine and a vibrant award winning bar, serving local craft beers and wines. Enjoy a relaxing drink on the lawns while soaking up the sun and views - the best of Wellington.

04 801 8017
5 Cable Street

El Horno

El Horno is a fabulous Wellington bar situated on the vibrant Courtenay Place. It is a fantastic place to go and have a few drinks. Its decor, Hispanic/Western theme and traditional Sangria - offers people the opportunity to  'party like they are in Spain' right in the heart of Wellington.Whether you want to dance the night away or enjoy a more intimate gathering El Horno staff will go out of their way to make your night a night to remember.

04 385 4532
32 Courtenay Place