Best pubs in Wellington

Check out the top pubs in Wellington, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. 1841 Bar and Restaurant
1. 1841 Bar and Restaurant
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7 local reviews
1 Disraeli St, Wellington
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
04-477 4057
RestaurantBarFood
Andrea
Nice pub food. Great atmosphere with lots of specials on Monday and Tuesday's. Popular with locals
Raksha
Good pub style food with live music in the weekends. They have daily deals
Carolyn And Warwick
Great local pub 10 minutes drive away, fantastic spare ribs
1. 1841 Bar and Restaurant
1. 1841 Bar and Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
7 local reviews
1 Disraeli St, Wellington
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
04-477 4057
Andrea
Andrea
Nice pub food. Great atmosphere with lots of specials on Monday and Tuesday's. Popular with locals
Raksha
Raksha
Good pub style food with live music in the weekends. They have daily deals
Carolyn And Warwick
Carolyn And Warwick
Great local pub 10 minutes drive away, fantastic spare ribs
2. Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant
2. Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant
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34 local reviews
39 Abel Smith St, Te Aro
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+64 4-384 9085
CafeBarRestaurant
David
If the Southern Cross isn't NZ's best pub then I need to get out more! This hotel is a multi facility…
Caroline
Both bar and restaurant, the Southern Cross is a stone's throw from Havana bar/restaurant. The Southern Cross…
Kate
Spacious Pub with large beer garden. Also serves dinner. Live music most nights
2. Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant
2. Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant
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34 local reviews
39 Abel Smith St, Te Aro
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+64 4-384 9085
David
David
If the Southern Cross isn't NZ's best pub then I need to get out more! This hotel is a multi facility operation that purrs like clock work…
Caroline
Caroline
Both bar and restaurant, the Southern Cross is a stone's throw from Havana bar/restaurant. The Southern Cross is a large venue, quite…
Kate
Kate
Spacious Pub with large beer garden. Also serves dinner. Live music most nights
3. The Pickle Jar
3. The Pickle Jar
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11 local reviews
5 Parkvale Rd, Wellington
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
04-476 3036
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Judit & Julian
Really good local pub with food. Friendly Pub with foot long Pizza, and custom beers. Good for families and…
Rebecca And Aaron
Cosy and friendly pub - great food and excellent drinks - Tuesday night quiz night is the best!
Louise
Great quiz night on Tuesdays at 7pm and decent pub food. Great pizzas and burgers.
3. The Pickle Jar
3. The Pickle Jar
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11 local reviews
5 Parkvale Rd, Wellington
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
04-476 3036
Judit & Julian
Judit & Julian
Really good local pub with food. Friendly Pub with foot long Pizza, and custom beers. Good for families and singles. All embracing.
Rebecca And Aaron
Rebecca And Aaron
Cosy and friendly pub - great food and excellent drinks - Tuesday night quiz night is the best!
Louise
Louise
Great quiz night on Tuesdays at 7pm and decent pub food. Great pizzas and burgers.
4. Khandallah Trading Company
4. Khandallah Trading Company
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8 local reviews
Agra Crescent, Wellington
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
04-479 4157
Establishment
Kathryn
The local pub which is quite relaxed and friendly and part of the Khandallah community
Janine
Local pub, good pub food, kid friendly menu.
Amy
Local for a drink or pub meal. Nice ambiance.
4. Khandallah Trading Company
4. Khandallah Trading Company
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8 local reviews
Agra Crescent, Wellington
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
04-479 4157
Kathryn
Kathryn
The local pub which is quite relaxed and friendly and part of the Khandallah community
Janine
Janine
Local pub, good pub food, kid friendly menu.
Amy
Amy
Local for a drink or pub meal. Nice ambiance.
5. Sprig & Fern Tavern on Tinakori Road
5. Sprig & Fern Tavern on Tinakori Road
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15 local reviews
342 Tinakori Rd, Thorndon
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+64 4-499 1390
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Jen & Rob
Nice pub to go to for a few drinks, they do quiz nights on Tuesday evenings, Bingo night on Wednesday or…
Judit
Nice, little pub with occasional live music and they brew their own beer which you can take away in bottles or…
Tamsyn
A charming small-town style pub with tasty food and home-brewed beers. Right by the botanic gardens in…
5. Sprig & Fern Tavern on Tinakori Road
5. Sprig & Fern Tavern on Tinakori Road
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15 local reviews
342 Tinakori Rd, Thorndon
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+64 4-499 1390
Jen & Rob
Jen & Rob
Nice pub to go to for a few drinks, they do quiz nights on Tuesday evenings, Bingo night on Wednesday or Thursday, and you can get pizza…
Judit
Judit
Nice, little pub with occasional live music and they brew their own beer which you can take away in bottles or have it there together with a…
Tamsyn
Tamsyn
A charming small-town style pub with tasty food and home-brewed beers. Right by the botanic gardens in historic Tinakori village.
6. Sprig & Fern Tavern
6. Sprig & Fern Tavern
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11 local reviews
146 Jackson St, Lower Hutt
Closed · Opens 2:00 PM
04-566 0649
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Mushka
... they brew their own beer. Yummy curly fries and other menu options. You can take the kids. Tues night Pub…
Marcus
This has become one of the most popular pubs in the neighbourhood. Almost all the beer is from the Sprig &…
Bevan
Craft beer bar. B.Y.O food. Quite a pub vibe.
6. Sprig & Fern Tavern
6. Sprig & Fern Tavern
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11 local reviews
146 Jackson St, Lower Hutt
Closed · Opens 2:00 PM
04-566 0649
Mushka
Mushka
... they brew their own beer. Yummy curly fries and other menu options. You can take the kids. Tues night Pub Quiz night and DJ Sundays
Marcus
Marcus
This has become one of the most popular pubs in the neighbourhood. Almost all the beer is from the Sprig & Fern brewery.
Bevan
Bevan
Craft beer bar. B.Y.O food. Quite a pub vibe.
7. Finn's Paekakariki
7. Finn's Paekakariki
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6 local reviews
LodgingEstablishment
Josie & Grant
Kevin and Nancy offer an excellent range of restaurant and pub food, wine and beer, including some great New…
Mike & Elizabeth
Finn's bar & restaurant is the local pub in Paekakariki.
Tina
A sports bar too, with pub meals
7. Finn's Paekakariki
7. Finn's Paekakariki
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6 local reviews
Josie & Grant
Josie & Grant
Kevin and Nancy offer an excellent range of restaurant and pub food, wine and beer, including some great New Zealand craft beers. Ask Kevin…
Mike & Elizabeth
Mike & Elizabeth
Finn's bar & restaurant is the local pub in Paekakariki.
Tina
Tina
A sports bar too, with pub meals
8. Courtenay Place
8. Courtenay Place
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58 local reviews
Courtenay Pl, Te Aro
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Robyn
Part of Wellington's Entertainment Area where you will find a wide selection of Restaurants, Pubs, Clubs, and…
Patricia And Craig
The place to be for nightlife. Or to watch sport on TV in a pub.
John
Bars, Pubs and Nightclubs abound.
8. Courtenay Place
8. Courtenay Place
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58 local reviews
Courtenay Pl, Te Aro
Robyn
Robyn
Part of Wellington's Entertainment Area where you will find a wide selection of Restaurants, Pubs, Clubs, and Takeaways This is the area to…
Patricia And Craig
Patricia And Craig
The place to be for nightlife. Or to watch sport on TV in a pub.
John
John
Bars, Pubs and Nightclubs abound.
9. Backbencher Pub & Cafe
9. Backbencher Pub & Cafe
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4 local reviews
34 Molesworth Street
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
04-472 3065
CafeBarRestaurant
Belinda
Well known Wellington Pub and it has NZ politician figures around the walls. Also sometimes they have live tv…
John & Julia
Iconic pub - opposite Parliament Buildings, lovely NZ food, Great for pre-stadium drinks. Recommend booking if…
Allister & Sophi
The pub across the road from parliament,and just at the bottom of the hill
9. Backbencher Pub & Cafe
9. Backbencher Pub & Cafe
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4 local reviews
34 Molesworth Street
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
04-472 3065
Belinda
Belinda
Well known Wellington Pub and it has NZ politician figures around the walls. Also sometimes they have live tv filming fof the Backbencher…
John & Julia
John & Julia
Iconic pub - opposite Parliament Buildings, lovely NZ food, Great for pre-stadium drinks. Recommend booking if eating before stadium events
Allister & Sophi
Allister & Sophi
The pub across the road from parliament,and just at the bottom of the hill
10. Gasworks Miramar
10. Gasworks Miramar
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7 local reviews
11 Tauhinu Rd, Wellington
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
04-388 8427
RestaurantBarFood
Lucien
The only pub worth visiting in Miramar (but there plenty more in Wellington!).
Ian
Great local pub to watch sports and have a bite to eat
Angie
Pub style food, a great place to catch sports on TV
10. Gasworks Miramar
10. Gasworks Miramar
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7 local reviews
11 Tauhinu Rd, Wellington
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
04-388 8427
Lucien
Lucien
The only pub worth visiting in Miramar (but there plenty more in Wellington!).
Ian
Ian
Great local pub to watch sports and have a bite to eat
Angie
Angie
Pub style food, a great place to catch sports on TV
11. Shepherds Arms Hotel
11. Shepherds Arms Hotel
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3 local reviews
285 Tinakori Rd
04-472 1320
LodgingPoint of interestEstablishment
Antony & Stefanie
Local pub for kiwi beer and grub. TVs showing live sports events.
Allister & Sophi
Pub down the road in Thorndon Village
Judit
Great for pub dinners
11. Shepherds Arms Hotel
11. Shepherds Arms Hotel
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3 local reviews
285 Tinakori Rd
04-472 1320
Antony & Stefanie
Antony & Stefanie
Local pub for kiwi beer and grub. TVs showing live sports events.
Allister & Sophi
Allister & Sophi
Pub down the road in Thorndon Village
Judit
Judit
Great for pub dinners
12. Strathmore Local
12. Strathmore Local
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7 local reviews
5 Strathmore Ave
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
04-920 0315
RestaurantBarFood
Charlotte
Great food, great fire, and a weekly pub quiz!
Murray
Good 'Kiwi' pub food - close to the house
12. Strathmore Local
12. Strathmore Local
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7 local reviews
5 Strathmore Ave
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
04-920 0315
Charlotte
Charlotte
Great food, great fire, and a weekly pub quiz!
Murray
Murray
Good 'Kiwi' pub food - close to the house