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Cuba Street District

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Address: Access from Wakefield Street and, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 0(4) 802 4860
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One of Welly's Fine Little "Hoods

Cuba Street reminds me of an antipodean Fillmore Street in San Francisco. It's a wonderful walking 'hood filled with unusual shops and great little cafes, bars or restaurants to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Cuba St has it all - the best cafes and eating places in Wellington, op shops galore, great coffee and a wide range of characters!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

This is awesome - a capital city centre with a village feel - you have to drink coffee and watch the people. Food is fabulo!us and choices limitless. Students bring colour to the street and life - so make sure you visit while university is on

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East Tamaki, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Was here today 25/06/2015, and was stunned by all walks of live in and around Cuba Street. It's a buzz of activities and that's for young and old. Great to see everyone happy and in and out of a bar or coffee shop. A definite must do and see when you're in Wellington.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

You need a few trips here to learn to enjoy it, hopefully theres a few street performers around to enjoy. Avoid the beggers/'homeless', please don't encourage them by giving them anything.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We went down to Cuba St on a rainy Saturday night and again on a fine Sunday night and on both occasions it was extremely quiet. It was a nice place and the night market on Saturday was good for dinner but on the whole, it was anything overly special which was a bit disappointing.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Always a delight - just a pity the Bucket Fountain is currently out of service. I hope it is re-installed very soon. Such a great place to explore and find new experiences on Cuba - little galleries, great shops, second hand books and clothes and music and food - can't wait till my next visit.

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San Francisco, California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Cuba Street reminds me of an antipodean Fillmore Street in San Francisco. It's a wonderful walking 'hood filled with unusual shops and great little cafes, bars or restaurants to duck into. Cuba Street is one of Welly's fine wonders, and a lovely urban wander for window shopping or ducking into a shop to get an unusual gift.

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Reston, VA, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We stayed here for 2 weeks in 2008, so we saw the best of the street. There is shopping of all kinds - from the $2 stores to designer, all kinds of restaurants, a very cool artists' store, clothing, shoes, bags, New Zealand wool products, Chinese herbs, handcrafted items, street performers, also leading to a produce market. Excellent transportation connections... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

As Wellington is a nice city compared to others in new Zealand the Cuba Street has a touch of vibe and some nice bars (like matterhorn and meow), with live music and tasty drinks.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

It was a rainy, cool, windy day when we went looking for a place to dine along Cuba Street. Some of the shops were interesting and there were quite a few bars and restaurants. However, I do not think that it is that unique or interesting. We did find a good place to eat, offering a 2 for 1 meal.... More 

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Address: Address: Access from Wakefield Street and, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 0(4) 802 4860
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington

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