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Cuba Street District

Address: Access from Wakefield Street and, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 0(4) 802 4860
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Ranked #22 of 127 Attractions in Wellington
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other

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45 reviews 45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

The Haight Ashbury of the South Pacific, a fabulous off beat collection of cafe's, bars, eateries, clubs and shopping. All you would expect of the irreverent NZ attitude to order done in a fabulously funky way. Tremendous place to immerse and wander the mall and browse the shops, hang out in the eateries and drinkeries! :-)

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

ended up here as we were looking for a cafe that a friend had recommended. The walk down Cuba street is something I should have done anyway/ the atmosphere is eclectic, a bit of a mix of Key West and Boulder, colorado. There are a great many things to do, see and buy.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Just walk and take in the sights. These range from street art, to street theater to quirky shops, and cool bars and cafes. Some of city's best restaurants are in the area, and in the surrounds is where the coffee culture began. Enjoy

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

The Cuba Street district is a very down to earth sub district of Wellington, with a completely different atmosphere to the rest of the city. It is full of alternative cafes, restraints and clothing and other shops making it a fun place to explore and relax in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Fun street art, and a good collection of shops and restaurants...a fun time...just walking around and window shopping...we enjoyed the walk and even found a few things to buy!

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London
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

At some point you'll stumble through Cuba if visiting Wellington. There's plenty of cool shops and cafés to while away an afternoon. Also a few bars if your out for the night for a few scoops. Worth checking out the area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I was keen to explore this area as I had heard so much about it.We checked it out last week and was quite underwhelmed. Apart from a few 'quirky' shops it was fairly ordinary. The Friday night markets are good though ,it had a nice,friendly atmosphere. To its credit, it is home to a few good restaurants eg Logan Brown.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

You will normally find some interesting colourful people in the Cuba Street area. Some very talented buskers as well! Cuba street has some really neat stores and a great range of eateries. And of course, there is the bucket fountain that a certain Hobbit went to the toilet in.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This area has an artsy bohemian flare to it. Would not make a special trip to visit here but if looking for something to do and someplace with a variety of places to eat this is the place to go. There were street musicians and colorful people at every corner.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Probably one of the few streets worth walking up and down, especially towards dinner time while searching for somewhere to eat.

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