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Ivy Cabaret

Closed Now: 7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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Fun and a second home

Ivy is the only bar I go to as I feel safe and can watch awesome performers, staff are lovely and... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2017
Wellington, New Zealand
via mobile
Potential to be amazing

We (three of us) went to IVY when it opened and we were the only people there for an hour. A few... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2016
Wellington, New Zealand
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
1 week ago
“Amazing night out!”
Oct 4, 2019
“Terrible music.”
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Hours Today: 7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! What an awesome vibe from the moment you step in the door! We were greeted with a warm welcome like we were already part of the family. Great bar staff that whipped up some amazing cocktails...big thanks to Brayden for his awesome service and...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Lisacunningham01
Reviewed October 4, 2019

Would be nice to hear a different playlist for once. Very male orientated bar. So much for a being lesbian friendly bar when you have no events what so ever to do with lesbians unless they are in drag. Would be cool if you actually...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Hvrx69
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

Last Saturday night I went out in Ivy with My friends, it was great fun ! Great stuff! Great with returning of lost property

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank zoetaylor96
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

WOW !!!! We stumbled into Wellington at almost 1am and found Ivy bar by chance, they were about 10 mins from closing but welcomed us in for a quick drink and we fell in love with the place. We returned a little over a week...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Andrea R
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Ivy is the only bar I go to as I feel safe and can watch awesome performers, staff are lovely and they always have a smile (even after a long shift) and I never feel out of place at Ivy. Thank you all and I'll...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank EmilyC5188
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Young crowds, cheap drinks, your regular top 40 music. Not somewhere where I could party every weekend. For the only proper gay club in the city, it's a bit underwhelming.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank barsegh
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Great atmosphere and the staff are always beautiful and lovely! So welcoming and the entertainment top notch.. 10/10 would drink here again.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank rosemaryandjulius
Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

We (three of us) went to IVY when it opened and we were the only people there for an hour. A few people came in and out. But we were sitting there with the place to ourselves. The service was awesome, the only let down...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank rebs2019
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Stumbled into Ivy Bar looking for one-for-the-road. Ended up staying several hours. The cocktails were quick, fresh, and packed a punch, and the place seemed popular with a broad cross-section of locals. Looked like camp glitzy fun.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Dion_C
Reviewed July 26, 2015

Such an amazing and entertaining evening! Thoroughly enjoyed by our staff members! Amazing entertainers and so welcoming ! Everyone got involved and had a heap of laughs! Would recommend to any and everyone

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank micci0911
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