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Address: Access from Wakefield Street and, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 4-802 4860
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Trendy, busy and exciting

Funky restaurants, bars and "clubs" along the way with a great selection of different cuisines, styles and prices. Our favorite was "Ombra" - on the corner with Vivian St - see... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are proud of our little Cuba St! You have to go on Cuba, at least once! Very charming and a lot of good places to eat. There's a nice food market on Friday night too..

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La Jolla, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were disappointed by Cuba Street. There was not much to see for our children ages 7, 10 and 12. The shops were not quaint but rather seemed very touristy.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Funky restaurants, bars and "clubs" along the way with a great selection of different cuisines, styles and prices. Our favorite was "Ombra" - on the corner with Vivian St - see separate review. Although busy with tourists and locals alike, it felt very safe and non threatening. Definitely worth scouring the street for the place to suit your likes -... More 

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great area to explore / lots quirky little shops and food places and bars. Definitely park of the whole exploring and seeing Wellington

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New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to go at night for eats and see some great street entertainment also good for shopping. Gets busy during evening

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place comes alive on weekends - starting from Friday 4pm onwards till Sunday midnight. Lot of clubs, restaurants, café, bars around this place. Lot of tourists flock this place to get a feel of local culture. Nice place to hang-out, but, don't mess with strangers or locals.

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Mandurah, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed my visit here, there are great individual shops with some high street ones amongst the. A really cool second hand book shop was amazing.

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Palm Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I found Cuba street many years ago while visiting Wellington. Since then I always book a hotel that I can walk to the area and discover its hidden treasures. Hubby isn't always as interested as me so that is why I stay within walking distance. Great places to eat and great retro shops and antique shops too. Very easy to... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit Wellington, you need to visit the Cuba Street district. It is very lively, noisy and bohemian. It reminds me of Soho in London. Lots of slightly odd people all having a good time right into the night. Still jumping at 11pm with places to eat and drink. Lots of bars and restaurants to choose from.

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Thank William H
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love walking up and down Cuba Street and just observe the locals expressing their natural own styles. Several restaurants and cool shops to explore and spend a good half day just on this little piece of the city.

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