Best Wellington Restaurants With A View


Wellington enjoys a beautiful harbour setting and what better way to enjoy than during a night out. We've put a list together of our favourite restaurants that offer fantastic views.

Hippopotamus Restaurant and Cocktail Bar

Best Wellington Restaurants With A View

Exquisite fine dining opposite Wellington Harbour in this third floor restaurant inside the QT Hotel (formally Museum Art Hotel). Stunning, ornate decor, five-star service and food that looks far too good to eat. With its marine views, large tables and high-class ambience, Hippopotamus is one of Wellington's most sought-after places to eat. Often booked up weeks in advance, the restaurant of... More info

Dockside Restaurant and Bar

Best Wellington Restaurants With A View

Dockside Restaurant & Bar offers a unique contrast of old and new in a historic building with a contemporary feel. As one might expect with a prime waterfront location, in the heart of Queens Wharf, the theme strongly hints at maritime and seafood has pride of place on the menu. The outdoor dining area is one of the largest over water in the southern hemisphere. Sitting on the deck with a c... More info

Shed 5 Restaurant and Bar

Best Wellington Restaurants With A View

Renowned seafood restaurant on Queens Wharf, you can feel the history as you dine in this old warehouse. Shed 5 also has an outdoor terrace for when the weather's nice, so it's very popular in summer. The interior really showcases the maritime heritage of the area, but don't expect run-of-the-mill fish and chips here - this is proper gourmet stuff. Fresh from the market that morning, they'll ru... More info

Coene's Bar and Eatery

Best Wellington Restaurants With A View

Coene's enjoys the best view in Wellingtion with a stunning view of the harbour. The menu focuses on sharing style dishes using fresh, local and seasonal ingredients combined with a full range of local craft and mainstream beers and wines. Whether it's weekend brunch outside on the deck or a reason to celebrate, Coene's is the perfect setting for your dining experience. Share the food, share... More info

One80

Best Wellington Restaurants With A View

One80 combines the best views with the finest ingredients for the perfect meal. The restaurant boasts stunning views across Oriental Bay and the menu includes fine dining dishes made from local seasonal produce with an international flavour. For a truly memorable night out try the five course degustation menu. If you can't make dinner try the afternoon High Tea with savoury and sweet selecti... More info