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Havana Bar and Restaurant

32a - 34 Wigan Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-384 7039
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (48 reviews)
“prawns” (19 reviews)
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Bar, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
32a - 34 Wigan Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 274 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Wellington recently we went to Havana for drinks and dinner. Firstly the facade is a couple of old row houses, quirky, cute and inviting. You go into the bar and immediately feel comfortable in the almost beach bach eclectic styling. Service is immediate, friendly...More

Thank TravelCapt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for a few exotic cocktail......nice staff, great service and if you pop in on a lunch time you may get treated to some cabaret in the form of a comedy shaker juggling act......(happens to the best of us)........ Like I say, lovely place......didn't...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were lucky enough to book a table for five for a pre-show dinner before the Wearable Arts show. When we arrived we started by selecting a drink each while we waited for our meal, the cocktail names on the menu gave us a laugh...More

Thank 777Viki
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

It's a pity but they never learn. Less than a year they haven't got it into their thick skulls re charging a credit card fee. It's the only place that persists with this. I eat out frequently and this is the only place that still...More

1  Thank toddytom
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This was recommended by our hotel, and they were right on. They told us they had killer cocktails. So true. They told us it was funky and eclectic - absolutely. And they told us the food was great. They didn't lie. Fun place. Great vibe....More

Thank yecats59
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

2nd time at this venue. Excellent food both times but my colleague was refused a scotch nightcap to wash down his desert because he had "had too much already". Thought this was strange as he was not drunk or anywhere near it. Turned out at...More

1  Thank Colin G
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Great selection of tasty tapas, all expertly prepared. Great efficient service, and food delivered timely. A dining party of mid size (10+) get a great range of food and also a great selection of beverages won't disappoint.

Thank Jadedog
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We went to Havana after a movie at the Lighthouse because it was across the road and had been recommended by work colleagues. We were not let down. The food and service were spot on. We wanted a quick dinner and the food came out...More

Thank Ursula E
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Visited here with friends on our first night in Wellington and really enjoyed ourselves. The food is all small plates that you share and it all tasted very good. It's a popular place so I'd advise booking at the weekends, but we were lucky to...More

Thank Laurence1985
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

What a great experience we had at Havana. From the time we walked in, until we left, the service was very good. We started off in the bar with cocktails, moving next door to have a fabulous selection of tapas menu, all were superbly cooked....More

Thank Jo S
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Lloyd W
28 October 2015|
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Response from Dinealone22 | Reviewed this property |
I think it is advisable to book, I have recently been midweek and it was very busy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32a - 34 Wigan Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-384 7039
  • E-mail
Situated in colourful and cosy historic cottages, Havana is an award winning cocktail bar & restaurant serving a diverse range of Spanish inspired tapas and seasonal plates. The bar supports local and international musicians and DJ's three nights a week for your listening pleasure.
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