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26 Courtenay | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4442
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17:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 17:30 - 22:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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273 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

NIcolini’s was an accidental find on a former occasion, when I had incorrectly recommended a different Italian Restaurant in the nearby vicinity (which is no longer there). Enjoyed the experience so much then, that I recommended Niccolini’s again for this return trip to Wellington, and was not embarrassed or disappointed in the slightest. As occurred on the first occasion, the... More 

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Thank FyingKiwi
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Down in Wellington for couple days was shocked to find not many vegetarian restaurant s, went this this Itailian place as its shares almost my name. What a wonderful fine. Had ravioli with 3 cheese and walnut and cream sauce, oh be still my beating heart this was amazing. Finished with cherry jubilee also amazing. My friend had fungi fettuccine,... More 

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Cody, Wyoming, United States
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went mid week with a reservation and we needed it. Nice ambience, didn't feel too crowded and not too noisy. Good wine selection and we had ravioli and cannelloni and some sides. Ravioli was exquisite. Gelato to finish. Waiters very attentive. All in all a good evening and we're going back again.

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Thank Marissa C
Wellington, New Zealand
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic atmosphere, rather romantic if you want it to be. Lovely little spot which was busy however not overwhelming with noise. Food was incredible. Highly recommend the Ravioli. I can't wait to try the Cannelloni. Exceptional options for vegetarians. The chocolate torte was probably the best chocolate dessert I have eaten in years. I am 100% sure I will be... More 

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Thank Amber D
Nelson New Zealand
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An old style restaurant with bags of charm. The staff were great; very attentive and the food is divine. If you order a dessert make sure you wear loose fitting clothes. We had Tiramisu and it was huge! Recommended to us by friends and we would certainly recommend it. Simply lovely.

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Thank Jo-O2006
Nelson, New Zealand
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110 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here during a trip to Wellington a few years ago. We enjoyed it then and were in the area again recently and looking for somewhere to eat, decided to go here again. We didn't have a booking but decided to take the punt. The front of house was quite busy and tables were mostly full or reserved, however,... More 

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Thank scarz
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff who managed to fit us in without a booking. There is an extra room out the back.The meals were fantastic and the best service.

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Thank paulwM7189YO
Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went on a Friday, didn't expect to get a table, the place looked pretty busy. So glad they did! Great food and service, a very pleasurable dining experience!!

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Thank Helena_Adams
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wait staff was prompt and friendly, great service all round. Had the bruschetta to start, which was delicious, and then followed it up with ravioli for a main and tiramisu for dessert. Great food and atmosphere, can't wait to go back.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Wellington, New Zealand
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72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with a group of friends for dinner. The wait staff are friendly, attentive and helpful. The menu is big with a good selection of pasta dishes. Make sure to check the specials that are on the board but our waitress did tell us when she took our orders. As a group of 6 we ordered quite a few... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 24
Cuisine
Italian, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Courtenay | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-802 4442

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?