Lin's Places to Eat

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These are draft pages. Some of the date is old. Ignore the formatting Will update and add to lca2010 wiki WHEN I have checked the info. Drafting them here so update will be quick once checked when in WLG.


  • Eftpos - but watch out for forex transaction fees
  • CC - Most places that accept Visa or Mastercard CC. Not all places that accept CC accept AMEX or Diners.
  • venues all non smoking indoors.

Todo: Prices? check hours, still there? open?

Cafe and Light meals

List of places close to LCA2010 venue. Suitable for lunch or quick meal breaks. Most of these places should have a selection for vegetarians. Notations: Licenced = Fully licenced BYO Kids: Child friendly aka ok for kids to dine there Vegetarian: Has vegetarian options Wifi: Has wifi available (free or paid service)

Close to the convention centre

You have the option of dining in OR buy takeaway to eat outdoors (on nice sunny day) in Civic Square. Civic Square has Wifi coverage.

On the same side as the convention centre, as you walk towards Victoria/Willis St, you'll find:

  • Nui Espresso. 101 Wakefield Street. +64 4 801 4188 email
    • Location: Wellington Visitor Information Centre Google Maps
    • Hours: Mon - Fri 7am - 4pm
    • Kids | Vegetarian | Cafenet
    • Reviews: Dineout
    • Kiwi Fare.
  • Clark's City Library Cafe. 65 Victoria St. +64 4 801 4014 gmail xtra-email
    • Location: Mezzanine Level, Wellington City Library, near corner of Wakefield & Victoria St Google Maps
    • Hours: Mon - Fri 8am - 7pm; Sat 9am - 4:30pm; Sun 11am - 4pm
    • Licenced | Kids | Vegetarian | Cafenet | Other Wifi
    • Reviews: Dineout

Accessible via Civic Square Nui Espresso and Clark's Cafe are accessible via Civic Square

  • Nikau Gallery Cafe. 101 Wakefield Street. +64 4 801 4168 email
    • Location: Ground floor of the City Art Gallery, Civic Square. Google Maps
    • Hours: Mon - Fri 7am - 4pm; Sat 9 - 4pm; Sun - closed
    • BYO(Wine Only) | Kids | Vegetarian | Cafenet | Wifi
    • Reviews: Dineout | Dominion Post 8Oct09
    • Very good cafe. Features seasonal, local and organic produce where possible

Across the road As you come out of the Wellington Convention Centre there's a traffic light pedestrian crossing. Cross the road and start walking towards Victoria/Willis St.

  • The Lido Cafe. 85 Victoria Street. +64 4 499 6666‎ email
    • Location: Corner of Wakefield & Victoria St Google Maps
    • Hours: Mon 7:30am - 3pm; Tue - Fri 7:30am - late; Sun - Sun 9am - late;
    • Licenced | Vegetarian
    • Reviews: Dineout | Sarah Bennett's review 13May09 | Frommers
    • Live jazz on Sunday evenings.
    • Very nice cafe with lots of window for people viewing.

Within 5 min walk from the Wellington convention centre

  • Victoria St (sushi, malaysian + vietnamse?)
    • Matsuri Sushi. 99 Victoria St. Mon-Fri 10:30am-4:30pm; Sat 11:30am-3:30pm
  • Cuba

Oaks Satay Noodle House

Manners Mall Cross Wakefield St at the traffic light pedestrian crossing in front of the convention centre. This puts you by Felix Cafe, at the corner of Wakefield and Cuba St. Walk along Cuba Street until you reach Burger King. Turn right into Manners Mall.

  • Abrakebabra Kebabs
  • Crepe-a-gogo, a crepe (french pancake) stall. They makes fresh sweet or savoury crepes to go. The savoury crepes are made with buckwheat batter. Prices start from $3.50
  • Fastfood chains: Burgerking, McDonalds and KFC are on Manners Mall

  • Finc +64 4 [mailto: email]
    • Location: Google Maps]
    • Hours:
    • Licenced | Kids | Vegetarian | Cafenet | Wifi
    • Reviews: Dineout]

  • Japanese/Sushi

  • Chinese
    • Grand Century Licensed Chinese Restaurant. Dineout Yum Char

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