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Nicolini's

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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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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I were passing through Wellington on our holiday trip and stopped in for dinner. The food was incredible and the service was great. The garlic bread is simply perfect. You must try it!

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Thank gdav07
Tauranga, New Zealand
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was so looking forward to going here on my last night in Wellington. I am so glad I booked as on a Friday night it was fizzing! For starters I had the bruschetta and what a treat it was. Melt in the mouth focaccia with generous topping. A perfect way to start. The only negative was my main, the... More 

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Thank Scoop2657
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed in Wellington for 3 nights and dined here for the last two evenings. The first we tried to book but being valentines day they were booked solid of course but lucky us we received a call only moments later saying they had an opening which I was impressed with. I had spaghetti prawns...OMG it was... More 

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Thank Natalya G
Te Puke, New Zealand
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food and service was fantastic. Real Italian food that tastes great. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a cosy place with great atmosphere.

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Thank TurtzNZ
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you want the best Italian food in Wellington Nicolini's is the place you need to go to. While it looks small when you enter don't be deceived and ask to be seated in the Back Courtyard - a real Italian courtyard.

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Thank Robin & Karyn W
Canberra, Australia
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10 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little restaurant with really good Italian. Nice atmosphere, not pretentious. Good service from the staff

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Thank Colin B
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44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a really nice dinner at Nicolini's!! I had the garlic bread and the lasagna and it was so good!!! The staff of the place are really nice!! It was a long time ago I had proper Italian food and Nicolini's just made it happen. The value for money was excellent!! Probably the best Italian in Wellington!!!

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Thank Veltje
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Went for dinner with my wife and was very impressed. We started with an antipasto platter to share and a bottle of prosecco. The platter was fairly standard and a good size for an appetizer. For mains my wife ordered of the specials menu as her first choice of the Ravioli wasn't available. I ordered the Lasagna al ragu Bolognese,... More 

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Thank Dan M
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Such a romantic and lovely atmosphere. Food was exemplary and large portions which you are allowed to take doggy bags if you can't finish. Lighting and music were just right (real candles are lit), drinks come standard as doubles and interesting items all over the walls. Staff are friendly and helpful.

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Thank Tanika H
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

There is always a warm welcome at Nicolini's , the atmosphere is welcoming and the food is always exceptional

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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
US$14 - US$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
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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?