We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Havana Bar and Restaurant

) #56 of 692 Restaurants in Wellington ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Cuban, European
32a - 34 Wigan Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-384 7039
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (52 reviews)
“prawns” (19 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Bar, Cuban, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
32a - 34 Wigan Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (275)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 266 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small, quirky, quietly self-possessed and a great venue for music. The food is good and the bar exceptionally well stocked with spirits. If you are a visitor to Wellington, it is worth getting out you G... Maps and finding your way to it.

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 34 year old son took a friend and I here for a leisurely Sunday lunch. The English accented Kiwi waiter was very helpful and knowledgable. We must have been there the same day as the Kiwi Traveller as we had the exact same dishes...More

Thank kiwisisters_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is only one thing worse than being served a terrible food: being served a terrible food by earnest waiters who have no idea just how awful the things they are doing to you are ! In terms of value for money and expectation Havana...More

Thank Misurati
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed nearby to Havana Bar and never realised it was so close to Cuba St. We came for a late lunch, the waiter was friendly and knowledgeable. We had Kashmiri Chilli & Garlic Prawns, roast honey yam and crispy pork belly with coco...More

Thank Kiwitraveller502011
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful ambiance, friendly service, yummy + + + food, excellent wine list ... bliss! It's so reliable ... but never the same twice. Outstanding.

Thank Peter_OConnor
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Not only is Havana bar and restaurant one of the most aesthetically pleasing on the outside but it is fabulous on the inside too. It has such a warm cosy feeling. It is somewhere you would easily love to spend a rainy winters night. I...More

Thank Deirdre403
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The bar and restaurant are a lovely space, and the food overall was good. However, we had to constantly beg to have water glasses topped up, which was damned annoying. We asked for a jug - sorry we only have two jugs in the restaurant...More

Thank SueMisk
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Havana Restaurant has become a firm favourite. It has an innovative menu based on a tapas system of shared plates. When you enter the door, the aroma of food is enticing and the welcome from staff makes you feel at home. The waiting staff are...More

Thank Molly72
Nearby Restaurants
Logan Brown
1,138 reviews
.12 km away
576 reviews
.12 km away
Fidel's Cafe
630 reviews
.07 km away
Cuba Street Bistro
233 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
National War Memorial
228 reviews
.36 km away
Holocaust Centre of New Zealand
5 reviews
.28 km away
Light House Cinema Cuba
50 reviews
.03 km away
Havana Coffee Works
41 reviews
.37 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Lloyd W
28 October 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Dinealone22 | Reviewed this property |
I think it is advisable to book, I have recently been midweek and it was very busy.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
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
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 03:00
11:30 - 03:00
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing