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Avida Bar

) #107 of 696 Restaurants in Wellington ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Mediterranean, European
132 Featherston Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-499 8000
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (49 reviews)
“croquetas” (4 reviews)
“chorizo” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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132 Featherston Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 151 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have eaten here many times and recently had a number of back to back bad experiences with partially cooked food, poor waiting staff indifferent to the fact that food was not cooked and very few things on the menu that I want to eat...More

Thank poohtravel
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for an afternoon wine. Very impressed with the knowledge & helpfulness of the staff. Great place to spend a cold wet afternoon in Wellington.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Called in for a late afternoon snack and drink, the staff were very friendly and welcoming. Fries were great, marinated olives were delicious also had the agria potatoes after the game. The Spanish cava was delicious.

Thank Gingerules
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Post the hospitality at WestPac Stadium we went to Avida, based on a recommendation. Eight of us were politely welcomed by the door man and we settled down at a table in a fairly packed bar with a lively atmosphere. Not only was the bar...More

Thank CEK0001
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Located in the heart of the city it's a convenient spot. We came here as a large group to celebrate. Having been to Spain and South America the food here in contrast to some of reviews was neither authentic nor good in fact it was...More

Thank Ann L
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We went to Avida last night (myself and hubby with another couple) before the ABs vs Lions game. It was packed as was every other bar in Wellington. There were no tables available inside but they had an outdoor area set up under a temporary...More

Thank kristabel2016
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Having spent quite a bit of time in Spain my mum always wants to go to Spanish restaurants when visiting a city. We chose Avida from reading about it on Trip Advisor. Must say I do not agree with the recent negative review in so...More

Thank cartref4ontour
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by some locals but were very disappointed. We have been lucky enough to eat Tapas all over Spain as well as a number of good restaurants in the U.K. Unfortunately Avida's offering didn't display any traits of real Spanish Tapas...More

Thank AndyKate237
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We have lived in Wellington for many years, but have been waiting for a good tapas restaurant for a long time. It is now here! All the tapas plates we tried at Avida were simply delicious, and the service was excellent - not something we...More

Thank Calum G
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Very casual and relaxed ambiance. Fabulous service, our waitress could describe the meals really well and offered suggestions. The food was outstanding- really tasty and portion sizes were perfect. Extensive wine list too. An all round great experience- we will definitely be back!

Thank Lisa D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Featherston Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-499 8000
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