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26 Courtenay | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4442
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (21 reviews)
“garlic bread” (13 reviews)
“tiramisu” (11 reviews)
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Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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26 Courtenay | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 271 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We opted for an early dinner at 6pm and the restaurant was already busy, a good sign that locals like this place. The staff were attentive and friendly, the food was excellent and good size portions (takeaway container provided for left overs) and the low...More

Thank Rose R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here with my teenage daughter. Although being very busy we were seated quickly and our orders taken. The staff were friendly and efficient. The restaurant itself is quite quaint - just as you would find in Italy. I had the special which was...More

Thank mcm72
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Called in on Saturday 16th with friends, as ALWAYS food was to superb. Bruschetta was OUT OF THIS WORLD... All of our meals outstanding Value for money You must try this place, you will not be disappointed .

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Friday night - very busy but they fit us in for a later dinner. 4 happy eaters was the result. Authentic food at reasonable prices in a warm and comfortable surrounding with friendly efficient staff. They tick all the boxes really.

Thank Wayne K
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I went to Nicolini's once again last night and enjoyed myself immensely. The atmosphere, service and food were all exquisite. This time I had the garlic mushrooms to start, the rigatoni roma for a main (delicious!) and shared the maple and walnut gelato for dessert....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The perfect place for dinner with friends! Would definitely recommend sharing entrees, he garlic prawns are to die for! Had the seafood pasta for mains and it was amazing. Love this place and will always come back for more.

Thank Helena_Adams
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Whenever we go to an Italian restaurant we always compare with the memory of service and food at Nicolini's. We cant wait to come back. The staff were warm, friendly, did not rush us out at closing. We had no reservation and were accommodated. We...More

Thank Kathrin27
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Five of us went to celebrate my daughters birthday and were surprised at how busy it was on a Tuesday night. Always a good sign.Were seated promptly and our waitress asked if we would like any drinks or breads while we looked through the menu....More

Thank Kiwiscot1
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We popped in on the off chance early on a Saturday evening we could get a table for 4 and we could :). Great food, atmosphere, wine and staff. I have been a few times to this restaurant and have never been let down yet.

Thank G3657WKjohnc
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Family get together arrived at 5.30pm but had to be out at 7pm missed out on deserts if you book make sure no time restrictions. Good tasty food not over priced with friendly staff.Nice atmosphere. Just too much of a rush so much for a...More

Thank MikeGlobal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 24
Dinner, Lunch, 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
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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