Beers are the most widely consumed alcohol on the planet so it’s no wonder we celebrate a World Beer Day every year in August. Why not head to the perfect pub, brewery or beer garden on August 5 for your favourite cold strong pint. Here’s six of the best beer places in Wellington, suggested by you on our social media.
1. The Malthouse
Known as the capital of Wellington craft beer, this 5-star reviewed bar has been serving a large range of beers to Wellingtonians for more than 30 years. Select between 30 taps, over 150 bottles in six different temperature zones…you’ll be in your element. Think the likes of Pale Ale, Belgian favourites, Stouts and more.
📍48 Courtenay Place, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
2. Rogue & Vagabond
This cheap craft beer bar boasts an outdoor terrace, diverse live music and a delicious food menu in a lively atmosphere. With an extensive list of craft beers such as Ginger Fusion, Reet Petite and more…you’ll be spoilt for choice. Plus, they offer a stellar range of large pizzas and the best burgers which pairs perfectly with a pint.
📍 18 Garrett Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
3. Goldings Free Dive
Another favourite amongst Wellington locals since its inception in 2013. Certainly, you can count on this small quirky and colourful bar when it comes to top-quality beers. It’s so popular that even famous American TV host Stephen Colbert slurped a few beers here in 2019 for his cameo on his talk show.
📍Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
4. The Arborist
As one of the best rooftops and romantic dining places, it’s a must-visit in Wellington. Pop on your winter warmers, relax on quirky furniture in the rooftop garden while indulging on plenty craft beers. Indeed, one of the best beer places in Wellington offering a perfect ending to a long week.
📍 166 Willis Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
5. Little Beer Quarter
With the largest selection of international beers and some of the best pizzas in Wellington, it’s a fantastic casual hangout with friends this weekend. Highlights include 14 rotating taps and over 100 whooping fridge beers.
📍 6 Edward Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
6. The Green Man Pub
If anyone knows how to do beers right, it’s the bloody Irish. This lively Kiwi-Irish pub serves a refreshing selection of Irish beers such as Heineken and Murphy’s alongside hearty dishes, shared platters and more in a buzzing atmosphere.
📍25 Victoria Street, Wellington Central, Wellington 6011, New Zealand