Here at Secret, we absolutely love pizza. Therefore, we tracked down seven of the best pizza places in Wellington – where you can celebrate World Pizza Day on February 9. Plus, they make the perfect hangout with a beer or cocktail to hand.
This Italian restaurant is loved by Wellingtonians for their delicious wood-fire pizzas, pastas and drooling calzones. Taste your way through Italy with classic margherita, burrata and even some gluten-free numbers. Perfect for friends or family night!
📍1 Courtenay Place, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Tuck into some of the best pasta while indulging on authentic Italian pizza at this restaurant. Each pizza comes on a large plate, and there is an extensive menu to choose from. If you’re trying to watch your diet, but you’re dying for a treat, this is the perfect pizza spot for you, as the ingredients are less greasier than other pizza joints. Wash it all down with beer on tap to celebrate in Wellington.
📍 199 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
For a casual evening of specialty pizza, international beers and giggles with your friends, head to this 5-star pub. Each home-style pizza is made with thick crust, ingredients like Pomodoro sauce, cream cheese, spiced chicken, pepperoni and more. Wonderfully, vegans can delight in a pizza of choice too. Think Maggie May, Smokey Robertson, Meaty Boy, to name a few.
📍 6 Edward Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
4. Sal’s Pizza
Locals absolutely adore this 5-star hotspot. Imagine, a gigantic slice of authentic New York pizza for just $6. With a great selection of flavours, you’ll be tempted to purchase a whole pizza. Why not take your pizza home in Wellington and perch yourself in front of one of the best new movies on Netflix.
📍 Various Locations
This spot needs no introduction. Known for its epic dog-friendly outdoor grass terrace with bean bags, you’ll demolish a 15 inch handmade pizza paired with soul-satisfying beer in no time. Opt for either a traditional pizza or bizarre rogue style one, such as Zombie, which comes with ham, chorizo, pepperoni, bacon, red onion and chipotle. There are lots of options for gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian dieters, so nobody will leave left out.
📍 18 Garrett Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
6. HELL Pizza
Why not kick back with a beer and devour a pizza feast from the comfort of your own home. With the largest selection of pizzas on our list, you’ll have difficulty deciding between gourmet pizzas, vegan and vegetarian, and originals. Place your order now via the HELL Pizza website. Indeed, this combination would go nicely while binging an iconic new Netflix show.
📍 Various Locations
A cult-favourite for pizza in Wellington. Expect the most delicious belly-filling handmade pizzas from this spot. Opt to create your own or choice from the array of flavours. Think thick-crust pizzas made in tomato or creamy sauce, with ingredients like smoked chicken, spinach, sausage, basil…the list is endless.
📍 unit 24, ground floor/13 Leeds Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand