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Treat your tastebuds

Treat yourself to our favourite spots to savour the Hutt's friendly hospitality.

Comes And Goes credit Br4dy
Comes and Goes
Photo credit: Br4dy
Zany Zeus Chocolate Cake
Zany Zeus

The most Instagrammed eatery

Find the prettiest meal you'll ever see at Comes and Goes, in Jackson Street and is a brilliant addition to the cafe scene by bringing Asian-inspired mouth-watering menu's to Petone.

The best ever according to Scarlett Johansson

Zany Zeus chocolate cake is the best ever according to Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson! As well as being locally known for their mouth-watering, award winning ice-cream and cheese. Pop down for the best halloumi sandwich or grab something out of the cabinet for a lunchtime treat.

La Bella Italia
La Bella Italia
Sweet Vanilla Kitchen credit Sweet Vanilla
Sweet Vanilla Kitchen
Photo credit: Sweet Vanilla Kitchen

One of the best eateries with pizzeria in the world

From the moment you step through our door at La Bella Italia, you will feel like you’re in Italy. Their team sources the best Italian products and combines them with the freshest New Zealand produce to create an authentic and traditional Italian food experience which is why they are one of the 70 best restaurants with pizzeria in the world.

NZ's best suburban café for 2017 and 2018

Located inside a historic character building, Lower Hutt's Sweet Vanilla Kitchen won the 'Classic Kiwi' award in the 2016 Café of the Year competition, as well as NZ's best suburban cafe for 2017 and 2018. Pop in for fresh food, friendly service and fantastic baked goodies. 

Boneface Listicle
Boneface Brewing Co.
Panhead Listicle
Panhead Custom Ales

Award winning brewers

The old Dunlop tyre factories now lay home to award-winning craft breweries in the hub called Brewtown. Here you will find a fantastic selection of locally brewed craft beer recognised nationally for their taste along with a sumptuous menu starring pub favourite burgers through to ribs and lovely salads for lunch and dinner at Panhead who took out ‘3rd place 2018 GABS Festival with ‘Supercharger’, Kererū who won gold medals at the Australian International Beer Awards for Paloma and Feijoa Weisse and Boneface who are in the 2018 GABS Festival Top 100 with the Big Unit.

Oli Mi
Oli & Mi
Seashore Cabaret
Seashore Cabaret

#1 on Tripadvisor for Lower Hutt

Consistent praise on Tripadvisor means you know you're on to a winner. Modern fusion dining at its best awaits you in the heritage-listed building, once a dentist surgery in the from the 1930s. Oli & Mi is great for a quick bite before enjoying a movie down the road at the Light House Cinema. 

#1 on dining guide Zomato

The ever popular Seashore Cabaret is always a pleaser at #1 on dining guide Zomato. Be sure to allow for extra time for the perfect instagram pic of the eclectic decor and admire the view over Wellington Harbour before sitting down for a delicious meal.