"Courtenay Place - Entertainment, Food and Fun" Top 5 Page for this destination Wellington Favorite Tip by Kakapo2

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  Art at the end of Courtenay Place.
by Kakapo2

Favorite thing: I never stay awake long enough to see the ugly face of such places like Courtenay Place which is not a place in the meaning of: square, but a street which is the centre of Wellington?s dining and café scene. At its eastern end is the Embassy Theatre. It is just two or three blocks from the Waterfront and Te Papa, so you will always get there at some point.

There are talks to convert Courtenay Place into a square ? which I think would be fantastic. Police would also praise this as a fantastic idea as it could help to solve the problem of car hoons cruising the street on weekends and endangering the thousands of people who are only out there for dinner or a drink and having fun. (Not to talk of what happens in the early morning hours when most revellers are drunken and the rate of violent encounters raises dramatically?)

There are some great Italian places at Courtenay Place, some with nice outdoor seating. Great to watch other people ;-)

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jul 17, 2008
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