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Cabaret glitz and a lot of gay glamour

Where to begin? Is it the fabulous owners, who are warm and welcoming? Is it the cozy, warm... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
Great little gay bar on Cuba Street

Great little gay bar on Cuba Street - great atmosphere, decor, friendly owners and staff, good... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
Lyttelton, New Zealand
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Jun 23, 2018
“Cabaret glitz and a lot of gay glamour”
Dec 22, 2017
“Great little gay bar on Cuba Street ”
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176 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-802 5335
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

Where to begin? Is it the fabulous owners, who are warm and welcoming? Is it the cozy, warm atmosphere? Is it the great cocktails? On a dreary, cold, Wellington evening stepping in here to a lovely bar that was well heated made me feel instantly...More

Thank CarolM5789
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We visited as this was a bar owned by a couple of the boys. We were shamefully ripped off and totally gob snacked at what people can do too suspected ‘tourists’. We have a reputable business near Auckland and would never rip customers off. Shame...More

Thank KiaOra31
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Great little gay bar on Cuba Street - great atmosphere, decor, friendly owners and staff, good cocktail menu and drink selection. The night we were there classic music from the late 80s transitioned to up to date dance tracks - we had a good time...More

Thank frankiethe
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We always seem to end up having a nightcap here when in Wellington for a visit. It does not disappoint. Was a quiet Friday night and great service as always. The owners are lovely as well as the bartenders. Had a few lovely cocktails!

1  Thank pip_dman
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Visited Scotty and Mal's Bar both on a Fri (quiet & great for after work drinks) and Sat (After dinner cocktails and fun) on a recent visit to Wellington with a friend. Really enjoyed the friendly service, professionally well-made cocktails and the attention to detail...More

2  Thank SecretServant
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Having heard so many great things (from my straight married mate) who had been at and at and at me about this amazing gay bar finally got to visit and meet the owners. Scott and Mal were extremely friendly and such awesome guys to talk...More

1  Thank Phil W
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We celebrated New Years at this bar (visiting from San Francisco). We met the owners Scotty and Mal who along with the bartenders instantly made us feel welcome. Great crowd from all over the world not just locals. All age groups present as well. The...More

1  Thank THSF
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

You're typical gay cocktail lounge where everyone makes you feel welcomes and you can casually meet new friends.

1  Thank Karetai
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is a long bar in the famous and popular Cuba Street, close to Vivian Street end. The atmosphere inside is relaxed and laid-back. The barmen are the owners, and hence th eservice is top-class! They have a great range of craft beers and various...More

1  Thank Brian C
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I came here with a few friends. It's the type of place that needs people in it for it to be interesting (well, where doesn't?), so if you want a bit of fun time your visit for later at night (say, post 9pm) and on...More

1  Thank doctorj42
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