Get in the KNOW about the coolest little capital by checking out these quirky tips.
Pretty much everything in Cuckoo Cocktail Emporium by Queens Wharf is for sale, including the furniture.
Take a walk through the wardrobe from Foxglove into Foxtail to find rare champagne and whisky.
Thought you just got the red, white and yellow roses? Well my friend, there are over 300 varieties of roses in The Botanic Garden.
There are heaps of specially craft beer bars around; The Bruhaus, Malthouse, Hashigo Zake, The Hop Garden and Little Beer Quarter. So much beer.
You can take a wee tour through the Beehive and Parliament buildings for a nosy, tours leave on the hour every day.
Thorndon is NZ's most elderly suburb, did ya know that one?
Tuck into 2 for 1 mains at Arizona on Monday evenings, probably best to take someone with you though, don't think you could eat 2 mains by yourself.
Every hour, just past the hour, the clock at the top of Old Bank Arcade opens up to reveal how Old Bank came to be.
You can order some good old popcorn as a bar snack at Motel on Forresters Lane.
Deluxe cafe on Kent Terrace serves up the most delicious vegan salads and they're not just yum for vegans, they're yum for all.
If you're wondering what the fuss is about over Beef Wellington, try it at the Tasting Room where it was voted in the top 10 NZ eating experiences by Lonely Planet in 2009.
When it's a bit chilly, warm your bum at Ancestral on Courtenay Place, where you'll find delightfully heated benches.
Chow has 2 for 1 food on Mondays so you can fit in more, for less, much less.
Sip on 2 for 1 cocktails every Wednesday and Saturday at Chow.
Take a friend/special friend to The Library for dessert on Tuesday where there's a cheeky 2 for 1 dessert deal going on.
The Library has 2 for 1 cocktails every Wednesday, meet you there!
The Thai Foon cocktail at Dragonfly is served in a science experiment type beaker.
The coasters at Dragonfly have various Confucius quotes on the backs that make you have a think about life.
When you're eating the complimentary peanuts at Bangalore Polo Club, you're encouraged to throw the shells on the floor, neat.
Tuesday at Sweet Mother's Kitchen is Taco Tuesday, where you can build your own Tacos, that's right, build.
The egg sammies from Milk Crate on Ghuznee Street are arguably the best in town.
The Snickers thickshakes from Fidel's are amazing. Fact.
Sip tea from fine china at Martha's Pantry, simply ideal for a high tea with your friends.
Jesse, arguably the most attractive barista and/or human in Wellington, will serve your coffee at the Flight Coffee Kiosk on Manners Street.
Mighty Mighty holds a way cool market on the first Saturday of every month from 1pm.
On Tuesday and Thursday from 5-7pm at the Flying Burrito Brothers, get two margaritas for only $13, AKA the 'Mexican Threesome', good one guys.
Arthur's on Cuba Street is the gentleman's answer to Martha's Pantry, with brown table cloths and tobacco pipes donning the walls.
Memphis Belle now has late nights from Wednesday to Friday, so you can continue sipping on awesome coffee until 8pm.
You can order a cup of Ethiopian Tchembe, the most expensive and rarest coffee in NZ from Memphis Belle, which will set you back $9 for a cup.
Duke Carvell's in Swan Lane has 'sesame-crusted lambs brains' on the menu. I dare you.
You can order The 'Bling Bling' Iced Tea from Matterhorn on Cuba Street for $100. Wonder if it comes with ice. (Get it? Ice = diamonds? Ah dear).
The VIP is Logan Brown's most famous cocktail; passion fruit, citrus, Plymouth gin, Dolin Dry & Pimms. Yumo.
Beach Babylon on Oriental Parade serves up tasty dessert fondues, butterscotch with chocolate brownie is quite delightful.
We did a slightly scientific study to find the best date scone in Wellington, congrats to Floyd's Café in Island Bay.
Nick Spicer, former chef of the Matterhorn, now resides as head chef at Coco at the Roxy Cinema in Miramar.
You can now buy La Boca Loca's famous salsa and some of their specialty ingredients right from the restaurant.
If you dong the gong at Monsoon Poon and slap $100 on the bar, everyone in the restaurant gets a shot.
Ora Café on Allen Street is the place to go for wonderful gluten-free goodies, if you're that way inclined.
If you've got a spare moment, there are over 60,000 hours of reading material in Te Papa, go for gold all.
Try out the Fratelli Feast on a Tuesday night; 3 courses for a mere $35.
See actual surgery on animals at The Nest, Wellington Zoo's animal hospital with a viewing window.
The new-ish Dragonfly on Courtenay Place has 2 for 1 cocktails every TuesdayThe coasters at Dragonfly have various Confucius quotes on the backs that make you have a think about life.
Get award winning jam and chutney, lovingly homemade by a kiwi bloke, at the Underground Market, every Saturday 10am - 4pm.