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The LYNX Black Gentleman's Guide to Wellington

Come this way and let LYNX Black and Concrete Playground take you on a gentleman's tour of Wellington.
By Kyle Bell
June 08, 2015
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The LYNX Black Gentleman's Guide to Wellington

Come this way and let LYNX Black and Concrete Playground take you on a gentleman's tour of Wellington.
By Kyle Bell
June 08, 2015
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  • Design & Style

    So You Want to Grow a Beard?

    You don't have to do this alone.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Roger Waters The Wall

    A peak behind the brickwork and the highest-grossing solo tour of all time.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    World Press Photo Exhibition 2015

    Distilling 2014 into a collection of photographs showing headlining events and intimate moments.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Glass Vaults

    Hypnotic electronica that encapsulates celebration, love and stoner gospel.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ratatat

    The bastions of rocktronica are coming to town.

  • Design & Style

    The Ten Best Online Menswear Stores

    Find some fresh new threads and enjoy a seamless delivery.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Straight Outta Compton

    A slick, provocative and timely biopic about one of hip hop's most iconic groups.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Tame Impala

    See one of the biggest albums of 2015 live — but move fast.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Southpaw

    Gyllenhaal delivers a knockout performance despite the movie's countless clichés.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Oddisee

    The hip hop extremist is coming to NZ.

  • Design & Style

    The Five Best Barbers in Wellington

    Whatever vibe appeals to you most, you can rest assured you’re in expert hands with any one of Wellington’s finest.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Major Lazer, Duke Dumont, DJ Snake, Oliver Heldens and Galantis to Headline OUR:HOUSE

    Featuring genre-spanning banger-makers and the person responsible for a viral crunk sensation.

  • Food & Drink

    The Six Best Whisky Bars in Wellington

    Bars that make an impression, without going over the top.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Fight Club as a Rock Opera? It's Actually Happening

    Chuck Palahniuk, David Fincher and Trent Reznor are apparently all on board.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    See Localised Listening Trends of Cities Around the World

    Roots/rock/reggae is more popular than you think.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brilliant Things to Do in Wellington This July

    Play with Lego under the guise of participating in interactive art, see the best local tour of the year, experience the unprofessional professional EDM artists and get your popcorn ready for the annual NZIFF.

  • Design & Style

    New Cycleways Worth $333 Million Are Coming Your Way, New Zealand

    You get a cycleway! You get a cycleway! Everybody gets a cycleway!

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Odesza

    The underground sound named after a family member's sunken ship.

  • Food & Drink

    London's Getting Its First 'Real Time' Stock Market Bar

    Where cocktail prices fluctuate in real time, according to supply and demand.

  • Design & Style

    Apple Launches Music Streaming Service to Rival Spotify and Pandora

    Yes, you can ask Siri to play her favourite Kendrick Lamar song.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Demented Architecture

    Many have dreamed of the day when one may play with Lego under the facade of participating in an interactive art exhibition. Well, that day has arrived.

  • Design & Style

    Charge Your Phone Through Your Desk with Intel's New Wireless Tech

    The American technology giant is getting rid of your clunky charger.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    American Football is Coming to New Zealand Next Year

    USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA!

  • Design & Style

    IKEA Is Developing Official Furniture Hacking Kits

    Monetising a concept their customers have already been embracing for years.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    TEDxWellington

    Do you want to be the next TED Youtube sensation?

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Seven Best Cinemas in Wellington

    A museum cinema hybrid, Wellington's oldest cinema and a theatre stacked with comfy armchairs.

  • Design & Style

    Spotify Can Now Sync Your Music to Your Running Pace

    Blending your listening history with new specially-created tracks, it's like your own personal exercise DJ.

  • Food & Drink

    Thief Bar

    Offering a new dinning experience to Edward Street's thriving social scene.

  • Food & Drink

    The Ten Best First Date Destinations in Wellington

    Places to let your Tinder matches kindle into romance.

  • Food & Drink

    Muse on Allen

    Eating at Muse is less of a meal out and more of a culinary awakening.

  • Food & Drink

    Zibibbo

    Michelin starred chef Adam Newell's ex-police station restaurant brings tapas to the people.

  • Food & Drink

    Crumpet

    Impressive doesn't even begin to describe the Boon brothers.

  • Food & Drink

    Ancestral CLOSED

    The epitome of fine dining in Wellington.

  • Food & Drink

    The Ten Best Courtyard Cafes in Wellington

    Great cafes are all about the somewhat iffy and plainly frustrating word 'vibes'. But while vibes may be tricky for us to understand, wise restaurateurs all agree that amazing courtyards definitely have something to do with it.

  • Food & Drink

    MOON 1

    A gig seeker's sanctuary.

  • Food & Drink

    Matterhorn

    Matterhorn cannot be pigeonholed. It is both a refuge from Wellington’s late night mayhem and the maker of its own.

  • Food & Drink

    Burger Liquor

    Burger Liquor knows that you can never have too much of a good thing.

  • Food & Drink

    The Bresolin

    The Bresolin brothers are the resounding affirmative answer to the question of whether a knack for good food is genetic.

  • Food & Drink

    The Eight Best Secret Bars in Wellington

    Wellington bars don't always have the most conventional of locations. Some are found at the end of a traverse up an unmarked rickety wooden stairwell, others a little walk down a dodgy-looking back alleyway, or even hidden inside another bar's closet.

  • Food & Drink

    Little Beer Quarter

    With fourteen rotating taps, two handpulls and over a hundred beers in the fridge, describing the place as 'well-stocked' might be a bit of an understatement.

  • Food & Drink

    Meow

    Bar by night, cafe by day, the onomatopoeic drinking hole known as 'Meow' has a democratic way of catering to all needs and tastes.

  • Food & Drink

    Duke Carvell’s Emporium

    This place is everything you wish your home could be.

  • Food & Drink

    Boulcott St Bistro

    The fancy bistro typifies quaintness.

  • Food & Drink

    Coco at the Roxy

    20s style and Euro-fusion flavours.

  • Food & Drink

    Foxglove Bar and Kitchen

    180-degree harbour views and glamour.

  • Food & Drink

    Chow

    With bare concrete walls, plush leather seats and hanging Victorian lamps, Chow does not fall neatly into any specific genre of restaurant/bar.

  • Food & Drink

    Hippopotamus Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

    One of Wellington's swishiest French restaurants.

  • Food & Drink

    Hawthorn Lounge

    A place where logophiles, gentlemen and Friends of Alcoholic Beverages can convene.

  • Food & Drink

    Olive

    The best garden courtyard in the country.

  • Food & Drink

    CGR Merchant and Co

    Something of a cross between a smuggler's den and an alchemist's shop, the Merch is a rum or gin lover's holy grail.

  • Food & Drink

    Logan Brown

    Eating at Logan Brown feels like eating a five star meal at your best friend's place.

  • Food & Drink

    Bebemos

    The laid-back Latin craft beer bar houses over 60 different types of beers.

  • Food & Drink

    Monterey

    A bar for the aspiring Van Gogh, or those who just like a good burger.

  • Food & Drink

    Charley Noble

    Charley Noble's menu boasts of simple, casual but high-quality food.

  • Food & Drink

    The Rogue and Vagabond

    The bar has live music, a resident bulldog and some of the best craft beers in town.

  • Food & Drink

    Fidel’s Cafe

    Cuba Street's Cuban icon.

  • Food & Drink

    Arthur’s

    Arthur's occupies a two-storey Edwardian building filled with a collection of knick-knacks that ten grandmas combined would struggle to beat.

  • Food & Drink

    El Matador

    A lively place to begin your night out or simply to watch the interesting folk bumbling down Cuba Street.

  • Food & Drink

    Floraditas Cafe and Restaurant

    If porridge is your thing, you’ll love Floraditas.

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