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.
Kyle Bell
Published on June 08, 2015
  • News

    So You Want to Grow a Beard?

    You don't have to do this alone.

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    Roger Waters The Wall

    Tuesday, September 29, 2015

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

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

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    World Press Photo Exhibition 2015

    Saturday, September 19 - Sunday, October 11, 2015

    New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, Wellington

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

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    Glass Vaults

    Saturday, September 19, 2015

    San Fran, Wellington

    Hypnotic electronica that encapsulates celebration, love and stoner gospel.

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    Ratatat

    Wednesday, December 9, 2015

    San Fran, Wellington

    The bastions of rocktronica are coming to town.

  • News

    The Ten Best Online Menswear Stores

    Find some fresh new threads and enjoy a seamless delivery.

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    Straight Outta Compton

    Thursday, September 3 - Saturday, October 3, 2015

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

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

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    Tame Impala

    Wednesday, November 25, 2015

    Shed 6, Wellington

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

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    Southpaw

    Thursday, August 20 - Sunday, September 20, 2015

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

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

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    Oddisee

    Saturday, December 5, 2015

    Meow, Te Aro

    The hip hop extremist is coming to NZ.

  • News

    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.

  • News

    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.

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    The Six Best Whisky Bars in Wellington

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

  • News

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

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

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    See Localised Listening Trends of Cities Around the World

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

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    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.

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

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

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    Odesza

    Thursday, September 24, 2015

    San Fran, Wellington

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

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

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

  • News

    Apple Launches Music Streaming Service to Rival Spotify and Pandora

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

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    Demented Architecture

    Saturday, June 27 - Sunday, November 8, 2015

    City Gallery Wellington, Wellington

    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.

  • News

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

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

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    American Football is Coming to New Zealand Next Year

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

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    IKEA Is Developing Official Furniture Hacking Kits

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

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    TEDxWellington

    Saturday, November 21, 2015

    Secret Location in Wellington

    Do you want to be the next TED Youtube sensation?

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    The Seven Best Cinemas in Wellington

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

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    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.

  • News

    I Love Ugly Defies Ugliness Yet Again With New Lookbook

    A label still not living up to its name.

  • Bar

    Thief Bar - CLOSED

    19 Edward Street, Wellington

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

  • News

    The Ten Best First Date Destinations in Wellington

    Places to let your Tinder matches kindle into romance.

  • Restaurant

    Muse on Allen - CLOSED

    24 Allen St, Wellington

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

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    Zibibbo - CLOSED

    25-29 Taranaki Street, Wellington

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

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    Crumpet

    109 Manners Street

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

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    Ancestral- CLOSED

    31-33 Courtenay Place, Te Aro

    The epitome of fine dining in Wellington.

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    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.

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    MOON 1

    167 Riddiford Street, Newtown

    A gig seeker's sanctuary.

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    Matterhorn - CLOSED

    106 Cuba Street, Te Aro

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

  • Restaurant

    Burger Liquor

    129 Willis Street, Wellington

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

  • Bar

    The Bresolin - CLOSED

    278 Willis Street, Wellington

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

  • News

    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.

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    Little Beer Quarter

    6 Edward Street, Te Aro

    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.

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    Meow

    9 Edward Street, Te Aro

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

  • Restaurant

    Duke Carvell’s Emporium - CLOSED

    3 Swan Lane, Te Aro

    This place is everything you wish your home could be.

  • Restaurant

    Boulcott St Bistro

    99 Boulcott Street, Te Aro

    The fancy bistro typifies quaintness.

  • Bar

    Coco at the Roxy

    5 Park Road, Miramar

    20s style and Euro-fusion flavours.

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    Foxglove Bar and Kitchen

    33 Queens Wharf, Wellington

    180-degree harbour views and glamour.

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    Chow

    Level 1, 45 Tory Street, Te Aro

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

  • Restaurant

    Hippopotamus Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

    90 Cable Street

    One of Wellington's swishiest French restaurants.

  • Bar

    Hawthorn Lounge

    82 Tory Street, Te Aro

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

  • Restaurant

    Olive

    170 Cuba Street, Te Aro

    The best garden courtyard in the country.

  • Bar

    CGR Merchant and Co

    46 Courtenay Place, Te Aro

    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.

  • Restaurant

    Logan Brown

    192 Cuba St, Te Aro

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

  • Bar

    Bebemos

    88 Riddiford Street, Wellington

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

  • Bar

    Monterey

    4 Rintoul Street

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

  • Bar

    Charley Noble

    1 Post Office Square, Wellington

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

  • Bar

    The Rogue and Vagabond

    18 Garrett Street, Wellington

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

  • Restaurant

    Fidel’s Cafe

    234 Cuba Street, Wellington

    Cuba Street's Cuban icon.

  • Restaurant

    Arthur’s

    272 Cuba Street, Te Aro

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

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    El Matador

    196 Cuba Street, Te Aro

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

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    Floraditas Cafe and Restaurant

    161 Cuba Street, Wellington

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

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