A couple of places I’ve reviewed for KNOW Wellington in recent months in case you missed them over there:
Annam – the re-model of Arbitrageur into a joint venture by Chris Green and Nam relocated from the Willis Street Village – French-influenced Vietnamese street food and cocktails in a funky casual Indochine setting. No bookings, expect to wave down a staff member when you need one, and enjoy true subtle-flavoured Vietnamese food – check out the review here.
Hillside Kitchen and Cellar on the corner of Tinakori Road and Hill Street – blackboard plates and a range of scones during the day, $55 or $65 set dinners at night with wine, craft beer or non-alcoholic drink matching options. Ever-changing, fresh and interesting, all outstanding, and much made in-house – check out the review here.
NB – As of mid-2018 Hillside is now completely plant-based, and a full cafe/restaurant with menu options only (i.e. no counter food, deli section or scones).