Can you do the CanCan? Ca oui!

 

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Ooh la la..I’m so glad French Cancan has danced from Newtown into the CBD. I love the funky pink patterned wallpaper with pink and lime green cushions; it’s so more European than the old ‘milkbar’ premises they had. They do need more street signage though; perhaps a blackboard on the footpath, as it’s actually easy to miss this place on upper Willis St. It’s located across the road from the street market stalls.

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Fancy some rabbit with your coffee and bread?

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Leeds St may be the shortest street in Welly but it sure has a lot to offer. I’ve poked my nose several times into the windows of the Red Rabbit cafe/boutique roastery and adjacent Leeds St Bakery on my Sunday walks, vowing to return with friends for a Saturday coffee. I finally got to visit with a friend but on a week day.

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Yummiest Yum Cha- Majestic- Wellington

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To experience a yum cha (translation ‘drink tea’) in Welly on a Sunday, is a must for friends or tourists. We’ve done the rounds of the various chinese establishments, however Majestic Restaurant on Courtenay Place continues to be our favourite. This time we had a Japanese friend join us and she was blown away with the quality, taste, service and experience.

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