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James Smith Basement

63 Cuba Street


04 282 1580

“Awesome atmosphere, we will be back next year" 

Wellington Arts Inc

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Welcome to Ivy Bar and Cabaret. Wellington’s coolest alternative and most fabulous little night spot. Camper than a pair of tits. Built in the excavated basement of the old iconic James Smith Department Store We invite you to be our guest. We have the most fabulous array of alcoholic treats to tickle your devilish desires. Pleasure your taste buds and try our delightful cocktails of pure hedonism.

Join us for shows and events of all types, from Drag to Burlesque or Comedy to Poetry or just a good old fashioned rave.

Our stunning and skilled team will make sure your time here will be one to remember.