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Featured Wellington Accommodation: Rongotai Apartments

Motel apartment accommodation in Kilbirnie, Wellington NZ. Rongotai Apartments offers serviced apartments ideal for families, groups, sport teams, leisure and corporate accommodation. Modern, sleek, clean, comfortable accommodation in a perfect location. Accommodation Overview Rongotai Apartments offers stunning Serviced Apartment accommodation in central Kilbirnie, Wellington NZ. Located just minutes from Wellington International Airport, Wellington City, Kilbirnie Shopping […]

Kilbirnie Dining on a Budget

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Kilbirnie is an energetic little town with a variety of dining options to tickle the taste buds. If you’re staying in one of Kilbirnie’s great accommodations make sure you consider the following takeaways, restaurants, bars and fast food outlets for quality dining on a budget.

Pak’n'Save supermarket

Pak’n'Save has hot ready meals, sandwiches, an inviting deli as well as all other groceries you’d expect from a well stocked supermarket. Pak’n'Save is a smart choice for the budget conscious traveller because of the wide variety of low priced items and quality produce. Pak’n'Save is located on Rongotai Road, Kilbirnie.

Fish ‘n Chips

You can’t beat fresh fish from the southern ocean! Fish ‘n chips is a favourite New Zealand takeaway meal and Kilbirnie has some of the best fish n chip shops in Wellington making fresh fish n chips every day of the week.  Kilbirnie Seafoods (Coutts Street) and Lyall Bay Takeaways (Lyall Bay Parade) are hard to beat.

Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC)

KFC Kilbirnie is one of only two KFC’s in Wellington City. Newly renovated a few years ago this KFC includes a drive-through and a modern, spacious dining area. KFC Kilbirnie is located on Rongotai Road, Kilbirnie.

Ethnic Foods

If you love nothing more than a spicy curry, mee goreng, fried rice, sweet n sour pork, tika masala, or papadum then Kilbirnie has a dining option to suit you! From tasty Indian food to all the favourites of a Chinese or Thai kitchen all these options are within walking distance in the Kilbirnie Shopping Centre.


You can’t beat the smell of freshly baked bread and bakery delights.  In the Kilbirnie Shopping Centre you’ll find cafe’s, bakeries, a German bread shop baking fresh bread and an assortment of sandwiches, pies, sausage rolls, savouries and more.

You may also like to consider these dining options within 2km of Kilbirnie in the suburbs of Lyall Bay, Miramar and Newtown.

McDonalds Newtown, Alasia Seafoods Miramar, Dominoes Pizza, Hells Pizza, Burger Wisconsin, Kebabs.

The following accommodations are walking distance to Kilbirnie dining options; Rongotai Apartments747 Motel and Brentwood Hotel.