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Ombra

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Business Type: Top Spot for a Top Dinner

Overview

Ombra (meaning shadow) a small glass of local wine. We are an Italian bacari (backstreet bar) serving simple rustic Italian fare, local wines and craft beers, where locals meet.

Address: 199 Cuba Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011 Wellington & Surrounds

Phone: view phone+6443853229

Website: http://www.ombra.co.nz

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Description

Building History:
Built in 1922 for F.J.Morgan for a china and fancy goods store with a billiards hall upstairs.

In 1940’s a barber shop was opened was opened called “Janis Hairdressing” by Anthonio Janis (who moved from Hartford, Connecticut, USA) he first lived in Sydney before moving to Wellington. The shop had 3 barbers chairs and a partitioned section for ladies (this was very unusual for the times) His son George took over the business when Antonio retired. The front part of the shop was also a tobacconists shop, where Antonios daughter worked. A shave cost 1 shilling and a haircut cost 1 shilling 6 pence.

Hours of work

Mon - Fri: 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun: 8:00 am - 12:00 am

Locations

199 Cuba Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011

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