There are 253 restaurants

New Zealand cuisine: the best places to taste it in Wellington

There are 253 restaurants
Selected filters:
Sort A-Z
near you
100/100 (8 ratings)
New Zealand
"OMG the pies are sooo good. And one even has a hash brown hidden in the bottom! My 4 and 5yr old also LOVE the savoury pies - perfect size for them -..."
Dushka More
"Just discovered this place; and had the best pie, steak & blue cheese and a piece of the best bread &butter..."
Mark Marriott
"Finally a place Jo can call her own. After many years running the likes of D4, The Greenman Pub, Blue Belle cafe and a short stint looking after..."
Gordon Meade
"Awesome pies and really nice people. Coffee is perfecto..."
Tony Wilson
"Damn good Welly pies. A must visit for the pie..."
Christopher Ray Young
"Quite possibly the best cafe in the world...."
Bill Taylor
"Great little place to stop for coffee and a bite to eat. Friendly, fast service. Lovely fresh tasty food. Well worth popping..."
Rebecca Cheriton
"Had the best pie ever....tasty, filled to the brim, everything u want a pie to be this is..."
Moira Blaut
"Homeboy is the real deal! Best pies in..."
Chris Wells
"Awesome pies, love the BBC! The food is very..."
Andrew Bennett
"Absolutely fantastic pies!! The way a pie should be, great coffee and well priced (and delicious) slices/cakes etc, will definitely be..."
Kirsten Macfarlane
"Quality pies (and more),quality people. If you havent been you simply must...once you do,like Arnie, you'll be back. Thanks for the pucka tucka..."
Tina Cottle
"Awesome place!! Perfect for Brooklyn with a beautiful sheltered private outside area, great food and better..."
CJ Rogue
"I just love this place, Jo is so helpful and what a cook, thanks for all the wonderful..."
Helen Mulholland
Plant Blazed
100/100 (146 ratings)
Street Food
New Zealand
"Oh well... Wellington needed something like this. And i needed this kind of food in my life. Such a cute little venue, love the concept and the vibe...."
Liza Akther
"Honestly haven’t had burgers and hotdogs that taste this good ever the flavour combos are amazing and the seitan meats have the perfect textures...."
Michael Coleman
"Just had lunch there. Loved the crispy howlin’ wolf with the slaw. Tasty and filling. Highly..."
Yannou Glouglou
"Just had the Howling Wolf Burger. Crunchy, Zingy and Enjoyable. Damn, that is one tasty as burger! Looking forward to eating my way through the rest..."
David Pugsley
"Had the howlin’ wolf burger and it was delicious! Can’t wait to come back and try everything on the..."
Greer Perenara
"Great little food caravan run by two great guys bringing us the real veggie..."
Nigel Sutton
"Unfortunately we can only give 5 stars , Jordan wants to give 10. Love your work..."
Andy Martin
"The Howling wolf burger was absolutely delicious, can't wait to try the..."
Anaïs Rebella
"Loved the dawgs!! So tasty and really great textured. Really..."
Jennifer Craig
"Super delicious. Struggled to decide what to have. Will definitely have to go again..."
Keith Fredrick Labad
"Sweet spot. Loved my hot dawg today! Delicious! My one year old daughter loved it too. Please please make miniature kids dawgs with miniature buns!!..."
Sahita Balzer
"My advice, get here early cos the food is so damned good it keeps selling out! Real good burgers and dawgs, the Howlin Wolf is amazing. Can't wait..."
Simon Rodger
"If I could crawl inside and live in one of their burgers I would because it was like food made by an angelic chef from the heavens above. You don't..."
Ashleigh Kinnear
Noble Rot Wine Bar
94/100 (366 ratings)
Wine Bar
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
New Zealand
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
"We happens on this gem of a place by accident yesterday and after some lovely rose wine and equally lovely cheeses we decided to book dinner there..."
Anne Breen
"dined here last night and had the five course degustation menu with wine. a truly outstanding meal - in my top ten of all time. cannot recommend this..."
Mhairead Connor
"We opted for the 5 course degustation menu with the sommeliers wine selection - absolutely fabulous, loved it! Clever wine matches with perfection..."
Nicola Lancaster
"Amazing food, great wine suggestions for each course, and the best service. Would recommend to..."
Linda Upton
"This places is now my favourite Wellington restaurant. It's certainly more than a wine bar. Sure, the quality of wine is excellent, and the..."
Sean Wilson
"Wonderful experience this evening! Thank you very much! Discovered some great New Zealand wines (which we explicitly asked for since we, as..."
Chris van Keulen
"Came in for the 6 course degustation menu on Saturday and it was fantastic. The food was superb and the wine matching was outstanding...the staff..."
Mike Roberts
"New favourite restaurant in Wellington. Excellent service. Exquisite food. Outstanding wine matching for our 6 course degustation meal. A must-do..."
Zoe Masters
"We had the 5 course degustation menu with wine matching. Food was amazing & the sommelier nailed the wines. Service was amazing and will definitely..."
Bret Burrows
"Wandered in on our first night in Wellington looking for a refined dining exoerience. WOW it exceeded our expectations. The 5 course degustation with..."
Linda Jane
"Another exception experience! Amazing food. Stunning wine ( all on recommendation) and warm attentive..."
Amanda Stevens
"Loved the wine selection and the whole atmosphere of quality! It's a great place for a group and for just the 2 of you. Can't recommend it..."
Lucy Alice
"Awesome list. Lots of interesting wine by the glass. Helpful and knowledgeable staff. Oh and the food is..."
Guy Porter
Ortega Fish Shack
94/100 (2691 ratings)
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
New Zealand
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Chocolate mousse
"We recently held a private function in the upstairs dining room at Ortega. The food and service were both excellent. The wait staff were good at..."
Susan Maree
"Absolutely love the food here & I couldn't recommend this place enough. The meals are on point, the duck fat potatoes a must as are their crepes for..."
Amy McNamara
"It isn’t any wonder this little restaurant is in the top five seafood restaurants in Wellington New Zealand. From the moment you walk through the..."
Kathie Edmond
"Always amazing food, amazing service, have been coming here for years and again our dinner last night did not disappoint! Best fine dining in..."
Sarah Jane
"Best seafood restaurant in Wellington. Crayfish ravioli and snapper ragout were delicious! The seafood broth was also amazing. Service was very..."
Brooke Kana
"Another fine meal at our favourite Wellington restaurant! Great food and wonderful service. Our waiter was pleasantly attentive and made excellent..."
Raewyn Bucklow
"Casual and lively venue. Food is lovely , well prepared and presented. Creative wine list, incl range of sherries. Staff were friendly and attentive...."
Mark Swinchatt
"Might just be the best meal I'e had out in years. Food-exquisite. Staff-awesome. Vibe- casual... But... Um.. I can't put my finger on it. Perfect..."
Otis Frizzell
"Outstanding experience. From the minute you walk in. No table available (we had not booked) but there is some seating at the bar. Great to be able to..."
Dennice Kay Scannell
"My first visit to Wellington from Auckland and the first restaurant I tried in this lovely city. Absolutely beautiful food (the salmon was amazing!)..."
Tania Paul
"I'd say its one of the best meals I have ever had. Hands down great service, great food, great drinks, Perfect night out. HIGHLY..."
Troy Stevenson
"Husband and I dined in for Valentines and the service was slick and top-notch! The vibe was homely and entertaining. The food sensational! Seafood..."
Larissa Deana Carlson
"Had a fantastic meal at Ortega last night. There was a slight mix up with the meals meaning one came out 5 mins before the other. We weren't bothered..."
Kelly Fleming
"We had the best time at Ortega on Saturday! Wonderful food and fabulous service, can’t wait to come..."
Melanie Tsakmakis
Charley Noble Eatery & Bar
93/100 (1479 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
New Zealand
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Lamb Shoulder
Fish & Chips
Beef Cheeks
Storm Te Hira
"Amazing Service was unquestionably the best we've experienced for a long time The flavours of the food was excellent The portions just..."
"Had the bruschetta to start which was delicious and I would highly recommend to anyone looking for a light entre. The pork for a main was..."
"It was my first time in Wellington and I found the place on Zomato. Decided to try it and as soon as I got in, the manager (i think) greeted me. The..."
"Exceptional food, service and wine! Every dish ordered was met with food envy from our table of 6! All photos taken on old phone that died..."
"Charley Noble has been recommended as an out of towner by quite a few people. Food was top notch and the service too. Drinks menu is pretty..."
"I had the duck and it was delish! Great atmosphere, eventhough it was quite busy it was quieter than most busy restaurants. My dessert; while..."
"My daughter and I had an excellent meal. Oysters were fresh and juicy. The bruschetta with goats cheese was different but tasty. The star of the..."
Amit Tuteja
"They have the BEST TRUFFLE FRIES!crunchy but light, sauces are also delicious! aged steak also great, medium is just right with no blood! Will..."
Yue Zhang
"Lovely spot. Didn’t know it was there to be honest but after having a lovely brekky, with attentive and friendly service will absolutely be back...."
"Lovely dinner in Wellington, see they have won awards for the last few years, nice building and atmosphere loved the grilled tuna, might go for..."
Alison Lally
"Very popular eatery/bar based in a lovely old building near the wharf. Happy to prop at the bar until table was ready (quick at 10 mins considering..."
"Great food and a warm group of happy inviting wait staff, even if the waiter was a little preoccupied at first.The pot pie I had tasted well..."
Luke Thomson
"This is one of our favourite restaurants in Wellington. Been here a number of times and food is consistently good except one time the oysters were..."
"My last meal in Wellington was with my son here for lunch. The staff were very friendly and didn’t have any problems answering my questions..."
"The menu is huge. We didn’t order much starters. Instead I ordered two mains for myself, loved both spaghetti and ravioli. I am a pasta person and..."
"We’ve been a few times and this restaurant has become our benchmark. Nowhere else measures up to the incredible food, professional but not fussy..."
Jeannine Thomas
"Very popular place. Staff are knowledgeable and friendly. Very good food and great presentation. All four of us were impressed. Keep up the great..."
Bruce Mackintosh
"Had dinner here last Friday and it was a great experience. Staff were very polite and accommodating. The restaurant was full but they seated us at..."
Bonnie Emma
"My friend and I landed in Wellington super late after a super rocky flight and we just wanted to find a restaurant that was still open that did..."
Jessica Li
"Had dinner with family at this restaurant last night.  The food was divine.  Ravioli was to die for, sirloin and eye fillet steaks beautifully..."
Sharon Haines
"If you’re looking to enjoy world-class dining with quality New Zealand produce while you’re in the Land of the Long White Cloud, then you’re in..."
Wander Wonder Wonton
"One of the best meals out I've had in a while. The wait staff were all friendly, helpful and good at their job, even the people out the back seemed..."
"Wonderful dinner with fantastic food and an even better waitress. Too full to try dessert but the pork belly was delicious! Excellent fries as..."
Alanna Adams
"This restaurant already on my "Wellington must go list." I wish I can try all the drinks and foods that on the menu. The ambience of the restaurant..."
Yongshan Zhu
"We both had options from the create your own selection for breakfast and the food was excellent and quick to come. We will definitely remember this..."
Megha Dogra
"Good for you (ladies) if you are looking for posh ambience to have your dinner. Opened the door and you will be greeted by waiters who unbuttoned the..."
"Lunch here today. Wine selection was great, gluten free options were plentiful and the service was faultless. The food was super tasty. I wouldn't..."
Mary T-soon
"Friday lunch, the amount of people that swarm this place is amazing, the rate in which tables are turned over exceeds expectations yet every table is..."
James Scott
"We went for a family birthday recwntly.Oysters and steak was delish! Love their watermelon juice. So refeeshing!Casual dining and the staff..."
Sovy Taing
"Have been here for several times and every each time was so amazing. The service here is friendly and the dishes are really good. Ordered the Charley..."
Xiaofan Zhou
"When prepping to go to Charley Noble, every time I mentioned it, I was met with a "oh I love that place" or "I really want to go there". As you can..."
"LOVED the menu, especially the raw bar. Outstanding wood-fire steak and seafood, ridiculously fresh produce and gorgeous flavours, brilliant beverage..."
Anonny Moose
"Great place, service and food. Always a go-to for a decent dinner- try and sit along the raw bar looking into the kitchen if dining as a couple..."
"Food was amazing!Staff were friendly, but a bit hit and miss. Half the table got cutlery/ plates and the other half had to ask where theirs..."
"We grabbed dinner here on a Friday night and it was busy. You should definitely book! The food was awesome I loved my burger, great flavours and..."
Rebecca MacDonald
"Went there last week and got a table straight away. The service from a visiting Young man fromFrance was personal and attentive. Excellent lamb..."
Ken Romeril
"One of Wellingtons standout venues, food is always of a high standard and very tasty. Service normally to match. It has fast become the place to go....."
Ronald Blunt
"I have wanted to eat here for a while but had been put off by the no reservations policy. As it turned out the place is large and there was no..."
Auckland Food Tours
"Great service, good wine list, a menu with good variety and one of the best steaks in town. Tonight I started with bluff oysters, followed by the..."
Stefan Thieu
"Excellent service, very attentive, patient wait staff and comfortable atmosphere. Similarly excellent wine menu and the house made sourdough we had..."
Shannon T
"Visited in early May 2016. French waiter had been in NZ for 1 month. Amazing service! Food was incredible. Great to see such an open kitchen. A pure..."
"Returned back to my old home (and favourite city!) Wellington for a few days so decided to try out a new-ish eatery in the city after hearing lots of..."
Rhi Godwin
"Yummy yummy!!! Absolutely 5 for this one!!!! Highly recommend this!!!! The crab bisque is really delicious, it's not like a soup, the flavor is so..."
"Charley noble is one of my favorite places to go in Wellington. Their arancini balls are fantastic. Service is great. All round great place...."
"Fine dining experience that was very nice. The flavours were great, the service was excellent and the menu would cater to all tastes. It was fairly..."
James Cole
"Amazing place. A friend and I really wanted pork belly with crackling and found this place through Zomato. Every single staff member we interacted..."
Lezel Botha
"Great service and food here. Have been here on a handful of occassions and on the last one came for dessert after wow because it was right across the..."
Vicki Wong
"Many people have recommended coming here for dinner so we finally did on a Sat evening in early January and were able to get a seat. The restaurant..."
"Just had a grey night out, the food was amazing and the service was good and friendly.Went for dinner with another couple, was worried at the..."
Eileen Basher
"Very accommodating staff. Good service Sirloin was the best i have had in New Zealand. My wife's Pumpkin Ravioli with Ameretti was simply..."
Hans Caspersz
"An early dinner for two after a long day. We were seated quickly despite a full bar. A delectable red was suggested by the friendly waitress and..."
"This was an incredible dinning experience. The food was full of flavour, beautifully presented and the perfect portion size to savour and enjoy. This..."
Tyler Mcbride
"simply beautiful delight. Welcoming staff. Warm Atmosphere. Real tasty foods. Nice bar. Organized set up. Only thing disappointed me was..."
One Way
"Amazing restaurant.loved the fresh food, drinks that complemented the dishes unbelievably well, bustling atmosphere, friendly service and..."
J Isla
"Went here on Thursday night not realising WOW was on across the road. Got there just before 6pm and scored the last table. Service was very friendly,..."
Neat Eats
"I love this place. Original menus with very fresh food, the steaks are amazing although expensive. Recomend the arancini and the pigs tail salad...."
"Had the Wellington on a plate menu, 2 courses and a drink for $35. Everything was well presented and delicious and bought out in a timely fashion...."
Miss Persistant
"Really good service with a delicious meal. The atmosphere at Charley Noble is lively and inviting. Presentation of the meal was really well executed..."
George Ahern
"It was my partners birthday and we chose Charley Noble to celebrate; which, we were both quite excited about as neither of us had been before - and..."
Sean P E Fleming
"Out to lunch with work today, dining on the set menu which included mains of Lamb Sausages, Ravioli or Fish. All three were presented in style, my..."
"Had a great meal here the other night, the atmosphere was amazing and the interior design was absolutely stunning, reminded me of the American movie..."
Lesley Chen
"Great atmosphere, with fantastic decor. The chicken liver parfait was tremendous to start, as was the lamb shoulder. Professional and super friendly..."
"One of the best places for dinner. Always a good time with just two people or four. Good atmosphere. Food is always going to be good, no doubt about..."
Hubert Cheng
"Well, sadly not impressed when I visited this place. I must admit that I have visited it about 6 months ago, so perhaps I should pay them a visit..."
Jean Coteau
"Cant fault this place. I have an egg allergy and a gluten intolerance (LUCKY!) but the staff here were incredible, there is a full GF menu, the staff..."
Team Thomas
"Tried the whole menu here. The Burger and Chips and the Lamb are the best dishes on the menu.Burger & Chips: You get to see the burger being..."
Rahul Mohanty
"Amazing food but skip dessert and coffee. The food was amazing. Started with grilled octopus and polenta along with arancini balls and taramasalata...."
"Firstly I want to say they have whole gluten free menu. Yay no food envy for me, no skipping over the menu to find the gluten free options – they..."
Mind The Crumbs
"We too were here on Saturday night. We were prepared for a LONG wait but were keen to dine here. We checked in at the front of house and were advised..."
Philip Reeve
"We went here because it was listed by Cuisine Magazine website as one of the best places in Wellington to dine. We were thrilled with our choice -..."
Philippa Bannerman
"Great food, great atmosphere, great service and friendly staff. Relaxed atmosphere in a lovely building. Had the monkfish special, pork belly,..."
Jeremy Kirk-Smith
"Lovely food all round especially the scotch steak and the profiteroles. Very busy though. Had to wait over 30 mins for a table which shows how busy &..."
Phil Jones
"Always busy and a with a wait at the bar, but bar staff friendly and attentive.  Food high standard and delicious.  A big wait for and between..."
"Absolutely delicious! This place is constantly booked out and the atmosphere is electric! Love it. Pork belly is worth a try. Great wine list too...."
"Nice food, interesting menu and the portions aren't too small, but the drinks prices are actually nuts. I don't think I've ever paid $12 for a..."
Alex Galletty
"Magnificent food and use of NZ produce at its finest. Charley Noble lifts the calibre of the Wellington culinary space to new levels. I think winning..."
Wilson Chau
"Oysters are to die for! Wow, stayed here for an hour it was cray good. Me and my boy had a great time, thanks charley..."
Saskia Wallace
"The first thing you notice about Charley Noble is the cool vibe...and the beautiful people who dine there :) The service was impeccable, never..."
Minnie Sarmiento Tabilog
"Our family had dinner there last Thursday night and it was excellent! Great food and friendly service. We tried the arancini and bruschetta starters,..."
Briony Dyson
"Have eaten here a few times now and it's currently the best meat restaurant in Wellington. Dined here as a group and had a wide selection of the..."
Susan Harding
"One of the best meals I've had in a long time, great setting, good service and possibly the best piece of pork I've ever had.Wanted to go back..."
Cameron N
"One of the best restaurants I have been to in a long time. We had a group that kept changing its number of people. The staff were great, very..."
Robyne L
"Absolutely beautiful! Fantastic decor, open and spacious. The oysters were a favourite, we sampled quite a few entrees and mains, all were..."
Kerry M
"Had a fantastic time here. Me and 2 friends sat at the counter overlooking the kitchen.It was so fascinating to watch. One of my friends..."
The Guppy
"Why haven't I heard or been to this place before?! Amazing food, seriously good. I was lucky enough to be included with my wife's work dinner party..."
"Best meal/restaurant/service/atmosphere I have encountered in a long time. Can't wait to go back. Our waiter was awesome - recommending wines and..."
Rhiannon Smith
"Popped in for tea. We had the lamb, spaghetti and the creme caramel. Brilliant. Food was excellent, served up reasonably quickly by a very..."
"Absolutely loved this place. The food is outstanding and I especially like the charcoal burning grill. I had the pigs tail and the lamb shoulder..."
Dan King
"Charley Noble is setting the standard and bringing in a new flavour to the Wellington Hospitality scene, and it is making people stand up and take..."
Irene Charlton
"What's not to like about this place - fabulous food, great service and wonderful setting. I thoroughly recommend it. We went along early to..."
Dawn Baggaley
"Bruschetta with the beans and asparagus - great and surprisingly tastyThe main - pasta - please order a big serving - and it was the most..."
Debbie Baker
"Outstanding service with a fantastic menu, something for everyone. Comfortable seating which is a must and no loud vicious music to yell over. The..."
Barbara Sellers
"Visited Charley Noble for lunch and I was impressed! We were limited for time, but found the service to be friendly and efficient and our food..."
Lance H
"We went for lunch. Burgers were very good, pot pie excellent, snapper a little on the small side but very well cooked. All presented very well. Staff..."
Rory Wilsher
"Delicious lunch - gourmet fish and chips for myself and the pasta for Madame ( with tomato and seafood) with friendly attentive service in comfy..."
Gretupar Tamshivinka
Salty Pidgin
92/100 (779 ratings)
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
New Zealand
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
"Went for dinner on a weekday. The staff were great, made sure we were looked after without being overly attentive. The food was very good and there..."
"My new favourite brunch place in Wellington. Good interior, friendly staff, and good food! Very reasonable price for what you get too. Will..."
Foooodie Explorer
"Great service and superb food - I want to go back to try other things on the menu.!! An excellent selection of wines. You definitely need to book as..."
Sue Nally
"I must say this is the best restaurant in Wellington inevery aspects, the place, the atmosphere, the service, the wine list and..."
Yao Renliu
"Selection of 6 entrees for dinner to share between two. Beautiful food, helpful friendly staff especially the young charming guys with..."
Megha Dogra
"Wow.  The reason for honest, critical restaurant reviews is when you come across a good place it is a delight to mark it up.  Just stopped in at..."
Fat Dad
"Having recently moved to Brooklyn, I’ve been exploring my new suburb, checking out the various eateries and services in the area. I’m all for..."
Angelica Woolley
"Came for a Sunday breakfast. Not too hungry so ordered a flat white and a breakfast pide to share. Wow! The size of that pide is ginormous! Super..."
Vicki Wong
"Excellent food and great atmosphere. From the mutton bird enter through the venison main to the licorice dessert all was so good. Staff also very..."
"The Salty Pidgin is truly a Brooklyn gem. The atmosphere has a sophisticated yet very relaxing feel. The menu and wine list are both well rounded...."
James Blass
"Best place in Wellington in my opinion. Great outdoor seating in summer, away from the wind, but on a less than perfect day the windows are large and..."
The Welly Mex
"Went last week after a while away and we did miss it! Very good food and drinks, the service friendly. Salty Pidgin is very nice to get out of town..."
"This place is amazing.  So much so I had lunch there on the Thursday and dinner on the Friday.  The food is fresh, interesting and reasonably..."
Victoria McGaugh
"Fabulous! Fantastic service and the food is original, fresh and beautifully flavoured. On a sunny day make sure you find the cute garden bar hidden..."
"Went last night, a Saturday as we live close in Brooklyn. Although it was a busy night the service was good and the food excellent. The waitresses..."
Andrew Thrift
"Our local, amazing boutique wine and beer selection which is always changing. They use to offer more gf/df selection, now just on starters. ..."
"We live nearby and just decided to wander over to the Salty Pigeon one evening for a drink and maybe just a snack. The welcome on walking in the door..."
Sia Aston
"The pidgin tumbles architecturally down to the bottom of Brooklyn hill. Originally Lois Daish's old haunt, reincarnated multiple times to take on a..."
Duncan Galletly
"Meet a girlfriend here for lunch. I was apprehensive as I had been hankering to come here. It was great!Parking was easy mid week at..."
"This place is amazing! The service is outstanding, the food delicious and beautifully presented, and price reasonable. Would happily order same..."
Kirsten Cunningham
"We are so lucky having this place in Brooklyn. We probably go at least once a week, great beers on tap, and constantly changing. The food is exciting..."
Jeff Vader
"Unfortunately we are moving away from Brooklyn, so this will no longer be our local. We have not had a meal yet that wasn't thoroughly enjoyed, the..."
James Cole
"Situated in the iconic Todman St building, The Salty Pidgin must be a welcome breathe of fresh air to the residents of Brooklyn - god knows we could..."
Rich Sherriff
Boulcott Street Bistro
92/100 (1076 ratings)
New Zealand
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Creme Brulee
Beef Cheeks
"Nice atmosphere, great service. Steak cooked..."
Ashley Liu
"Awesome waitresses, friendly manager, incredible food. Definitely coming back next time we come to..."
Karl & Claudette Howard
"We popped in here on a whim and were so pleased we did!! Excellent food. The service was a bit slow to start but they were busy. Tables are pretty..."
Bex Ellis
"An absolute delight of a place. Top notch service, an excellent drinks menu, and a crafted food menu. I ordered the market fish with desert and it..."
"We began with Southern Alps Venison. Medium yet very tender. Put a couple of those together and it would be a meal. For mains, he had aged fillet of..."
Jade M.
"Excellent dining. Started with cocktails for pre dinner. Lambs liver for an entree was great then onto the Lamb Shank. Finished off with a coffee and..."
"Many friends have recommended this restaurant because they are known for excellent food and service. We had friends visiting from out of town so we..."
Cha Ching
"Boulcott Street Bistro was a may. It's not often I hand out a 5 star rating, but this place really deserves it. The food, setting and service was..."
Mighty Will
"Guests from USA wanted NZ lamb - Sunday night we arrived and had the most gorgeous meal topped with a Central Otago Pinot. Thank you to the wonderful..."
Megha Dogra
"What a hidden gem! The restaurant is set in a beautiful old home in the middle of the city. The food was beautifully prepared and reasonably priced...."
"Such a nice place to eat. Food is really good. There were 4 of us and we really enjoyed our meals. The place was cozy and the service was spot on...."
Sharon Harvey
"This place has really hit the nail on the head, from ambience, to food and to service! I had the aged fillet of beef and it was divine - cooked to..."
Philip Doyle
"Went for Sunday family lunch with the whole family. Had the set Sunday Roast from the menu which was roast chicken with sweet corn, potatoes, pumpkin..."
Ritchie Sachdev
"Had a birthday dinner with some friends here tonight and we had a really good time. Food was really good.. crunchy skin on the roasted pork was..."
Rose Ann Yap
"We came here for WOW and had the WOW menu. Up first was calamari, not gluten free but they made it gluten free for us and it was delicious! The wine..."
Stacy Heyman
"Dined here recently - the food was delicious and the cocktails were addictive. The staff were really friendly while not being intrusive. The entire..."
Shona Sen
"Still love it,the meal for me was great but might not for my friends.... A friend who ordered a beef dash obviously overcooked also we all tasted..."
"Came here for a wine stop straight from the airport at roughly 9.30pm. The place was buzzing with customers and the ambience was so inviting. My..."
R-Dee Roche
"My birthday dinner here was exquisite. Bluff oysters, french onion soup with gruyere, pork cheeks, unbelievably good lavender shortbread......"
Ryan Kennedy
"I first came here when it was "Plimmer House" - all starched linen silver service and Crepe Suzette flamed at the table.The vibe these days..."
Philip Reeve
"Had the aged fillet of beef here and it was cooked medium rare to the dot. The steak was juicy and tender however the bearnaise had a bit too much..."
Featured Eats
"Wellington on a Plate - 3 course dinner. Portobello Mushroom soup followed by braised Pork cheeks and olive oil cake. Excellent start, soup was..."
Rajneesh Kumar
"I go monthly for the famous $20 lunch which is always made to impress. a Wellington icon and perfect for any business lunch or romantic..."
"My wife & I visited Boulcott Street Bistro deliberately for the calf livers. To our disappointment, they were not available. We resorted to "surf &..."
"I love a bargain and you all may think it's a bit too flash here. Every month they have a $20 lunch special, this month is lamb shanks on mushy peas,..."
Miss Persistant
"Boulcott has always been a favourite. Food is great, atmosphere and service fantastic! love the fillet bernaise and wine list is always interesting...."
Chris Dobson
"For a long time Boulcott used to annoy me lots - it was one of those restaurants where you couldn't book. That seemed OK if it was somewhere in the..."
Duncan Galletly
"An excellent bistro in Wellington. I had the French onion soup to start with and then the lamb rack for the main and the Pinot noir chocolate mousse..."
Lex Antony Huang
"Great Ambience. Good value for money. Staff are hospitable. More of an experience than great food.Had the rack of Canterbury Lamb. 4 perfectly..."
Rahul Mohanty
"EVEN BETER THAN THE BEST! W.... EVEN BETER THAN THE BEST!Wrote that my favorite restaurant was in NZ was in Dunedin. Boy was I mistaken.If..."
"Family of 8 descend on this restaurant the service was good the food was great and the environment was good . Highly..."
"Rex Morgan, head chef of Boulcott Street Bistro , will be the final chef rattling at the pans at the Wellington pop-up restaurant in Sydney . We were..."
Helen | Grab Your Fork
"A bit late with this review. Spent New Year's Eve there with friends. Fantastic dinner and service was excellent. One of the best in Wellington...."
"Fabulous Fine DiningWanted to take our Italian visitors somewhere special in Wellington and Boulcott St Bistro certainly delivered. Food was..."
Olive Lady
"Absolutely outstanding. Service was flawless and can't even go close to commenting on how good the food was. Favourite / best restaurant in..."
Nick Wellywood
"On a busy night, please to be able to get a table for 6 so promptly after going to see the WOW show. The meal choices were great and the food was..."
Chris W
"Wow- this was an amazing dining experience! Service was quick and prompt- attentive, yet not overbearing or stiff. Food was amazing, although we..."
Kane Salanoa
"Dinner here was outstanding. A great experience. They made space for the family on a very busy night. Service was excellent. The food was..."
Tony Kara
"Took the daughter and son-in-law from Sydney to the Boulcott St Bistro on Wednesday - they were very impressed! We knew that the food would be..."
Katie Francis
"Perhaps the most consistently excellent restaurant in Wellington, I've been here several times and swear by it. If you feel like quality Bistro..."
Tim Harding
"You know it's been years since you've been to a restaurant when the last time you went was with an ex-boyfriend and you're now married with a child...."
Kara I
"SUPERB!! A meet in the middle weekend (5 of us from Auckland, P North and Chch) for a family birthday, the choice couldn't have been better. Creative..."
Catherine Carran
"Her Indoors booked a classic Wellington weekend away from the kids, so we took the opportunity to dine at the Bistro. Brilliant service from relaxed..."
Mark Kirkland
"I ate there recently and found the food to be the best I've ever had. This establishment is run by geniuses with food! It's exactly what you want for..."
"I've been once for dessert and once for lunch, both were excellent, well worth the price, great decor, location and service! I can't wait to return!..."
"Best Birthday Dinner at one of the top restaurants in Wellington. My son and daughter took me here last night for a wonderful meal. The calamari..."
Kirstyn Hatton
"This stylish little Bistro has a big personality and is a gem in the crown of the Wellington restaurant scene. We eat there often, and enjoy the cosy..."
"We had a lovely meal at Boulcott St Bistro last week on our way to a Christmas function. Arriving early, there was no waiting for a table and we were..."
Caffeinated Weka
"Popped into this quaint little villa on the way back to the Terrance on a Girls weekend - wow...........the chef, bar staff, matride were all..."
Mother Of Three
"Had a business lunch here and it fitted the bill perfectly - good food, top notch service. No complaints, if you need a professional place with all..."
Biggie C
"This is our favourite restaurant in Wellington, if not the world - which is a big statement we know. However, we have been here for lunches and for..."
Eileen Oliver
"I've been going to the Boulcott for years. The reason I'm such a regular is because of the consistently fine level of food and service.We had..."
Zinnia Harris
"We were in a celebratory mood. I received my first paycheck EVER in New Zealand, and we were rollin' in the dough.Well, not really, but one..."
Kiwi American
"Wow, what a busy little bistro! With the winning combination of prompt friendly service and fresh delicious dishes that so many restaurants seem to..."
"I saw Rex Morgan cooking on TV and really wanted to dine at Boulcott Street Bistro. I loved his prior culinary haven, Citron and wanted to check out..."
"I dined there recently, I waited at the bar for a long time the place was full no one else seemed to mind except me I was starving I was suggested a..."
Samuel Kopua
"As a small group Boulcott Street Bistro is a great choice. It is intimate but still has a fun atmosphere.All the dishes look and taste..."
Maya Carr
"When you walk in all the noise of the busy city surroundings disappear and it feels really personal and comfortable. The staff are friendly and..."
"I had a really enjoyable evening here. The food was fresh and perfectly cooked. The service wasn't as formal as I had expected but was very efficient..."
Olivia Lacey
"Amazing place, I went there for the first time the other night and it is going to become a regular!It has a really unique and lively atmosphere..."
Rose Youmans
"Have eaten at the Boulcott a number of times over the space of many years when visiting Wellington. Apart from reiterating that the food and service..."
Andrew Priest
"Quite pricey but supurb food and service, you pay for what you get and it is 5*. Is in the entertainment book (buy 1 main get one free) so ourbill..."
Sixes & Sevens
92/100 (412 ratings)
Quick Bites
Coffee & Tea
New Zealand
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
"Bruh this place is unreal, had a Boston creme donut that was filled to the bring with cream and a super fluffy donut as well as a slice of peanut..."
Zen Neethling
"I'm all sixes and sevens about Sixes & Sevens. I want to give this wee hidey hole a 5 because my PT raves over it and visits every day but I just..."
"This little cafe has some of the best - cakes, donuts, savouries around taranaki street. The Service was great, prices are reasonable, it’s small &..."
"One of my go to places. Love their food especially their pies and donuts! Also make really good coffee. I wish the place had a bit more space and..."
Foooodie Explorer
"So many delicious looking doughnuts! Allergy friendly cabinet options too which was good. Reasonably priced. Lots of yummy smoothie options too...."
"Great tasting quick and easy food. Consistently good coffee and customer service. You have to get in early to get a seat. Otherwise it's easy to take..."
Alex Von Lanthen
"Oh my this is a deliciously dangerous place. If you go for lunch it's going to be bad! The coffee is not too strong, and hot. The food is amazing!..."
"😃 it's been a while since I began my reviews with a smile!Today I tried one of their Apple and caramel donuts. WIN! Absolutely heavenly...."
Crumpet King
"One of the best donuts in the city! And with all of those options, what not to love?? Their staff is super friendly too which is a great..."
Vogue Foodie
"I heard about the donuts from here and made a trip. They're good. Recommended. While there I noticed the food and popped back another day..."
Sean P E Fleming
"This place is unique in my experience. A great staff. Make me coffee every day. The food is baked with care , imagination and skill.This place..."
Pete Irvine
"Found Sixes and Sevens today and I absolutely LOVED it! So much variety for food choices and drink choices, the amount of smoothie flavours is..."
Daisy Smith
"Never fails to impress. Perfect location. Delicious rich hot chocolate and yummy food. Sometimes the barista will go extra quick so I can catch the..."
Niamh Thomson
"Recommended for coffee, cabinet food and the doughnuts.This Cuban themed little cafe took its fit-out from the previous incarnation of..."
Duncan Galletly
Egmont Street Eatery
92/100 (1504 ratings)
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
New Zealand
Vegan Options
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
French Toast
"Hold onto your jimmies cause this place is bloody amazing. Everything tasted like it came from the kitchen of the gods. The pancakes were so light..."
Nicole Wong
"Taken here for my birthday dinner and had the lamb after the spiced nuts. Love the seasonal approach! Great wine list too. Attentive friendly service..."
"This is one of my favourite places to go for drinks and nibbles in wellington. The cocktails are delicious, they have a seasonal menu but if you are..."
"So yum!! We went here to find donuts and we sure did 😍 lemon meringue and salted caramel popcorn. Really cool little spot for coffee as..."
"Tasty food in this little place. Not massive servings which is nice. Friendly service and helpful. We sat outside which was noisy but better than..."
Bex Ellis
"Staff were very friendly and attentive. The food was delicious. The tables are quite close together which doesn't allow for much private..."
"Amazing every time. The rice cakes are so great. The passion fruit tart was also delicious. Always great food and service. It’s very cool how every..."
"The food was delicious and service was top notch! You can't go past the loaded fries! Highly recommend dinner here but make sure you book as it's a..."
Megha Dogra
"We were here for dinner on a weekday. Food was beautifully cooked. Angus beef cheek braised to tender perfection, not sure if the peanut pesto on top..."
"Nice place for a brunch.We came in at 11ish and it was nearly full. We could either order the food from the menu or from the cabinet. The food..."
Shirley Yu
"Delicious! Sunday brunch (@12.30pm), a short wait, offered a coffee while waiting but it didn't arrive, never mind. We were asked again when seated..."
Neat Eats
"••• Protein-Fixed •••I LOVED it & MY tummy LOVED it. Highly Recommended! Well Done & Thank You (both customer service + foods)..."
"This was a Zomato find when we needed somewhere to eat close to our accomodation. Man was it a find! I got the lamb for breakfast and I could have..."
"Cute cafe. I only tried their doughnut but it was a bit bland tasting. The meringue was light and chewy and gives it a nice refined sweetness that..."
"Best service in Wellington, great menu whether it's brunch, lunch or dinner and the atmosphere is pretty good too. You always leave satisfied...."
Jocelyn Simpson
"Finally tried out this classic Wellington establishment, and it definitely lived up to expectations! We dined over lunch, ordering the fish tacos and..."
Sonia Giles
"Fantastic fresh food offering and service very slick. I always enjoy the atmosphere here and the staff are all very friendly and helpful. Try..."
Ronald Blunt
"Great looking venue, the staff are excellent and the chef knows his stuff, the buttermilk chicken burger is just ridiculously good and the bacon bap..."
Mark Reynolds
"Nice place and I love the deco. The menu has some interesting items and I tried the smoked eel with rice cake. It was interesting but not exciting..."
"Great breakfast - I had the smoked hash potatoes with black pudding and slow egg. The extra sides are expensive but well worth getting. The cold ice..."
Amit Tripuraneni
"Down an alleyway in the heart of Wellington, Egmont St Eatery is a cool, small side bar serving bar snacks, share style dishes and great coffee and..."
Postcards From Peta
"An innovative menu that is executed well, as evidenced by four plates eaten stark clean of every morsel. I had the special of yellow fin tuna with my..."
"The great food made up for the not so great service, food was also awesomely presented but we had had to wait for at least 20 minutes before we were..."
"A+ food and ambience but service was far from on satisfactory. We waited a good 20 min before being given menu and water. AOK i ordered was delicious..."
::: Diner01 :::
"Best wagyu. Thin cuts. I was looking for a good one that could match my experience in steakhouse in SFO. Ample portions. Their focus is on the food...."
Kaushik Som
"I was a skeptic when the place opened, it got too many good reviews and I thought it would be too good to be true. I was so wrong.We went for..."
Sina Tupou
"Great design, cosy feel, good service - and most importantly, the food was incredible. The chefs, visible from the dining area, obviously enjoyed..."
Bronwyn Clark
"Came here for brunch yesterday and I was really impressed with its simple yet elegant interior design. It was very busy when my friend and I arrived..."
Foooodie Explorer
"Stumbled upon this hidden gem fresh off the plane. Beautiful breakfast menu and damn good coffee. Enjoyed eggs and bacon which was very tasty. Fresh..."
Melanie Kolman
"Had the Charred Broccolini with carrot puree,  fried egg, roasted tomatoes, sourdough and pork floss for brunch the other morning. Was probably the..."
Albert Hailes
"It took me far too long to eat here and it won't be as long a wait between visits. Only came in for brunch but the food was top notch. The use of..."
"Brunch on Sunday. We arrived about 12pm and they were busy, almost full. We had cinema tickets for 1pm so asked about the wait. They we're helpful in..."
Sean P E Fleming
"Arrived for breakfast after a reccomedation. Easy to find down the lane, nice spot. A sleek, modern & professional while still remaining welcoming...."
Coffee Lover
"Came here for dinner and I got the KFC burger which was delicious, chicken was cooked and battered beautifully and the sauce complemented and brought..."
Matt Jeng
"My first time at Egmont this morning for brunch and it was amazing!! Super friendly and attentive staff, got a table straight away, warm and not too..."
Kyla R
"Food is fantastic and they make arguably the best french toast in town. Have been back several times and am always impressed with the service and..."
Aimee Bell
"After three years in Wellington, my sister is finally moving back to Auckland, but before she relocates, I made one last eating frenzy trip before my..."
Amy @ My Dining Journey
"Came here with a bunch of work mates on a weekday bout 8:00pm.  We ordered entrees and mains.  We waited about 45 minutes for the entrees and was a..."
John Chin
"Love this place. All the dishes I tried were really nice. The burger and market fish were really nice. They're pretty busy though so it takes awhile..."
"Perfect spot for brunch or coffee! The summer brown was delicious and the homemade granola was served nicely with fresh summer fruits. Service was..."
Angela Liu
"New cafe in town! Went and ordered spinach and mushroom toast with avocado on the side. For drinks a simple favourite trim flatwhite.The..."
Vogue Foodie
"Delicious food and wonderful service. I really liked that you could get all wine in a carafe size, for when I don't want to drink the whole bottle..."
Debbie Rogers
"Came here to try the winner of burger welly for 2015. At nearly $20 alone for the burger I was initially a little hesitant but it did live up to..."
Vicki Wong
"I very much enjoyed my coffee and scone here! The coffee may have been the best I've had in Wellington (so I purchased another) and the scone was of..."
John BP
"The best seat in the house is on the pass overlooking the compact kitchen. The ham& cheese croquette is crisp, light and lusciously oozy and..."
Jennifer Collinson
"Wellington admittedly doesn't move as fast as Auckland in the food scene so anything new is always exciting. The talk of town is Egmont Street..."
Wilson Chau
"It was Thursday lunch and date time with my mother. My poor mother really likes European cuisine but alas, my father has decided that a meal is..."
Grace Li
"I had a super tasty birthday lunch here a couple of weeks ago on my travels through NZ. Was recommended it by the staff at Memphis Belle coffee shop..."
"I wish I didn't rate the other restaurants so highly so this could take the highest. Truly amazing experience. The food (Sichuan 1/2 chicken w/..."
Dalton Harris
"Great little cool place to go after work on any day of the week.Menu was a bit small but the burger was awesome.We ordered the chicken..."
Hubert Cheng
"Winners of the annual WOAP burger, my expectations were high. The burger looked pretty standard however the taste was AWESOME it was super..."
"Have been here a few times now for dinner. Must say, it's so dang good. The lamb ribs are to die for, flavour town galore! The Welly on a plate..."
Miss K
"The food takes me back to my home town of London for some reason. The Food was simple but clearly used the best ingredients and was well presented...."
"Good stuff Egmont Street Eatery for nabbing the title for Wellington on a Plate - Best Burger 2015. I must admit, I did enjoy the burger and good on..."
"Popped in here for lunch last Sunday and the place was packed which I find is either sign that they serve good food or it's the in place to be. I..."
"Been twice, love the presentation and the food. On the second occasion the service let things down. Slow, and when avocado was off the menu I was..."
"Popped in on a cold, wet morning for brunch. Three of us went with the grilled sandwiches(ham/cheese, spinach/mushroom and the Flank steak pide)plus..."
Simon Kearsley
"Egmont Street Eatery is a hidden gem, well not so hidden given its name is the street it is located on. It's a very quaint little place..."
Mind The Crumbs
"I came here for breakfast on a Sunday with my partner, the place was busy so we were lucky to get a seat. The tables were close together so we..."
"A newbie but a goodie! Had brunch here last Sunday after much anticipation having had to listen to what felt like EVERYONE in Wellington talking..."
Chris Carabine
"Egmont street - "egmont street?" I hear you say - where the hell is egmont street? Well this little backwater between Leeds street and Taranaki has..."
Duncan Galletly
"Came here for a work dinner tonight and it was awesome. We chose it because it's a new place in town and no one had eaten her yet. So glad we did...."
Jordan Morrice
"This new little eatery definitely fills the gap in what we need in Wellington.   Do not expect your usual big fry up of bacon and eggs here for..."
Rosemary Young
Jano Bistro
91/100 (1100 ratings)
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
New Zealand
Vegan Options
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
"So we had the degustation meal $110 supposedly 7 courses. We also opted for the $55 wine matching with the courses.1.Starter of salmon with..."
Megha Dogra
"Been there 3 times over the last year: hands down to the creativity of the menu of this place. Shot to the Chef: what a talented man! Amazing..."
Brainless Foodie
"Having heard many great things about Jano Bistro, we weren't disappointed. Welcomed by the owner and waiter - the menu was explained kindly and..."
"Our dinner at Jano Bistro was a testament to classic bistro style dining. Simple exquisite dishes, done to perfection. The Jano Tasting Plate gave a..."
Christopher Tran
"Last night I went to Jano on Willis Street with three lovely friends. You may be looking puzzled and pondering where on earth Jano is in Wellington?..."
Muffin Mum
"I had the pleasure of eating at Jano this week. I had not read any reviews of the place so was unsure what to expect. I did look at the online menu..."
"Absolutely fantastic. We had the degustation menu with matched wines, and the flavours were simply amazing. Attentive service from knowledgeable..."
"A amazing surprise in Wellington: a real 5Stars restaurant.the service was great, competent and courteous. The ambient is elegant,  tidy&clean..."
Elena Elisewin
"The little two storey cottage at the top of aro St has seen some good and bad restaurants in its time. Jano is one of the better ones. It's also been..."
Duncan Galletly
"I was lucky enough to be taken to dinner at Jano and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The ambience was warm and welcoming. I had the cauliflower..."
Alicia McQuade
"Had dinner here on Thursday with a small group of 6 people.  Everyone loved their dishes, they were beautifully presented and for the complexity of..."
Justine Hall
"Fabulous food, great service. A night to be remembered. Thank you for making our wedding anniversary special. Can't wait to go back soon. Thoroughly..."
Tania Huddart
"We had a delicious brunch at Jano and loved both the food and atmosphere..outside little courtyyard tables with fig and olive trees planted for..."
Chris Simpson
"Jano Bistro provides a memorable dining experience and rises well above the standard of the average Wellington fine dining restaurant.The..."
"This restaurant is a gem. Decor is fine clean lines with small items of interest on the walls. The menu is elite and out there. The food was..."
Anthea Raven
"Jano is amazing!  My partner and I had such an enjoyable evening here and would highly recommend it!We had a three course meal each and..."
Katie Zimmerman