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Capitol Restaurant

10 Kent Terrace | Mt. Victoria, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-384 2855
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“liver” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
10 Kent Terrace | Mt. Victoria, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 310 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We came in to Capitol on a cold and wet day into a warm and friendly dining room. We had a tasty and warming lunch; for me a bowl of delicious asparagus and basil soup and then some fried squid with aioli that was tender...More

Thank peterandannmc
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our group had a wonderful evening, every persons dining experience was a mouthwatering delight. The Risotto a burst of flavour to savour. Fabulous staff, a evening to remember.

Thank janeicey
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place for lunch with clients. Service is good and the food came out fast as the waitress was very attentive asking if we had any time constraints. Food was great!

Thank explore-wine-dine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in Wellington on a Road Scholar tour and found this place in my Lonely Planet guide to New Zealand. It caught my eye because I have been searching for New Zealand cuisine. It was close to the Copthorne Oriental Bay where I was...More

Thank NBCTeacher
KateH3811, Owner at Capitol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your wonderful review. It’s a treat to read and we’re so grateful that you came in and had such a good time. Wishing you well, Kate and Tom

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our experience(s) at Capitol Restaurant were delightful. Our Hostess, Kate, and Chef, Tom, and all of the staff were magnificent. They were friendly, accommodating, and skilled in all respects. Attentive to a perfect degree. They paid attention to the rate at which we dined and...More

Thank FZLimner
KateH3811, Owner at Capitol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You’re a wonderful gem! We work hard, and reviews like this make it totally worthwhile. Many thanks, Kate and Tom

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From brunch to dinner Capitol seems to be at ease serving beautiful food and wine. Book for dinner as it has many years of regular clientee and to get a table without a reservation is not worth the risk. We firstly came here years ago...More

1  Thank AlistairAuckland
KateH3811, Owner at Capitol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Alistair! Thanks so much for your lovely review. Comments like this are why we're in this game. See you next time, and thanks again, Kate

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went to Capitol for our second anniversary dinner. We looked forward to it and we had a nice time. The food was interesting and yummy.

Thank 68skp70
KateH3811, Owner at Capitol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your kind review. Happy anniversary, Kate

Reviewed 15 September 2018

Small and intimate with a touch of bygone years. Fantastic food and a wonderful hostess. Well priced.

Thank SPH6
KateH3811, Owner at Capitol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your kimd review. We’re glad you enjoyed. All the best, Kate & Tom

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We came here for a family birthday dinner. We were greeted and treated in a very friendly manner. The wait staff knew the menu well. The food was delicious and plentiful. We got an anti pasta platter to start and it had some very good...More

1  Thank Deanne D
KateH3811, Owner at Capitol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We’re glad you had a good time with us. I love the duck risotto too.see you another time. All the best, Kate

Reviewed 31 August 2018

I was eating alone tonight, but was welcomed wonderfully by the staff at Capitol. Had the Fish of the Day - which had wonderful layers of flavour I've never come across before and the chocolate pudding, which was melt-in-the-mouth beautiful and so, so tasty. Staff...More

Thank emnm96
KateH3811, Owner at Capitol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You’re welcome, and thanks for choosing to dine with us. We’re aware that there are many good choices you can make in Welly, We’re lucky to have such a loyal and great clientele. All the best to you, Kate & Tom

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Odyssey823977
13 October 2018|
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Response from TheReefBoy | Reviewed this property |
Hope the reply is still relevant. They accommodated gluten free but did not dig deeper.
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951kristin
25 August 2017|
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Response from KateH3811 | Property representative |
Hi there. All our pork is NZ & Eco Farmed. Sorry for any miscommunication. Thanks Kate
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$37
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Kent Terrace | Mt. Victoria, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-384 2855
  • E-mail
Description
Capitol's menu has a strong focus on local seafood and seasonal, ethical produce. Our food is fresh, pure and uncluttered, our service warm, inviting and knowledgeable, and our dining room filled with a happy mingling of locals and visitors to Wellington.
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