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Chocolate Fish Cafe

100 Shelly Bay Road | Maupuia, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
+64 4-388 2808
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“chocolate fish” (83 reviews)
“sandwich” (35 reviews)
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Cafe, Seafood, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Shelly Bay Road | Maupuia, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Food is really tasty here. Had the seafood chowder which was so rich and creamy. Beautiful views to match!

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Real cream Home made cake Real tea leaves Great location friendly staff = thoroughly enjoyable afternoon tea

Thank jabbablue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great offerings including simple but tasty options such as paua fritter sandwich. Rustic feel creates a relaxed atmosphere. Good efficient service.

Thank Jadedog
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We stopped here for a snack. The chocolate milk shakes were very good. The cookies were delicious. Recommended.

Thank alicegrey2018
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This is the first time we visited this cafe. Its great for kids with all those free bikes they can play with. Food and service was awesome!!

Thank Gpannu01
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We went to the Chocolate Fish for brunch with the BMW Club. We had a rice dish with smoked fish and was delicious but not filling enough so had a cheese scone on top of that! Good atmosphere and lots of places for dogs with...More

Thank RayC888
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Whenever I visit Wellington I always end up making lots of visits to the Chocolate Fish. The food is lovely and the staff are all very friendly. The vibe is very Kiwi. The setting for this cafe is superb and it’s a very popular place...More

Thank Kiwibird132013
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

All four of us ordered something different and all four were happy. The gourmet sandwiches are large and rustic looking and according to friends tasted amazing. Another had the bacon and black pudding burger which also went down a treat. I had the seafood chowder...More

Thank SamuraiKiwi13
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Ordered a burger and never saw so much oil... The whole bun was sogged with oil and the sauces that it was impossible to even pick up. Maybe the other dishes are not as bad but wouldn't order a burger here again.

Thank India B
Reviewed 13 August 2018

If you are looking for a late lazy brunch on a weekend with your family/friends along with kids/pets this is the place to visit. Not sure what the arrangements are on a week day as I have been to this place on weekends. If its...More

Thank niners9
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Shelly Bay Road | Maupuia, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-388 2808
Welcome to our seaside cafe. Looking for great food with a quirky difference? We have taken Kiwiana to the extreme with a variety of seafood and non seafood items all cooked on our BBQ..our specialty is artisan style barbequed seafood sammies with garlic aioli and greens Grab a beanbag and enjoy the view of Wellington Harbour! Open 7 days 8.00am ish to 5.30 pm ish Fully licensed with Seating inside for 70 and Outside for 100 Bookings Please ring for booking availability Monday to Friday Weekends...Not available Our Brunch service is fast and you will be accommodated on a first come first served basis Public Holidays : No Surcharge We will be OPEN everyday except for Christmas Day
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