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Olive Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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US$6 - US$26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
European, Cafe, New Zealand
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We've tried to go to Olive a few times but haven't been able to get a table. Fortunately it was a bit quieter during Wellington anniversary weekend and we were finally able to get in! I can now see why it is so popular. Service...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Emsy22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking past and stopped to look at the menu in the window. Decided to try it and very glad we did. The food was outstanding and theservice was too. The pork belly starter was delicious and perfectly sized, as was the fish carpaccio. The lamb...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Higgos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly the coffee is great, strong and flavourful and not bitter. I had the bruschetta which looked like a work of art, the goats cheese (?) was creamy and delicious. My partner had the Olive signature breakfast, free range poached eggs, crispy bacon, homemade hash...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Newcastlef00d13
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had dinner for two here. I felt like we got a little lucky as one of the seats in the front windows was available. The menu was really enticing and I believe would cater for almost everyone with an interest in good food. I wanted...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank daveb868
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

The food we had at lunchtime was nicely cooked, and it was nice to sit outside, but I was disappointed that for lunch there was only 2 menu choices that weren’t more suited for breakfast. I didn’t want breakfast food. I wanted lunch. So the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Vickskix
Reviewed 14 December 2018

We sat in the conservatory at the back. Loved the trees, plants and all the authentic vintage fittings. Great food too for a lovely brunch

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gillian P
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Stopped here for a late breakfast the ‘OLIVE. WORKS’ were EGGCELLENT,cooked and presented perfectly coffee took a little time to arrive but was good. GLAD WE FOUND YOU!

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Visited during the week, they were very busy. The selection was very good. I decided to go for the set menu, could choose between two dishes per course. Very reasonably priced. Most probably you need to book on the weekends

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank paolomX6386WN
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

As we were in Wellington the weekend of my birthday we went to Olive to celebrate. We chose it because it has a good gluten free range which is essential for me. We shared the starter.. octopus.... and it was really tasty. Then we both...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SusanMaree1954
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

This attractive small restaurant is a delight. Do not miss the Gorgonzola cheese soufflé. If the weather’s warm, the back courtyard is a uniquely lovely hangout, quite unlike anything else. I recently took US guests here and they loved it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mary_Varnham
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