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Olive Cafe

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$$ - $$$European, Cafe,
170 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-802 5266
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (45 reviews)
“falafel” (3 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
European, Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
170 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us came here for breakfast/brunch on a Saturday morning. The cafe had a nice outdoor patio in the back. The breakfast we got was excellent. The staff of friendly and checked on us regularly. I'd definitely go back here the next time...More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to come here for while been many years ago. Really tasty food. I had shiitake mushrooms stuffed with cashew mozzarella and orzo salad. Absolutely delicious!! My latte was perfect. Others had smoothie and olive breakfast with the poached eggs coming with hollandaise as well...More

Thank Cynthia N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, food, atmosphere & great wine list. What a lovely place to finish off our stay in Wellington. Our glasses never emptied, service was quick & the food was amazingly tasty! This is on our hit list for 'next time' . We left feeling...More

Thank Mullenbliss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the vegan spaghetti. I am not vegan nor vegetarian, but it sounded delicious. It was made with a white bean sauce and included eggplant and kale. It was truly the best pasta I have ever eaten. The flavors were perfectly paired, and the...More

Thank Tricia H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for Cubadupa. Wonderful full breakfast and hot chocolate. Service very good. Serve time quick. Recommend Thanks

Thank CarlEgan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent spot for breakfast/brunch. Good coffee. Nice wine list. Really good food. I tried the duck comfit and it was great. Free WiFi was a bonus. Very efficient staff

Thank Ross H
Reviewed 19 March 2018

This is supposed to be one of Welly's top spots, as told to me by locals. The outdoor space is fabulous and the history behind it even more interesting. The food was delish but I did find it somewhat pricey. Literally one ravioli - but...More

Thank Chica B
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Olive has been going for 21 years and you can see why: the food is delicious, the service professional and lowkey, and the environment is very comfortable.

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

This is the 3rd time I’ve been in here in 6 weeks. The service is outstanding they really know the menu. The food is beautifully presented and tastes the best in town. Would highly recommend olive

Thank lisakelly2014
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

The lunch menu at this place is really good, there’s a number of options to please various diets such as vegetarian/vegan/gluten free. My meal was delicious, followed by a tasty carrot cake and coffee. However, the staff are reluctant to come to the table and...More

Thank Vadventures94
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-802 5266
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