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Olive Cafe

$$ - $$$European, Cafe,
170 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-802 5266
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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 2 days ago

When travelling it's hard to find home comforts, sometimes you just need a good ol' bowl of porridge to start your day 🥣 Staff were super lovely 😊

Thank Elle A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited Olive Cafe with friends for brunch. The food was amazing, coffee outstanding and service excellent. Would highly recommend!

Thank Oliver M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here for dinner, the food was ok but not fantastic. Quite small portions. Probably won't return for dinner. Have been here for lunch and it was better. Back courtyard great in summer.

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My mum and I stopped in for dinner. Beautifully fresh food, delicious flavours, wonderful fish dishes and immaculate, relaxed service from the team. Loved it! Will be telling all our friends to visit

Thank Emma F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super busy place but they found room for the 3 of us. Prices aren't too bad and the food was great. Our vegan son was very happy. Plenty of options for all. Warm and friendly place - typical quirky Cuba St. We've had dinner here...More

Thank WayneK160
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visisting Wellington for WOW with friends I was in charge of finding a nice place for breakfast. Raising eyebrows at the front door -do we risk it- we went and were seated in the sunniest spot taking in the cool paintings and ordering eggs with...More

Thank marianne592
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did not expect the food at Olive to be this good. I am still thinking about it a few days later. We ordered coffees, the catch of the day, starters and more, and everything was just perfect. All in a charming Edwardian building. The...More

Thank Jebediah_Solomon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in Wellington's bohemian upper Cuba Street (or south end if you're going by the compass) this wee cafe has extra room out back in a covered garden bar area. Great service and the food is excellent. We both had the gorgonzola souffle with pear...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Olive used to be a cafe, known for great coffee, muffins and lunches. Now it is a fabulous restaurant, simple and packed with ambiance and great innovative food. I say innovative as its is possible to be vegan here without eating mush and carnivores have...More

Thank Diana J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a find on welly’s iconic Cuba street. Great food - a really interesting menu, and an eclectic wine list. A big thanks to the gentleman who served us and recommended a fab kiwi Viognier. It was groovy and quality.

Thank Shiree2013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
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, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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