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Zibibbo Restaurant & Bar

25 Taranaki Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 6650
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas platter” (24 reviews)
“pizza” (28 reviews)
“duck” (17 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
25 Taranaki Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for a light something, service was incredible and the tapas for 2 just hit the spot! Just wish there was more! Cocktails were beautifully made. The food was so delicious.

Thank surwin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lamb rump which was excellent. It was with olives and mint as spices with gonocni and zuccinni. A nice glass of a New Zealand cav filled the bill, No complaints

Thank Drjack183
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with a small group of people, about 10 of us and ordered off the menu. I had the beetroot cured salmon and a risotto was was great. Wife had the beetroot salmon and the fish of the day which she said was very...More

Thank buffalobob6
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

A special dinner for my mother's birthday and they didn't disappoint. First time here and will most definitely be back again! The calamari and the lamb rump were the so tender and delicious, best I've ever had. The tapas platter was outstanding and the service...More

Thank GG_Scotty
Reviewed 5 February 2018

My wife, adult daughter and I have a lovely lunch here after a visit to the nearby Museum of New Zealand. I had the baked fish of the day which was cooked perfectly. Not many places get a nice browning on the outside of the...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Very friendly service, we went late as it after a movie. Yet when we walked up to the restaurant the chef welcomed us from the open kitchen. Staff were very helpful and attentive to our table. Food was excellent, flavors were unique but not overwhelming....More

Thank James O
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This is an old favourite and our first visit for this year. Usually very busy so booking recommended. Not necessary this weekend though. It was really quiet. We shared entree platter - justifiably a review highlight. Our mistake was to order entree & main at...More

Thank wellingt0nkirby
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Ate here tonight whilst spending a few days travelling NZ. The tapas and our main dish were amazing. All very tasty and nicely presented. Steak was cooked to perfection (I like mine rare). Staff very knowledgeable about menu and attentive to our needs. Everything was...More

Thank Karen0155
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Stumbled in by chance on 28th Dec and went a second time on NY eve! Lamb and pork belly were delicious. Service was very good. Nice atmosphere and very good for couples. It was among our top 3 dining highlights during our 2 week trip...More

Thank Ted S
Reviewed 1 January 2018

There were 4 of us dining on New Years Eve. Had the tapas starter which was a good choice. A couple of us had the beef which was cooked to perfection and I had the duck which was delicious.

Thank Foodape
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20 December 2014|
Response from zibsWellington | Property representative |
Easiest way is to call us with the details on 04 3856650. We can post a voucher out or you can collect if you're local thanks, Nicola
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Taranaki Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 6650
  • E-mail
Zibibbo is situated in the historic Taranaki Street Police Station building in Central Wellington, and is co-owned / co-run by two award-winning chefs: Michelin Star rated Adam Newell and Glen Taylor. This iconic restaurant and tapas bar is renowned for its Mediterranean inspired cuisine. Relax in the lounge bar, sample a selection from Zibibbo’s famous tapas platter or a wood-smoked pizza while enjoying modern & classic cocktails and a wide selection of kiwi craft beers. For the discerning diner, the casual yet sophisticated restaurant upstairs presents fresh local ingredients prepared by some of New Zealand’s finest chefs, together with great service and an extensive wine list; all available at reasonable everyday Wellington prices. Private dining room also available for up to twenty people. We cater for all dietary requirements: Gluten free, dairy free, vegetarians, vegans, allergies, low FODMAP, and anything else you can think of! It’s great to know in advance, so let us know at the time of booking, but we can also cope if you just let us know at the time of ordering
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