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Zibibbo Restaurant & Bar

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25 Taranaki Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 6650
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas platter” (25 reviews)
“pizza” (27 reviews)
“duck” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
25 Taranaki Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 282 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are after good service and can afford to pay at least $30 for mains then this is a good restaurant. We ordered the tapas to share which cost $52 for 3. Then I ordered the lamb, which came highly recommended - it was...More

1  Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Zibibbo has always been one of my very favourite Wellington restaurants but we hadn't managed to get here for over two years - in my opinion, the food is still to die for! A group of eight of us and we all raved about our...More

Thank gindog
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We were in Wellington a week, and this was our favorite restaurant. Excellent fresh seafood as well as meat. Quite varied menu, good wine list. Ask for a table next to one of the windows. Comparatively moderately priced.

Thank turneraw
Reviewed 14 March 2018 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 27 February 2018

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 26 February 2018

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
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Meals
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, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
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
Description
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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