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Capitol Restaurant

€€ - €€€European, , Vegetarian Friendly
10 Kent Terrace | Mt. Victoria, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-384 2855
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“liver” (6 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
17:30 - 22:00 Hours
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
10 Kent Terrace | Mt. Victoria, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My partner and I went to Capitol for our second anniversary dinner. We looked forward to it and we had a nice time. The food was interesting and yummy.

Thank 68skp70
KateH3811, Owner at Capitol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much for your kind review. Happy anniversary, Kate

Reviewed 1 week ago

Small and intimate with a touch of bygone years. Fantastic food and a wonderful hostess. Well priced.

Thank SPH6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a family birthday dinner. We were greeted and treated in a very friendly manner. The wait staff knew the menu well. The food was delicious and plentiful. We got an anti pasta platter to start and it had some very good...More

Thank Weetbix7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was eating alone tonight, but was welcomed wonderfully by the staff at Capitol. Had the Fish of the Day - which had wonderful layers of flavour I've never come across before and the chocolate pudding, which was melt-in-the-mouth beautiful and so, so tasty. Staff...More

Thank emnm96
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I came in with my family for a birthday dinner and it was absolutely wonderful. We were greeted so warmly it was like walking into a family friend's home. We were seated and then enjoyed a beautiful bottle of rose bubbles that was recommended to...More

Thank BrianDins
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Once again dinner at Capitol has ticked all the boxes. The staff’s welcome is familiar and their service is efficient and knowledgeable. Patrick does FOH with subtle expertise and a keen engagement with the patrons. All the staff are efficient, attentive and hardworking. The menu...More

Thank GillBee2014
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

So the family decide to give an impromptu early birthday dinner before or return to the UK. They simply could not have chosen a better place. My main, the filet steak on an onion base topped off with whipped Gorgonzola cream was probably the best...More

Thank TheReefBoy
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We have been enjoying the NZIFF and have equally enjoyed dining at Capitol as we refuel between movies. You'd think that too many visits would mean the menu would become too familiar, even stale. Not so. Yes, we are very familiar with the menu and...More

2  Thank bgb290
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Yesterday we decided at very short notice to get the family together and hit our favorite haunt for a relaxing casual brunch after a hectic week. The staff cleared a table for us, and in no time we were enjoying the steady cafe buzz over...More

Thank BryanG1900
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Food and service was superb! Such a lovely friendly environment. I absolutely love going to capitol for any meal because I know the food and service will be great.

Thank mushymaster22
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25 August 2017|
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Response from KateH3811 | Property representative |
Hi there. All our pork is NZ & Eco Farmed. Sorry for any miscommunication. Thanks Kate
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$37
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
09:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Kent Terrace | Mt. Victoria, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-384 2855
  • E-mail
Capitol's menu has a strong focus on local seafood and seasonal, ethical produce. Our food is fresh, pure and uncluttered, our service warm, inviting and knowledgeable, and our dining room filled with a happy mingling of locals and visitors to Wellington.
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