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Chocolate Fish Cafe

) #6 of 697 Restaurants in Wellington €€ - €€€ Cafe, Seafood, Soups
100 Shelly Bay Road | Maupuia, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
+64 4-388 2808
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“sandwich” (28 reviews)
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08:00 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, Seafood, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
100 Shelly Bay Road | Maupuia, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a Cafe like all cafes should be: great coffee, delicious cakes, great food to choose from and always an atmosphere of aliveness and joy. And I appreciate that they try to introduce organic choices. The amount of food on your plate could be...More

Thank Nina L
Reviewed 1 week ago

For many years my husband and I took people on bus trips. Trev knew the owners very well and I was converted on my first visit. I love the food, especially the whitebait sandwiches. A unique and funky place to dine, mostly we went at...More

Thank kiwiconnection2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere was great. Not many people when we arrived but within 30 minutes numbers greatly increased as people came in for lunch. Lots of Mums with kids catching up with one another. Very kid friendly. Staff are great. Would recomend and will be back...More

Thank susanht3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Today we had lunch at Chocolate Fish in Shelly Bay. We were a group of 18 older people who eat out as a group regularly. Today's experience as the best we have had. We had booked and were greeted at the door and shown to...More

Thank Dianne A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the food was so lovely and fresh and good variety the staff were ever so obliging. great little spot. reasonable prices

Thank timandchelle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and drink available were great, we went a couple of times and were never disappointed. Nice views across the bay.

Thank pmgreenwood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had just walked for a hour or so, and were feeling virtuous, and looking for a light lunch. The weather was a beautiful wellington Autumn bluebird day. Cafe was very busy, but we were tended too quickly, and ordered the signature fish sandwiches, and...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chocolate fish is a great place to have a morning coffee. If you are visiting it is a must to see wellington on a great day.

Thank ewanb99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have often driven passed but never gone in so decided to try it. The cafe was super busy and didn't get a chance to peruse the menu so asked for a recommendation, and was told the 'sammie'. We chose the fresh fish and pork...More

Thank SuziJaneP
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect place if you have small kids! Laid back atmosphere, great hosts, good food, a place not to miss.

Thank Malgosia05
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Shelly Bay Road | Maupuia, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-388 2808
Welcome to our seaside cafe. Looking for great food with a quirky difference? We have taken Kiwiana to the extreme with a variety of seafood and non seafood items all cooked on our BBQ..our specialty is artisan style barbequed seafood sammies with garlic aioli and greens Grab a beanbag and enjoy the view of Wellington Harbour! Open 7 days 8.00am ish to 5.30 pm ish Fully licensed with Seating inside for 70 and Outside for 100 Bookings Please ring for booking availability Monday to Friday Weekends...Not available Our Brunch service is fast and you will be accommodated on a first come first served basis Public Holidays : No Surcharge We will be OPEN everyday except for Christmas Day
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