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153 featherston Street, Wellington, New Zealand
+64 4-496 1880
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Great quality food and friendly wait staff. Excellent barista coffee cart in restaurant very popular.

Thank gingerbiscuit63
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped by at Vivant for a coffee and ice cream. Really good coffee and the ice cream wasn't bad either;)

Thank Tobias M
Wellington, New Zealand
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195 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Lunchtime in Wellington is hectic if you are peckish... lunchbars etc are full full. full! One friend, (he wasnt paying)said, Chameleon... the other,(paying) looked into the Vivant... here will do..!!!. Lunch... steak n chips, fish n chips, chicken wrap, caesar salad, and a coupla more choices. 2 chicken wraps and a ceasar salad were ordered..I noticed that the dozen or... More 

Thank pieata
Whakatane, New Zealand
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133 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Ate a dessert and coffees which were OK, the cheese cake was really nice but..... very small portion (size of 2 small fingers for 14 dollars with a very small scoop of berry fromage ) and out of desperation ordered room food which was badly done dry fish soggy chips and wedges advertised with chilli sauce but didnt come with... More 

Thank frangii
Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

It was very convenient eating at the hotel where we were staying. The full buffet breakfast offers a wide choice for all tastes, and the dinner menu offered a varied menu. Compliments to the chef! The staff were also very cheerful and obliging.

Thank abspelta
Vancouver, Canada
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369 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 368 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Had dinner one night at Vivant, which is part of the Ibis Hotel. Nice dinning area, not a huge menu but had a varied selection of food. I had from the grill the Chicken Breast. I came with roasted vegetables. The price was $28.50. Steaks are available as well as fish, lamb and salads. Burgers are also offered. There is... More 

Thank yvr1
Upper Hutt, New Zealand
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134 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

It was a Thursday night and my partner and I both finished work late (6.30pm) and wanted to have a meal in town before heading home to Upper Hutt. We went to a couple of other places first but we were put off by how noisy they were. I suggested we try Vivant! (the restaurant in the Ibis Hotel on... More 

Thank Lara F
Pauanui, New Zealand
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94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Very good menu with great choices. We had the burgers, me the chicken and my husband the beef, both were served with chunky fries. They were really yummy and filled so high that you could deconstrust it and have a full healthy meal (if you don't count the fries)

Thank GulfHarbourBadgers
Wellington, New Zealand
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195 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Met up with friend(staying in hotel), and decided to have dinner. ( heavy rain outside) in the restaurant. Ordered filet steak and a scallop main .steak looked nice,(but not 200 gm!) came with roasted potatoes pumpkin and a coupla other veges... (No tasting allowed!!!) Seared scallops were BIG, ( Japanese?) not as flavoursome as NZ,but,bigger,and cheaper. The cauliflower purée base... More 

Thank pieata
Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

( Vivant Restaurant is Located in the Ibis Hotel ) We stayed at the Ibis for a week and had Dinner there most nights which were great, also had the Breakfast every morning which was also great, such a good selection and very good value. We were there for our 25th Wedding Anniversary, had a great time. Can recommend this... More 

Thank mumpy45

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$21
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 featherston Street, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-496 1880

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?