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Olive Cafe

€€ - €€€European, Cafe,
170 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-802 5266
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
170 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As we were in Wellington the weekend of my birthday we went to Olive to celebrate. We chose it because it has a good gluten free range which is essential for me. We shared the starter.. octopus.... and it was really tasty. Then we both...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SusanMaree1954
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This attractive small restaurant is a delight. Do not miss the Gorgonzola cheese soufflé. If the weather’s warm, the back courtyard is a uniquely lovely hangout, quite unlike anything else. I recently took US guests here and they loved it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mary_Varnham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This review borders on a 3 to a 4. A 3 seems unfair but a 4 seems over the top. Don't get me wrong, the food was very good but the staff seemed, like it was just "a job". We were in the courtyard, which...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank allegram72
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely fresh cafe that has been recently updated. Great lunch options and good coffee with excellent service in busy Cuba street area.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alipa50
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Went as a large group. Food and service was fantastic. Also dealt with people with different dietary requirements including a person with Celiacs disease very well. Staff were understanding and food came out in a timely manner.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TrenchermanTravel
Reviewed 14 October 2018

When travelling it's hard to find home comforts, sometimes you just need a good ol' bowl of porridge to start your day 🥣 Staff were super lovely 😊

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank elleclipse
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Visited Olive Cafe with friends for brunch. The food was amazing, coffee outstanding and service excellent. Would highly recommend!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank olliemumby
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Went here for dinner, the food was ok but not fantastic. Quite small portions. Probably won't return for dinner. Have been here for lunch and it was better. Back courtyard great in summer.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

My mum and I stopped in for dinner. Beautifully fresh food, delicious flavours, wonderful fish dishes and immaculate, relaxed service from the team. Loved it! Will be telling all our friends to visit

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Emma F
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Super busy place but they found room for the 3 of us. Prices aren't too bad and the food was great. Our vegan son was very happy. Plenty of options for all. Warm and friendly place - typical quirky Cuba St. We've had dinner here...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank WayneK160
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-802 5266
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