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Ministry of Food Catering

) #566 of 697 Restaurants in Wellington €€ - €€€ Cafe, ,
22 Herd Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-473 2536
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
25 Jun 2017
“My 21st Birthday Event was truly memorable”
13 Jun 2017
“Nice breakfast, warm in a winter environment with friendly staff.”
Open Now
09:00 - 18:00All hours
Cafe, Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
22 Herd Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

My 21st Birthday was well organized and had an amazing atmosphere, the staff were friendly and enthusiastic. Booking it was easy and efficient. the food was very tasty i really enjoyed it. the music and vibe was so good. A lot of my guests (family...More

Thank joshuavanechten
Reviewed 13 June 2017

As a breakfast spot for adults, this place had a quiet back room, well lit, no interruptions and great coffee served with a Swiss Omelette. I look forward to breakfast here. Its handy to my HQ, easy taxi access and a sustaining hearty meal on...More

Thank Arbor253
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Sampled some of their yummy wares at the recent #brightsummernight launch. Absolutely amazing range of deliciousness: antipasto platters, cute veggie filo rosettes, mini quiches.

Thank Annabel443
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I've walked past here a lot but usually when it's been closed. Today I dropped in at about 7:30 with my daughter for breakfast. It's cosy and warm on a winter day but the menu was not very exciting. Fairly plain fare which probably suits...More

1  Thank qofdnz
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

This is a faced pace cafe serving mostly public servants and they do it well. It's full of conversations ten to the dozen. Food is good. Just one slight improvement flat white's don't require froth.

Thank T3urumana0
Reviewed 15 February 2016

I wouldn't probably seek Ministry of Food out over and above other cafes as there are far more centrally located cafes which are just as good. However, if you're in the vicinity (near parliament, Old St Pauls, etc) this is a great cafe from which...More

Thank TeamIan
Reviewed 13 December 2015

The staff were conscious of time savings for customers. When the queue got busy, they opened up another register to take orders. The coffees were served quickly and hot. Very nice.

Thank May T
Reviewed 9 December 2015

We followed the smell of freshly cooking bacon and were not disappointed. Cameron greeted us and we had bacon, perfect poached eggs, mushrooms on sourdough was brilliant. Big coffees to were excellent. It would be our "local" if we lived in Wellington.

1  Thank MAXINE B
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Great coffee & vibe, chilled out atmosphere. Ordered the chicken quesadillas... they were okay, nothing special. Handy to ParliamentMore

Thank KiwiTraveller8008
Tobatown, Owner at Ministry of Food Catering, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2015

Thanks for your feed back and I'm glad you enjoy our coffee. I certainly do. The quesadillas are a big seller as they fill that gap between a sandwich and a main meal. Please try one of our other meals off the menu if you...More

Reviewed 28 May 2015

They could have at least made it look like they did something more than pour food on my plate straight from the package. Their attempt at an elegant presentation for my muesli really highlighted the fact that they poured cereal straight from the box onto...More

Thank Robert C
Tobatown, Owner at Ministry of Food Catering, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2015

Hi Robert C, I'm really sorry you didn't enjoy our muesli breakfast. We do make the muesli on the premises as we do the fruit compote that goes on it and most of the other food we serve. Please let me know what your expectations...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$4 - US$17
Cafe, Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Herd Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-473 2536
  • E-mail
We provide quality catering to Wellington with affordable and adaptable menu options, reliable delivery service and friendly people who care.

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