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Ministry of Food Catering

€€ - €€€Cafe, ,
22 Herd Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-473 2536
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
20 Feb 2018
“Good place to eat.”
20 Nov 2017
“Why bother selling gluten free scones? if you're going to contaminate them with gluten without a care in the world?”
Open Now
09:00 - 18:00 Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
22 Herd Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

The food was very delicious and the staff was very friendly and welcoming. Booking a table was very easy.

Thank cm013
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Cut the 'gluten free' scone (in front of me) on a bread board covered in other scone and bread gluten crumbs - and when I challenge him on it - he says well it doesn't really matter it's going in the toaster with all the...More

Thank JSWellingtonian1970
Tobatown, Owner at Ministry of Food Catering, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review your experience with us. We take complaints like this very seriously, as we understand how painful and difficult it can be when you’re a Celiac and I’m incredibly sorry that you didn’t have an enjoyable experience. Upon reading...More

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 mayt814
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Cuisine
Cafe, Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 18:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
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
Description
We provide quality catering to Wellington with affordable and adaptable menu options, reliable delivery service and friendly people who care. Call us or email for your next catering order.
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