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199 Cuba Street | Corner Cuba and Vivian Streets, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 3229
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (56 reviews)
“tapas” (51 reviews)
“saltimbocca” (8 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:30All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
199 Cuba Street | Corner Cuba and Vivian Streets, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a lovely restaurant for delicious Italian food. The staff are lovely and the food is delicious and hearty. We will definitely be back!

Thank Nicole C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We came into Ombra on a busy Friday night at 8pm. The Manager and staff were great. They found a corner for us to sit, drinks arrived quickly and within half an hour we were seated with menu. The food and wine were stunning. Definitley...More

Thank robjX9984VJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are Italian twice in our trip to Welly and this was bar far the more enjoyable experience. Drinks like was good and reasonably priced. We ate lunch with two adults and two kids and it came to round $100, granted we had desserts as...More

Thank JoCorkery
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table for a very special family get together and were welcomed warmly on a very cold evening. The restaurant was cosy and buzzing. Our table was perfect for our family of five. Staff entered into the exciting surprise of a family member...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend this place - arrive early, otherwise call in advance to secure a table as it gets super busy.

Thank samhX7612TG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just enjoyed a lovely dinner celebrating Dad's 70th birthday. The food was delicious and we enjoyed trying lots of different plates. The service was great - the waiter was so attentive. They even included a candle and a birthday song with dessert. Will definitely...More

Thank jay_paku
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a find. Great tapas selection and excellent service. Helpful suggestions from the waiter. Arrived early so got a table straight away. Highly recommended

Thank Batesnz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been there for dinner on a Friday night. Easy online booking system, I booked a table in the afternoon, to the same evening. Service was fast and friendly. Cozy decoration. Ambient is a bit crowded, with tables quite close to each other. We ordered...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Ombra on a Saturday night with a mid-sized group of people. You can't make bookings, which is always a negative aspect of a restaurant for me. However, we were seated sooner than expected and were served in good time. The menu is tapas-style...More

Thank Darren S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant which serves small plates with very tasteful delicatessen food. The proverb translated from German would be "small but fine". Your taste buds will enjoy whatever you choose. And the restaurant has a vibrant atmosphere, especially when they have waiters or...More

1  Thank Nina L
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29 December 2014|
Response from Marko K |
yes they are...closed only for Christmas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Cuba Street | Corner Cuba and Vivian Streets, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 3229
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