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245 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 9998
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Georgia, USA
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Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing breakfast with a creative spin on Eggs Benedict on fresh sourdough. simply amazing all around meal and will never look at my favorite breakfast dish the same way again. Great service, and a nice courtyard in the back to eat outside.

Thank DukeWanderer
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Wonderful, delicious food and very friendly staff. The lamb meat is really tender and well seasoned and the Falafel is undoubtedly the best one I have tasted in this town. Would give 5 stars but at times my bread was not heated well and sauces (especially the very yummy tahini sauce) were not evenly distributed in the wrap. The prices... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Tried their beef and chicken shawarma. Both tasted good. Service is also decent. Ambiance is not that great.

Thank Rahul_sadasivan
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

Nice food well prepared and affordable. Good option for a quick and tasty meal. Very friendly host for whom nothing was too much to ask.

Thank uncleknop
Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Popped into this little gem of a restaurant in Cuba Street. The food was fresh and well presented and the service excellent. Really friendly guy served us and we enjoyed a platter for four of us. Tabouleh, hummus, felafals etc. Washed down with a nice beer while the family enjoyed some non alcoholic beverages. Prices are very good too. Can... More 

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Petone, New Zealand
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2014

My wife and I decided to stop in because of the incredible aroma that was coming from this restaurant. I sure am glad we stopped, staff was very friendly- helped with our selections, and the food did not disappoint . I had the lamb shih and my wife the falafel . We shared and tried each others portions, and they... More 

Thank Tommyboy2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2014

The one we went is the sister place located next to Embassy Theatre. The service is quick. The meat is fresh. The chef is very serious in making every dish. My favorite is "lamb shih" which tastes juicy, and the flavor of hummus with lettuce is harmonious combination.

Thank Janet C
Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 July 2013

Amazing food, friendly service. The staff are absolute legends and the new fit out is lovely and warm so get in there on a cold night for some delicious food. Also a great spot that gets the last of the sun on those lovely summer days.

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Hell, Norway
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2013

Fresh salad, tasty grilled lamb and perfectly (lightly) toasted pita made this a delicious lunch. My other half reported her chicken kebab was as good. I'd come back here every day (the upper Cuba St restaurant)

Thank South37
Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2013

Far from the sort of kebabs you get on the way home drunk in the wee hours, Phoenician Cuisine makes food that is healthy and delicious, and great for either lunch or dinner. The Chicken Shish Tawook is amazing, with marinated chicken cooked on the skewer in front of you, and then combined with lettuce, gherkins, tomatoes and garlic sauce.... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: 245 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 9998

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