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Sojourn Cafe & Bar

€€ - €€€, Cafe, European
147 The Terrace, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
+64 4-499 9500
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, New Zealand
€€ - €€€
147 The Terrace, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

We tried this cafe inside the James Cook hotel for dinner as we did not want the buffet service in the main restaurant. The food and service were great. The atmosphere was not conducive for a good discussion as the cafe is part of the...More

Thank adesso2636
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The Sojourn Restaurant is in the James Cook, the restaurant itself doesnt have the most elegant of decor but the food more than makes up for it. While they offer buffet and al la carte in the evenings the food off the menu is quite...More

Thank Kiwi124
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

It was supposed to be a modest fish and chips lunch but it really exceeded expectations. The food was perfectly cooked and presented and the service flawless. The big surprise came after we had finished and was way down The Terrace. Damn, I had left...More

Thank Anton63_9
Reviewed 14 April 2017

It was our last night in Wellington so we had checked out Sojourn Cafe while transiting through the foyer of the James Cook Grand Chancellor Hotel to use the lifts instead of the Plimmer Steps down to Lambton Quay. Back we went for dinner and...More

Thank Warren Pat S
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Went here for dinner last night. This restaurant is in the main reception area of the James Cook Hotel so some might find it quite noisy with all the comings and goings but I didn't have a problem with it. Loved the man playing the...More

Thank taranakituturu
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Found this restaurant by chance by going through James Cook Hotel's access to our hotel on The Terrace we had breakfast which was very nice and was suitably impressed so we went there for dinner, the dinner meal wasn't a big meal but it was...More

Thank Gloria W
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I've eaten here several times whilst staying either at the James Cook or nearby. The service is always great, with knowledgeable staff who know they menu well. I've found that the food is cooked fresh to order (which you can watch happening) and it's pretty...More

Thank QuantumChaos
Reviewed 10 December 2016

A lunch was booked at this place mid week, and on arrival all was great. pleasant staff, prompt and attentive. A pasta dish and the fish of the day (Moki) were the meals chosen and we finally got same about 30 minutes later, which seemed...More

Thank Sid H
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Had the toast selection and coffee this morning. Was ok but toast could have been toasted for longer as it was hardly toasted. I had to raid another table for a knife and butter as there was none on our table.

Thank Jill S
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Interesting menu with a good range of choices, using local produce. The service was good and our food arrived promptly. We had a special 2 course for $35 which was very reasonable.

Thank BecsGNZ
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, New Zealand
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 The Terrace, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-499 9500
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Located in the hotel lobby, Sojourn is proof that you don't have to travel far to find the perfect spot for morning coffee, a casual lunch or cocktails after work. Enjoy fresh, wholesome, locally sourced cuisine for breakfast, lunch or dinner. A tapas menu is also offered throughout the afternoon and evening. Manfredi coffee is the grind on offer, with all sizes and extras for only $4.00. Opening times: Breakfast: Tuesday - Friday 06:30 -10:30 hrs, Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:30 - 14:30 hrs, Dinner: Monday - Saturday 18:00 - 22:00 hrs, Bar: Monday - Saturday 06.30 hrs - late
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