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Olive Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, Cafe,
170 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-802 5266
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (33 reviews)
“falafel” (3 reviews)
“porridge” (5 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
European, Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
170 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Olive on Father's Day for brunch. No booking. A very chilly day. Sat out in the courtyard but we were warm with plenty of heating. The coffee was outstanding. Everyone most happy with their menu choices. Funky Wellie vibe. Would be very...More

Thank Compass13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Olive has always been a consistently excellent cafe and restaurant. Exceptional service, wonderful food and brilliant coffee. Truly one of Wellington's finest - and that's really saying something in one of the cities with the highest number of cafes/restaurants per capita in the world. The...More

Thank 26lv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Olive for brunch and were delighted with the food. All the items on the menu looked delicious and our orders were fantastic and definitely value for money, we left very full! The staff were great and friendly, so much so that we decided...More

Thank Morrisons_94
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Olive Cafe is right in the heart of Cuba Street, the old Arts heartbeat of the Capital. With both inside and charming, covered outdoor space, it thoroughly captures what's modestly best about the heartbeat of the creative culture of Wellington. Always a stalwart of my...More

Thank lytteltonbrando
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have always enjoyed Olive but on a cold Wellington day I was disappointed. The service was abrupt and the food was average. After the meal was delivered we were never asked if we wanted/needed anything else - we enjoyed coffee elsewhere.

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Thank you to the friendly, efficient staff at Olive. I have walked past this café a gazillion times and always thought it looked 'nice'. Finally gave it a go yesterday for brunch (on a very busy Sunday). We sat out the back in a lovely...More

Thank Lahsia
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Beautifully decorated cafe with a good atmosphere. Eggs florentine was lovely and service was fast only complaint is it's not open later!

Thank Justine S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great food (pick the lamb or the eggplant dish) with a very good selection of wine in a lovely atmosphere.

Thank Johanna M
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Popped in for brunch with my wife. Great vibe, excellent service from friendly staff backed up by excellent food. Been here a few times now and it's always been the same experience. Great Vegan options from knowledgeable staff who are happen to accomodate your needs.....great...More

Thank Braveheart14
Reviewed 25 June 2017

A busy cold Saturday Lunch time in Cuba Street, we walked in and it was toasty warm, we were welcomed and shown a nice table. Good service. Ordered the Housemade beef burger with bacon, smoked brinza and plum ketchup with pork crackling and beetroot relish....More

Thank ActionHero47
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-802 5266
  • E-mail
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