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Chameleon Restaurant

₹₹₹₹European, ,
2 Grey Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-495 7841
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“petit fours” (9 reviews)
“whitebait” (13 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
2 Grey Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

After several very positive reports from friends, I decided to try Chameleon - putting to one side my usual prejudice about hotel dining facilities. At a time of torrential rain, it was fantastic to drive to the hotel's front door - and have the car...More

Thank Nell214
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Dear Nell214, Thank you for your wonderful comments about your recent dinner with us. The team and I were delighted to read that you enjoyed your dinner with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Elana Chamla Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 1 April 2017

The food was excellent, superb salmon starter, melt in your mouth beef , spoilt by exceedingly slow service. We were part of a group and had been advised to eat later to stagger times ..... earlier people were still eating..... Kitchen needs to up its...More

Thank Den51_12
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Dear Den51_12, Thank you for reviewing Chameleon Restaurant. I was happy to read that you enjoyed your dinner and breakfast with us. I would like to apologize for the delay in service. I have shared your comments with the team and we have since put...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017

Always a good lunch. Professional but friendly service; OK atmosphere in the dining room; very good food; great prices (especially the daily business lunch). This is one of our go-to inner-city lunch spots, and the steak is always excellent and the whitebait (in season) another...More

Thank Bowering
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Dear Mr. Bowering, Thank you for reviewing Chameleon restaurant. It is great to read that you are enjoying our lunch service regularly. We appreciate our guests feedback and thank you for taking the time to provide this. We look forward to welcoming you back on...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were staying at the Intercontinental Hotel of which this restaurant is part of so decided to dine in. The hotel is very good (see my separate review) and the breakfast that is served from the same restaurant is also excellent. The...More

Thank Ed E
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Dear Ed E, Thank you for reviewing Chameleon Restaurant. I was happy to read that you enjoyed your breakfast and dinner with us, however I was saddened that the timeliness of the service wasn't up to our usual standards. I will be sure to share...More

Reviewed 20 March 2017

This restaurant is in the Intercontinental Hotel and as we were staying there we decided to celebrate my husband's birthday there. We went down beforehand and chose the table we wanted but when we arrived, they hadn't prepared it in any way, nor had any...More

Thank TheDoor_isopen
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Dear Canberra_Traveller, Thank you for taking the time to review Chameleon Restaurant. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your meal, however I would like to apologize for the initial confusion with the requested table. We acknowledge our mistake and I have since taken...More

Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Yum! The Chameleon restaurant is consistently great. I ordered the crayfish and beef dishes - the table next to us had ordered the same and they really sold it to us. So tasty and I couldn't finish the beef as I was too full. Try...More

2  Thank Nikki F
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Dear Nikki F, Thank you for your lovely review. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your dinner in Chameleon Restaurant. We will be changing to our Autumn menu next week so we look forward to welcoming you back to try some new tastes...More

Reviewed 17 February 2017

Part of the Intercontinental hotel the restaurant looks out towards the harbour, the service was second to none, I think a bit more adventure in the menu would not have gone a miss but never the less we had plenty of options to pick from....More

Thank Jeff R
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2017

Dear Jeff R, Thank you for reviewing Chameleon Restaurant. I was happy to read that you enjoyed our service and meals. We will soon be changing our menu again to our autumn menu so we look forward to welcoming you back to try some new...More

Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

This was holistically a great experience. Service was excellent, atmosphere was good and our dinner was spectacular (and excellent value too!!!) we had the angel hair pasta - great! Their signature steak which was perfect! And their avocado strawberry (I believe that was the combination?)...More

Thank Oliver v
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2017

Dear Oliver V, Thank you for reviewing Chameleon Restaurant. The team and I were delighted to read you enjoyed your dinner experience. We look forward to welcome you back during your next visit and the desserts are definitely worth saving some room for. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 29 January 2017

Really enjoyed our meal at this fabulous restaurant. The food can not be faulted, just the best tasting meal i have had since living in the area. The service was excellent and the choice of food was fantastic, and tasted superb. Cant wait to go...More

Thank Louise_H46H
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2017

Dear Louise_H46H, I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind reagrds, Elana Chamla Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 18 January 2017

Limited menu but this was the first time I ever had "smoked butter" - that was different. The hands on the wall were pretty interesting. The food was good and the service impecable.More

Thank Lee C
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Dear Lee C, Thank you for reviewing Chameleon Restaurant. I am happy to read that you enjoyed both food and service during your recent visit. I agree that the hands give an interesting twist to the restaurant and it proves to be a great talking...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Grey Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-495 7841
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Description
The menu selection changes seasonally and offers some of the best locally sourced produce . The Chameleon menu is intelligent and original but it's also comforting and flavoursome. The wine list offers an array of taste from around the world with special focus on New Zealand ,the glass pour selection changes regularly to harmonise with our food menu. Chameleon service is welcoming and hospitable with genuine attention to every guest visiting our Restaurant. ONE HAT 2017 Cuisine New Zealand Good Food Awards
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