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Smith the Grocer

) #73 of 692 Restaurants in Wellington $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
Old Bank Arcade 231 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“cakes” (9 reviews)
“french toast” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 17:30All hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Old Bank Arcade 231 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

In a rush so did not have time to eat in. Purchased a lovely salmon bagel and small cake to take out. Really fresh and very tasty. The atmosphere seemed very pleasant with several eating areas both inside and in the Arcade itself which is...More

Thank Missy872013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, if you craving for an authentic risotto, and unfortunately you can't be in Milan, go to Smith the Grocer! Great service, great food, and reasonable prices. Definitely recommended

Thank KiwiTraveller500
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Smith the Grocer multiple times now, but my breakfast today was so delicious I couldn't keep it to myself. I went with my partner during my university break today - Smith's is only a 15 minute walk from the Victoria Pipitea Campus,...More

Thank natspratt2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Early flight into Wellington, off to the cbd and came across this little gem! Plenty of great options on breakfast menu and in food cabinet. Barista made a great coffee. Friendly efficient staff with a great vibe. 3 of us ordered together and had the...More

Thank Alicecee86
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very busy Cafe and at first we didn't think we would get a table but as luck would have it one cleared just as we ordered our food, my BLT & Fries arrived at our table very quickly, Amy's cheese & Bacon...More

Thank MartyandAmy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an elegant little place this is. A café within an atrium – light streams in from the glass ceiling above, hard ochre surfaces echoing the voices of café-goers and passers-by. It evokes an outdoor café in urban Europe. There’s also a secluded anteroom down...More

Thank Laurence777_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe is centrally located and always busy. They have a range of delicious food. The cheese scones are excellent. There are a number of gluten free and vegan items labelled. One of my colleagues is vegan so this is a good place to be...More

Thank Alipa50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a super little cafe in the heart of the city super food and friendly staff the smiths biggie and the big vegetarian were big enough the last the day and very tasty .the menu gave you a varied choice for vegetarians as well the cafe...More

Thank Steven F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of girls in for brunch, the food all looked good and we had trouble choosing then we saw the cabinet food which made our decisions even harder! Lots of great options for all dietary requirements and good coffee too! It was...More

Thank MoMax70
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Hi, The food here was great. I had poached eggs on toast with bacon, my brother a full English and my dad the veggie full breakfast. We all enjoyed the food and was well made. If stumble upon it for breakfast. Don't debate it. Just...More

1  Thank Jonathan E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Bank Arcade 231 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: 640272408723
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