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199 Cuba Street | Corner Cuba and Vivian Streets, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 3229
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (56 reviews)
“tapas” (44 reviews)
“saltimbocca” (8 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
199 Cuba Street | Corner Cuba and Vivian Streets, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved this place for lunch! Nice menu of snacks, little pizzas, meatballs and pasta. We enjoyed the olives, gorgonzola with walnuts, fritto mist, and lovely gnocchi with lamb rags. Everything delicious and liked chatting with the two wait staff who took care of us.

Thank Bi-coaster
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had several different dishes between 5 of us (incl 2 children). The choice was really good, quality of al of the dishes great & service very helpful & happy. Great evening.

Thank Sophie239
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small, delicious servings bring the memorys from Italy into the mind. You choose 4 or 5 different dishes, big enough to get the idea of the taste. It is also enough to be satisfied. The food taste is amazing! We have been to Italy many...More

Thank Kasia P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Portions on the self styled small plates and sharing menu were just too big. Each one was a full entree which limited how many you could try and share. A half portion of the ultra rich and ultra yummy gnocchi would have allowed sampling the...More

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a group of six for a late lunch and didn't want a huge meal. Ombra was perfect! Mario suggested the perfect dishes and drinks to share which satisfied us. Would have loved to have visited again but didn't get the chance on our...More

Thank zeacie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting Wellington and wanted to try something different. Excellent tapas like dishes. Try the venison meatballs.

Thank Russell W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is fabulous and the place is funking with great service. I went with a group of foor and we all tried something different. We thought the prices were good. We also thought the bar menu was very good. I would definitely dine there...More

Thank Penelope P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere of Ombra is great as was service. The food is lovely and very tasty although I personally found it a bit rich . I’m GF and DF they were accommodating but the food didn’t really suit me. Hubby loved it and I would...More

Thank Bexter28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The owners of this small restaurant have got it spot on. The food is all very high quality so what is essentially quite simple is incredibly delicious. We ended up going there two days in a row because we were so impressed. The staff were...More

Thank Afrikaansekiwi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place on TripAdvisor and it had great reviews. We were not disappointed! We were 3 adults and 3 children. There was so specific children's menu, but ours just ate a plain pizza and loved it so much they ordered a second. The...More

Thank christineh2016
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28 December 2014|
Response from Marko K |
yes they are...closed only for Christmas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Cuba Street | Corner Cuba and Vivian Streets, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 3229
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