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Vista Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
106 oriental Parade, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 7724
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  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
106 oriental Parade, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We had scrambled eggs and bacon with prompt friendly service and a jug of water and coffee. It was a quiet late lunch so not so many people there . The menu has a good selection

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Checked with the cafe yesterday if a lunch menu can be ordered. Assured that request can be catered for. Went with friends from out of town. Ordered meal from lunch menu and was told that I had to order from the breakfast menu. Terribly embarrass,...More

Thank Leanlloyd
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The food is the best and great value. The staff are so helpful, cheers. If anyone is looking for a nice meal out in Wellington this is the place to go.

Thank markdav1965
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Was excited about visiting Vista as we had heard good reviews. BUT when we walked in we were met buy a thick haze of smoke due to poor kitchen ventilation. After being shown to our seats we were horrified to find several blow flies buzzing...More

1  Thank pmvs30
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast here sitting in the sun. The coffee was a bit disappointing but the food was very good. We had poached eggs (very tasty) mushrooms (yum) salmon (good) greens and nice bread. The service was ok and the outlook quite nice. Reasonable prices...More

Thank janenz55
Reviewed 10 July 2017

On one of many trips to Wellington, a visit was again made to Vista Cafe. Breakfast/brunch is my favorite meal, but have had lunch there before too. Amazing coffee and the food is always delicious. I am fussy about consistency and Vista is about the...More

Thank Lynnette J
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Great little spot for a cafe. Friendly service, food was tasty, but nothing to rave about. Would rate and extra half star on the 3 given.

Thank timmayyyynz
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Had a reasonable meal here. The meal was proficiently cooked but uninspiring in terms of presentation and taste. The waitress was very friendly. Something was missing in terms of the food - there was no oomph. I didn't not enjoy the meal but I'm motivated...More

Thank MrYellowDuck
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Wonderful breakfast / lunch / brunch location, especially if staying a couple of doors down at The Copthorne. Lovely atmosphere, warm and cosy on a rainy day. I had poached eggs, sautéed greens, toasted almond with bacon - delicious! Would highly recommend. We didn't have...More

Thank NZ-Brenda-C
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Cozy cafe a few blocks from the Te Papa Museum, and located on Oriental Parade Ave across from the Yacht Club. Food is delicious and reasonable, and the service is good and friendly. Poached eggs, toast and greens make the perfect NZ breakfast treat!

Thank Keith C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 oriental Parade, Wellington 6011, New Zealand (Formerly Vista)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 7724
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