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Nikau Gallery Cafe

Info Edit

Address

City Art Callery
Civic Square
Wellington
Region: Wellington
Licence: BYO (Wine only)
Cuisine: Café

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Contact

Phone: 04-801 4168
Fax: 04-801 4185

Overall DineOut Score based on 46 reviews

Total7.6
Food7.8
Dessert7.8
Presentation7.2
Service7.4
Environment7.5
Toilets7.8
Child Friendly Yes
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Review by: Wellywoo77 (3) on

Total4.9
Food6
DessertN/A
Presentation6
Service2
Environment4
ToiletsN/A

Very disappointed as friends had recommended this place.
Staff we're quite rude and pretentious, service was slow - I'm wondering if perhaps we weren't cool enough. Maybe it is some type of exclusive club as some tables got special service. Two tables who arrived after us had their mains on the table before our order for coffee was taken.
I thought food was good, I enjoyed the grilled halloumi with tomato salad and my friend had the kedgeree which he said was okay, but a little bland. The grilled bread with olive oil was nice.
We didn't try anything sweet, but the sweet food in the cabinet looked good. The coffee was very good and we would normally have stayed for another one, but we felt awkward and went elsewhere.
Disappointing as we have been dining in Wellington for 3 years, and we had just been talking about how spoilt for choice we are in Wellington for great food and great service.
I won't be recommending this place to friends, even if the food is nice - good service is so important. I wouldn't want my friends to feel uncomfortable like we did.

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Review by: food to die for (42) on

Total8.4
Food9
Dessert8
Presentation8
Service8
Environment8
ToiletsN/A

We went for a special birthday lunch this week and had a really great time and the food was excellent. I had the warmed olives for a start followed by the fish of the day which was in a broth with the potatoes and quite delicious. The other diners had the classical usual kedgeree which is always dependable. The bubbles and Pegasys Bay riesling were all good as well. Dessert was a coffee shot and liquor pored onto some ice- cream with a strong coffee taste .
Our favorite lunch destination.

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Review by: Julep [DineOut VIP] (190) on

Total9.1
Food9
DessertN/A
Presentation10
Service9
Environment9
ToiletsN/A

Had breakfast here recently before work. I had the muesli with yoghurt and poached fejoia, my Dad the pancakes. The pancakes looked quite boring but he enjoyed them. The muesli was divine. Full of nuts and grains and the fejoais were poached to perfection. I always get eggs or pancakes or something cooked for breakfast when I eat out so I was very happy with my choice. My Dad was happy with his juice and coffee, my english breakfast tea pot was enormous. Came to an even $40. Really nice place to eat, very friendly staff, very attentive. New favorite spot!!

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Review by: Emsbuk (3) on

Total8.3
Food9
Dessert9
Presentation8
Service7
Environment7
Toilets7
Child Friendly Kind of

The kedgiree here keeps getting better. Shame they're closed now on a Sunday, I'll have to get my kedgiree fix on a Saturday instead. The counter food is nice too, lovely cakes and always something different. The service can be a bit abrubt at times, but the waiting staff are always quick to get coffees which is great to see in a cafe

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