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Vivant!

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153 Featherston Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-496 1880
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Hong Kong, China
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485 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 434 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food was good and the service was bubbly,so we had a very pleasant evening indeed amidst unpretentious and lively surroundings. The amount of choice on the wine list was also an added bonus!

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Thank Perry B
Happywanderers
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84 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant which is part is The Ibis hotel, looked good and quite busy. Being rather tired we thought we'd try it. So glad we did, the food was beautiful - and hot! My husband had the Pork Belly , which was tender and sweet. I had the fish of the day , which was so delicious. Good choices

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Beechgrove, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The breakfast buffet was complete with cold cereals, fruits, yogurt, three types of eggs (hard boiled, scrambled and hard poached), bacon, two types of sausages, beans, and sauteed mushrooms...and I probably missed some items. Tea, a choice of coffees (regular and espresso) and milk available too. A selection of breads and sweet rolls, along with cheese and meat slices were... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Great quality food and friendly wait staff. Excellent barista coffee cart in restaurant very popular.

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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped by at Vivant for a coffee and ice cream. Really good coffee and the ice cream wasn't bad either;)

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Wellington, New Zealand
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219 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Lunchtime in Wellington is hectic if you are peckish... lunchbars etc are full full. full! One friend, (he wasnt paying)said, Chameleon... the other,(paying) looked into the Vivant... here will do..!!!. Lunch... steak n chips, fish n chips, chicken wrap, caesar salad, and a coupla more choices. 2 chicken wraps and a ceasar salad were ordered..I noticed that the dozen or... More 

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Ate a dessert and coffees which were OK, the cheese cake was really nice but..... very small portion (size of 2 small fingers for 14 dollars with a very small scoop of berry fromage ) and out of desperation ordered room food which was badly done dry fish soggy chips and wedges advertised with chilli sauce but didnt come with... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

It was very convenient eating at the hotel where we were staying. The full buffet breakfast offers a wide choice for all tastes, and the dinner menu offered a varied menu. Compliments to the chef! The staff were also very cheerful and obliging.

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Vancouver, Canada
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91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 369 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Had dinner one night at Vivant, which is part of the Ibis Hotel. Nice dinning area, not a huge menu but had a varied selection of food. I had from the grill the Chicken Breast. I came with roasted vegetables. The price was $28.50. Steaks are available as well as fish, lamb and salads. Burgers are also offered. There is... More 

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Upper Hutt, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

It was a Thursday night and my partner and I both finished work late (6.30pm) and wanted to have a meal in town before heading home to Upper Hutt. We went to a couple of other places first but we were put off by how noisy they were. I suggested we try Vivant! (the restaurant in the Ibis Hotel on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$21
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 Featherston Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-496 1880

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?