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Cuba Street Bistro

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203-205 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-890 3939
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 14:30
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New South Wales, Australia
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With it raining I didnt want to walk far from the hotle, and next dorr was this place. Its warm and inviting and had a menu that appealed to me. I was greeted and seated very quickly and the place was about 50% full. The waiter delivered the menus and informed me of the specials in a professional but friendly... More 

Thank Mark S
Churton Park
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207 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were seated just before 630pm and enjoyed a very nice meal of pasta , steak and the pork belly. Good service and pleasant surroundings. The crispy pork was not crispy unfortunately but tasty still. Would have stayed for our free dessert but needed to get away- so will try another time as they looked delicious.

Thank Cynthia N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed an outstanding dinner at Cuba St. Bistro last night. I had lamb rump which was succulent & delectable. My husband had a wonderfully prepared snapper that was tender, fresh, perfect! Charming waitstaff & environment. Our best meal of several excellent meals in Wellington & very reasonably priced. 👏🏻🎉👍🏻

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Tasty, good value food, excellent wine list. Relaxed ambiance would make this a good place for a date. Had the fish of the day which was fresh, well cooked and delicious.

Thank Tommy G
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154 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Came here a few years ago on another visit not disappointed food still excellent also gluten free alternatives we had veg breakfast and the ordina ry breakfasts but one with GF bread my son said it was very good the eggs were cooked just right

Thank rhianslip
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here with my family (3 kids aged 7,9,11). Apart from offering a kids menu they also offered kids size meals from a few of their mains (fantastic as kids sick of very similar kids meal menus after a 3 week holiday). All our meals were outstanding and no leftovers as we all helped each finish! The... More 

Thank Danielle M
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely evening dinner with the family. Great menu with fantastic variety and choice. We started with the shared platter which helped us decide what mains to have as it was samples from some of the mains. Service was great, size and quantity of the meal was very good, the drinks menu was extensive. We will definitely be back.

Thank Jonathon E
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

My wife and I decided to give Cuba Street Bistro a try after reading the reviews here on TripAdvisor as we were staying close by. The restaurant was a warm welcome (in comparison to the weather outside at the time) and the staff were very friendly and professional. The food was delicious, beautifully prepared and was really yummy! The bistro... More 

Thank Nigel A
Frankfurt, Germany
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

It is ridiculous what you have to pay for moderate quality. Would not recommend this one. Try searching for a better place that moment you have the feeling this one is the only one working around. It is probably worth it. Everyone thinking the food and quality is good, probably never ate at a good place.

Thank Manuela M
Danville, Ca
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131 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The food was quite well prepared and presented. The only off putting thing was their printed menus in plastic sleeves like a Chinese restaurant. "Don't skimp on the first impression". The fettuccine with tomato basil sauce and fried capers was quite good.

Thank TomBrodehl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203-205 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-890 3939

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