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22 Courtenay Pl, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
801-6336
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Ranked #36 of 645 Restaurants in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
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128 reviews 128 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Went with a group from the wifes work. Amazing food anyway but to serve a group as they did and it was all good..... Brilliant. I've taken the wife here, the mother in law and friends. I order steak rare, my mother inlay didn't share any of her gurnard! One of Wellington's best. Do go. Mike

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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

recently had a work Xmas dinner here and was very impressed! We had our own room downstairs which was cool on its own, the chef was fantastic and came and spoke to us at the end of our night which was nice. The wait staff were really friendly, the menu was extensive and delicious. The drinks menu was also extensive... More

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Sydney
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60 reviews 60 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We loved the Hummingbird Cafe. The food was absolutely delicious and the service was great. This is an excellent option for a city meal.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Good spot for a few wines and dinner with well thought out menu and skilled cooks. I had a steak which was all done proper .... staff is young and hip with modern music and great decor. Only one downside is because it is in the middle of downtown night life don't leave it too late to eat for all... More

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Blenheim, NZ
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176 reviews 176 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I think this my third review of this place over about 5 years, it just gets better. We had a fantastic meal, and carafe of beautiful wine and were able to get out and watch the Sky show fireworks display - awesome night out. The service is great, as is the atmosphere and the background music - this really is... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Recommended by tour co. And it was a great choice! Lots of variety, and servings were not over large. Lamb was beautifully cooked and presented. Sides were varied and fresh asparagus perfectly cooked. Nice ambiance. Prices were comparable to other restaurants, but food in NZ is not cheap so be prepared. As it is a smaller and popular place I... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We went to Hummingbird for my birthday dinner after hearing that Helen Turnbull was just named top Wellington emerging chef. We were delighted with everything about the evening - the food was truly fabulous, and the wine and service also outstanding. A really great dinner out. We were the first to try the new summer menu and it was superb... More

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Helen Turnbull is Wellington's top emerging chef and we were lucky enough to try her "hot" new summer menu. The food was outstanding and well priced. Catch Helen while you can she is destined for international fame.

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Adelaide, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Hummingbird is on Courtenay St. Great building with Art Deco features. Inside done up well as bar and restaurant. We ate there on 19 October 2014. It was a special, but 750ml bottles of Mumm were available for $50! Food is very good - we had calamari very lightly battered and whitebait that been dusted in flour and sesame seeds.... More

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Culverden, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Great atmosphere and wonderful, attentive without being intruding staff. I had a fillet steak which was cooked nicely, but the oyster flavoured fine (and I do mean fine)shoestring chips were a bit harder to deal with. The chocolate mousse didn't really taste like mousse, had a strange taste to it, and more of an instant pudding consistency. I would go... More

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Additional Information about Hummingbird

Address: 22 Courtenay Pl, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
Phone Number: 801-6336
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
Cuisine: International

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