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Sojourn Cafe & Bar

147 The Terrace, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
(04) 499 9500
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Ranked #340 of 656 Restaurants in Wellington
Price range: $7 - $24
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Café, New Zealand, Family Fare
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Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Located in the hotel lobby, Sojourn is proof that you don’t have to travel far to find the perfect spot for morning coffee, a casual lunch or cocktails after work. In addition to Gravity coffees and a wide selection of New Zealand wines, a comfort food snacking menu is offered throughout the day.Opening times:•Breakfast: Tuesday - Friday 06:30 -10:30 hrs•Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:30 – 14:30 hrs•Dinner: Monday - Saturday 18:00 – 22:00 hrs•Bar: Monday - Saturday 06.30 hrs - late
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

6 of us popped down for brekkie at 7.00am to find one staff member and one chef. food took ages to come, one of us waited until he'd finished for his tea and another ordered the toast selection and got 2 pieces of white toast for $8. past experience informed us that breakfast would take a while but this was... More 

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NZ
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were staying at The James Cook and had lunch at Sojourn Café before going back on the ferry. We both had soup and bread rolls which were delicious. The staff were friendly and efficient and it was very good value.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Awesome evening meals - well prepared, a hint of spices, ample variety, quantity and quality. Very well priced. Excellent value for money ($24 - 30)

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Canberra, Australia
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320 reviews 320 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I enjoyed breakfast here recently. I was pleased with the quality of the poached eggs, great colour and taste. The side of grilled tomato was very generous. Overall, it was a simple meal, well presented and enjoyable.

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Wellington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We usually avoid hotel cafes and restaurants but one evening, we tried Sojourn Cafe in the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor. The service was very good, friendly, professional, attentive but not annoying. The food was excellent. It beat by far many of the other restaurants and cafes in Central Wellington and it was reasonably priced. The entree was a good... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Nice place to have a quick breakfast at a good price. It was quiet and the food was good. I had poached eggs on toast (perfect) and my husband had bacon and eggs. I would have a meal here again when visiting Wellington.

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Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Disappointing is about it really lots of people walk through ..only one chef and waiter on and it was busy meal lacked flavor i thought they were quite small meals also and we left hungry ...

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Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

I would suggest they somehow reduce traffic through their hotel as it doesnt make it very quiet Chef very friendly

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Wellington, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

poor service despite the cafe being relatively empty food was just average some items on menu not available

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Auckland, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

The food and service was very good. But it is beside a thoroughfare to the Lambton Quay elevator so it is more suited to a quick meal that a romantic dinner.

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SteveJMartin, General Manager at Sojourn Cafe & Bar, responded to this review

Hi Jeanette71_24 Thanks for taking the time to post your review, I’m glad that you enjoyed our food and service, I hope we will see you back at Sojourn again soon. Best regards Steve Martin General Manager More 

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Additional Information about Sojourn Cafe & Bar

Address: 147 The Terrace, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
Phone Number: (04) 499 9500
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
Average Prices: USD 7 - 24
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Café, New Zealand, Family Fare

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