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The Lotus Restaurant

12 Majoribanks Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-803 3386
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good50%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“duck curry” (4 reviews)
“spring rolls” (6 reviews)
“prawns” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 11:30 pmAll hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
12 Majoribanks Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely tasty food in nice surrounds. My wife always enjoys the Crispy Pork & Prawn Rice Crepe, and that was ideal on a grotty cold night. I had one of the specials of the day, Prawns in Clay Pot with sauce, and rice and a...More

Thank miles52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yummy Vietnamese food - the Fresh Spring Rolls are delicious with fried shallots giving them a slight crispy element. Fantastic vegetarian options, I love the Crisp Spring Roll on Vermicelli dish. Staff are lovely, the restaurant is peaceful, we enjoy coming here.

Thank AnnaNZ4
Reviewed June 11, 2017

A good place for visiting if you do not wish to wait too long for your meal, the service was excellent but it was the food that made this restaurant stand out

Thank BeemerBoyF650
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Looked in window and read about chicken curry being the best. It certainly was and along with the quiet unobtrusive service and tasteful decor we will return every time we are in Wellywood

Thank kimz120
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

I order duck curry. Waitress brings curry to table and leaves. Curry is chicken, not duck. I try to attract waitress's attention. For several minutes she ignores me. Eventually comes. I ask her to confirm what I'd ordered - "duck" she says. Ask her what...More

Thank David D
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice dinner. Ordered the fried chicken entree which was $10 and a generous serving, cooked very well but the flavour was plain lucky the sweet chilli sauce was tasty. Had the Chicken curry for a main that was 10/10 delicious. The service...More

Thank Dan_Wellington
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Good vietnamese restaurant with a nice menu. Great pho and friendly staff who seated us quickly in a full restaurant.

Thank Pizzafan123
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

For the price we were pretty satisfied. The crispy spring rolls were great, the pork & prawn crepe very good (but pretty slim on pork or prawns) & the duck salad was good (but was missing mint/basil/chilli & the dressing was watery needed more lime...More

Thank Noel L
Reviewed February 6, 2017

We chose this restaurant because it was in the neighbourhood and we could walk to it. The 3 ladies running the place were doing a great job as it was reasonably busy on the night of our visit. We all ordered the fresh spring rolls...More

Thank Kini68
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

We came here a couple of years ago and food is still excellent and good value it's also BYO which makes it cheaper two of us had duck curry excellent

Thank rhianslip
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Majoribanks Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-803 3386
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