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The Green Parrot Cafe

) #208 of 686 Restaurants in Wellington $$ - $$$
16 Taranaki Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-384 6080
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“potato salad” (10 reviews)
“lamb chops” (10 reviews)
“mixed grill” (10 reviews)
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New Zealand
$$ - $$$
16 Taranaki Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been here a number of times over the years but this time was the best. I ordered the pork chops which were succulent and melt in your mouth. My friend ordered the Tbone which was bigger then her head and ended up taking home...More

Thank 952bubbap
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was there s few months ago and this restaurant never fails to please. Great meal and the meals are huge. Real value for money. Would recommend.

Thank Lynne A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had high hopes for our visit to the Green Parrot upon learning LOTR cast members ate here. However, we experienced poor customer service and two lousy steaks. The portions were large, but the quality was low.

Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Unless you are a big eater don't bother or stick to entrees. Too much meat on the plate. Fatty lamb chops did not impress.

Thank AnnetteP53
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Last minute call at 5.30pm on a Saturday to check if they had a table free for three was met with a warm: "Just come on in we'll look after you Ma'am." The rest was just as effortless. Last time we visited was a few...More

Thank Sarona I
Reviewed May 3, 2017

The Green Parrot is a long standing Wellington icon. It has not changed much over the years since we last ate there. It is a place where people from all walks of life can come and feel comfortable and enjoy a great value, well cooked...More

Thank scribblerz
Reviewed May 3, 2017

My wife & I had a meal here after work. We hadnt been here since the 1980s & the place has had a total make over. Cosy warm red tonings and comfy seating. The waitress was extremely welcoming & friendly from the outset greeting us...More

Thank JillJohn V
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Central Wellington location for this excellent eating house. A wide variety of items on the menu, not cheap but the quality and quantity was amazing. Large variety of steaks sold by weight and cooked to perfection, for example.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed March 28, 2017

We booked here for a very large group of family who were visiting from the UK. I was completely embarrassed - expensive large plates of muck were served to us, nothing like the traditional Kiwi Fare it was known for. I ordered lambs fry and...More

2  Thank BOOtsie5
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

Standard pricing for a town restaurant but you won't leave hungry. Big meals and great options. You can get bacon and eggs!!! Highly recommend.

Thank Nattyinglis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Taranaki Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-384 6080
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