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Sojourn Cafe & Bar

147 The Terrace, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
+64 4-499 9500
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, Cafe, European, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
147 The Terrace, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

Cafe was not busy which made for a pleasant quiet environment for girls lunch. Certainly no service with a smile in fact very difficult to understand what was said to us. When ordering coffee we were told it would take a long time to make....More

Thank jillpeterson09
Reviewed April 18, 2018

The cafe bar is located within the James Cook hotel on the throughway used by the public from The Terrace to Lambton Quay. Light snacks or full meals are available for most times of the day. We ate there twice. Drinks are reasonably priced and...More

Thank Ian4
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

The menu I got smelt like someone had vomitted over it. I had to hold it away from me. My salmon was cook well (meaning it wasn't overcooked) but it didn't have any seasoning at all. Putting salt over it means it doesn't cook through...More

Thank Red2explorer
Reviewed September 25, 2017

We tried this cafe inside the James Cook hotel for dinner as we did not want the buffet service in the main restaurant. The food and service were great. The atmosphere was not conducive for a good discussion as the cafe is part of the...More

Thank adesso2636
Reviewed August 23, 2017

The Sojourn Restaurant is in the James Cook, the restaurant itself doesnt have the most elegant of decor but the food more than makes up for it. While they offer buffet and al la carte in the evenings the food off the menu is quite...More

Thank Kiwi124
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

It was supposed to be a modest fish and chips lunch but it really exceeded expectations. The food was perfectly cooked and presented and the service flawless. The big surprise came after we had finished and was way down The Terrace. Damn, I had left...More

Thank Anton63_9
Reviewed April 13, 2017

It was our last night in Wellington so we had checked out Sojourn Cafe while transiting through the foyer of the James Cook Grand Chancellor Hotel to use the lifts instead of the Plimmer Steps down to Lambton Quay. Back we went for dinner and...More

Thank Warren Pat S
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Went here for dinner last night. This restaurant is in the main reception area of the James Cook Hotel so some might find it quite noisy with all the comings and goings but I didn't have a problem with it. Loved the man playing the...More

Thank taranakituturu
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

Found this restaurant by chance by going through James Cook Hotel's access to our hotel on The Terrace we had breakfast which was very nice and was suitably impressed so we went there for dinner, the dinner meal wasn't a big meal but it was...More

Thank Gloria W
Reviewed December 27, 2016

I've eaten here several times whilst staying either at the James Cook or nearby. The service is always great, with knowledgeable staff who know they menu well. I've found that the food is cooked fresh to order (which you can watch happening) and it's pretty...More

Thank QuantumChaos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $24
Bar, Cafe, European, New Zealand
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 The Terrace, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-499 9500
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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. Enjoy fresh, wholesome, locally sourced cuisine for breakfast, lunch or dinner. A tapas menu is also offered throughout the afternoon and evening. Manfredi coffee is the grind on offer, with all sizes and extras for only $4.00. 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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