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“Wish we'd stayed for lunch.”
Review of Vista Cafe

Vista Cafe
Ranked #112 of 962 Restaurants in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, Mediterranean, Seafood, New Zealand
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed May 9, 2014

We stumbled across Vista while exploring Wellington and were warmly welcomed. We arrived mid-morning so had a snack and coffee. The coffee was excellent and the date scone nice. The lunchtime menu looked enticing....Just a shame we were only in town for a day!

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Thank LittleMissSunshine24
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Reviewed May 4, 2014

Vista is my favourite place for lunch with friends or for a family dinner. The atmosphere is friendly and relaxing. The chef produces fantastic food that is totally fresh and interesting. We all really enjoyed trying the new autumn dinner menu. There is a choice of fish, meat and vegetarian dishes. The wine list is definitely worth exploring. If you don't see exactly what you want, just ask! Vista has a great position at the city end of Oriental Parade, and there is parking nearby.

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Thank SusanM22
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Reviewed March 31, 2014

We ate here as it was near our hotel. But it appeared that several customers were locals. Both food and service very good. The only negative is that it was quite noisy during the busy time we were there.

Thank jocarose
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Reviewed March 28, 2014

We return here constantly when staying in Wellington. It has a warm and welcoming atmosphere with friendly attentive staff that make for a relaxed lunch or a special evening.

The menu isn't big but focuses on seasonal, fresh fare, cooked with a brilliant twist and flair. There always seems to be an item on the menu cooked three ways as a special...always totally ingenious and delicious. The wine list is a little eclectic but don't be afraid to ask for recommendations as they are more than happy for you to sample!

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Thank RocheMaree
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Reviewed March 20, 2014

I've been coming here for some years now and occasionally eat the Kedgeree. Well, it's prompted me to review. This dish just keeps improving. It's made with New Zealand Warehou that they smoke on the premises.

Well priced and the team here are friendly and attentive.

The bake their own bread and have their own smoke house for smoking fish out the back, make great coffee and a great view of Oriental Parade.

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Thank Greg C
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