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Astoria

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Mediterranean, Cafe,
159 Lambton Quay | Midland Park, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-473 8502
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“cakes” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Cafe, Contemporary, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
159 Lambton Quay | Midland Park, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just very average which is disappointing when it commands the best spot on Lambton quay. My friend and I both had the corn and ham chowder. Very watery, not creamy at all. More like a vege broth. Served with average french bread which was at...More

Thank NzShopper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An older lady who needed a coffee after a Drs visit across the road. Service was very slow. Told to wait for my coffee beside the machine. So I did along with 3 ahead of me. Eventually when I was first in queue a coffee...More

Thank AntipodeanFrankie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great lunch I ate the burger which was fabulous and my friend had a the MF which she said was amazing keep up the good work. Coffee was really good as well

Thank katiec10188
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

I came here last week and had the kedgeree, my friend had the chorizo beans. Both were super delicious, my friend had house made gluten free bread and it was awesome! I had banana brioche for a treat after which was also yum. Great food,...More

Thank Raaramy
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

I popped into Astoria for some brunch as I was down that end of town. The menu seem to have changed a lot since I was last there. I had the kedgeree which was delicious and served promptly. The atmosphere and decor was reminscent of...More

Thank paula6533
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Astoria apparently used to be the place to go, but you need not bother testing that in my view. In Wellington it’s really, really hard to get mediocre coffee, but Astoria rose to that milky insipid occasion today. The food was of the late NZ...More

Thank Scribo
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Visited today. Counter staff attentive. Food displayed in counters looks washed out. The venue needs some creative attention - no art on the walls, could do with repainting. I ordered avocado and tomatoes on wholemeal toast. Half avo on plate - how about slicing it?...More

Thank HellieSpice
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The coffee at Astoria is very good and the food is also very good although I think it is a bit pricey. We went on several occasions and the service varied quite a lot - at times it was very friendly and fast and at...More

Thank kiwifi2015
Reviewed 28 February 2018

We had a coffee & iced chocolate here when visiting for the day, was OK but wasn't all that impressed with the service.

Thank Woo1949
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

I’ve been coming to this place for years. It’s Big and Busy. Breakfasts are great. In spite of its size this place has its systems sorted out and people get served promptly. If you are an out of towner- come and enjoy. The café is...More

Thank Pat E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$16
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 Lambton Quay | Midland Park, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-473 8502
  • E-mail
Description
Perched on the edge of Midland Park, at the heart of Wellington’s shopping and business districts, Astoria offers a blend of grand European café culture and the quintessential bustle of Wellington city life. A celebrated atmosphere is fuelled by the café’s contribution to the popular park, particularly when the sun graces us with its presence.On colder days, loyal clientèle enjoy the cosy expanse of our vintage interior. The menu is inspired by seasonal produce, paired with coffee roasted on-site.
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