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₱₱ - ₱₱₱Mediterranean, Cafe,
159 Lambton Quay | Midland Park, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-473 8502
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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7:00 AM - 7:30 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Cafe, Contemporary, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
159 Lambton Quay | Midland Park, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Busy, vibrant, fast service, poached eggs and bacon nothing extra to hide behind, delicious will return when next in Wellington

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank leeT70ZU
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had only 30 minutes between my meetings, so quickly hopped into Astoria and was lucky to find table on a busy Thursday afternoon, as I was alone. The restaurant was really busy but still the service was very fast. I ordered a nice cajun chicken...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank maneeshchugh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two okay flat whites, creamy mushrooms with spinach & shaved parmasen for her, excellent, and smoked fish kedgery with a poached egg for me, very good. Friendly attentive service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank neilcS1420VQ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this morning for breakfast. The entire staff looked like they needed a happy pill. Terrible vibe, seemed they were all either majorly stressed or in a bad mood with each other. Pretty sure they could've done with another couple of waiters/waitresses. Scrambled eggs on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Debbie V
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Lovely spot by the pretty little park...wind but cold to eat outside. Fancy name but food was average. Small portions for the money. The almond hot choc was the worst I had ever had, tasted weird and was way too strong. Couldn't drink it. One...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 4 November 2018

good service , friendly staff, had made some changes lighter and brighter , had the chicken Caesar salad really enjoyable, partner had the smashed avocado and was delighted with it. hadn't been here for a few years as service was random but a friend told...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jet34840529142
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

The food here is fresh and very tasty. The avocado and pea mash on the sourdough was amazing and the best i have has till now. Crostini was good and rissoto was fresh too. Service was quick

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank arnoldaaron
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great time, best steak sandwich in Wellington period pepper sauce was amazing and surprisingly they had good tap beer (very surprised) service was good keep up the good work.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bobmU8094CH
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to Astoria 2-3 times for breakfast when in Wellington, as it’s in a good location. Lots of seating options, table service and also nice looking cabinet food available. The staff members are quick, polite and very professional. All working together it’s pretty cool...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank tonihunga
Reviewed 16 October 2018

My partner and I shared a lovely lunch here recently. Great service, fast and friendly, some good options from the menu or the counter. Great value, thanks Astoria . 😀

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank janccullen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$16
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
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
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
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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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