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Martha's Pantry

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276 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We went here, having booked, for an afternoon tea walking from the Amora hotel. First bit of advice, this is much further than we thought! Clearly this is the New Zealand idea of a traditional afternoon tea, complete with mis-matched cups saucers and plates. A charming experience but not very filling, even fro those with small appetites. The nasturtium sandwiches... More 

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Thank davidretired
Wellington
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72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

This is a really feminine place, @ the top of Cuba street in Wellington. Pink striped walls, flowers, wall mirrors, fancy China etc: the high tea is great! Tasty morsels, a great range of teas ( I had the masala chai). Highly recommended. Great helpful staff. Not a big place, so I'm guessing it would be wise to book a... More 

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Thank Shortcat
Wellington, New Zealand
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449 reviews
346 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I have visited Martha's Pantry quite a few times over the years, and I have to agree with the recent reviewer who commented that it is not as good as it used to be. I have only continued to choose Martha's Pantry because of the limited number of places in Wellington currently offering high tea, but won't be doing so... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

OK - I haven't been for six months, but I love high tea here. The decor is so sweet, and the food so delicate and delicious. Perhaps not the best value for money, but an extra special treat.

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Thank Jakkimaree
Wellington
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90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

It was the birthday girls choice and I do love a high tea and I hadn't had one at Martha's for a couple of years so was really looking forward to this but I was disappointed. There is a wide selection of tea to choose from. The afternoon tea is delivered on a tiered plate. None of the food is... More 

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Thank meguin
Clovelly, Australia
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Just passing on the way to the War Memorial and couldn't resist popping in to this quaint little cafe. All bone china teacups and mugs, tasty looking sweets & cakes. Coffee was excellent. A change down from the usual buzz, like popping over to Grandma's!

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Thank StuartNoddyWright
Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

I took my 10 year old son for his first high tea experience. I booked ahead for an adult and child high tea however I later found out when I came to pay, that we were given food for two adults. Not having been there before I assumed the booking confirmed what I thought we were getting. We were asked... More 

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Thank R T
Auckland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Eight of us came in for High Tea (we had booked in advance) and it was perfect. One of our party has severe allergies, and these were handled superbly with a follow up phonecall to our organiser to confirm our booking and the details of the allergies. Wonderful setting, gorgeous food, attentive staff and a lovely cuppa tea.

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Thank Debbie B
Churton Park
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217 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely high tea here. Great selection of teas. Quite a small quaint cafe with limited parking. Cute tables and chairs and sweet tea sets. The high tea was pretty good. Good selection of savoury and sweet. Our friend with gluten free was well catered for. Very enjoyable.

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Thank Cynthia N
Auckland, New Zealand
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I have been here a few times over the years but not for a while. It is charming and old school vintage. After we were shown to our table and had been seated for over 10 minutes with no one taking our tea order we had to ask if we could be attended to, as we had an appointment to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 276 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?