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199 Cuba Street | Corner Cuba and Vivian Streets, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 3229
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Came to Ombra on my own after a long day of flying. The initial waitress advised me that the only seat available was at the bar but I didn't mind. The barman was fantastic and explained how things worked - meals are served tapas style, small portions, no sides etc and as they are ready. For me this was perfect... More 

Thank missmac93
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I took my Mum and Sister to Ombra during a recent trip to Wellington last month. What an amazing experience! We sat directly facing the open kitchen, the chefs chatted with us and even created a nutella creation for my sister, even though it was a busy night. The food was exceptional, particularly the Eggplant parmigiana. It's not often that... More 

Thank KittyMac12
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99 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there for lunch. All the staff were good. The food was great, especially the panna cotta. Well done guys.

Thank John S
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tapas-styled restaurant that offers a variety of very delicious Italian dishes and wines. If not really hungry, two or three dishes to share will be enough. The place also has special offers and serves fish of the day. Highly recommend ordering pizzetta with scamorza, honey and walnuts. If you are planning on having dinner on a Friday/Saturday night, be prepared... More 

Thank Marja M
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a recent trip to Wellington I took my son in law to Ombra. What an amazing menu. We both made a selection off the menu to share. The food and flavours were to die for. We both enjoy dining there and will be back. Great service and value for money

Thank Mandy R
Dunedin, New Zealand
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for lunch... tried lamb with garlic and rosemary sauce..I loved it.. juicy inside..crispy outside.. perfectly cooked. Need to order a side though as it's served with no sides.. overall..good food.. the size of the main and side dish sum to a decent serving size..average prices..recommend it.

1 Thank Mohammed_A_M
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

came here for a birthday dinner and was disappointed with slow service, poor food for the price and lack of a genuine welcome . wont go again.

Thank trixie_x
Canberra, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant on a Tuesday night. It was bustling with a great atmosphere. The wait staff were amazingly friendly and helpful. The food was delicious . A great night out. Fantastico!

1 Thank Jill F
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131 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Raining cats and dogs and looking for shelter we stumbled into this cool corner of Cuba Street. Tiny tables, smooth aged plaster walls with a cool l shaped bar. We love the look and are seated at a window table. Lovely lead light windows and old fashioned linen look half curtains grace the windows, the restaurants name is woven with... More 

Thank clarebelleuk
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153 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit that didn't disappoint. Met a friend by chance and was impressed by the quality of the long black, the complimentary shortbread biscuit, and the friendly front of house staff.

Thank Matt T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 15
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Cuba Street | Corner Cuba and Vivian Streets, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 3229

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