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Chameleon Restaurant

$$$$European, ,
2 Grey Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-495 7841
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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All hours
CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
2 Grey Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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51 - 60 of 329 reviews

Reviewed 29 January 2017

Really enjoyed our meal at this fabulous restaurant. The food can not be faulted, just the best tasting meal i have had since living in the area. The service was excellent and the choice of food was fantastic, and tasted superb. Cant wait to go...More

Thank Louise_H46H
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2017

Dear Louise_H46H, I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind reagrds, Elana Chamla Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 18 January 2017

Limited menu but this was the first time I ever had "smoked butter" - that was different. The hands on the wall were pretty interesting. The food was good and the service impecable.More

Thank Lee C
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Dear Lee C, Thank you for reviewing Chameleon Restaurant. I am happy to read that you enjoyed both food and service during your recent visit. I agree that the hands give an interesting twist to the restaurant and it proves to be a great talking...More

Reviewed 15 January 2017

We got a free breakfast with our room booking. Breakfast was very very nice - one of the best I have seen. Staff were excellent. Highly recommend

Thank nzsteve1234
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Dear nzsteve1234, Thank you for taking the time to review Chameleon Restaurant. I was happy to read that you enjoyed your breakfast and look forward to welcoming you back during your next stay. Kind regards, Elana Chamla Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

The dinner was nice but not really great. Felt it was expensive for what was served. They did take advantage of it being Christmas Day.More

Thank 729travel
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Dear 729travel, Thank you for reviewing Chameleon Restaurant. I was saddened to read that you didn't enjoy your dinner on Christmas Day. We appreciate any feedback and should you wish to provide us with any more information regarding your dinner experience please do not hesitate...More

Reviewed 9 January 2017

I am very suspicious of hotel restaurants as they tend to be over-priced with "average" quality food. I am not sure if it is an Intercontinental "thing", but I've found their flagship restaurants to be the the exception to this, and Chameleon is particularly exceptional....More

Thank KierenX
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Dear KierenX, Thank you for reviewing Chameleon Restaurant. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your dinner on New Year's Eve. Our chefs enjoy using the great local produce we have and this definitely shows in the dishes. Thank you again and we hope...More

Reviewed 8 January 2017

Four of us dined here on arrival and enjoyed well prepared meals that were delicious and steak cooked perfectly as requested. The desserts were small servings but very very nice and could not be faulted.

Thank Karl M
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Dear Karl, Thank you for taking the time to review Chameleon Restaurant. I was happy to read that you enjoyed your meals and will be sure to share your kind words with the team. Kind regards, Elana Chamla Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Fine dining can sometimes be a challenge with children, however here we were presented with a well thought out child's menu that allowed the girls to complete word searches and other projects with crayons provided. When their meals came to the table they were plated...More

Thank Nicole B
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Dear Nicole, Thank you for your lovely review. The team and I were happy to read that you and our little guests enjoyed the menu. There are definitely some great desserts on the menu to finish a tasty meal. We hope you enjoyed your further...More

Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Starting new day with 25 NZD with pecans, pistachio, walnuts, gluten free bread, hot dishes omelette, yoghurt, very berry smoothies. Good services

Thank PanSum
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Dear PanSum, Thank you for reviewing Chameleon Restaurant. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to the team. Kind regards, Elana Chamla Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I would normally avoid hotel cafes given my frequent travel & distaste for hotel breakfast venues. However, I decided to give Chameleon a try given its great location & favorable reviews. I am glad we came. Menus was discretely simple two pages, but very creative...More

Thank gshaw7
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Dear gshaw7, I was happy to read that you enjoyed your dining experience in Chameleon Restaurant during your recent stay in Wellington. We look forward to welcoming you back during your next travels. Kind regards, Elana Chamla Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 21 December 2016

We went here to celebrate a friend’s birthday. I chose the restaurant because I have never been able to find a flaw in their menu, service or ambience. They change the menu regularly and the flavours and presentation are excellent. As I’ve said in previous...More

Thank Int_Academic
ChameleonR, Manager at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Dear Int_Academic, Thank you again for reviewing Chameleon Restaurant in such detail. I appreciate you taking the time to share your dining experience. I was delighted that you again enjoyed your meal with us for this special occasion. Thank you again for your feedback and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Grey Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-495 7841
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Description
The menu selection changes seasonally and offers some of the best locally sourced produce . The Chameleon menu is intelligent and original but it's also comforting and flavoursome. The wine list offers an array of taste from around the world with special focus on New Zealand ,the glass pour selection changes regularly to harmonise with our food menu. Chameleon service is welcoming and hospitable with genuine attention to every guest visiting our Restaurant. ONE HAT 2017 Cuisine New Zealand Good Food Awards
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