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158 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 1354
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“bento box” (23 reviews)
“sushi” (13 reviews)
“gyoza” (8 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
158 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Origami
1. Japanese Food
" food was excellent, the portions generous, and the service attentive,"
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2. Atmosphere
" Great atmosphere and nice waitress."
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3. Desserts
"well plated and presented and flavours are amazing. "
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Reviews (155)
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a ramen hunt in Wellington! My friend in I came late Wednesday night (thank u for serving us still ) and we had some yummy noodles and tempura. I had the pork chashu ramen and my friend the vegetable and prawn udon soup. Both...More

Thank Kaylyn S
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We have eaten here 3 times whilst visiting Wellington, the food is delish, service is great and the restaurant is nicely decorated.

1  Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd been wanting to get to Origami for a number of months. So when I did, and found that their Okonomiyaki was horribly un-authentic, I was greatly disappointed. Given all the other good or better reviews this is obviously not the right thing to order....More

Thank HaljoHal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the welcoming smile of the waitress to the time we left, this restaurant was a terrific place to enjoy our last dinner in New Zealand. The menu is clear and expansive and the prices are quite reasonable. We enjoyed our Tonkatsu and Ramen thoroughly,...More

Thank eztraveller2
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

I've always loved Japanese food and this restaurant met my expectations! Great atmosphere and nice waitress. My sister and I will remember this place and tell others about it! Thank you for a great experience!

1  Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We went with a party of seven to celebrate a birthday. The food was excellent, the portions generous, and the service attentive, but not overbearingly so. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to others.

Thank Patrick F
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We went for an early dinner for my partners birthday before heading to a movie, and decide to give in to her idea of sushi for dinner. The place was empty but it was pre-6pm so not unexpected, and it did fill the longer we...More

1  Thank Nik G
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Great food as usual. My miso ramen noodle soup was really good. The broth truly delicious.The tofu steak set and the bento box A was also good. My daughter did find something a bit spicy which she hadn't before so wasn't able to finish it...More

Thank Cynthia N
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Decided to go out for dinner with friends, one of whom recommended we go to Origami. I am glad we did. Ordered a number of dishes for the table to share. Loved them all!

1  Thank Pipi_10
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Nice atmosphere and staff. A little bit pricey, but the cost was most DEFINITELY worth the amazing quality of the food they served here at Origami. We went here as a family with a friend, while strolling down Cuba Street looking for a good place...More

1  Thank TravelAddix13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 1354
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