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199 Cuba Street | Corner Cuba and Vivian Streets, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 3229
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatballs” (58 reviews)
“tapas” (53 reviews)
“saltimbocca” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
199 Cuba Street | Corner Cuba and Vivian Streets, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What more can I say! Duck risotto was delicious and the service was perfect. Thanks so much! Would recommend.

Thank Natalie M
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was my second visit to this great place and I loved it just as much as the first! The food is delicious and has good vegetarian options Their service is brisk and friendly. We had a wonderful young waitress who hailed from New York...More

Thank KiwiFoodBears
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't have a booking but were accommodated and soon had a table in a nice part of the restaurant. The meals were ok nothing to instigate a reorder though. The drinks list was good. Service was friendly though with a genuine interest in what...More

Thank Edward H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here on Mother’s Day, a very early booking due to flight times. Fab cocktail list, and absolutely wonderful personalised waiter service (even the chef came out to say hello & check on my annoying allergy situation!). I took my daughter and 3 hungry bloke...More

Thank NZHolly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first time to try Venetian Cuisine and it was a treat. The sharing plates were phenomenal and a treat to eat. The staff were very helpful and passionate about helping us pick the best meal for us to try.

Thank prettyshrewd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat, arrived at peak time; offered a seat at the bar and swiftly moved to a table. Fantastic food, excellent service and one of the best espresso martinis in NZ. Highly recommend

Thank RutherB90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved this style of food, a great way to share a meal together. We felt like we were eating in Europe.

Thank tomtom755
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an awesome meal at Ombra with the family. The restaurant was full so we all sat at the bar and ate which was fine (plus I was close to the beer!) Nice choice of what felt like home style Italian dishes. Really enjoyed all...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my Grandson. The Maitre was very helpful and got us a table in fifteen minutes when the wait was an hour. Was recommended and served a very interesting and tasteful meal and good wines. Would love to return someday.

Thank Bishwaroop M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing Italian food on Cuba street. Tapas style menu were you try and share multiple dishes. Our favourites were the gnocci and meatballs. Would highly recommend and definitely return when in Wellington.

Thank Daniel G
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8 January 2018|
Response from nicmack | Reviewed this property |
yes and i would recommend booking to avoid disappointment
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 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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We are a Venitian inspired bacaro (Bar and Restaurant), serving traditional and modern Italian sharing plates.
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