The best of Wellington’s waterfront restaurants specialising in seafood

Whitebait celebrates the best seasonal, local produce and New Zealand seafood – we focus on the freshest ingredients, cooked simply, using our Josper charcoal-fired oven. The only embellishments are provided naturally – with a relaxing interior and spectacular views across the Wellington waterfront.

Whitebait offers a 4-course fine dining menu and a 5-course degustation dinner menu. Lunch is available by appointment and for large group bookings. For a reservation,

Whitebait is the 2015 winner of Cuisine’s “Good Food” Best New Restaurant in New Zealand, and winner of 1 Hat in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2 Hats in 2018.

“The best ingredients, sustainable and simply prepared”