Nau mai e ngā hua
o te wao
o te ngakina
o te wai tai
o te wai Māori
Haumi e! Hui e! TĀIKI E! I

Welcome the gifts of food
from the sacred forests
from the cultivated gardens
from the sea
from the fresh waters
Draw together! Affirm!

 – Traditional Maori Karakia –

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 is the 2015 winner of Cuisine’s “Good Food” Best New Restaurant in New Zealand, and winner of 1 Hat in 2015 & 2016.

“The best ingredients, sustainable and simply prepared”

View our Wellington On A Plate menus

Bistro Menu

Tasting Menu

Lunch Menu

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