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Aunty Mena's Vegetarian Cafe

167 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-382 8288
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“laksa” (30 reviews)
“mock chicken” (9 reviews)
“dumplings” (15 reviews)
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11:30 - 21:30All hours
Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
167 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right on Cuba Street, this is a great spot to step away for a quiet meal. Everything is veggie and can come vegan. Not that fancy, but great food!

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 10 June 2017

food was slow to arrive, said 15 miuntes took 45minuts. No real chef on site ,Even my bad cooking surpases there effort. Terrible

Thank 567markei
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Friday dinner here. Unassuming place, easy to walk past. We went on a recommendation. Eclectic no frills place, which I quite like. Decent menu options, quick service. We ate early as heard it can fill up quickly after 5pm. Food arrived quickly. I ordered the...More

Thank Sean F
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Seatings are congested. Food was blend, chicken laksa was not anywhere near the laksa taste. The nasi lemak was a huge let down. The Aunty Mena's special tofu was good but on the whole the food was very pricy, small portions, and being a vegetarian,...More

1  Thank Lakshmy27
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I had missed a chance to eat here the last time I passed through Wellington, but this time I made sure to arrange it so I could have lunch there on my way north. And I made sure to stop on the way back through...More

Thank echoriath
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Great food for a great price. After trying to get food near by at a place with rude staff and literally no where to sit, we came upon this place. Food was excellent. Curry soup on a cold day is a dream.

Thank Meghan D
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Very modest, simple and unassuming place. The atmosphere was easy going. This is a no frill place that serves tasty food and in generous quantity. The only negative point was time delay to serve. Wall decoration was eye catching and unique. Yummy food not to...More

Thank Mukundan S
Reviewed 31 March 2017

There's no need to worry about meat turning up in your dish here and being a vegetarian this is a huge plus! I love Asian food and aim to support vegetarian places. Lot's of selection and it has even pleased my carnivorous peers. The food...More

Thank lve2travelfar
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We found this place while searching for a place to have lunch. From the outside the restaurant does not make a big impression and it looks like hundreds of other asian restaurants. As soon as you are inside you realize it is a special place....More

1  Thank JV_Travelling
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Busy simple restaurant in the heart of the city. Many choices of food and well informed staff eg gluten free. Very popular with locals and visitors so you may have to share a table but it adds to the fun. The service is not fast...More

1  Thank biggreentravel
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Laura C
6 October 2016|
Response from DanielaBean | Reviewed this property |
No, Laura. It doesn't have BYO or alcohol license.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-382 8288
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