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87 Jackson Street | Petone, Wellington, New Zealand
+64 4-589 7667
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“kebabs” (18 reviews)
“mixed grill” (11 reviews)
“iskender” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
87 Jackson Street | Petone, Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This food is amazing! I used to work in the area and ate lunch here all the time. The service is fantastic and speedy--easy to have a quick lunch during the work day. I loved the grilled halumi plate and the kebabs are the best...More

Thank Susan Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place for Turkish. Very friendly and helpful staff. Child Friendly. Quick and easy. Highly recommend for families.

Thank Debbie and Bill U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a family night out to celebrate a birthday and had booked in advance. We were aware that our table was booked for 6pm and had to be vacated by 7.30pm. On our arrival and before we were shown our table, the lady at...More

Thank JayP77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here on a busy Sunday evening. Service was friendly and prompt and the food was great. I can recommend the chicken meze, but all the meals looked good. Of course we had to finish with baklava and ice-cream.

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Falafel kebabs are delicious would definitely recommend!! Very good prices and the service is great!

Thank mole562
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kilim Cafe on Jackson St in Petone just seems to go from strength to strength. We've been eating there on and off for at least five years, and even on a Monday night, typically most tables will be full and there will be a queue...More

Thank Calum G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Kilim, the food is devine, healthy and not too fattening. The meals are reasonably priced and filling. The staff are friendly.

Thank Julia W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is reasonably priced and delicious. You can BYO wine. The staff were very friendly and helpful describing dishes. A very enjoyable experience.

Thank alineWellington
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our meals tonight and the cosy atmosphere and service was friendly and personal. Meals do not exceed 21.00 and are large and desserts were around 6.50..The authentic baklava was lovely to finish with. BYO and no corkage fee was an added bonus. The...More

Thank Janine45
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Best thing is cheap and bring your own.Male staff seem rude to female workers. No longer can get kebabs in evening. MezzE seem to have got smaller and wonder if place has changed ownership.

Thank windywellington
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Jackson Street | Petone, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-589 7667
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