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Thunderbird Cafe

154 Featherston Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-499 1966
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  • Excellent20%
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  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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Cafe, South American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
154 Featherston Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here with my work for the first time recently, despite working nearby for 2 years and not noticing it. The food is of American and Mexican style, I had a great filling sandwich called the Big Bertha which was superb Great selection of...More

1  Thank knowlesie13
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Popped in here Saturday lunchtime for a quick lunch before a 2pm appointment. The service and food didn't disappoint. Good portions and prices for lunch. Our 8year old was stoked to have curly fries. Tacos, burger and quesadilla enjoy by the bigger people. Wouldn't mind...More

Thank Deirdre S
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I came in on Saturday for lunch with a friend after one successful previous visit. The food and drinks were awesome, we shared the nachos, curly fries and a chocolate milkshake. Everything was delicious! The atmosphere was also really nice, I like the decor it...More

Thank Frances C
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I meet a friend at 1 pm and was disappointed to find a number of items sold out. No soup left, no scones, no muffins....I'm guessing everything was so good that's why it was gone, I will have to go earlier next time. Great coffee...More

Thank Alipa50
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We popped in here out of the cold and was met by a bustling vibe and live music. We were excited by the southern/Mexican style menu and expected great flavours. The food was alright - it was like having a home cooked meal out. I...More

Thank EscapingParents
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Being directly across from our hotel, the Ibis, we popped in for afternoon tea and a beer. The Pecan & Bourbon pie was to die for, and although a tad pricey, their cabinet food (club sandwich and afghan biscuit) was delicious. We would certainly pop...More

Thank EloiseG_NZ
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Went for breakfast , great variety , big portions , yummy food, awesome staff , loved the décor. Definitely going back when next in Wellington.

Thank boytama
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Vibrant and quirky cafe/restaurant with a different type of menu. Fried chicken with a Mexican & North American twist. The serving sizes are very generous for the prices. Great atmosphere in the middle of the city. Hint: I suggest you book as it appears to...More

Thank Kyle M
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Had read a review elsewhere on the interweb that the fried chicken here was some of the best in Wellington. Being a fried chicken fan I was therefore naturally excited and planned a lunch here with the better half. Place was naturally busy when we...More

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Yummy food. Very central location. Friendly staff. Can't get any better than this. Must try cafe if you are in Wellington

Thank Vikram S
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
09:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 Featherston Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-499 1966
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