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158 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 1354
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“bento box” (23 reviews)
“sushi” (14 reviews)
“gyoza” (8 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
158 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for an early dinner for my partners birthday before heading to a movie, and decide to give in to her idea of sushi for dinner. The place was empty but it was pre-6pm so not unexpected, and it did fill the longer we...More

Thank Nik G
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We have eaten here 3 times whilst visiting Wellington, the food is delish, service is great and the restaurant is nicely decorated.

1  Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food as usual. My miso ramen noodle soup was really good. The broth truly delicious.The tofu steak set and the bento box A was also good. My daughter did find something a bit spicy which she hadn't before so wasn't able to finish it...More

Thank Cynthia N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to go out for dinner with friends, one of whom recommended we go to Origami. I am glad we did. Ordered a number of dishes for the table to share. Loved them all!

1  Thank Pipi_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere and staff. A little bit pricey, but the cost was most DEFINITELY worth the amazing quality of the food they served here at Origami. We went here as a family with a friend, while strolling down Cuba Street looking for a good place...More

1  Thank TravelAddix13
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Tasty food and value for money. They have many different options of food on the menu and everything looks and smells so good. Prior to going here, I was told that their tiramisu was the best in Wellington. I disagree. The tiramisu was yum, but...More

1  Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I am somewhat a critique when it comes to japanese having lived in Japan. When I checked trip advisor this restaurant ranked highly. A bento vegetarian lunch was my choice. A little coleslaw average. Tempura veges were again average dumplings were nice but only two...More

1  Thank Tracy H
Reviewed 2 July 2017

When I went there what drew me was those wonderful desserts in the cabinet. I ordered tiramisu. The presentation was fabulous, The taste was even better was nice and smooth great settle coffee flavour , service is great. You can order the dessert for takeaway....More

1  Thank sofiaryan7
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We had dinner somewhere else and walked pass this place, we were attracted by the yummy dessert cabinet. We decided to come in just for the dessert. The lady at the counter was very welcoming. She recommended few desserts for us, I picked the matcha...More

1  Thank Joyce W
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We found this restaurant by accident whilst walking down Cuba Street. The food was delicious especially if you order the sashimi & bento box. The service was excellent & prices reasonable. We enjoyed the whole evening & atmosphere.

1  Thank Ellemay
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 1354
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