Whitby's Restaurant & Bar

Level 17, 147 The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand, 6011
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Opening Information

Breakfast: 06:30 – 10:00 hrs weekdays, 06:30 - 10:30 hrs weekends
Lunch: 12:00 – 14:30 hrs - bookings recommended
Dinner: 17:30 – 22:00 hrs 
(early-bird: 17:30-19:00)
High Teas: 11:30 – 15:30 hrs - bookings essential
Piano Bar: 10:00 - late

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Corporate Events
  • Piano Music
  • Group Bookings & Set Menus Available

About Whitby's Restaurant & Bar

Whitby's Restaurant & Bar is renowned as the best buffet restaurant in town. Located on the 17th floor of the hotel, it boasts views of the city and harbour. Whitby's offers an extensive buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner with an a la carte dinner as well.

Afternoon Tea is served daily: 11:30 - 15:30

Cuisine: Buffet, Child Friendly, High Tea, International
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

Please add some vegan meals, like plant-based protein, or soy products.

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Visited On Friday, 19 July 2019

The mains buffet was very good, but the dessert was a let down

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

An excellent experience. Would totally recommend this

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Visited On Thursday, 11 July 2019

Great high tea. A good selection of high quality tea. Great food. Very knowledgeable staff that made the experience fantastic.

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Always enjoy taking the team to Whitby

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Food was ok except the beef was tough as boots. Also there was only one cheese on the cheeseboard by the time we went for dessert.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 July 2019

Thank you for organising everything for our 25+ members.

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

A bit expensive for what it is

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Handled allergy concerns really well, phoning me and providing safe and yummy substitutions. The waiter was clear, knowledgeable, remembering to point out the substitutions and generally pleasant. He also took great photos of the family and high tea for us by his own initiative.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Service was absolutely spectacular. The waitress was very attentive. Food was well presented and A+++ for taste. Will be back thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

Enjoyed our time, staff was friendly and easy to communicate with about booking. Thank you, I highly recommend Whiby's Restaurant & Bar for Buffet food. Reasonably price also.

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Visited On Sunday, 09 June 2019

Always a pleasure dining at Whiby's... friendly and helpful staff and the food is just yummy!

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Visited On Friday, 07 June 2019

Whitby's is a great Buffet restaurant, so consistent with super friendly and helpful staff. We always go to Whitby's when in Wellington (we're from Christchurch). For a special treat try the High Tea... just sit back and relax and enjoy the yummy food!

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Visited On Friday, 31 May 2019

Always enjoy dining at Whitby's, it's our family go-to restaurant for special occasions, as it is more expensive than others

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Visited On Monday, 03 June 2019

Great buffet

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Visited On Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Nice place for a family dinner

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

We wish to extend a sincere and grateful thank you for the level of service provided overall. The pre-dinner service provided in helping us to co-ordinate and plan the celebration was impressive and a big thank you to Rosa who was consistently obliging with information and updates as a barrel-load of questions were asked of her. The meal was outstanding. Many buffet dinners previously frequented at other properties, inevitably diminish in terms of presentation and freshness as the night progresses. However, in this instance Whitby's buffet was outstanding and "beautiful" - as described by many of our party. Exceptional mention is saved for the Piano Bar staff - in particular, Hasti (bar manager - my apologies for the incorrect spelling). Your obliging and accommodating service was noted by all as was the professional and friendly conversation many shared with you all. Some even noted the finger tapping as some of our crowd performed a Maori waiata to the birthday girl. Additonally, your initiative was stand-out and we were most grateful you allowed us to arrange seating and monopolize a corner of the bar for our birthday toasts and cake. Thank you Whitby team. We'lle be sure to share your stand-out service and meal and hope we get opportunity to visit again

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

Great food and experience.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

This was great place to take a big family for a 70th - great for kids and adults alike.....heaps of variety - YUMMY value for money for sure. Small hiccup with booking time despite having confirmed via email and phone but they were able to accomodate us none the less. Definitely will be returning !! thanks again WHITBYS xox

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Visited On Monday, 27 May 2019

Really enjoyed the quality and diversity of the food and was pleasantly surprised to see so many GF options. A very enjoyable evening. Some alternative Kombucha options would have also been good.

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

Very disappointed! Was hoping there would be more gluten free being a Saturday, but nope! Won't be back and won't recommend it to anyone

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

Average spread, can be tried once

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Visited On Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Great food. Good for kids. Friendly staff.

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Visited On Sunday, 19 May 2019

Not worth the price you pay.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 May 2019

A great place for a family gathering. Kind attentive staff and nice atmosphere

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