The Botanist: Classy - See 179 traveller reviews, 76 candid photos, and great deals for Wellington, New Zealand, at Tripadvisor. The food was pretty good (although the woap cocktail was awful) but because of the staff attitude, I won’t return here. The Botanist, Wellington Picture: 20170928_193506_large.jpg - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,919 candid photos and videos. We all tried the lemon line and bitters sorbet and it was the most amazing, delectable flavour sorbet I've tried. The rest of my partners family enjoyed their meals.More, Hi there, Great vegetarian & vegan options. Two of us had the Kahlua pots, were pretty good, but I felt they overdid the biscuit component, half the amount would have been better. Busy little hub and for those meat eaters out there , you should give it a try you won't be disappointed . The food was really tasty and there was a good variety to choose from. and was made with actual coffee not the blended powdered stuff that you get at most other places. Online GIFT VOUCHERS available now!Click here to purchase, We are back open 9am-10pm, seven days a week, every day of the year except Christmas day.Check us out on Facebook, twitter & Instagram, Open 9am to 10pm Monday to Sundayphone: 04 891 0198 219 Onepu Road, Lyall Bay info@thebotanistlyallbay.co.nzdelivereasy.co.nz uber eats. Small Plates. Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page. She eventually arrived about 5 minutes later. Large Plates. We had reserved a table, but unfortunately, it was right by the front door, and the first time it opened to let in a chilly gust we asked to move to the available stools and high tables, no problem. Will be back.More, We dined late Saturday afternoon. The Botanist, Wellington Picture: photo1.jpg - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,914 candid photos and videos. It was recommended by the facilitator for those of us who are vegetarians to try ‘The Botanist’. I didn’t want that! No I couldn’t have that as the chicken ( pretend chicken) was deep fried. The Botanist, Wellington Picture: photo1.jpg - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,919 candid photos and videos. The food and drink were reasonably priced. our decision quite seriously on where we decide to eat out! Considering the restaurant was not particularly busy, this standard of service is unacceptable. Considering the restaurant was not particularly busy, this standard of service is unacceptable. Views to the sea, with a sheltered sunny courtyard, six rotating craft beer taps, botanical cocktails, local & organic wines. Reserve a table at The Botanist, Wellington on Tripadvisor: See 187 unbiased reviews of The Botanist, rated 4 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #144 of 943 restaurants in Wellington. Two of us had the Kahlua pots, were pretty good, but I felt they overdid the biscuit component, half the amount would have been better. I asked for half of mine in a doggy bag as I was intent on dessert. The Botanist: Favourite Wellington Restaurant - See 184 traveler reviews, 76 candid photos, and great deals for Wellington, New Zealand, at Tripadvisor. The Botanist brings the best in innovative plant based cuisine to the stunning south coast of Wellington. Restaurants in der Nähe von The Botanist auf Tripadvisor: Schauen Sie sich 49'827 Bewertungen und 32'873 authentische Fotos von Restaurants in der Nähe von The Botanist in Wellington, Neuseeland an. The Botanist, Wellington Picture: photo4.jpg - Check out Tripadvisor members' 33,186 candid photos and videos of The Botanist For the veg lovers you already know how good it...is.We had a whole variety of tasting dishes and a large platter as well as a beautiful cauliflower dish . The Botanist, Wellington Picture: 20170928_193430_large.jpg - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,929 candid photos and videos. The Botanist, Wellington Picture: photo4.jpg - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,895 candid photos and videos. I would have liked to choose for myself as...there were many exciting looking dishes. We all tried the lemon line and bitters sorbet and it was the most amazing, delectable flavour sorbet I've tried. The decor was modern and inviting. Brunch, lunch and dinner in a beautifully renovated 1920s building by the seaside. Given the amount of choices we have in Wellington, you’d think the staff would put in a little effort to keep their customers happy!More, I was looking forward to meeting family and trying this Vegan/ veg place for brunch. Management needs to ensure its waiting staff are more attentive like they are at the very popular Maranui Surf Club cafe nearby. The Botanist, Wellington Picture: The Botanist - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,919 candid photos and videos. I asked for the chicken salad. Will visit again! Not very exciting but I am coeliac. In future I would recommend calling in advance to see what is available or can be made for you, because as stated on our menu we unfortunately do not cater for people with coeliacs....More. The Botanist, Wellington Picture: photo2.jpg - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,919 candid photos and videos. I did not see a single smile from any of the staff the entire evening. We take bookings every day & night except weekends & public holidays from 9am - 3pm, so just pop in & we'll find you a table as soon as possible. I decided to spend my birthday in Wellington as part of our travels through the North Island and being the foodie I … Read more If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. The Botanist Platter: Sicilian & Kalamata olives, chilli tofu, spicy tempeh, peanut satay puree, chickpea popcorn, avocado mash, pickled red onion, Kapiti Brie OR Angel Food vegan feta, with housemade sourdough focaccia v*, gf*, af*, nf* $36; Edit Platters menu Burgers Edit burger menu there were many exciting looking dishes. We pointed out that we had been waiting for about 20 minutes but she seemed unconcerned and just smiled. The restaurant was very busy for brunch, but we received great service. No I couldn’t have that as the chicken ( pretend chicken) was deep fried. Sh said I could hav avocado on toast. We had reserved a table, but unfortunately, it was right by the front door, and the first time it opened to let in a chilly gust we asked to move to the available stools and high tables, no problem. I chose the Bourguignon while my friends had the sun-fed 'chicken' salad and the crumbed vegan feta and cauliflower steak. Couldn’t have that as the potato and kumera were deep fried. After waiting for about 15 minutes, we approached her and asked her...to come to our table. Will be back. I ordered the BFC burger... what a disappointment! And this is most definitely NOT a place for coeliacs! I asked for half of mine in a doggy bag as I was intent on dessert. Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Cafe, International, European, New Zealand, Gift Cards Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Delivery, Free off-street parking, Wine and Beer, SailingIsla, Owner at The Botanist, responded to this review. I can honestly say it was the grumpiest group of staff I have ever come across! The food was very good but I’d highly recommend going outside the lunchtimes. Local craft beers, vegan wines, botanical cocktails & the excellent local Peoples coffee. It would’ve made all the difference had the staff actually smiled, used some manners and made us feel welcome. do it. Burgers . Was probably why it was so busy and too noisy to be able to talk with my group. Sorry to hear you were disappointed with your meal. I couldn't taste the Kahlua, so can I suggest a bit more booze? Fairly new to Wellington’s small but growing collection of vegan and vegetarian eateries, The Botanist can be found south of the city centre in the seaside suburb of Lyall Bay. We are all foodies and take...our decision quite seriously on where we decide to eat out! It was very busy. The Botanist, Wellington: See 189 unbiased reviews of The Botanist, rated 4 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #154 of 949 restaurants in Wellington. The staff were really attentive and accommodating and grabbed a high chair for us straight away. The olive oil was stunning, the bread frankly a bit meh, but the jalapeno poppers and yummy olives more than made up for it. Good portion sizes too. n/e/oj/s/k/e/t/c+More, This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. Well done! The $8 smoothies are just the pre made smoothies in a bottle that you get from the supermarket for $4 and really small, got given a flat white instead...of the latte I asked for and still wasn’t very good for a flat white, the staff were really nice but seemed a little stressed. The Botanist brings the best in tasty organic vegetarian and vegan fare! Available from 6:00pm to 9:20pm. We shared Jalopno poppers, olives and bread and oil to start. What were outstanding were the crispy fries that came out with the, I chose the Bourguignon while my friends had the sun-fed 'chicken', ... hard), blue beet risotto (nice and tasty)and the royale with cheese, 219 Onepu Road Lyall Bay, Wellington 6022 New Zealand. Our waitperson was attentive and quickly brought us our drinks order. Ok then the hash. So I had the salad, without the tofu as that too was deep fried, but I could have a poached egg! The food and drink were reasonably priced. Views to the sea, with a sheltered sunny courtyard, six rotating craft … Given the amount of choices we have in Wellington, you’d think the staff would put in a little effort to keep their customers happy! to come to our table. Contact: 04 891 0198 Hotels near Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Hotels near (WLG) Wellington Intl Airport, American Restaurants for Large Groups in Wellington, European Restaurants for Lunch in Wellington, Italian Restaurants for Special Occasions in Wellington, Restaurants for Group Dining in Wellington, Restaurants for Special Occasions in Wellington, Restaurants with Outdoor Seating in Wellington. Couldn’t have that as the halloumi is deep fried. I asked for the chicken salad. The decor was modern and inviting. The food was pretty good (although the woap cocktail was awful) but because of the staff attitude, I won’t return here. The Botanist, Wellington Picture: The Botanist - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,920 candid photos and videos. She eventually arrived about 5 minutes later. Ok then the hash. The food was very satisfying but not heavy. The olive oil was stunning, the bread frankly a bit meh, but the jalapeno poppers and yummy olives more than made up for it. From arrival the service was pretty poor. We pointed out that we had been waiting for about 20 minutes but she seemed unconcerned and just smiled. The Botanist brings the best in innovative plant based cuisine to the stunning south coast of Wellington. I did not see a single smile from any of the staff the entire evening. We rank these hotels, restaurants, and attractions by balancing reviews from our members with how close they are to this location. Couldn’t have that as the potato and kumera were deep fried. Highly recommend Sh said I could hav avocado on toast. The Botanist, Wellington Picture: 20170928_204501_large.jpg - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,915 candid photos and videos. I can honestly say it was the grumpiest group of staff I have ever come across! The botanist has amazing vegan and veggie options, for anyone! I so wanted to like this burger but I did not. Couldn’t have that as the halloumi is deep fried. Could I have the facon ( pretend bacon)in a salad- no it’s made from gluten and pea protein . I couldn't taste the Kahlua, so can I suggest a bit more booze? Get quick answers from The Botanist staff and past visitors. The Botanist: A really good mid-week dinner. The pretend salami was the same. We all loved our mains. I chose the Bourguignon while my friends had the sun-fed 'chicken' salad and the crumbed vegan feta and cauliflower steak. 219 Onepu Rd, Lyall Bay, Wellington 6022 Closed Today 04 891 0198 Burgers . We all loved our mains. - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,919 candid photos and videos. The Botanist, Wellington Picture: The famous hash - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,915 candid photos and videos. of the latte I asked for and still wasn’t very good for a flat white, the staff were really nice but seemed a little stressed. Reserve a table at The Botanist, Wellington on Tripadvisor: See 185 unbiased reviews of The Botanist, rated 4 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #145 of 941 restaurants in Wellington. Loved the chance to reacquaint myself with Grasshopper Rock PN. Not very exciting but I am coeliac. We noticed that she seemed rather disinterested in attending to other customers too. I did not eat it...all and I am honestly not a fussy eater but it was covered with mesculan salad which can be overbearing...salad leaves being overbearing shows there was not enough taste or spice to the rest of the burger. I had no idea this was a vegetarian/vegan restaurant until we sat down, but I was pleased as I've been trying to reduce my carbon footprint, and foregoing meat is a great way to...do it. All were amazing. Nice food and really cute decor but probably wouldn’t go out of my way to visit again, is.We had a whole variety of tasting dishes and a large platter as well as a beautiful cauliflower dish . The Botanist, Wellington Picture: photo4.jpg - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,915 candid photos and videos. It was very difficult to order drinks and the staff kept congregating behind the bar area talking amongst each other. For brunch - the big breaky was great as was an avocado/halloumi dish And this is most definitely NOT a place for coeliacs! The staff were really attentive and accommodating and grabbed a high chair for us straight away. Plant based with an emphasis on innovative cuisine using organic and eco friendly ingredients. all and I am honestly not a fussy eater but it was covered with mesculan salad which can be overbearing...salad leaves being overbearing shows there was not enough taste or spice to the rest of the burger. Was recommended this place and went on a Sunday lunch time. I so wanted to like this burger but I did not.More, Arrived here on a busy Saturday morning for breakfast. Could I have the facon ( pretend bacon)in a salad- no it’s made from gluten and pea protein . The other person had the Rhubarbe and orange pudding, which he loved. n/e/oj/s/k/e/t/c+. more. I took my meat-eater husband here and he loved it as well, definitely making this one of our go to places in Wellington! I am visiting Kilbirnie, Wellington as I am attending a course at the Brentwood Hotel. Well done!More, It’s pretty good but just nothing really special and a couple things were a bit disappointing. For brunch - the big breaky was great as was an avocado/halloumi dish Didn’t realise this cafe was vegetarian/vegan until we sat down to eat. Nice food and really cute decor but probably wouldn’t go out of my way to visit againMore, So a plant based nearly restaurant[ eggs and cheese on the menu] . I didn’t want that! Royale w Cheese. Our waitperson was attentive and quickly brought us our drinks order. We shared Jalopno poppers, olives and bread and oil to start. The rest of my partners family enjoyed their meals. Dinner. The pretend salami was the same. Highly recommend I said I was coeliac and the inexperienced waitress asked the chef what I could have. Ok the salad with halloumi? The Botanist, Wellington Picture: The Botanist - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,908 candid photos and videos. Loved the chance to reacquaint myself with Grasshopper Rock PN. Cafe, International, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly. 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