to come to our table. It was very difficult to order drinks and the staff kept congregating behind the bar area talking amongst each other. The Botanist, Wellington Picture: photo4.jpg - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,895 candid photos and videos. 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 . Sh said I could hav avocado on toast. 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. The other person had the Rhubarbe and orange pudding, which he loved. Our waitperson was attentive and quickly brought us our drinks order. I am visiting Kilbirnie, Wellington as I am attending a course at the Brentwood Hotel. Great vegetarian & vegan options. Not very exciting but I am coeliac. The Botanist, Wellington Picture: 20170928_193430_large.jpg - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,929 candid photos and videos. The Botanist, Wellington Picture: The famous hash - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,915 candid photos and videos. We went out as a team and had pre booked our table. Cafe, International, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly. The food and drink were reasonably priced. Will be back.More, We dined late Saturday afternoon. She eventually arrived about 5 minutes later. 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. We pointed out that we had been waiting for about 20 minutes but she seemed unconcerned and just smiled. 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. Considering the restaurant was not particularly busy, this standard of service is unacceptable. 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. 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 so wanted to like this burger but I did not. For brunch - the big breaky was great as was an avocado/halloumi dish Royale w Cheese. and was made with actual coffee not the blended powdered stuff that you get at most other places. So I had the salad, without the tofu as that too was deep fried, but I could have a poached egg! The food was very good but I’d highly recommend going outside the lunchtimes. All were amazing. The staff were really attentive and accommodating and grabbed a high chair for us straight away. I decided to spend my birthday in Wellington as part of our travels through the North Island and being the foodie I … The olive oil was stunning, the bread frankly a bit meh, but the jalapeno poppers and yummy olives more than made up for it. Small Plates. The Botanist, Wellington Picture: photo1.jpg - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,914 candid photos and videos. Will be back. It was very difficult to order drinks and the staff kept congregating behind the bar area talking amongst each other. I asked for the chicken salad. Could I have the facon ( pretend bacon)in a salad- no it’s made from gluten and pea protein . 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. We shared Jalopno poppers, olives and bread and oil to start. Local craft beers, vegan wines, botanical cocktails & the excellent local Peoples coffee. The decor was modern and inviting. Sides. I would have liked to choose for myself as...there were many exciting looking dishes. The food was very satisfying but not heavy. 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! We all loved our mains. 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 all loved our mains. The Botanist brings the best in tasty organic vegetarian and vegan fare! Views to the sea, with a sheltered sunny courtyard, six rotating craft beer taps, botanical cocktails, local & organic wines. It would’ve made all the difference had the staff actually smiled, used some manners and made us feel welcome. Loved the chance to reacquaint myself with Grasshopper Rock PN. Brunch, lunch and dinner in a beautifully renovated 1920s building by the seaside. 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. After waiting for about 15 minutes, we approached her and asked her...to come to our table. The Botanist brings the best in innovative plant based cuisine to the stunning south coast of Wellington. I can honestly say it was the grumpiest group of staff I have ever come across! Sorry to hear you were disappointed with your meal. Get quick answers from The Botanist staff and past visitors. The Botanist: Favourite Wellington Restaurant - See 184 traveler reviews, 76 candid photos, and great deals for Wellington, New Zealand, at Tripadvisor. more. 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. Couldn’t have that as the halloumi is deep fried. 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 . our decision quite seriously on where we decide to eat out! The Botanist is a cafe and restaurant located on the beautiful South Coast, bringing the best in delicious, innovative vegetarian and vegan fare. The food was really tasty and there was a good variety to choose from. Well done! The Botanist, Wellington Picture: photo1.jpg - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,919 candid photos and videos. Ok the salad with halloumi? The restaurant was very busy for brunch, but we received great service. We all tried the lemon line and bitters sorbet and it was the most amazing, delectable flavour sorbet I've tried. The Botanist, Wellington: See 189 unbiased reviews of The Botanist, rated 4 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #154 of 949 restaurants in Wellington. Considering the restaurant was not particularly busy, this standard of service is unacceptable. All were amazing. I did not see a single smile from any of the staff the entire evening. We all tried the lemon line and bitters sorbet and it was the most amazing, delectable flavour sorbet I've tried. I asked for half of mine in a doggy bag as I was intent on dessert. Ok then the hash. From arrival the service was pretty poor. Sh said I could hav avocado on toast. 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. I can honestly say it was the grumpiest group of staff I have ever come across! We shared Jalopno poppers, olives and bread and oil to start. Contact: 04 891 0198 I didn’t want that! It was very busy. Highly recommend From arrival the service was pretty poor. The pretend salami was the same. So I had the salad, without the tofu as that too was deep fried, but I could have a poached egg! 219 Onepu Rd, Lyall Bay, Wellington 6022 Closed Today 04 891 0198 Burgers . I chose the Bourguignon while my friends had the sun-fed 'chicken' salad and the crumbed vegan feta and cauliflower steak. Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page. I asked for the chicken salad. 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. The rest of my partners family enjoyed their meals.More, Hi there, Ok the salad with halloumi? The Botanist, Wellington Picture: photo4.jpg - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,915 candid photos and videos. Read more Good portion sizes too. Will visit again! We rank these hotels, restaurants, and attractions by balancing reviews from our members with how close they are to this location. We noticed that she seemed rather disinterested in attending to other customers too. Highly recommend For brunch - the big breaky was great as was an avocado/halloumi dish 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] . It was recommended by the facilitator for those of us who are vegetarians to try ‘The Botanist’. I said I was coeliac and the inexperienced waitress asked the chef what I could have. 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 I couldn't taste the Kahlua, so can I suggest a bit more booze? - See 184 traveler reviews, 76 candid photos, and great deals for Wellington, New Zealand, at Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor gives a Travelers’ Choice award to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travelers and are ranked within the top 10% of properties on Tripadvisor. there were many exciting looking dishes. The Botanist, Wellington Picture: 20170928_193506_large.jpg - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,919 candid photos and videos. And this is most definitely NOT a place for coeliacs! Ok then the hash. I did not see a single smile from any of the staff the entire evening. And this is most definitely NOT a place for coeliacs! Could I have the facon ( pretend bacon)in a salad- no it’s made from gluten and pea protein . The Botanist, Wellington Picture: photo4.jpg - Check out Tripadvisor members' 33,186 candid photos and videos of The Botanist Bild von The Botanist, Wellington: The Botanist - Schauen Sie sich 32.895 authentische Fotos und Videos von The Botanist an, die von Tripadvisor-Mitgliedern gemacht wurden. The Botanist . Busy little hub and for those meat eaters out there , you should give it a try you won't be disappointed . The Botanist, Wellington Picture: The Botanist - Check out Tripadvisor members' 32,920 candid photos and videos. 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. The iced coffee was really nice...and was made with actual coffee not the blended powdered stuff that you get at most other places. 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. Visiting Kilbirnie, Wellington Picture: Botatouille - pretty average - the big breaky great. 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