Cuisine: A La Carte, Modern European, New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35+
Ranked: #1 of 58 restaurants in Wellington

Right in the heart of the city, Jardin Grill blends French-style living with local culture. The sophisticated interior has a botanical theme that’s enhanced by the bold features of the copper kitchen.

Head Chef Roy has more than eight years’ experience in the discerning Wellington dining scene as well as a wealth of international experience including in his native Malaysia. Roy is known for his experimental approach and dedication to excellence. His food philosophy comprises of four elements; fresh produce, quality ingredients, passion for food and honesty.

Popular dishes on the Jardin Grill menu include pepper rubbed pork belly from the rotisserie complemented with charred onions, crushed green olives and Armagnac prunes, and seared line caught fish with squid, baby cucumber, fennel and squid ink sauce.

Intimate yet ambient, Jardin Grill is the perfect venue for elegant dining or a relaxed alfresco evening by the cosy fire pit.

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Jardin Grill
11 Bolton Street
Wellington 6011

Open Hours:
Breakfast
Mon - Fri: 6am-10.30am // Sat-Sun: 6.30am-11am

Lunch
Everyday 12pm - 3pm

Dinner
Everyday 6pm - 10pm

Phone: +64 4 472 2001
Website: www.sofitel-wellington.com/restaurant-and-bar/jardin-grill-wellington/

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Jardin Grill
Location: City Centre
Cuisine: A La Carte, Modern European, New Zealand
Mains: $25 - $35+

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Was awesome food and great fine dining service. Highly recommend and would definitely return.

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The food and experience at Jardin Grill was fantastic! We had the pork belly and the lamb and it was amazing!

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Thanh Hoàng

The food is amazingly delicious, the services are good and waiters are very attentive to us. In general, we have great experience dining in this restaurants. Well done! :)

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Amazing dinner at Jardin Grill. Special thanks to the chefs in the kitchen. Incredible food and presentation of all dishes spot on.
Also all credit to Vincent who sorted out a few issues for us and showed excellent customer service from start to finish. 10 of 10.

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The food and service was superb. We will definitely go again. The ambience was great. It was really good to see the chefs working 10 out of 10!!! We highly recommend Jardin Grill

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Madison Young

Amazing dinner at Jardin Grill! Possibly the best oysters we have ever had. Scallops were perfectly cooked and had so much texture and flavour. The cuts of meet we had were tasty and very filling! Beautiful decor and outstanding service! Would definitely recommend 10/10

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Service was great, food for entree and main was really good but dessert was a bit disappointing. We had the peanut &Jelly which was really bland and dry, the layered cake was slightly better but didn’t match the level of the first two courses. Stil a really good dining experience overall and we would visit again.

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Phillip Yee

We four friends had a lovely dinner at the Jardin Grill last Thursday evening. Everything was laid on and exquisite. My medium rare 500g T-bone steak was beautifully presented and tasty.
We ordered fruit three appetisers, four mains, three desserts, and coffees and tea afterwards. Our waitress Yi Wen was very friendly and attentive to us all evening although she was walked off her feet as there was so many diners there that night. The only dish that we didn't really like was the escargots mushrooms and bone marrow appetiser.
The hotel and dining room was really beautiful ... great ambience!! The toilet was immaculately clean!!
We look forward to dining here again soon!!

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Best dining out experience in a long time. We will definitely be back.

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Bonnie Crawford

Lovely fit-out, service and food. 50% off makes a big difference and very reasonable prices for top quality food. Highlight was the cut and preparation of proteins and the carrot ice cream which was sensational! Recommended and will return.

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Excellent service and food that not only looked good but truly melted in our mouths! It was undoubtedly fine dining but in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.

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Kaye Galano-Grande

Loved everything. Being able to watch the chef cook kept my toddler occupied. Will definitely comeback.

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Lili

Friendly staff and high-quality service. The best I've seen in NZ.

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The food was fantastic! Scallops Was scrumptious. Lamb ribs just melt in your mouth. The deco is so opulent. The service was great. We’re even given a special complementary surprise desert with candles for my son’s birthday. Truely a wonderful dining experience!

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Joanne Boykett

For fine dining, I highly recommend Jardin Grill. The food is delicious and beautifully presented. Although pricey (as expected for quality food and service), first table makes dining here affordable. Would definitely dine again.

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Ann McDowall

The steak was amazing. One of the best I’ve had. Definitely go back again

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Excellent, as always!

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Great dining experience! The strawberry gazpacho was beautiful both aesthetically and in taste. The steak and lamb were the among best we’ve had in a month in NZ.

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Yvette Grace

Great service and food. First tables give everyone the opportunity to try different restaurants and try the variety of food on the menu. This is our second time to Jardin Grill and it completely met our expectations. Excellence

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Kim Noah

Wow what a great night we had at Jardin Grill. My partner's parents had been a few months ago and suggested we try and luckily we managed to grab a booking on First Table. The service was impeccable from the moment you arrive , the team were friendly, helpful, knowledgeable about the menu and checking in just the right amount to ensure the meal was going well. The food was incredibly, the meat cooked almost perfectly - my partner's steak was slightly chewy for a medium rare, and the dessert was incredible. If you visit Jardin you must get the chocolate dessert and don't share, you'll want your own!!!

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Superb, delicious meal in every respect! This has got to be the best in Wellington. Coupled with the Happy Hour wine offer in the bar beforehand, our First Table deal was unbeatable.

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wunderful successful tasted Dinner with great wines.
Attentives Services.
Exceptional Location.
We did not find anything better in Wellington.

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Stefan Schönig

One of the best or maybe the best first table I have ever been.
Lovely staff and the food, just stunning.
Beautiful restaurant.
A real 5 star restaurant, thank you!

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A 5-star dining experience in every respect. From the pork belly, slow roasted for 5 hours, to the exquisite desserts, this was a memorable and entirely satisfying experience. You could take the food was prepared and cooked with love and respect and attention to detail. Compliments also to the serving staff who were attentive but not overly so. Perfection.

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Stergios Kamberogiannis

From the second you walk into Jardin the experience begins! The staff were lovely and accommodating, the food was full of diverse flavors and the decor brings it all together. Cannot wait for next time :)

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The food looked good, but was disappointing. Staff were attentive.

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Wong Wiingg

We had a great meal. We ordered scallops as starter, NZ Wagyu and lamb rack for the main and the Summer Garden for dessert. The scallops were well cooked and well seasoned. NZ Wagyu was cooked well too but the butter Cafe de Paris seems a bit to strong that covered the taste of the beef. For the lamb racks, they were tender and tasted so good. At last, the dessert tasted very refreshing.

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Kelly McCalman

Beautiful surroundings, food was great and the service top notch! Happily eat here again.

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Food was yummy, staff was nice! Will definitely come back with friends.

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Jess Kwon

Everything we ordered was delicious and beautifully presented, highly recommend.

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Davina Lach

I often hate eating out because I'm always disappointed with the food. However Jardin Grill's food is amazing. The flavour of the pork belly develops as you eat the different components of the pork and dish. The texture is luxurious. The sides were unique, fresh and flavoursome. The desserts were beautiful both in taste and aesthetically. We were well looked after by Jardin Grill's friendly staff. The only comment that I'd make was that the t-bone steak was a bit burnt and perhaps not worth the 40 minute wait. Despite this, would most definitely say that Jardin Grill is a must, especially with the 50% discount.

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Cynthia Evans

The food was exceptional, beautifully presented, the chateaubriand was perfectly cooked didn’t need a knife to cut it! Will definitely be back. Thankyou

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Emma Prestidge

Wonderful atmosphere at the venue. The food was exceptional and the service was attentive. I consider myself a foodie and rate this as a top quality Wellington Restaurant similar quality to Logan Brown and Rita. It's worth visiting the bathrooms they are stunning!

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Peachy Censarn

Had a great time at Jardin Grill.
Best steak I’ve had for a long time.

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Great food and service. Would definitely recommend!

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Jason Hallett

Excellent dining experience. Very kind and friendly staff. The food particularly the rib eye steak with cafe de Paris was exquisite. Over-all my friend and I had a beautiful meal and enjoyed out experience at Jardin Grill.
The only constructive comment I have is after our meal finished and plates cleared we sat for about 15 minutes without being tended to and asked for any drinks or a dessert menu.

But other than that, I would definitely recommend Jardin Grill.

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Sonja Dowle

One of the best dining experiences I have had in Wellington. Loved the decor, service was great. Food exceptional, I had the vegetarian options and the men in the group went for the steak, both were beautifully cooked and well presented. Have already recommended to friends.

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great food and service

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Delicious food and great service. Thanks for a lovely night!

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Sarah Bennett

We were wowed by the appearance of the restaurant and were seated quickly. Food was divine and really lucky to be able to experience this fine dining setting with my grandparents. Will definitely be keen to go back and celebrate a special occasion once more.

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Gabrielle Nikora-Baker

Thank you Jardin Grill for such a wonderful evening celebrating my husbands birthday. It is very rare you leave a dining experience being blown away with how perfect everything was... the staff and food was both incredible! Amazing service from all the staff, delicious food. We will definitely be back and recommending this place to all our friends

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A great experience overall. Food was very good and the front of house staff were friendly and attentive. Was visiting from out of town, so was looking forward to this dining opportunity as part of a weekend away. It was nice to view some of the kitchen in operation while dining. Kitchen staff super professional and producing delicious dishes.

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Excellent food and service! We'll definitely be back!

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Fantastic food and service.

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Jacqueline Parekh

We celebrated a dear colleague's retirement last night and Jardin Grill was the perfect backdrop - right from how we were greeted to seated at the table - the attention to detail was impeccable! What was impressive was the quick turnaround when amuse bouche was presented and I said I did not eat salmon, I was pleasantly surprised when another amuse bouche selection arrived customised to my preference without fuss.

The mains were simply delightful paired with a great bottle of merlot and the flawless dessert - Le Jardin De Printemps just rounded off the night beautifully.

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We had a great time. Thank you

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Absolutely loved our dining experience
Beautiful food atmosphere and friendly and attentive staff
The duck was beautiful as was the venison tartare
And the Japanese wagyu I was totally speechless
Thank you very much for a lovely evening

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Restaurant decor is beautiful as is atmosphere. Great for a special night out as service and food is very good. Prices are at the higher end

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We had a lovely evening at Jardin Grill. Great service and good food. Portions could be a bit bigger but except that everything was perfect.

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Karen Law

we had a great meal ,the service was good,ambience was excellent,

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