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Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant

161 reviews
Enjoy New Zealand, Brunch and Steakhouse cuisine at Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant in Wellington City Centre, Wellington
Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant
Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant
Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant
Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant
Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant
Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant
Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant
Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant


New Zealand, Brunch, Steakhouse
How to Find Us
Sample Menu
Accepts American Express


39 Abel Smith Street, Te Aro
Wellington 6011


04 384 9085

Open hours:

Monday - Fridays: 10am - Late Sat - Sun: 9am - late

Southern Cross isn't just a restaurant. A pillar of the Te Aro community for over a century, it has a special place in the hearts of Wellingtonians all over.

Your home away from home, Southern Cross makes it their mission to make everyone feel as comfortable as they would in their own four walls. It's spacious and open plan with glossy touches here and there, their huge courtyard has to be one of the best spots in the capital! Playful and colourful with all kinds of dining styles as well as great spots for celebrations, don't let the Welly wind drive you away from this most gorgeous of spots.

Like any good Kiwi hangout, the kitchen is serving up comforting eats that the whole family can get behind. The stone grills are cooked by you to enjoy, with some stellar NZ lamb rump, NZ fillet or sirloin steak. Other winners from the grill are the burgers! With their signature smash beef patties, as well as fresh chef made vegan chicken burgers, there's an overambitious bite for everyone.

Southern Cross is a brunch hotspot! From buttermilk waffles, to smashed avo, extravagant chilli eggs with labneh, everyone is covered. Other mains include beautiful balance of flavours, including catch of the day, with winter greens and celeriac puree and a miso-maple quinoa salad. With NZ beer on tap, Southern Cross have all bases covered... and they'll be doing so for centuries to come.

Southern Cross is also a member of the famous Kapura (formerly Wellington Hospitality Group) Social Club. Points are awarded for every dollar you spend and don't take long to add up. Better yet, when you join the club, you will earn points at all 30 of their venues! It takes seconds to join (and it's free).

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