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Cuisine: A La Carte, International, New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35

Refresh, reflect and refuel in Vivant!

The entrance on Featherston Street welcomes diners into a relaxing and contemporary atmosphere. There’s mouth-watering food and a wide range of beverages on offer, including great coffee. It’s ideal for a quick business lunch, a catch up with friends or a casual dinner with your family.

On the menu, you’ll find modern, International cuisine showcasing fine New Zealand produce. From soup of the day and vegetarian salads to gluten free dishes and a wide range of burgers, you’re sure to find something to whet your appetite. There’s a special menu for children and a delectable selection of desserts too.

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Vivant
153 Featherston Street
Wellington 6011

Open Hours:
Open Everyday

Lunch: 11:30 - 14:00

Dinner: 17:30 - 21:30

Phone: +64 4 4961880

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Vivant
Location: City Centre
Cuisine: A La Carte, International, New Zealand
Mains: $25 - $35
Vivant accepts American Express

Reviews

Great service and food was prompt and tasted delicious. Only negative woudl be a few too many flavours happening on my plate (had the venision) but still enjoyable. My husband had the Pork Belly and loved it! I would go again.

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Dawn Hall

This was our first experience with First Table, and we will be doing it again! The booking process was so easy and fast. We turned up at the restaurant and they were expecting us. Even had a reserved sign up on our table, which was right by the window. Perfect. The food was lovely, the cocktails gorgeous and the service excellent.

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Alexander Glenn

Very surprised at how quiet it was at noon, but that also meant great and fast service! The eggs benedict were delicious and cooked just right, and the hand-cut fries were also spot on.

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Jennifer Gallagher

Fantastic food perfectly cooked service was great. Overall a great night thankyou. When I am next in wellington will be back for sure.

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Staff were very attentive and very polite. The food was very good, and well presented.

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Great service and food was prompt and tasted delicious. Only negative woudl be a few too many flavours happening on my plate (had the venision) but still enjoyable. My husband had the Pork Belly and loved it! I would go again.

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L Kiry

Delicious food and great service. The beetroot infused scallops, broccoli with almond and feta, juicy chicken were all great. Great location as well.

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Dawn Hall

This was our first experience with First Table, and we will be doing it again! The booking process was so easy and fast. We turned up at the restaurant and they were expecting us. Even had a reserved sign up on our table, which was right by the window. Perfect. The food was lovely, the cocktails gorgeous and the service excellent.

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Lovely food, friendly but sometimes disorganised service. Appreciated the non-alcoholic options provided to our pregnant party member. Would recommend.

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Amanda Loper

Yum food and good service

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Had a nice quick meal, the staff was nice and the beer battered chips were amazing. The portions were large and the side of potatoes we had was amazing value.

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Nice food and good service ☺️

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Dija Ellison

Nice food and great cocktails

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Catherine Korte

Excellent quick lunch. Good kids menu and able to accommodate coeliac diet as well. Comfy lounge style seats. Great value for money with first table.

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Dawn McHugh

Pub quality food at top restaurant prices. Lovely staff but definately not a quality of food I would expect at a restaurant charging these prices. If I hadnt got it on first table and had to pay full price I would have been horrified

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Glenda Wilkie

Very nice helpful staff and good food would recommend this place

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Amanda Peacock

Absolutely recommended. Amazing food and presentation. Very attentive staff. Also do lovely cocktails. Quiet on a Sat night and ambiance is lacking but great place for a chatty girls dinner as we didnt have to raise our voices over a crowd.

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Angela Ko

Excellent food and service, would go again!

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Mohammad Nusheh

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Linda Clark

Great food, great service, great night. We will be back.

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Karina Craib

Great night out for our weekend away with the children. Shared the 500gm rib of beef platter. Everything on it tasted amazing and was cooked perfectly. Finished off with the 'everything' dessert. 7 scoops of icecream that all tasted great, brownie, wafers, hazelnuts, it was all delicious and made our girls eyes light up with the presentation.
Staff were accommodating to our needs and offered everything to our wants.
The children even had colouring in that was educational too. Bonus!

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Michael Harris

Another great meal at Vivant

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Vi Ta

Service was awesome, friendly and quick. Food was gorgeous too. Highly recommend

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Sabrina Campbell

The food and service were good.

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Cate Williams

Nice wait staff and good food. The venison was lovely!

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Nice food. Little bit empty

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Fantastic food. We had the risotto and the venison mains and they were both excellent. Wonderful presentation. You are dining at the Ibis which takes a little getting used too. But if you are looking for quality food you won't be disappointed.

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Delicious!!!

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L Kiry

Great food to a high standard. The prawn entree was lovely, beautifully presented with some great flavours. Loved the fuchsia flowers on it. The steak was delicious. The chips light and crunchy, not your normal dry chips. The souffle and potato gratin were also lovely. Could not fault it.

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Donna Mote

Wonderful food and service

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Zoë Klintberg Nagy

Lovely food, lovely service. The decor is nice but it is connected to a hotel so it's got a bit of a lobby vibe to it...however, it's still a very nice option for a tasty meal.

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Sook Yong

Really delicious food. We ordered the Poussin and venison leg which were cooked well. The service was also amazing. Will definitely go back!

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Like the spring menu. Succulent food, especially the scallops! We love to come back again.

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Sara Priest

Loved everything about Vivant. Our waiter was lovely and being the first to arrive for lunch (funnily enough) our food and drinks came out in a timely manner and were very tasty.
The portion sizes were massive. Very glad I got the soup off the lunch entree menu instead of a full sized lunch option. My partner got the fish and chips and although normally a big eater couldnt finish his!
Will definently come back either for lunch or dinner sometime!

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Great food and flawless service. The souffle entree was the best I have tasted and the steak mains were perfectly cooked. Lovely location and ambience as well, with plenty of seating options and a nice view out onto the street. The staff were very friendly and had a great sense of humor which you can't teach. Would love to eat here again!

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Gary Donnison

Food was ok and good value at the First Table rates but a little over priced if paying full price.. Service was good.

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It was an amazing time from start to finish. The food was amazing in variety, flavour and speed! The service was amazing. Would recommend!

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Amy Thomson

Great food with good use of summer fruity flavours, definitely enjoyed the mango cream brûlée with sorbet :P

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Etuale Alefosio

Excellent food and dining experience. Will definitely dine here again in future.

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Phillippa Thompson

Good food but not outstanding but great service

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Sarah Marchant

The staff were friendly, helpful and attentive. They quickly provided a high chair when they saw we had an infant with us and colouring in material for our toddler. I also appreciated that they seated us away from the other diners so we didn’t need to worry too much about our sometimes noisy children.

The food was faultless- tempura oysters, followed by pork belly for me and scotch fillet for my husband. The children’s menu was varied and though my daughter was a little less impressed by the pan fried fish fillet rather than the usual deep fried fare, I thought it was much better than food that usually features on a children’s menu.

Highly recommended for a meal with the family and great value too.

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Jess Kwon

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Lauren Van Rensburg

Happy hour from 4-6 in the bar beforehand was a nice surprise. The food took over 30 minutes but was very well presented and totally gourmet so well worth the wait. Husband had the 500h rib steak, massive but excellent. I would highly recommend this for a treat!

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Sandy Bray

Had our reservation time wrong but it all worked out. Food was beautifully presented and service was fast and friendly.

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Jules Hyde

Delicious food, and even without the first table discount the menu pricing is a bargain! We had chickpea and lemon soup, mussels, and my husband's favourite bacon fat potatoes. We dined with our 6 year old and the menu options and environment means this is a good choice for family dining. The quiet ambience of the restaurant was a pleasant escape from the bustle of the city streets. Good service, good coffee. Would happily return. Thank you Vivant.

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Jeongeun Choi

Good service and food !
but The bacon was a bit hard. :(
except it, i was enjoyed well

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Jane Krammer

Great service, food super high quality and nice restaurant.

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L Kiry

Great. Ravioli was delicious, steak was delicious. Service was good.

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Anahera Brown

Wonderful experience and beautiful food. Arrived and seated early. Service was excellent and when one of the kids split their drink, it was cleaned up and replaced with a smile. Highly recommend.

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Always enjoy eating here. Friendly service and great food.

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Joanna Viernes

Food was average and it took a while for us to get our food despite us being the only ones in the restaurant. The waitstaff were great though

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