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The Botanist

2 reviews
Enjoy Vegetarian, Cafe, International, Vegetarian options, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Cafe, Restaurant, Indoor & Outdoor Seating, Highchairs available, Wheelchair accessible, Street Parking, $$$, Families and Business Meetings cuisine at The Botanist in Lyall Bay, Wellington
The Botanist
The Botanist
The Botanist
The Botanist
The Botanist
The Botanist
The Botanist
The Botanist


Vegetarian, Cafe, International
How to Find Us
Sample Menu


219 Onepu Road, Lyall Bay
Wellington 6022


04 891 0198

Open hours:

Mon - Fri: 9:30am - 10pm Sat - Sun: 9am - 10pm

Welcome to The Botanist, your ultimate dining destination on the south coast of Wellington, where stunning sea views meet serene dining experiences.

Nestled in this picturesque location, The Botanist stands out with its innovative plant-based cuisine. Its creative, entirely plant-based menu proudly showcases locally sourced produce. It's a true haven for veggie food enthusiasts.

Whether you're looking to soak in the breathtaking views or prefer the cosy ambience of the sheltered, sunny courtyard, The Botanist offers a dining experience tailored to your preferences and all dietary requirements. The drink menu is designed to delight with six rotating craft beer taps, botanical cocktails, and a selection of local and organic wines, ensuring something for every palate.

A must-try is the Chef's Platter, a curated tour of the most popular dishes selected by their chef, or indulge in the crowd favourite, the cauli cheese pie, celebrated as one of the best vegetarian pies in town. Craving the veggie burger instead? Botanist has you covered with their dirty cheeseburger, encasing a plant-based beef patty, cheese sauce, pickles, caramelised onions, jalapeños and dirty burger sauce. Yes, please!

The Botanist exudes an easy, casual vibe, making it the perfect spot for park dates, day drinking, and sunset watching. The welcoming atmosphere and exceptional offerings promise an unforgettable experience. Discover why The Botanist is a beloved gem on Wellington's south coast.

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