Restaurants & Bars

Whitby’s Restaurant & Bar

Whitby’s Restaurant & Bar is as iconic as the Hotel itself. Located on the 17th floor, enjoy breath-taking views of Wellington city and harbour while you dine.

Whitby’s offers one of the grandest buffets in town and features a live cooking station where our Chef can create a dish for you from a selection of ingredients. Whitby’s also offers a delicious a la carte dinner menu with a variety of local and international cuisine. You can also quench your thirst at the Piano Bar with a fine New Zealand wine or beer from our extensive beverage list.

We also hold private events, please call us to discuss your next event in our function/dining rooms.


High Tea

Sit back and relax, let us serve you fine Dilmah teas and coffee while gazing over Wellington from the 17th Floor. Our High Tea includes generous servings of fresh scones and cakes form our bakery, traditional finger sandwiches, petite savouris and desserts all beautifully presented on a three-tiered stand. The High Tea is accompanied by an extensive Dilmah tea range

Perfect for hen’s parties, baby showers, Mother’s groups, family celebrations or a welcome treat after a day enjoying Wellington’s attractions. Available daily from 10am to 5pm, in Whitby’s Restaurant or Sojourn Café. Priced at just $26.50 per person, including unlimited tea and coffee. Reservations are essential, call 04 499 9500.


Sojourn Café & Bar

Sojourn Café & Bar is located in the Lobby of the Hotel providing a relaxed, cosy atmosphere. Sojourn offers great contemporary cuisine, fantastic coffee and a variety of fine New Zealand wines. It’s the ideal place for morning coffee, a lunch time break, evening drinks or indulging in a High Tea

Address: 147 The Terrace Wellington New Zealand
Phone: +64 (4) 499 9500
Facsimile: +64 (4) 499 9800
Toll Free in Australia:
1800 75 33 79 (1800 SLEEPY)
Toll Free in New Zealand:
0800 27 53 37 (0800 2 SLEEP)
Email address: reservations@jamescookhotel.co.nz
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