Restaurants & Bars
Savour the best in downtown dining with a choice of two delightful restaurants at the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Wellington.
Whitby’s Restaurant & Bar and Sojourn Bar & Café cater to Wellington locals and hotel guests alike with sumptuous buffet cuisine, creative cocktails and our signature Hotel Grand Chancellor High Tea service.
Check out our current events and specials below.
Valentine's Day Seafood Buffet - 14th February
Treat your special someone to a divine Valentine’s night seafood buffet at Whitby’s Restaurant
Enjoy a specially prepared buffet featuring fresh oysters, scallops, and whole poached salmon, hot & cold selections and indulgent desserts.
$69.00 per person.
(Minimum of 2 people per booking, bookings are essential)
Includes a glass of sparkling wine on arrival and live music while you dine!
Available 14th February 2015 from 5:30pm – 10.00pm at Whitby’s Restaurant & Bar
Contact Whitby's on 04 499 9500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make your booking today!
Whitby’s Restaurant & Bar
Opening times: 06:30 - 22:00 hrs
This locally adored restaurant invites you to enjoy Wellington from a breathtaking perspective. Ascend to the James Cook Hotel’s 17th floor for sweeping views of the city and harbour. Partake in the opulent buffet, with our Chef personally crafting made-to-order dishes on the live cooking station, or choose a selection from the a la carte menu of regional specialities and international fare. To end your evening on a romantic note, visit the Piano Bar for an after-dinner cocktail.
Whitby’s is also available for private events. Please contact us to discuss arrangements.
- Breakfast : 06:30 – 10:00 hrs
- Lunch: 12:00 – 14:30 hrs
- Dinner: 17:30 – 22:00 hrs (early-bird: 17:30-19:00)
- High Teas: 11:00 – 16:00 hrs
- Piano Bar: 10:00 - late
Contact Whitby's Restaurant:
Phone: 04 499 9500
Tea Forte High Tea
Opening times: 11:30 - 15:30
High Tea at the James Cook is a Wellington tradition, perfect for book club get-togethers, showers or unwinding after a day of shopping. Relax and savour a fine selection of Tea Forte teas and premium coffees, paired with cinnamon scones and a variety of cakes fresh from the hotel bakery, lemon ginger roast chicken sandwiches, spinach and feta rolls, and chocolate dipped strawberries.
Reservations are required. Please call 04 499 9500 or click here to make your booking today.
Sojourn Café & Bar
Opening times: 06:30 - late
Sojourn Cafe and Bar Holiday Hours:
Open for coffees, sandwiches, bar and bar snacks. (7am till 10pm)
9th February 2015: Sojourn Cafe & Bar will return to it's standard opening hours.
Located in the hotel lobby, Sojourn is proof that you don’t have to travel far to find the perfect spot for morning coffee, a casual lunch or cocktails after work. In addition to Piazza D'Oro coffees and a wide selection of New Zealand wines, a comfort food snacking menu is offered throughout the day.
Normal opening times:
- Breakfast: Tuesday - Friday 06:30 -10:30 hrs
- Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:30 – 14:30 hrs
- Dinner: Monday - Saturday 18:00 – 22:00 hrs
- Bar: Monday - Saturday 06:30 - late
Contact Sojourn Cafe & Bar:
Phone: 04 499 9500
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