Four people are enjoying and sharing their meal at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

Restaurants and Bar

Best Places to Eat in Wellington

Delightful dining experiences await at the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Wellington.

Whitby's Restaurant & Bar, located on the 17th floor, offers a elevated yet comfortable dining experience with captivating views of the capital. Whether you're an in-house guest or a local, you'll love our Buffet Breakfast & Dinner, while those seeking something different can explore our delectable à la carte menu. The live piano performances add a touch of elegance to the inviting atmosphere.

For a quick pick-me-up or a delectable treat, head to Sojourn Restaurant & Bar in the lobby. Our baristas serve up fantastic coffees, and our freshly baked goods range from classic croissants to decadent muffins. Join us for Drinks & Snacks from 4 pm, perfect for a casual and relaxed spot after a busy work week.

And don't forget, we offer 24-hour room service for those moments when you prefer to dine in the comfort of your room. Whatever your dining preferences, our restaurants have something special to offer for everyone!


Let the enticing aromas and captivating views of the central district from this 17th floor dining spot enchant you. Whitby's caters Buffet Breakfast & Dinner to locals and in-house guests, while an à la carte menu is available for those seeking something different. A piano adds to the atmosphere, with a pianist performing live several nights per week. From the 17th floor, Whitby's offers captivating views of the central district.

Nicely garnished lavender moose food served at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

In-Room Dining

24-hour room service is available.

Serving nicely garnished snacks at Sojourn Cafe located in the lobby of James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

Sojourn Café & Bar

Located in the lobby, Sojourn Restaurant & Bar serves coffee, snacks & drinks, offering guests a range of dining options.