Beach Babylon

232 Oriental Pde, Oriental Bay

Ph: 04 801 7717

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Beach Babylon is a retro beachside café and restaurant serving fresh New Zealand cuisine for brunch, lunch and dinner. Enjoy Peoples Coffee, fondues, tropical cocktails, craft beers and wines. Dine inside or out on Wellington's stunning Oriental Parade.


Mon–Sun 8am–late


This venue prefers bookings.

Wheelchair access?




Festival Dish plus matched Wellington regional beverage

$ 20 00

With alc

$ 25 00

Festival dish

Kūmara and horopito gnocchi with Kāpiti Kikorangi blue cheese and Zany Zeus cream, Pinnacle Grove walnuts, rocket and herbs (V, Pesc, NF option)


Choose any two courses, plus matched Wellington regional beverage. Add a third course for $10

$ 40

With alc

$ 50


Kāpiti Pakari and onion ‘dip’ fondue, ready salted crisps, toasted white bread (V)

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Pāua and mussel fritters, watercress salad, preserved lemon and kawakawa tartare sauce (GF)


Festival Dish

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Whiskey braised lamb shoulder with purple potato purée, creamed silverbeet and prune jus (GF)


Pineapple and Whittaker’s chocolate panna cotta, ‘pineapple lumps', Carrello del Gelato dark chocolate gelato (GF, V)

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Lemon tart with mānuka honey meringue, gingernut crumble and Carrello del Gelato gingernut gelato (V)


Peoples Coffee or t leaf Tea or Goodbuzz Brewing Co. kombucha or Mt Hector Pinot Gris Wairarapa 2015 (upgrade to a bottle for $30) or The Edge Pinot Noir 2015 (upgrade to a bottle for $40) or Garage Project BEER or upgrade to Cocktail (excl. tapas) for $10


Hunt for the Wilderburger

Braised wild boar, bush bacon, watercress, Kāpiti Pakari cheese, L&P BBQ sauce, pūhā aioli on a Clareville Bakery beetroot bun with herb-salted kūmara chips (NF, DF option).

Matched w Garage Project Loral Royale

$ 23 00

With beer

$ 30 00

The Kiwifruit Jerry Collins

A tribute to a legend. Fresh kiwifruit, mānuka honey and lemon muddled with Reid+Reid gin and soda water. Accompanied by Kāpiti Pakari cheese onion ‘dip’ fondue, ready salted crisps, toasted white bread (DF, Pesc, V).

$ 21 00


Fresh kiwifruit, manuka honey and lemon topped with soda water. Accompanied by Kāpiti Pakari aged cheddar and onion 'dip' fondue, ready salted crisps, toasted bread (DF, Pesc, V).

$ 17 00