Beach Babylon

A retro inspired beachside café and restaurant, serving fresh New Zealand cuisine. Dine inside or outside overlooking Oriental Bay.

Bookings: Book through our website

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Events - August 1 - 31

Arabian Nights

Beach Babylon is embracing its inner Babylon and declaring August the month of the Arabian Nights. Experience the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of Persia and feast on a fusion of exotic Middle Eastern flavours combined with great Wellington produce. Featuring entertainment every Friday and Saturday nights, and the restaurant will be dressed the part with Persian glitz.

WHEN: Everyday of Aug, usual restaurant hours

  • DFDairy Free
  • GFGluten Free
  • NFNut Free_possible
  • VVVegan_possible

Dates:

Various times throughout August

Aug 01, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 02, 8:00am - 10:00pm

Aug 03, 8:00am - 10:00pm

Aug 04, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 05, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 06, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 07, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 08, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 09, 8:00am - 10:00pm

Aug 10, 8:00am - 10:00pm

Aug 11, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 12, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 13, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 14, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 15, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 16, 8:00am - 8:00pm

Aug 17, 8:00am - 8:00pm

Aug 18, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 19, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 20, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 21, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 22, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 23, 8:00am - 10:00pm

Aug 24, 8:00am - 10:00pm

Aug 25, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 26, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 27, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 28, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 29, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Aug 30, 8:00am - 10:00pm

Aug 31, 8:00am - 10:00pm

Price: Free

Event enquiries: info@beachbabylon.co.nz

Babylon 5

Beach Babylon and local artisans have collaborated to produce a five-course sensory fondue degustation for two nights only. This multi-course, multi-beer, multi-wine matched extravaganza celebrates Kingsmeade Cheese, Wellington Chocolate Factory, Matahiwi Wines, Double Vision beer and more. Be greeted with a glass of Matahiwi sparkling Rosé and be led through each of the five-courses exploring a different sense. The pairings will be unexpected and take fondue to another gastronomic level. Head along and share a 1970s fondue pot, and learn a little more about some of Wellington’s best produce and the art of pairing.

  • DFDairy Free_possible
  • GFGluten Free_possible
  • NFNut Free_possible
  • VVegetarian_possible

Dates:

Various times throughout August

Aug 06, 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Aug 13, 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Price: $90

Event enquiries: info@beachbabylon.co.nz

Dine - August 1 - 16

Festival Dish

Whittaker’s dark chocolate fondue with Loukoumi rose and citrus Turkish delight and Persian love cake dippers.

  • DFDairy Free
  • GFGluten Free
  • NFNut Free_possible
  • VVVegan
  • VVegetarian

Price: $11

Availability: Lunch & Dinner

Fixed Menu

Courses Outline:
Vegan ‘feta’, baby spinach with a herb filo sigara borek, fresh lemon and beetroot whip
Or
Fried Persian cauliflower with herbs, currants, crushed pine nuts and tahini drizzle
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Harissa-pomegranate glazed beef short ribs with potato puree, honeyed carrots, watercress, garlic yoghurt and pomegranate seeds
Or
Aubergine and cashew nut cheese kofta tagine, saffron jewelled pilaf, barberries, roasted nuts and herbs
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Festival Dish: Whittaker’s dark chocolate fondue with Loukoumi rose and citrus Turkish delight and Persian love cake dippers
Or
Greytown honey panna cotta with crushed baklava, orange blossom reduction and salted pistachio nuts

  • DFDairy Free
  • GFGluten Free
  • NFNut Free
  • VVVegan
  • VVegetarian

Price for three courses: $45

Regional Beverages

Wine:
Escarpment The Edge, Pinot Noir : $11
ME by Matahiwi, Pinot Gris : $8.5

Cocktail:
Turkish Delight , Vanilla infused 42 Below Vodka, Rose Liqueur, pomegranate juice, rose water, aquafaba, grenadine, Persian fairy floss, ross petals: $12

Beer:
Garage Project, Golden Path Juicy Session Hazy IPA 4%: $10

Non-Alcoholic:
Hardieboys, Lime or Ginger : $6.5

Burger - August 17 - 31

By The Burger of Babylon

Persian fried chicken or vegan Persian fried ‘chicken’ with whipped feta (or vegan whipped feta), beetroot slaw, zucchini pickles, pomegranate ketchup and saffron aioli in a black sesame bun, with Phoenician hand-cut fries and tahini-garlic whip. Matched with Garage Project Golden Path - Juicy Session Hazy IPA.

  • DFDairy Free
  • NFNut Free
  • VVVegan
  • VVegetarian

Garage Project Beer Match: Golden Path - Juicy Session Hazy IPA

Price: $21 / with Garage Project beer $30

Cocktail - August 1 - 31

Persian Delight

Vanilla-infused Vodka with rose liqueur, pomegranate juice, aquafaba, pomegranate grenadine, rose petals and Persian fairy floss, accompanied by a vegan feta, baby spinach and herb filo sigara borek with fresh lemon and beetroot whip.

  • DFDairy Free
  • NFNut Free
  • VVVegan
  • VVegetarian

Price: $22

Persian De-Lite

Mocktail

Vanilla-infused soda with rose water, pomegranate juice, aquafaba, pomegranate grenadine, rose petals and Persian fairy floss. Accompanied by a vegan feta, baby spinach and herb filo sigara borek with fresh lemon and beetroot whip.

  • DFDairy Free
  • NFNut Free
  • VVVegan
  • VVegetarian

Price: $19