Beach Babylon

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

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Dine - August 1 - 15

Meat 'n' Three

Inspired by 232 Oriental Parade history, the home of some of Wellington's most iconic restaurants in the 70s and 80s, The Beachcomber and Castaways, and their menus. Our Meat 'n' Three is a retrospective dish, taken into 2021 with a touch of Tennessee. 'Meat and three vege' is going all the way to the American South using quality Wellington produce. Pork cheek is slow-cooked in apples and Tennessee whiskey and served with Kāpiti gruyere mac 'n' cheese and Wellington vegetables. A little bit country, a little look into our past.

Dish Description: Whiskey and apple braised pork cheek, with Kāpiti gruyere and parmesan mac 'n' cheese, maple-glazed baby carrots, collard greens and gravy.
Lunchtime price: $25.

  • GFGluten Free_possible
  • NFNut Free

Price: $30

Availability: Lunch & Dinner

*Booking required

Regional Beverages

Beer:
Double Vision Brewing, Expatriate American Pale Ale: $12

Wine:
Matahiwi Estate, Pinot Gris: $10
Pencarrow, Pinot Noir: $13

Fixed Menu

Courses Outline:
Sweetcorn and peppadew hushpuppies with avocado and lime purée.
OR
Nashville hot chicken wings with dill pickle ranch dressing.
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Festival Dish: Whiskey and apple braised pork cheek, with Kāpiti gruyere and parmesan mac 'n' cheese, maple-glazed baby carrots, collard greens and gravy.
OR
Grits-battered banana blossom 'fish' with kale slaw, French fries, black beans, cornbread and smoky tartare.
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Moonshine spiked Whittaker’s dark chocolate fondue with spiced graham cracker fingers and peanut brittle.
OR
Banana parfait with toffee sauce, lime-coconut cream and biscuit crumble.

Lunchtime set menu price: $35 for two courses, $45 for three courses.

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

Price for two courses: $40

Price for three courses: $50

Burger - until October 3

The Comeback [Short]Rib

Island Bay Butchery nine-hour smoked beef short rib with Jack Daniel's barbecue sauce, molten cheddar, onion strings, Island Bay Butchery bacon comeback sauce, root vegetable slaw, mustard and housemade dill pickles in a Zaidas' coffee milk bun, with waffle fries. Vegetarian/vegan alternative: Seitan smoked 'beef' rib, facon comeback sauce, dairy-free cheddar, Zaidas' coffee soy milk bun.

  • DFDairy Free_possible
  • NFNut Free
  • VVVegan_possible
  • VVegetarian_possible

Garage Project Beer Match: Arvo XPA

Price: $25 / with Garage Project beer $35

Availability: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cocktail - until October 3

The Babylon Bushwacker

Southern Comfort, Cuckoo Emporium coffee liqueur, CGR Merchant & Co. cacao liqueur, Carrello del Gelato coconut sorbetto and plant-based milk blended into a shake. Accompanied by sweetcorn and peppadew hushpuppies with lime and avocado purée.

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

Price: $24

The Babylon Bushcracker Non-alcoholic version

Peoples Coffee, Wellington Chocolate Factory chocolate syrup, Carrello del Gelato coconut sorbet and plant-based milk blended into a shake. Accompanied by sweetcorn and peppadew hushpuppies with lime and avocado purée.

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

Price: $22

At Yours

Description: Beach Babylon is serving up Peoples’ coffee, and the best of our: counter food, brunch, lunch and dinner menus 8am till late, 7 days a week. You can click and collect, pick up, takeaway or get delivery to your door through DeliverEasy and UberEats.

We offer: Ready to Eat/Takeaways Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Availability: 7 days a week, 8am till late

Cuisine: Brunch, burgers, dinner, loaded fries, comfort food, desserts.

Delivery & Pickup available

Delivers to: Wellington CBD Wellington Eastern Suburbs Wellington Northern Suburbs Wellington Southern Suburbs Wellington Western Suburbs

Some of our favourites

Beach Babylon’s Famous Rosti

Housemade herb potato rosti, topped with your choice of topping, poached eggs and hollandaise.

Royal with Cheese Burger

Our classic beef burger with an Angus beef patty, caramelised onion, bourbon BBQ sauce, free-range bacon, cheddar cheese, pickles and aioli.

Babylon’s Dark Chocolate Brownie

Served with salted caramel sauce, chocolate sauce and toasted hazelnuts. Vegan and gluten-free