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Breakfast: Monday- Friday 6.30am – 10am, Saturday & Sunday 7am – 11am
Cocktail Bar: Wednesday – Saturday 5pm – 9pm
Dinner: Wednesday – Saturday 6pm – 9pm
High Tea: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 1pm
An unexpected duet, Parisian chic and Wellington cheek is all twirled together in cosmopolitan swank. Up on level trois, Hippopotamus harbours elevated elegance. Inspired by the graceful aquatic giant exotic to Wellington waters, Hippo’s posh scene and imaginative cuisine reflects the city’s creative spirit.
Punchy pink power-clashing, in the best way possible. Pops of colour on plush textures and a bevy of chandeliers. The ooh-la-la French vibe is still just as flamboyant, but with a rejuvenation of that QT je ne sais quoi…
The real spectacle is the refreshed fare. Finesse, without the fuss. The ‘fine dining’ of the past has been relaxed to ‘refined’, with deceptively simple dishes centred around fresh cuisine and clean flavours. Wildly original, yet rooted in French technique, Executive Chef Sylvester Nair has designed a new menu to please Hippopotamus’ dedicated fans and modern palates alike. International inspiration fuses with the finest local produce for one decidedly top-tier affair.
Serving golden hour breakfasts to savour each morning. And next-level high teas to sweeten any occasion. Swanky cocktails and worldly wines are poured from the bedazzled bar or delivered alongside a delightful degustation.
To all that we say, santé!
"Everything from the decor, to the teacups and saucers, the view of the harbour and the delectable food that was brought out as part of the high tea service."- nzhenaRelated OffersSpreads of Festive Cheer – SOLD OUT
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