Monday to Friday 7.30am till late
Saturday 9.30am till late
Sunday Closed (check out Shed 5)
- Free Wi-Fi
About Pravda Cafe & Grill
In Russian, Pravda means “the truth”. Hence the eatery’s focus on honest, produce-led dishes that use the very best ingredients New Zealand has to offer. The daytime menus offer flavourful café favourites given a modern spin, along with freshly ground Immigrant’s Son coffee. The cheese scones are world-famous in Wellington, while the breakfast and lunch dishes run the gamut from contemporary egg dishes to innovative salads, burgers and sandwiches, and bistro classics.
By night, Pravda is Wellington’s best steakhouse, with a carefully curated selection of exceptional cuts, informed by the menu at Pravda’s siblings, the iconic Jervois Steak House restaurants. Executive chef Gareth Stewart sources red meat of the highest quality, and alongside the grill offering is a modern bistro menu, with dishes that offer something for everyone.
Lovely meal and excellent service. Staff were amazing fitting us in late. Restaurant was surprisingly full given the circumstances. Felt quite upbeat.
Excellent service food and atmosphere. Thank you for a most enjoyable evening
Our 'once-a-month' dinner outing is always fun and all about the company with good food. This outing to Pravda was great company and excellent food - a brilliant menu catering for our individual favs. The wonderful staff were key to this experience i.e. friendly, professional (attentive and observant!) and sustaining the special atmosphere at Pravda.
It was a very enjoyable dinner. We celebrated a milestone birthday.
Enjoyable meal in a cool setting Waiters were great attentive and we enjoyed the experience
We we all totally impressed with the service - friendly, knowledgeable yet unobtrusive. Well done
Food was amazing and fast service
As always, the scones really are the best in Wellington. I have found Pravda to be an ideal place for out-of-office meetings.
We had a fabulous dining experience. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. Our waitress was very knowledgeable and we chose her recommendations. Thank you very much for a lovely evening for our first visit to your fine establishment. I'm now curious to try out your cheese scones, as fabulously described by our lovely waitress. Thanks again for a lovely evening.
They staff were absolutely lovely and the service was incredible. Would highhly recommend. The food was also amazing, highly enjoyed our meal.
A wonderful 40th wedding anniversary dinner at Pravda,one of the few restaurants in Wellington that has a sense of an evening occasion - staff were very professional , the food and drinks of high standard- a most memorable night, many thanks
Excellent meal and experience. Service superior. Food well presented and yummy. Cant choose what I enjoyed more the it all tasted great. Would thoroughly enjoyed it
A mistake was made in our order but that was quickly identified by the staff and amended.
This is a very good quality cafe and grill, our waitress was always around and glasses were always full. The presentation and meals were excellent and out of the party of 10 everyone commented about how nice the food was which is an achievement. Highly recommended .
Great meal restaurant was busy as almost Xmas but no impact on the great food and service.
Arranged our Staff Christmas Lunch at Pravda, very favorable comments from my colleagues. Food was delicious, service excellent and good value for money. The atmosphere was quite noisy, but after a while it didn't bother us that much. Thoroughly enjoyed and definitely recommend.
We ordered off the 2 or 3 course mean options. All dishes were delicious and service was attentive, but not overbearing. We had quite a long lunch and didn't feel rushed to leave. Everything was just delightful
Hi there, we were a little disappointed (particularly for a couple of friends that were on a budget and chose to come for the set ladies lunch menu) when we came to pay, we ended up paying $44 per person rather than $35. When we asked why, the staff member advised it was because we had used 5L of sparkling water, although no one had been advised there was an extra cost for this, and one member of our party was adamant that the sparkling was on the table when we arrived. We were all topped up super consistently, almost too much. So felt like this was a frustrating cost addition that we were not made aware of and had not bargained for. In the few weeks before Christmas’s this seemed a bit of an unfair scam. On a positive the food was lovely. We just felt a bit cheated that we all paid $10 more for the ladies lunch deal, all seven of us unknowingly. So an extra $70 for sparkling water topped up unceasingly is not a good vibe. Thanks Jen
Service was stunning, food excellent. Noise level a little higher than usual only because very busy. Very classy restaurant
Sensational place to dine. The staff are delightful and very switched on regarding the menu. Cocktails were spectacular, wine list extensive and the food was beautiful. Love this restaurant.
You can't beat Pravda for great food, wine and atmosphere - it's an iconic wellington restaurant with awesome staff and a cool vibe.
Had a great night food/staff and service was excellent
Thank you! We had a perfect evening, with superb food and brilliant service from the delightful Natalia. It was our first visit, but we'll definitely be coming again!
Went here for our daughters 21st. Excellent service and food. Highly recommend and would definitely come here again
fantastic food, bubbly atmosphere (maybe a litte loud for a customer lunch)