Nikau's iconic dish is kedgeree, and we’ve got good news for you! It’s gluten free! Click To Tweet

The vibrant and creative culture of Wellington goes hand in hand with its sensational food. If you’re travelling to this unique city soon you’ll want to check out its best gluten free restaurants. Here are 10 of our top recommendations for gluten free travellers.

Baron Hasselhoff’s

464 Adelaide Rd, Berhampore, Wellington 6023, New Zealand

Those with a sweet tooth won’t want to miss out on Baron Hasselhoff’s gluten free treats. The bakery has a wide range of organic gluten free cookies to choose from, and we guarantee you won’t be disappointed!

Roxy Cafe

203-205 Cuba Street Wellington City

With a wide range of gluten free dishes on its dinner menu, this is a great spot to head for a relaxed, informal dinner as you explore the city of Wellington. We found the staff to be really accommodating to special diets here, and their knowledge is second to none.

The Larder

133 Darlington Rd, Miramar, Wellington 6022, New Zealand

Locally sourced, beautiful ingredients are the name of the game at The Lader, a fabulous Wellington restaurant which is known for its fresh and flavoursome dishes. As everything is made fresh, gluten free diets are easily accommodated at this restaurant.


70 Courtenay Pl, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

This stylish and intimate Asian restaurant is a perfect spot for a romantic gluten free dinner during your time in Wellington. Our tip is to try the ‘salmon two ways’ – it’s a beautiful gluten free seafood dish that you’ll love.

Baobab Cafe

152 Riddiford St, Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand

If you’re after a restaurant with a great atmosphere, you can’t go wrong at Baobab. This cafe is brilliant for gluten free travellers looking for a party atmosphere in which to dine. There are live music events aplenty, and of course tonnes of great dishes for gluten free travellers to enjoy.


1/5 Eva Street, Te Aro

With its farm-to-plate ethos that’s oh so trendy right now, Shepherd is a must visit for gluten free travellers. We loved trying their gluten free dishes including the kimchi fried rice and the rather unusual sweet corn ice cream.

Charley Noble

1 Post Office Square

Charley Noble has a gluten free menu that’ll make your jaw drop! It’s enormous, so even the pickiest gluten free traveller will be well catered for here. The restaurant’s speciality is fire-based cooking, so make sure you try their succulent chargrilled meat dishes.

Sen Sen

113 Molesworth Street, Thorndon, Wellington

This intriguing little Chinese cafe is a bit of a hidden gem, but make sure you seek it out if you have a hankering for Asian cuisine. The owner is very knowledgeable about gluten free diets and can offer a veritable smorgasbord of naturally gluten free Chinese dishes.

The Thistle Inn

3 Mulgrave Street | Thorndon, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

This relaxed pub-style restaurant is a great spot to unwind at the end of a long day of sightseeing. The menu includes a range of gluten free dishes and we’ve never been disappointed by the options on offer here.


101 Wakefield Street

The iconic dish of this Wellington restaurant is its kedgeree, and we’ve got good news for you! It’s gluten free! They even serve it with gluten free bread, and it’s so good you might be forgiven for thinking the staff have given you normal bread by accident. What more could you want?


Are you off to Wellington, New Zealand soon? Make sure you check out our top 10 recommended restaurants and drop us a line to let us know what you thought!


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Abu Dhabi’s The Foundry restaurant is an award-winner, famed for its fantastic steaks and indulgent dinners. Click To Tweet

Whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure, Abu Dhabi is a great destination. And if you’re on a gluten free diet, you definitely won’t go without in the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Enjoy some of the most fabulous food in the world from top chefs at these 10 brilliant Abu Dhabi gluten free restaurants.


Podium Level 1, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, West Corniche Road – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

This poolside restaurant is one for the sun-worshippers amongst you. Casual yet oh so chic, Nahaam offers a menu of understated gluten free cafe style dishes as well as refreshing juices and smoothies for health buffs.

Koi Restaurant and Lounge

Saadiyat Island – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

If it’s a Japanese feast that you fancy, make your way to Koi Restaurant and Lounge, one of the top Japanese restaurants in Abu Dhabi. We love their gluten free seafood dishes and of course the freshest sushi and sashimi.


Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, Suite 7, Yas Marina Circuit – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

When we visited Origins we were taken aback by one of the most impressive buffets we’ve ever seen! The choice here really is incredible, and you can bet that gluten free travellers are very well catered for indeed.


West Corniche, Podium Level 2, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

The luxurious Jumeirah hotel is home to this lovely restaurant, which offers a buffet-style dining experience and comes complete with a fantastic terrace to enjoy your food al fresco. The staff have great knowledge of gluten free diets here.

The Foundry

Southern Sun Abu Dhabi Al Mina Street – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi’s The Foundry restaurant is an award-winner, famed for its fantastic steaks and indulgent dinners. This is an upmarket restaurant which is ideal for any gluten free travellers seeking a restaurant for a special occasion.


Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, Suite 3, Yas Marina Circuit – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

For a modern take on classic Indian cookery, you can’t go wrong at Angar. This beautiful Abu Dhabi Indian restaurant is a great place to enjoy a gluten free dinner, as many of the dishes are naturally gluten free.

Firin Gluten Free Bakery

Home Delivery Service in Abu Dhabi

We always get so excited when we hear a mention of gluten free bakery! The Firin Gluten Free Bakery lives up to the hype, too, offering amazing gluten free cakes, cookies, breads and much more. It’s all available for home delivery, so visit the bakery online and place your order.

Observation Deck at Jumeirah Etihad Towers

Etihad Towers, West Corniche, – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

No trip to Abu Dhabi is complete without a trip up to the top of the Jumeirah Etihad Towers, to feast your eyes on amazing views of the city. And while you’re up there, you can bet you’ll be well catered for with an array of delicious gluten free dishes and treats at the Observation Deck cafe.


InterContinental Abu Dhabi, King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

Italian restaurants are not often ideal for gluten free travellers, but at Circo you’ll be well looked after. The range of Italian dishes includes plenty of gluten free options, and the staff really know their stuff too. Get ready to indulge!


Nation Riviera Beach Club ,Corniche Road,Al Khubeirah,Opp Nation Towers – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

The Catch seafood restaurant and lounge is renowned for its amazing brunches. Not only that, the views from this beachside restaurant are to die for, and there’s an unbeatable party atmosphere that we bet you’ll love.

If you’re travelling to Abu Dhabi soon don’t miss out on these fabulous gluten free restaurants and cafes. Have a great trip, and leave us a comment if you discover any other gluten free gems in Abu Dhabi.