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Logan-Brown

192 Cuba St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
00644801 5114
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Ranked #8 of 636 Restaurants in Wellington
Price range: $25 - $150
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Awarded TWO HATS Good Food Awards 2013, Supreme Winner Resturant of the Year NZ 2009Nearly 20 years after Steve Logan founded the restaurant, Logan Brown is still showing newcomers how to do fine dining. The neo-classical interior remains as plush as ever, drawing diners who wouldn’t normally brave the upper reaches of hipster Cuba St, while competent, confident service encourages adventurous choices from the Bible-length wine list. The kitchen, headed by Shaun Clouston, continues to turn out innovative, but not gimmicky, food. There’s a strong emphasis on local and seasonal flavours, with a nod to the huntin’, shootin’ and fishin’ enjoyed by the restaurant’s founders. The Rangitikei lamb rack, for example, comes with a full-bodied rabbit bolognese; the succulent line-caught snapper with tuatua fritters. Classic Kiwi flavours are embraced and showcased with a sense of humour – don’t miss the hokey pokey ice-cream sandwich. In brief: style, service and food you can bank on Said international guest judge, Ralph-Kyte Powell, "If I had to select an international flagship for New Zealand cuisine. Logan Brown would be hard to go past"
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English first
Rotorua, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We went here to celebrate our birthdays (2 days apart) and booked in for the 5 course tasting menu. From the moment we arrived, the service was fantastic, really warm, friendly and attentive without being overbearing. As for the food: spectacular plates of food with amazing wine matches. I was a bit worried about wading through 5 plates and matching... More

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We went for our 4th Wedding Anniversary for the Wellington on a Plate set menu. Upon arrival, we realised that there was some food that I couldn't eat (medical reasons) and it was totally our fault for not reading the menu clearly and we fully expected that we would be needing to dine somewhere else. But these guys were amazing!... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A lovely meal and very attentive staff, not my first time here and not dissappointed. However my partner tripped over a step that was a bit difficult to see in the low light in the restaurant. It was just a small step between where we were sitting and a bright fish tank. When she got up to take a look... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We had such a great experience at Logan Brown. The service was exceptional, the food was to die for. We enjoyed a four course meal in conjunction with the Wellington on a Plate promotion and the food was near faultless. We will definitely be back!

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We went there recently in conjunction with Wellington on a Plate, with the NZSO performing four arias in between meal breaks. It was magic.

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Shanghai
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The reviews are right - this restaurant does not disappoint! Beautifully designed and a lovely atmosphere. Staff were attentive and the food faultless. If you have the opportunity definitely visit Logan-Brown.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I have eaten in the best restaurants round the world and Logan Brown is up there with the best of the best. Expensive yes, but you get what you pay for. Brilliant

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Athens
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114 reviews 114 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Standing with unique 'topographical prominence' along Cuba Street & Vivian Street reminded us of an office building, a legal practice, or a private banking outlet. Instead it is a poseur restaurant purportedly defining 'fine dining' in a town with an abundance of outlets. It is conservative, smallish with ecclesiastical overtones offering overpriced decent food with a more value for money... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Logan-Brown were kind enough to give me a different degustation menu because I don't eat seafood. Lovely food, friendly service and a beautiful interior in a gorgeous former bank building.

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

The food was excellent, no doubt about that, lovely interior and decent service, but after an entree, main and dessert I left still a tad hungry which just left me regretting paying a days wages for the experience.

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logie22, Owner at Logan-Brown, responded to this review

We are very sorry you did not think you got value for money when dining with us. We certainly aim to farewell all our guests with a feeling of satisfaction for the warmth and generosity of the experience. True some dishes are lighter and more elegant and others are more robust and richer so it is possible you chose 3... More

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