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Dockside

Shed 3 | Queens Wharf, Jervois Quay, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
04 499 9900
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Ranked #200 of 634 Restaurants in Wellington
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Will consider my experience very good overall based on restaurant location, food quality and staff friendly service. I had to complain in one of my visits and the manager showed professionalism in correcting the situation.

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Sukhothai, Thailand
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We came here for the fish, however the fish offered on the night was warehou and monkfish. Cheap fish I consider to be poor choices for a restaurant to offer. I went for the beef ribs for an entree and my husband smoked salmon with roasted beetroot and sour cream and chives. The beef was excellent, taste sensations exploded in... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Despite the restaurant being half empty we had to wait 45 minutes for a light lunch. The food when it finally came was very average. The drinks orders were confused, we were ignored by the wait staff. There are so many other great places to eat in Wellington, I wouldn't waste time or money returning here.

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I was impressed from the moment I booked. The girl explained there would be meats on our Seafood Platter. We were using a 'Grab One' voucher. We were warmly welcomed and our table was set ready for our platter. The waitress was excellent. She had good knowledge of the house wines & beer. The service was like being in a... More

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Harvard, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Well appointed grill on Wellingtons Waterfront. Sat at the bar for Oysters and grilled fish. Very busy but efficient.

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

The food was very good (when it arrived) but the service was appalling. As other reviewers had experienced the original waitress disappeared, never to reappear. Although a Friday night there weren't that many covers to service. Wine ordered with the meal appeared late. After the dessert menu was requested waited more than 15 minutes for waitress to reappear to take... More

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sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We ended up in Dockside after our first choice restaurant was full. It looks very nice from the outside, and the view over the harbour is pleasant. The girl behind the bar was very friendly and helpful, and we waited at the bar until a table was ready in the restaurant side. However, once we were seated, our original waitress... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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82 reviews 82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

We had a voucher purchased on discount for a seafood platter for two. We tried to book a few times but this this popular place on the waterfront was always fully booked. The atmosphere is casual but tidy with pleasant staff.Today was a very chilly winters day and inside was toasty warm with a fireplace and many heaters. Our seafood... More

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Upper Hutt, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We bought a Groupon voucher for a 2 person share plate of seafood and a complimentary drink. The platter was very good and made even better when the management delivered to our table a bowl of chilli squid, as an extra. well done Dockside, great service and we will be back

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Wellington, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

A colleague of mine hosted a dinner in the private room upstairs for an important overseas guest and 6 others (including me). There were to be 8 but one had to pull out. The restaurant was not busy. We had hardly sat down before the waiter announced to the whole table that the restaurant would be charging 50% of the... More

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