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Shed 3 | Queens Wharf, Jervois Quay, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
04 499 9900
Website
Today
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 44
    Excellent
  • 79
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent food and really pleasant service...

I have just returned from having supper at the Dockside Restaurant and it was really excellent Having just seen some previous reviews, I can only assume it was a lucky break...or that the previous entries were due to Wellington being very busy for the cricket. Having failed to get a 'walk in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
IanStrat
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St Albans
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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St Albans
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14 reviews 14 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

I have just returned from having supper at the Dockside Restaurant and it was really excellent Having just seen some previous reviews, I can only assume it was a lucky break...or that the previous entries were due to Wellington being very busy for the cricket. Having failed to get a 'walk in table' the day before, I booked on line... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

We had a booking for 7.30pm on Valentine's night, and arrived on time. Our drink orders weren't taken until 7.50 when we ordered our food as well. Our entre did not arrive until 8.25 and our main did not arrive until 8.55. Yes it was busy but people who arrived after us were getting food before us. Our entre, the... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Taken here by friends, food OK but the speed of service was appalling. Table booked for 6pm, seated at 6.15, starter arrived at 7 and main course at 8. As we had a young child with us we asked how long it would take to get a dessert and were told that 'realistically' it would take at least half an... More 

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New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had a visitor from Melbourne so wanted to take them to lunch in Wellington where the views are great. We booked our table at Dockside and were shown to our seats. We waited half an hour to place our order but were disappointed in the limited menu compared to the website offerings. We had our entrees which were generous... More 

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Troon, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Really disappointed with the food and service at this restaurant! Looked like a great place to eat overlooking the yachts, lots of people frequenting the place. But the food left a lot to be desired. Few options. I chose the breaded lamb. Which was tough and dry. Could not cut through it with my knife, had to pick it up... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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100 reviews 100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We have overseas visitors in town so thought we would take them out for dinner. Dockside is in such a nice building in a nice setting. Table booked for 6pm, arrived 5:45pm asked to wait for a table. 6:10 had to ask if table was ready and seated. 6:30 made order, 7:20 entree arrived, 8:10 mains arrived. We took our... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

A friend treated me to lunch here - what is supposed to be one of Wellington's better restaurants. The service was okay but the food was incredibly disappointing. I adore seafood but none of the seafood dishes on the menu appealed. I opted for the steak and requested medium rare. The steak arrived and was verging on well done. The... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The service was very average - it felt like we were imposing by actually coming to this restaurant for a meal. Atmosphere was OK - a very strong smell of the sea - the canopy was open on a hot sunny day - no shade Food was above average - but not outstanding Value for money - poor We would... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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109 reviews 109 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I also came for the degustation menu which has had very differing opinions in previous reviews. I actually enjoyed all the courses, but I also agree that the cauliflower arancini seemed light on the cauliflower (but for me that is a very good thing!) I enjoyed the seafood and the salad. We had quite a ball of the lime sorbet... More 

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I bought a grab one voucher for a degustation meal for what seemed to be a great price for two. I deliberately did not read up on the place so I was not sure what to expect. When we got there, we were met by friendly staff, the service was quick and the ambiance was very nice. Sitting next to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shed 3 | Queens Wharf, Jervois Quay, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: 04 499 9900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?