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Shed 3 | Queens Wharf, Jervois Quay, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
04 499 9900
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Ranked #211 of 666 Restaurants in Wellington
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 am
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
Wellington, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

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
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

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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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

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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Wellington, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Booked into a 7 COURSE Tasting Menu meal.. Cauliflower Arancini, Aioli: Deep fried balls of cheese & rice,NO CAULIFLOWER( wife & I could not taste any ) Seared Scallops &fried Calamari:= FRIED SCALLOPS(overcooked) Fried Calamari= deep fried calamari , similar to Sea Cusine/Sealord packet of frozen calamari ! Proscuuitto, Gouda,& nectarine etc= OKAY, nothing to write home about! Cleanse- Citrus... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Wow!! We ate here late on a Thursday night. The place was really busy. The food was lovely & well presented. I had the lamb, yummy!! And hubby had the duck. The staff were very friendly and attentive. We are only visiting Wellington, but would highly recommend trying this restaurant.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I had the christmas menu selection. 3 courses! (lunch) The scallops were menial but tasty, the Turkey was chewy and horrid and the vedgetables ie chips and spinach was not acceptable! who has chips with xmas dinner? the xmas pudding was very like Aunt Betty's $2.50 one and "horrid" my friends had a similar experience with their food ie the... More 

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Greater Canberra, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We booked and attended this restaurant on new years day and while they may have been short staffed this was no excuse. the person who greeted us forgot we were there and had to be reminded by bar staff that we had a booking and were waiting to be seated. It took over an hour to get the mains after... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Once again, this place has climbed back to a reliable, fantastic place to be. Only downside is that old decor - could to with a new fitout, without killing the nautical feel it's got going on. entry bar is core area in need of a revamp.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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138 reviews 138 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 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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Blenheim, New Zealand
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37 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We had a light supper of two entrees, a desert and a cheeseboard at Dockside on Christmas Eve, drawn back to the restaurant after a pleasant evening meal on a previous visit. The location and ambiance as others have noted is excellent, but we were poorly served this time and it really took the shine off our evening. Our server... More 

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Additional Information about Dockside

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

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