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The Bangalore Polo Club

63 Courtenay Place | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-384 6416
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Ranked #24 of 636 restaurants in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $30
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Took my Mum and two daughters here for a pre-theatre meal. My girls love the peanuts and take great delight in being allowed to throw the shells on the floor as it goes against everything they've been taught and t's huge fun. It was the 2nd night of the new menu so we were given a good introduction by the... More

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New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

The meal was memorable - food tasty and the staff were friendly, attentive and had a sense of humour.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Clearly a hip place to go. Had a nice buzz to it, music good and the wine was excellent. Just snacked at the bar and must say the Pate was divine, we really do recommend this place if in Courtney Place.

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Westport, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Visited twice & enjoyed the great service (William make brilliant cocktails esp. the long island tea) Have this wonderful culture of providing peanuts then throwing them on the floor! Late nights it's 'crunch city" - outside where you can sit near enclosed fires, inside where you can sit in the ambiance of dimmed burgundy lighting and plush leather style chairs...a... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A friend invited me to the Monday night special which was one choice of Butter Chicken curry (but you could have it mild medium or hot) and a beer (there own home brewed one) for $15. We paid an extra $3 for naan bread on top. The beer was quite good (Im a Tui man myself) and the meal was... More

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Auckland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Great food & drinks though a little pricey Awesome atmosphere & great location Friendly staff Great selection of wines

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

from the welcome as you walk in this restaurant bar is a great experience. Complimentary peanuts in shells on the bar, wait staff who seem pleased to see you and want to help, to the fantastic meals - especially the pate!, We have dined here numerous times, it has always been of a consistently high standard and always delivers. Add... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Very cool bar. Never eaten here, only drinks but I love the atmosphere. There are peanuts all over the floor and yes they're meant to be there! Definitely go here for a drink if you're in town.

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Christchurch
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This is a really fun restaurant we had a great meal here last night it has a great atmosphere good food and the service is superb. There are peanut shells all over the floor -just added to the fun ( yup we added to the shells) if you are going here you certainly will enjoy yourselves!

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Timaru City, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We had lunch here one day while in Wellington and what a delight. The décor was phenomenal, the staff went out of their way to ensure we hade a good meal and the meal was just perfect. We would recommend anyone go and try this place out. Prices were reasonable too.

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