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Arbitrageur Wine Room & Restaurant

125 Featherston Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
04 499 5530
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Ranked #234 of 656 Restaurants in Wellington
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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91 reviews 91 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

We decided to try this restaurant on a recent visit to Wellington, based on a recommendation from our hotel concierge. It is clearly for wine enthusiasts, and dominated by imports rather than locally produced wines. Pity. A clue is the length of the wine list compared to the food menu - a ratio of at least 3 pages to 1.... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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191 reviews 191 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I have been here several times ... I hasten to add; as a result of other people choosing the restaurant, because I'm afraid that I wouldn't do so myself. I find that it's always the same here. Food that is pretty good but served by snooty staff who are distant and never deign to smile at their mere customers. They... More 

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Pequannock, New Jersey
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119 reviews 119 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

Had a great meal here and they have an extensive wine list. Had the lamb and it was delicious. Had several red wines and the waiter was very knowledgeable & helpful in the selection. Would definitely go back.

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Auckland
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168 reviews 168 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Took my best friend there for a birthday treat on his recommendation, and it didn't fail to please. Extensive wine list (always such a bonus), nice atmosphere and excellently presented food from a grey menu. Not the cheapest place ~ even with a *special deal*, but within the range for such good food and service.

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Wellington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We had made a booking for 3 people at 8.30pm. One of our party had arrived a few minutes early and had bought a bottle of wine and was sitting at the bar having poured the self a glass. When we arrived on time and said we had a booking the maitre'd pointed to an empty table and said that... More 

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Wellington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We visited this restaurant last night and this was my first visit. I will certainly be visiting again soon. The service is impeccable and they really care that you find what you really want. If you like your wine, this is your type of place. If you dont know your wine, it is your type of place as they really... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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126 reviews 126 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My partner and I escaped the cold tonight and enjoyed a delicious dinner here. We were able to book here and upon arriving were seated promptly. This place seems to be popular with the after work drinks crowd and they have a good tapas menu for those wanting a casual snack. We were impressed with our entrees. My partner liked... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We went on a Monday night and it was pretty quiet as you would expect but what I didnt expect is the indifferent service we got compared to the many other times ai have been here.I asked for a steak medium and my colleague asked for well done. Unbeknownst to us both, the waiter got these mixed up and my... More 

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new zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This was a massive splurge for us but very memorable. HUGE winelist with something for everyone especially if you have deep pockets! Option of a half or full carafe with many of the wines was nice. Fresh oysters and devine tender squid.Very attentive service. Place was very busy.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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89 reviews 89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

A good dining experience. The wine list is extensive and there is a wide range for all tastes. The menu has many gluten free options and the 6 attendees all enjoyed their meals - well worth a visit

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Additional Information about Arbitrageur Wine Room & Restaurant

Address: 125 Featherston Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
Phone Number: 04 499 5530
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: European

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