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612 Marine Drive, Days Bay, Lower Hutt, Wellington 5013, New Zealand
4 562 8882
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Food artistry with a view to match

The Cobar Restaurant lives up to its reputation as a classy eatery at a reasonable price. The atmosphere is relaxed the staff skilled but unobtrusive and the food tasty and well presented.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Gracekiwichick
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Wellington
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Wellington
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Cobar Restaurant lives up to its reputation as a classy eatery at a reasonable price. The atmosphere is relaxed the staff skilled but unobtrusive and the food tasty and well presented.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Lovely food and a lovely location in Days Bay overlooking the harbour. The menu was interesting with some different flavour combinations, loved all of it. Service was good too.Thought the set menu price was good value.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

These people really know their stuff. So professional whilst still providing a relaxing environment. The food never fails to please us and the environment offers the best views in Wellington. Eat out on the deck weather permitting or cosy up by the fire or in the bar for tapas or enjoy the panoramic views inside the restaurant. Every occasion is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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96 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We went here on Sunday for lunch and thought the food and service was great, not to mention the view. I had the Beetroot Cured Ora King Salmon, Avocado & Sour Cream, Gherkin, Almond & Sesame Dukkah, Corriander & Baby Leaves for entre' and the 180g Prime Angus Ribeye, Parsnip & Celeriac, Truffled Beetroot, Silverbeet with Red Onion Marmalade for... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We were very impressed with the service and the meal. It easily exceeded our expectations. Thank you!

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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Nice location although I was blinded by the sun until it set. The food was a little bland, portion sizes were small but enough. I had the steak and my wife had pork. I will definitely go again.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

A group of friends meeting up for leisurely Sunday lunch turned out to be a delightful experience. The food was excellent and I thought good value. The staff were pleasant, helpful and very much on the ball. Even to the extent of providing sun hats on the very hot day. Well done, I will certainly go back if in Wellington... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Recommended by a friend who knew Wellington, went with five mates after a day of sport. Service was prompt and efficient, table was ready when we arrived, so no waiting, though we went to the bar first anyway. They had my favourite Hendricks Gin, so that was a good omen. Sat down and read the menu, it was immediately apparent... More 

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New Zealand
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Cobar has a reputation. People make that "oooOOO fancy!" facial expression when you mention it. It can be intimidating to go there when you think you're too scruffy but that is rubbish, everyone is made to feel welcome. I've been a couple of times and the food is just sublime! I had a fish main course recently and every aspect... More 

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Katoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

An outstanding restaurant. The food is excellent - always exceeds expectations and the service is professional. The restaurant is situated in a lovely place and you can be assured of a pleasant experience. The menu changes regularly but I have yet to find something that I haven't liked. I would certainly recommend it to anyone in search of a nice... More 

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Additional Information about Cobar

Address: 612 Marine Drive, Days Bay, Lower Hutt, Wellington 5013, New Zealand
Phone Number: 4 562 8882
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 612 Marine Drive, Days Bay, Lower Hutt, Wellington 5013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: 4 562 8882
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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