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Cobar

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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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 63
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 7
    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
Lovely food and great view

On a very cold and wet night in Summer we were greeted by a beautiful warm fire in the fireplace and a warm welcome also. Highly recommended.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Sydney
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Sydney
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

On a very cold and wet night in Summer we were greeted by a beautiful warm fire in the fireplace and a warm welcome also. Highly recommended.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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79 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We were here (again!) last night. Yes, we can actually walk here in 15 minutes. But, ff you are visiting Wellington simply drive around the harbour and you're here. Parking is free. The food is stunning (one of NZ's Beef & Lamb Ambassadors) and it's the only restaurant where you can look out across the Harbour at the setting sun,... More 

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Food, service, wine list, decor and stunning views of harbour all aggregate to a wonderful experience and fond memories

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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Recommended by a friend for the food, the location and view across the bay from Wellington CBD. I ordered oysters but was initially told that they have run out. After checking with the kitchen, we were advised that another 18 were 'found' and although hesitant, we ordered all 18 anyway. I'm glad we did. The taste was exquisite. The market... More 

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Wellington
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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39 restaurant reviews
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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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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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15 restaurant reviews
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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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Restaurant Details

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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