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A solid beer bar

A great selection of local beers and a cider. Helpful staff and a chill environment. Definitely... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
jsilverman83
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San Francisco, California
Awesome range

We came here for a drink and ended up staying for some food. The place was quite busy, but the... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2018
jaylawrence87
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Wollongong, Australia
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The original craft beer bar in Wellington, serving up a huge range of beers for the last 23 years. With 29 taps and over 150 bottles in the 6 different temperature zoned fridges there is bound to be the beer for you. In addition to their huge range...more
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48 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Great location in downtown Wellington, Malthouse had an inviting bartender and a flexible tasting setup where we could build our own tasting flights. Highly recommended to come in, drink up, and mellow out to some Portishead.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank seanmcelroy
Reviewed October 19, 2018

A great selection of local beers and a cider. Helpful staff and a chill environment. Definitely worth popping in for a pint or two if you're looking for a unique brew.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jsilverman83
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

In a city with so much choice when it comes to craft beer, malthouse is by far my favourite. A relative nirvana in the madness of Courtenay Place, great beer selections, friendly, knowledgeable staff and generally some great music on too. Definitely my favourite place...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Albadave
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

We came here for a drink and ended up staying for some food. The place was quite busy, but the service was great. There's a huge range of beers, and a really cool book to guide you on your beer journey. The range of beers...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jaylawrence87
Reviewed May 23, 2018

I have been going to the Malthouse for years. You can not fault the range of beers here. The taps line the bar, and the fridges are monumental. Even for a beer enthusiast like myself, it was overwhelming, and I needed the assistance of bar...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Glen C
Reviewed April 27, 2018

We happened to be in Wellington on St Patrick's Day and heard the lovely Irish music being played. Being from Wales we couldn't resist the temptation and went in to The Malthouse where we were warmly greeted! It took several minutes to view the vast...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank lovetrav_9
Reviewed April 26, 2018

This place is great for grabbing a beer and chilling with friends. There is an amazing selection of beers on offer here, and the barman has amazing knowledge about them. I spent on Friday night, the place was buzzing, the beer was flowing and to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank serina29
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

One of the more outstanding selections of beer on tap and bottled, we were drawn right in. Most of the staff were friendly and knowledgeable to recommend similar beers to our individual tastes. Chicken wings with spicy sauce are a definite recommendation.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Clal77
Reviewed March 11, 2018

It is the Paradise for the beer lovers! And not only! They also have an option of other drinks as well. They have most stunning collection of bottled and tap beer. There is a palate is stating from light gold through entire hundred notes of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Aigars S
Reviewed March 2, 2018

Visited early Friday evening, v v busy and lively atmosphere, many draught beer and drank an excellent local IPA. Will revisit

Date of experience: March 2018
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