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$$ - $$$Seafood, European,
Shed 3 | Queens Wharf, Jervois Quay, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-499 9900
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“coconut cake” (7 reviews)
“fish and chips” (36 reviews)
“steak” (30 reviews)
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Shed 3 | Queens Wharf, Jervois Quay, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best oysters of my life. Had both the original and tempura. Both were amazing. Catch of the day was a John Dory and was very nice. Excellent meal.

1  Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Thank you to the staff of DOCKSIDE, you made our Christmas Function so special, it was a very successful night and everyone had a fantastic time. Thank you Paige for the organization, you have been so helpful.

1  Thank cecillegreenop
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a group of about 15 in for early Christmas dinner a few weeks ago at Dockside and everything was perfect. The food was absolutely delicious and the service top notch! Special shout out to Paige the fantastic functions manager who organised it, our...More

2  Thank 570aimeew
Reviewed 6 days ago

Firstly the very good - location and attentive and knowledgeable front of house staff. The negative was that the kitchen cooked the wrong variety of fish for one of the diners - it certainly was not the fish selected from the menu We pointed this...More

Thank DW_Man
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great table for 4, albeit at 5:00 pm, with friendly service and excellent food. We booked early through "First Table" which, after a booking fee, provides 'half price meals in Wellington (not drinks). But the normal service is not fast enough for 3 course and...More

Thank philipharrison
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today we enjoyed lunch at Dockside in Wellington. We opted for the fish and chips with some nice NZ Wine. The fish was perfectly cooked and the thick cut chips really hit the mark too. The slaw with the fish was also excellent. Service was...More

1  Thank jdsamsara
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving a great review. I'm glad you enjoyed your fish and chips and found our service to be both professional and friendly. We look forward to welcoming you back another time. Adam Tolly, Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took friends who were visiting from UK to this restaurant. Not having been before we took a chance after having read reviews. We were not disappointed The location at the waterfront is great, but I have to say it was noisy and as two...More

1  Thank skylarkGlos
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi. Thank you for leaving a nice review. Savannah was delighted to read your comments. Sorry it was a little too noisy for you on this occasion. I'm glad you loved the food and service though. Thanks for recommending us. Adam Tolly, Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location at the harbour and seemingly a very interesting menu. Unfortunately could not deliver what was offered. We visited for dinner and had to send back all 4 of our meals. Salmon was dry on outside but uncooked in the middle. Vegetables and plates...More

Thank Mo Stuart
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mo. I was very sorry to hear of your experience. It is not good enough for our food to reach the table cold or overcooked. On a positive note, I was pleased to hear our front of house staff followed all systems and procedures...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What great food, cooked to perfection, service was top standard, lovely views upstairs, clean and well presented.

1  Thank Theresa B
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Theresa. Thank you very much for your kind words. Both, front of house and kitchen staff will be delighted to read your review. See you again soon. Adam Tolly, Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch on a sunny Wellington day for old times sake. Always been a good fish restaurant and so it remains although many meat options as well. But oysters on half shell has always been my staple here when I used my dingy to...More

1  Thank Ian-R-Bray-JP
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ian. Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review. It's always a pleasure to welcome people back to Dockside. I'm sure it made their day to see you again. Hopefully you will be back again sooner rather than later. Adam Tolly,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shed 3 | Queens Wharf, Jervois Quay, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-499 9900
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