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Dockside

$$ - $$$Seafood, European,
Shed 3 | Queens Wharf, Jervois Quay, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-499 9900
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (27 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Shed 3 | Queens Wharf, Jervois Quay, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 538 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

A very popular restaurant situated on Wellington harbour front. We did the 5 course degustation with wine. Unfortunately got off to a bad start with a 15 minute for wait for our wine to arrive and another 15 minutes for our starter (wine was supposed...More

1  Thank Rodman100
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had the lamb for dinner, it was absolutely delicious. We also had amazing service, the waiter had a great sense of humour and an eye for detail. Great service always excels a mealMore

1  Thank Diana T
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Diana. Many thanks for leaving such a lovely review. We love to hear when we get things right. We are very proud of our staff and will continue to work hard to deliver delicious food and amazing service. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This is another of those places with such a lovely location that they don't even have to try. The food is fine, however the service is utterly deplorable. When we went as a group of five, we were made to move tables several times (we...More

Thank Nicole C
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Nicole. I'm very sorry to hear you did not enjoy your experience with us. I can assure you we have a large team of dedicated individuals who try incredibly hard to give our guests a great experience. This seems a very unusual circumstance, since...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

the seafood was outstanding so much so at the end of the evening we ordered more oysters a nice bar great views and friendly staff made for an enjoyable night out

1  Thank marklN857BM
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for leaving such a nice review, Mark. Our chefs will be over the moon with your feedback and it's great to hear our friendly front of house staff added to your enjoyment of the night. Adam Tolly, Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our last dinner together at Dockside. We had a pre booked table for the tasting menu. The place and ambience of the restuarant was beautiful. The food was really nicely presentes and tasted amazing. But my partner happened to be the unlucky one...More

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

Hi Kelly. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We have strict procedures in place to ensure that all food handlers take the necessary precautions so that all food reaching our guests is safe and suitable. I am very sorry your partner...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a cracking spot on a sunny day for lunch. Looking out over the harbour was a real treat as were the lovely entree's of crab and calamari along with a highly recommended pot of mussels. Service was minimal but effective, no bustling about and...More

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

Thank you for the great feedback. We love our location too - especially on a sunny day! I'm delighted you enjoyed all aspects of your visit. We look forward to welcoming you back another time. Adam Tolly, Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a 3 course meal for probably 100 people. My courses were really good. Pork belly, salmon and then the coconut cake. The mussels and fish velouté for entree and the mains of steak I'm told were both really good and the chocolate torte...More

1  Thank Cynthia N
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Cynthia. Thank you for the lovely review. I am delighted to hear we are one of your favourite restaurants. We love our view too! We look forward to welcoming you back next time. Adam Tolly, Assistant General Manager.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner here. Waitstaff was excellent and prompt with service. The food was okay but not exceptional, at least the fish and chip that I ordered.More

Thank KamalMamat
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kamal. I'm glad you enjoyed our service. Thank you for the feedback on your fish and chips. I will pass that on to our kitchen so they can continue to maintain and improve our standards. We hope to have you back again. Adam Tolly,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I organised a corporate event at Dockside, upstairs on a Tuesday evening. It went really well, the staff were really helpful and the food was great.More

2  Thank Fiona M
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Fiona. Thanks for leaving us a nice review on Tripadvisor. I'm glad everything went well with your event. Monique and Josh will be thrilled to hear your comments, as will the kitchen. We hope to host another event for you soon. Adam Tolly, Assistant...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great location, great service and the food was fabulous. Sitting there sipping champagne watching the wild ripples on the water - no better place to be

2  Thank Robyn B
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Robyn. We are very proud of our location. I’m glad you enjoyed your retreat from the wild Wellington weather. We will have some chilled Pol Roger ready for next time. Adam Tolly, Assistant General Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
Business meetings, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
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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