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Leuven Belgian Beer Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Central European, Gluten Free Options
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135-137 Featherston Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-499 2939
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Ashburton, New Zealand
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for a drink, sampled a few fantastic beers on offer from a spectacular selection, coupled with a good 'snack' platter of mussels. Stayed on for dinner, more great mussels and good selection for non mussel eater in our group. Staff super helpful and friendly and went the extra mile for one of our party with a food allergy.... More 

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Thank Graham S
Glasgow
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168 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff are friendly, the portions are plentiful. The grilled mussels with sweet chilli sauce, chips and mayo were great. The rump of lamb was cooked medium, nicely presented. A little bit of Belgium in Wellington

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Thank Suegympie
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant service was really good and the food was also of a good quality. Expected for a pub type meal

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Thank Sonya B
Christchurch, New Zealand
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us dropped in for a quick post conference catch up and we were treated like royalty. Very friendly staff and fussed over us. We felt special!! Great bites and fries with mayo was a real hit before we headed home. These hosts know the values of being nice. Well done!

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Thank mckiwi2016
Hamilton, New Zealand
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Leuven - specifically the pot of mussels, side of fries with mayo, and Hoegaarden on tap - were a firm favourite of mine when I liven in Welly 15 years ago. So I was a bit hesitant to return while visiting Welly because such places rarely live up to the memory of them. But that first sip of freshly poured... More 

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Thank barrettjudi
Churton Park
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130 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After not scoring a park near the Cuba St quarter we thought why not go to Leuven? Coming back here the service was quick and friendly as usual. I tried the pork belly salad and it was really good.Steak was good as always and daughters belgian waffle chips and mushrooms were as good as always. It was a quick dinner... More 

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Thank Cynthia N
Wellington, New Zealand
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196 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

4 of us stopped in for dinner after a charity auction down on the waterfront - I had reserved us seats earlier in the day so we sauntered on down to Leuven. We were welcomed very warmly and shown to our seats and then pondered on the menu. The food all sounded amazing and the beer menu was vast but... More 

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Thank Lsas26
Seattle, WA
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158 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday night, and took advantage of a promotion that saw an extra kilo of green-lipped mussels included for a $5 donation to charity. Requested the mussels to be very well done, and this was honored, which greatly enhanced the overall experience. Beer was good too, and service friendly. Tip: tables near windows can be very drafty due... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

It was great service. Are server Milly was very awesome. Great food great everything. I really enjoyed my meal. Lucas N.

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Peterborough, Canada
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

As Belgium restaurants go this one was pretty good. Nice well laid it space with plenty of atmosphere. The free mini box of frites and breaded mussels where certainly a bonus. The menu is well laid out with a good selection. The food was well prepared and very flavourful. Nice selection of beers all served with a smile. Certainly worth... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135-137 Featherston Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-499 2939

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?