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Leuven Belgian Beer Cafe

$$ - $$$, , Cafe
135-137 Featherston Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-499 2939
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“mussels” (193 reviews)
“fries” (48 reviews)
“belgium beer” (14 reviews)
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Belgian, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
135-137 Featherston Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Good service and great food. Nice atmosphere and location not far from the Bee Hive. The chips were the only disappointment with a fried oily taste to them. Straight from the supermarket freezer. Now this might seem petty ...but as it’s a Belgian restaurant and...More

Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

I was in need of breakfast and being in a new city and it being early morning I went walking. After looking in a few cafe windows I was fortunate to find the Leuven. it's got good street appeal and was already filling up with...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed March 20, 2018

Just came across this restaurant by chance and count ourselves very lucky to have done so. Arrived on a Sunday night and we had the mussels special. Unbelievable I haven't had so many mussels in my life they were absolutely superb. Staff and manager were...More

Thank Aussietom
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Had dinner here on our last night in Wellington, but wish we’d discovered it earlier! Superb choice of quality Belgian beers. Mussels were delicious, as was salmon and we loved the light and fluffy fries. Our server Katie was very friendly and efficient; a real...More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Having a Belgian restaurant across the road from my office in Featherston Street made it an easy for breakfast before my clinic! There was a cosmopolitan atmosphere from the moment I stepped inside, to find myself greeted by friendly and efficient wait staff. Looking around...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food, of good quality and well presented. Great atmosphere with relaxing mood music Staff very polite and efficient Reasonable prices

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a coffee with my partner, ordered a cappuccino. Received a small burnt espresso with porous grainy over steamed milk. If you want a coffee to elsewhere. The hot chocolate my partner ordered was presented in a very unique manner requiring her own...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

Sadly was not able to indulge in more than 1 but the offering was endless. I had the venison burger and was interesting. Not bad for the price and was fast service which was good seeing I’m in town for business.

Thank Corey B
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Our group had Belgian beer, croquettes, salads, mussels, lamb, steak & frites. All very good. Mussels were superb. Big, succulent. Steak was good, but I failed to convert grams to ounces, and the steak was too large leaving no room for desert. The ambiance might...More

Thank wiiildbill
Reviewed February 20, 2018

Leuven Belgian Beer Cafe locates at Wellington town center. It opens on weekend. Service is good as well. Lamb Rump main course is recommended on menu (NZ$31.90). Cider is NZ$9.00. All taste good.

Thank Gaga J
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July 22, 2017|
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Sorry, not sure. Website says all major credit cards accepted but not sure if that includes AE.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
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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