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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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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“mussels” (165 reviews)
“fries” (40 reviews)
“belgium beer” (16 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, 2017

We found this place one evening when we wanted dessert. It was so inviting with it's open windows and cozy atmosphere, we went in. The dessert was great. While eating, we read the lunch/dinner menu and saw a couple of meals served. We decided we...More

Thank foodiefool_10
Reviewed March 18, 2017

I wanted some good mussels on our last night in Wellington and I was not disappointed! I refused to share my pot with anyone and left with a big grin on my face :)

Thank Dawn_SCA
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

On the way home after a Sunday afternoon enjoying the sunshine and a few beverages on the waterfront, we stopped at Leuven for more beverages. So when we seen mussels on the menu we couldn't resist and ordered two pots, one with tomato and chilli...More

Thank Mel K
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Real Belgian tupe of place with Dutch kroketten. Nice to eat. Friendly staff. Intersesting beers si far fon home.

Thank Arnold W
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Very comfortable place. Nice and beautiful building. Staff very well trained and helpful. Food is nice and tasty. Price is affordable. I will be back very soon.

Thank Juanisio B
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Came here because a friend recommended it. Was fun to try some different foods. I had the lamb pie which was too much food for me to eat. The croquettes were nice and good service and ambience

Thank Martinette G
Reviewed March 10, 2017

I visited here for a light lunch and beer recently whilst in Wellington as I am a fan of Belgian Beer having toured Europe tasting it. The location and building is good and there is plenty of comfortable seats in the building. The staff are...More

Thank Terran N
Reviewed March 10, 2017

I have been to Leuven quite a lot of times in the past when I still lived in Wellington. As we were back for a couple of days we decided to go here for lunch. One of our all time favorites is the Fries they...More

Thank Bea T
Reviewed March 10, 2017

This is one of the very few places in the CBD that are open in the evening (generally the pavements / sidewalks are rolled up at 530 and the central area is occupied by hotel patrons wandering around looking vainly for food). It's a go-to...More

Thank Raoul M
Reviewed March 7, 2017

Centrally located in the Wellington city, the pub style cafe offers great Mussel dishes. The serving is so so generous-- we ordered 2 Steaming mussels pots and 2 Grill mussels dishes between 5 of us and that is plenty. We couldn't even finish them. The...More

Thank Joy_J_K
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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
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions, 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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