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Hummingbird Eatery & Bar

) #14 of 686 Restaurants in Wellington $$ - $$$ European, ,
22 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-801 6336
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lamb kofta” (3 reviews)
“churros” (7 reviews)
“fillet steak” (6 reviews)
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European, Contemporary, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
22 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed sharing the shoulder of lamb with pumpkin, cauliflower gratin , with peas & mint sauce. The lamb was falling off the bone however we did find the vegetables needed a little more cooking as they were slightly underdone. The restaurant has a lovely...More

1  Thank Ellemay
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

From the moment we walked in, the ambience was great. The intimate lighting and tunes were perfect for celebrating an anniversary. We were greeted by a lovely maître d' who was highly professional and had a certain finesse with what she did; from pouring wine...More

1  Thank Ela-eats-travels
Reviewed 6 days ago

So it’s had up’s and down’s over the years to be one of the strong survivors to date. I recall when this restaurant was at the top of the game and one of the most talked about restaurants in Wellington. It’s always been a great...More

1  Thank Max_O6363
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't speak to the restaurant as I spent my time on the opposite side which is the bar. Probably one of the best selections of spirits and wines you'll find in Wellington as we went specifically for the Chocolate Martini - that's is my wife...More

1  Thank JD_SLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We was in Wellington for two nights, and we was walking around looking for some where nice to eat as my parents had traveled from the uk and my partner from Thailand so we just wanted some where nice to relax and eat. But the...More

2  Thank Willadam131
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal here and very friendly service. Mostly ordered small plates and we were full (2 people) - smoked salmon - great, even though it came dyed with beetroot, which we don't really like, you couldn't taste it - pork belly - very...More

Thank JustineKaitaia
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

A warm and welcoming fine dining experience, with great service, a comprehensive wine list and attractive and tasty meals. We had a great night out, and enjoyed a range of small plates, mains and sides. The pork belly was to die for, as was the...More

Thank Reece B
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Not being a fan of high end restaurants, I was concerned that the vegetarian option was a Risotto, which can feel unexciting - but the flavours made it a real treat and worth the price. It was delicious - truly the best risotto I can...More

2  Thank FamilyOE
Reviewed May 15, 2017

I went here with my friends for a dinner celebration kinda thing. We asked for a private space and I arrived to being led into a nice, quiet, intimate dining room! Food was divine. I had the Coriander lime squid which came on its own,...More

1  Thank Noelene1178
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

Hummingbird consistently provides excellent and professional service. Their cocktails are second to none.

3  Thank Markjmnz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $25
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 4:00 am
3:00 pm - 4:00 am
3:00 pm - 4:00 am
3:00 pm - 4:00 am
3:00 pm - 4:00 am
3:00 pm - 4:00 am
3:00 pm - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-801 6336
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Hummingbird is a multi-award winning eatery and bar founded in 2000. It was fully refurbished in 2012, with an increased focus on serving delicious, unpretentious, sensibly priced food and world class cocktails. Open 7 days from 3pm until late for dinner, drinks, cocktails and good times.
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