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Matterhorn

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106 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-384 3359
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Vienna, Austria
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

For the sake of a broad dining experience It's an advantage to be a group of 4 people and you share among each other , even if it's just a bite. We did it and therefore all of us got a very good idea about the taste,smell,texture,and of course look of 8 different dishes. We had scallops, venison tartar, lasagne,lamb,sirloin,asparagus... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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148 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner that actually had not very good start : we had to wait while there were tables free (waitress not experienced enough in having overview). Food was well served, yet fish was not really fresh and was very small piece of it. For a market fish disappointing in texture and taste. Stak that my wife had as well... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An ecelctic institution, off Cuba Street. hard to find if you dont know where itsw located at the back of a plain non descript corridor. Cool funky interiour, a big long bar , through the maze there is a fantastic outdoor courtyard that bustles with activity. Drinks offered are wide ranging, a good wine list and great fare. Friendly efficient... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Matterhorn truly ticks all the boxes and I believe it is among top 5 in Wellington,my reasons as below: -Intelligent menu and excellent value - Great service( Thanks, Kai and waitress who looked after us) -Great ambience, dim lights and enough space between each table so everyone can enjoy the experience, Will def go back and highly recommended,

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Had just flown in, checked into hotel. Did not want a full meal but fancied a snack and a drink. We saw this place on a cold Monday evening in September and I remembered its name from TA. I could not remember its rating but thought its cold lets give it a chance, we did and it was very nice... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

The service and food is fantastic. The area we were seated was dimly lit, which made it difficult for old eyes to see the menu. Very romantic however.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Have been trying to find a reason to go to Matterhorn for many years on visits to family in Wellington, finally made it with some very old dear friends. It was everything I expected and more , classy in that understated Wellington/ NZ way , great service, great food and exceptionally good value. World Class put it on your bucket... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Good food selection. Reasonable pricing. Friendly staff. Enjoyed the outdoor area too. Booked for a Sunday brunch with grand daughter, teenagers, 30's & 40's +. Our group included vegetarians too. Everyone came away happy.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

I've been here when it was great so took my friend from out of town for a very mediocre meal. Expensive and second rate. Flavours strange and I like most things.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Went to Matterhorn for my birthday and was placed right in front of the fireplace which was really nice. Happy classy atmosphere. Service was prompt and the food was divine. When the food first came out it looked like it wasn't going to be enough, however by the end of the night we were quite full! Everything was cooked well... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $29
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 3:00 am
Monday
3:00 pm - 3:00 am
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 3:00 am
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 3:00 am
Thursday
3:00 pm - 3:00 am
Friday
3:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday
3:00 pm - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-384 3359
Description
Setting the benchmark for the finest and freshest of New Zealand’s music, dining, service, drink design and culture, Matterhorn gives it to you seven ways in seven days, indoors, outdoors, fireside; it is a regular's restaurant, cocktail bar and café, where attitude is most certainly valued over attire.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?