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Blend Bar

) #342 of 696 Restaurants in Wellington $ ,
118-120 Wakefield st, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-978 7800
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“ribs” (3 reviews)
“pasta” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
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118-120 Wakefield st, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

I was in the city for an event and decided to grab a few beers. The place was well set out and initially the staff were friendly, but they were certainly more focused on socialising with their friends at the bar then focusing on other...More

Thank rosss31
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

Staff are very friendly, the type of people who go to this bar are mainly tourist and not pretentious at all. Some cool locals open to have good banter and yarn about there city, over all fun experience

Thank Julius C
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Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

If you want to start your evening in a great place than check out this bar! The drinks are cheap and you will have a lot of fun with crazy people around you :)!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Good to see the bar hasn't lost its music identity and people still have fun..although they don't seem to be allowed to dance and strip on top of tables anymore let alone the bar... must be a health and safety thing. .see photos below from...More

Thank CMPhoenix
Reviewed January 7, 2017

This was next to the hotel where we were staying so very convenient for a last drink. It is disigned for the younger set with loud music to suit. To loud for a conversation but I remeber when I was young and we did the...More

Thank Colin G
Blendbar2014, Manager at Blend Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2017

Hey Colin, Glad you enjoyed our cheap drinks on offer at Blend Bar. Sorry that the music was a bit loud but we do turn into a Night Club later on in the evening. Awesome that you found our bar friendly as well. Ben- Bar...More

Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Always return to Blend when I'm in Wellington and make new friends without exception -bar and door staff are fantastic and the food is great value for huge portions of tasty scrumminess !

Thank Tess201080
Blendbar2014, Manager at Blend Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2017

Hey Tess Always a pleasure having you in the bar. Thanks for your review. See you next time.

Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Went to this bar with some other travellers for dinner and drinks as part of a larger NZ tour. Food was pretty average to be honest and by no means worth visiting for, however after dinner the bar staff created a great vibe for us...More

Thank Izzy B
Blendbar2014, Manager at Blend Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2017

Hey Izzy It is very good to hear that you enjoyed your time with us at Blend Bar. Its great to hear feedback about the atmosphere and vibe we create. I am a bit upset to hear that you didn't enjoy the food so would...More

Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

Great bar, young, with loud music. My wife and I visited for dinner, tempted in by two steaks for 30nzd board outside. We had steak,, chips and salad. Both well prepared and served. Steaks cost 30nzd, four glasses of wine.e 29nzd. Bargain, great steaks!

Thank Burt_Thatcherher
Blendbar2014, Manager at Blend Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2016

Hey Burt So glad you enjoyed our Steak deal on Friday nights. Thanks again for your review. Hope to see you again soon. Ben - Blend Bar

Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

I unfortunately ate here twice, not through my own choice. First time I ordered the wild mushroom salad. Consisted of one piece of toast, 3 mushrooms and what looked like side salad leaves. For $16.50 I felt robbed! The second time I ordered the veggie...More

2  Thank travel_girl354
Blendbar2014, Manager at Blend Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2016

Hey Travel Girl So sorry that you didn't enjoy our food. This is the first complaint we have had about our portion size on our wild salad. I do apologise about the vegie burger you received. It is not our normal process to do this...More

Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

The food here was good! I had a big juicy burger and drinks! They had fun games for us since we were a very large group. Got two free yager bombs! This is also where a watched my first rugby game; Sharks vs. Storm. The...More

Thank jungahhhh
Blendbar2014, Manager at Blend Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2017

Hey There, So glad to hear that you enjoyed your time here at Blend Bar. Enjoy the rest of your travels. Ben - Bar Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $16
Bar, Pub
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 3:00 am
4:00 pm - 3:00 am
4:00 pm - 3:00 am
4:00 pm - 3:00 am
4:00 pm - 3:00 am
4:00 pm - 3:00 am
4:00 pm - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118-120 Wakefield st, Wellington 6001, New Zealand (Formerly Blend Bar Wellington)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-978 7800
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"Eat...Drink...Be Merry!" Great food, friendly, international staff (so there's always a good yarn to be shared), great music ( you can request - but if it's really bad, Management reserve the right to refuse ! Partner all this with some great wines and a selection of International and NZ tap and and bottled beers, Blend is the place be ... it's simple !We're situated in the heart of Wellingtons City Centre, across from the Michael Fowler Centre, so whether it's an after work business meeting, you're just popping in for dinner before you go to catch a show, or you're coming in to party, there is something for everyone at Blend Bar Wellington.We have specials and deals every day of the week so find out What's On on the night you want to come.From all the Blend Bar Wellington crew we hope you have a good night out every night and remember.... 'You're here for a good time, not a long time.'
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