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“A very good Argentine taste”
Review of El Matador

El Matador
Ranked #87 of 1,139 Restaurants in Wellington
Cuisines: Argentinean, Spanish
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: El Matador, a vibrant and rustic Buenos Aires style eatery and bar, offers quality cuisine and beverages with a Latin twist. Featuring NZ's first traditional Argentine wood-fired asador and parrilla, an open kitchen, boutique bar, sunny sheltered courtyard, superb service and a great vibe, El Matador is the perfect place for a relaxed lunch or dinner. Also enjoy weekend brunch, tapas, drinks and delicious desserts made by the award winning pastry chef. El Matador is rated a BEST RESTAURANT and LOCAL FAVOURITE by NZ's Cuisine Good Food Guide Awards 2014!
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely a real Argentine restaurant.
I was here just before Christmas.
The place is beautiful and the staff is pleasant and professional.
Recommended

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2020 via mobile

Outstanding food great atmosphere and very helpful and friendly staff overall great night will definitely go back and I don’t say that very often thank you

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank C3161AFronaldw
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Reviewed January 1, 2020 via mobile

Normally walk away from tapas restaurants feeling a little ripped off. The usual high prices and small quantities of food that I associate with tapas aren't evident here. Reasonably priced and generous portions we walked away very happy. 7 dishes between 5 people was enough

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Another123451
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Reviewed December 21, 2019 via mobile

Can’t go wrong. Best place in town. Came here loads last year and couldn’t wait to come back. Love it.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Jet589253
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Reviewed December 19, 2019 via mobile

Looking for a good meal out on a Friday before Christmas, we decided on El Matador, because you know you’re going to get great food and service. They didn’t disappoint. Choosing from the tapas menu, we had a selection of meat and vegetable dishes to die for. A perfect end to a busy week. Though often thought as meat-driven, El Matador shine through their vegetable dishes, you could easily come here for a vegetarian dinner and be well satisfied. Having said that, the carnivores among us will leave well happy too. And the service is excellent. Faultless.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Peter C
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