We had a good experience at Shed 5, but not a great experience. The restaurant is in an old wool shed on Wellington Harbor, which makes the interior very large. It would be great for a large party or group, or maybe when the restaurant is a little busier it would be a good spot for people watching as there is a very large bar area. On the night we were there in Dec '08, there wasn't very much traffic in the hotel, which made the space feel cavernous and empty.
The food was good, they have a pretty large variety of seafood, but there isn't anything particularly local feeling about the menu, I felt like I could have been eating in any restaurant in any city in the world. The service was fine, if not a little slow.
Overall, this results in an average review for me. Good food, average service, poor atmosphere (at least the night I was there), and a relatively high price.
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