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Charlie Bill - Fine Food Bistro - CLOSED

241 Tinakori Road | Thorndon, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-499 8464
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
21 Aug 2015
21 Jul 2015
“Highly Recommend”
Restaurant Hours Closed
European, Seafood, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
241 Tinakori Road | Thorndon, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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21 - 30 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 22 June 2014

Charlie Bill is my favourite place to have Brunch at the weekend. Service is always friendly and efficient and the food so delicious. My favourite is the pate!

Thank Jenny G
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Went to Charlie Bill on a Thursday night, relatively quiet but great to support local business, bistro style, laid back and relaxed. Entrees were hot smoked salmon and goats cheese soufflé, absolutely outstanding. Mains were seared lamb rump and grilled beef fillet, soft tender flavoursome...More

1  Thank inz
Reviewed 16 June 2014

We went out to dinner at Charlie Bill's on Saturday night in a group of eight. This was to celebrate a significant birthday for one of our group. The restaurant was quiet, with only two other couples dining, in addition to our group. Our table...More

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 5 June 2014

I have been to Charlie Bills Restaurant many times over the past three years. The Manuka Smoked Salmon entree is to die for and comparable to other restaurants, is one of the most cheaply priced salmon entrees. The spare rib lamb and couscous entree is...More

Thank mikayla90
Reviewed 11 March 2014

We tried Charlie Bill for brunch one fine weekend and were very impressed at the quality of the food. Unfortunately it was completely empty the whole time we were there, although at other times it has seemed full when we drive by. We liked it...More

Thank Joanna M
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Taken to the restaurant by friends. It is local and handy to the Wellington CBD or western suburbs. A small and intimate restaurant with great food and awesome hosts. We were looked after well and had a great night of fun and laughter. All of...More

Thank Evan S
Reviewed 1 February 2014

Birthday dinner for 6 so we got to try a lot of the menu. Beautifully plated in every case. Goats cheese souffle - taste great and texture amazing. Rated the best entree ever by one of us. Hot smoked salmon richly flavored and plating outstanding....More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 27 November 2013

My partner and I enjoyed a meal at Charlie Bill's on Sunday evening on Labour weekend. What a treat! We enjoyed 3 courses, each as delicious as the previous. Great flavour combinations and very reasonably sized portions. The atmosphere is great! Service fantastic! One bonus...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 6 September 2013

Having enjoyed excellent dinners at Charlie bills in the past,today we decided to try their Brunch. I had the Haloumi with spinach and tomatoes on whole grain toast and my partner had the Charlie Brown special of smoked salmon and poached eggs on whole grain...More

1  Thank The-Huttons
Reviewed 6 August 2013

It is always a pleasure to be welcomed through the doorway into this intimate suburban dining room - greeted as long lost friends and then wined and dined with consummate ease. Leigh and Hemi are a credit to the dining scene in Wellington and earn...More

Thank Sian V
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$12 - US$28
Good for
Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 Tinakori Road | Thorndon, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-499 8464
  • E-mail
Charlie Bill brings you modern New Zealand cuisine with an emphasis on honest, wholesome food in a cosy and intimate dining environment. Award-winning chef Hemi Tahu and partner Leigh Thornett look forward to welcoming you to Charlie Bill - Fine Food Bistro. Located on Tinakori Road a stone's throw from the city centre.
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