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Dockside

$$ - $$$Seafood, European,
Shed 3 | Queens Wharf, Jervois Quay, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-499 9900
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Shed 3 | Queens Wharf, Jervois Quay, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 551 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Drive to Wellington and look for some food to enjoy with my wife, finnaly we decide to go to Dockside. 1. Arrived the restaurant, and no welcome greeting 2. The front house manager saw us walk in, and just ingnore us, and keeping urgue with...More

Thank TripMember092820152
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi. I'm very disappointed to hear about your experience. Meet and greet is one of the hallmarks of good service and we pride ourselves on it. I have talked to the staff you could be referring too and they are mortified to think this could...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Took a group of 24 university students for their farewell dinner. Table setting was elegant with views over the water. Staff were incredibly helpful and efficient. Doreen is WONDERFUL!!! Little extra touches included individual menus with our company name on the front (I hadn't even...More

1  Thank Jane G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a first table voucher which was for 5pm and we got there on the dot, we got given a nice table with a really nice view of the waterfront. The voucher allows us to stay there only until 6:30 and we thought yah...More

Thank ekta69
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pre-birthday celebration drinks and nibbles on a blustery day in Wellington. Loved sitting on the leather couches taking in the view. Really enjoyed the calamari with black ink ketchup (great idea) and the prosciutto platter was lovely. Great start to a great evening, will ever...More

1  Thank Kyle M
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kyle. Thanks for leaving a great review. Fried calamari with squid ink ketchup is brand new to our bar menu so thanks for the feedback. I'm glad we were able to provide a great start to your celebration and we look forward to having...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely location with great ambience to boot. Be it sunny with its great deck or cold like it was yesterday with warm fires to snuggle up to love this place

1  Thank Lucinda J
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lucinda. Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. I glad you enjoyed the ambience. We love our location too! Adam Tolly, Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With a small group of family we ate early from the special Wow menu which offered a choice of either two or three courses. This was very well organised giving us the perfect amount of time to eat and enjoy the company at our table....More

1  Thank WellingtonJen
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jen. Thank you for the great feedback. I'm glad you found our WOW menu to be both interesting and delicious. We would love to have you back again next year. Adam Tolly, Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

fabulous food, great selection of wines, the service from Ashton was outstanding, overall a fantastic place to dine.

2  Thank 359jenny
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jenny. Thanks for taking the time to leave such a nice review. Ashton will be thrilled to read this. We look forward to welcoming you back next time. Adam Tolly, Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A large group of us dined before WoW and I was personally really impressed with Dockside. We had a large table at the end of the room, looking out over... docks... a very tranquil setting. We had a set menu, $45 for 2 courses or...More

Thank chief-leask
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving such a nice review. I'm glad we lived up to your expectations and provided a great start to your evening. I hope you come back again soon. Adam Tolly, Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant provides a good all round experience for the visitor with its waterside setting, busy passing crowds, good food and reasonably priced wines. Especially nice at lunch time when the setting provides its best.

1  Thank aka_fitzy
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for leaving a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. Please come back next time you're in Wellington. Adam Tolly, Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in after the World of Wearable Arts show. We wanted drinks and nibbles. Last time we were up their chips and aioli and sauce smelled gorgeous so we ordered them. Very mediocre, not hot, not big handcut chips like it said. No they...More

Thank Styly_Girl
conradb495, Manager at Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi. I'm sorry you were not happy with your chips. We would not have hesitated to replace them if we had known. We have had quality issues due to the change of season and have now found a supplier who can deliver what we are...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shed 3 | Queens Wharf, Jervois Quay, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-499 9900
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