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Mac's Brewbar

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4 Taranaki Street, Wellington, New Zealand
381 2282
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Today
10:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 22:00
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Palmerston North
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Prompt service. Nice view, good location. Limited menu for kids. There are a lot better options in Wellington.

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Thank Brigid F
Wellington, New Zealand
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522 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This bar and restaurant is in a great location on the waterfront. The plentiful outdoor tables are sheltered and have lovely views. They even supply sunscreen and sun hats. The location is perfect for anything from a coffee to a full dinner. There are plenty of staff and the menu has good choice. Retro is the indoor theme with a... More 

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Thank Alipa50
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little spot on the water front! Idea for Friday arvo drinks in the sun with nibbles. Plenty of out door seating but be quick it fills up very fast!! Quirky theme inside but it's really cool, I loved the lamp shades hanging from the roof! Staff are attentive and friendly. Good beer selection and lots of wines and good... More 

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Thank RickTrevit
Wappingers Falls, New York
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with my wife, son, his partner, and 4yo grand-daughter. The food was good enough to keep the latter interested, and good enough for me to keep returning!! And the beer is good too.

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Thank waterdave1
London
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79 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place for lunch and a pint after the museum I'd say. Is the bar of a popular brand here and the staff are good with offering suggestions or tasters to get your pick right. Good shout to dodge the rain and people watch.

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Thank kjm105
Ottawa, Canada
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463 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant to get a good meal. Had the steak...not as tender as I would have liked it to be but still tasty. Very good and efficient service by the staff.

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Thank Kevin B
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lovely lunch. Food fab. Staff really friendly. The chicken schnitzel is wonderful. You can take your time..no rush at all. Worth a visit.

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Thank cjn1966
Solihull, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location on the harbour. Lovely setting excellent decor warm and open fires. Table settings were comfortable and the one we sat on was nice and private! Ordered fish and chips portion was massive and extremely good had 2 haloumi salads and that was excellent. Service excellent too! Would highly recommend this place for good food good drink comfort and... More 

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New Zealand
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed this place and had a great meal. Good service and food in nice surroundings. Like being by the water and close to town. Would be great outdoors on a nice day.

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Thank Philip35
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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190 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited here a couple of times for drinks and food. It's in prime position for morning and early afternoon sun, but is in the shade from about 4pm in the summer (although they do then extend their outside space further out). A good drinks selection, and decent value. Food is decent, with a nice range and variety. Service very friendly.

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Thank EG27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Taranaki Street, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: 381 2282

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?