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Trade Kitchen

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10 Customhouse Quay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for dinner with friends. Service was great, couldn't fault it. Wine was nice but crazy expensive. Small selection. The place seemed full for one sitting on a Thursday night. Pretty good sign. Salmon entree was good. Really tasty. Chicken main was unbelievably small and really not filling. Was hard to find the brie and oddly the accompanying veges were... More 

Thank Bruce M
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good, my wife and friends enjoyed the wine they picked. I was a little disappointed that they had run out of cider as I don't drink much else. They had Brussels sprouts as a side as they had run out of Sweet Corn, but that wasn't a problem as the Brussels were very nice. The steak I... More 

Thank donhF1469WZ
Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Meals quite nice but nothing outstanding. Didn't enjoy the peanut butter/jelly desert. We did like the modern setting and the service was very good.

Thank Foodape
Wellington, New Zealand
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104 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here with my sister using a voucher I got from groupon. It was a great area to catch up as we are quite loud talkers but like to feel fancy without disturbing anyone. The area felt relaxed and not overly classy that I felt underdressed. I loved the food, very nice portion sizes and everything came out with... More 

Thank dcuf146
Wellington, New Zealand
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a quick family dinner while downtown in Wellington. Had heard good things about the place so decided to give it a go. Skipped appetizers, and cocktails and just ordered mains and a bottle of wine. The bottle of wine came to the table already opened, and was just poured. Yup, it was fine, but expected it to be... More 

Thank KiwiCanuckBKK
Wellington, New Zealand
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I probably wouldn't have tried The Trade Kitchen last night without the voucher (yes, the $59 three course meal for two people voucher from Groupon), but I'm glad I did. It is always hard for me to ignore pate on a menu so I had that for the entrée. It paired amazingly with the walnut bread and apple chutney...and a... More 

Thank taranakituturu
Wellington, New Zealand
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67 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We booked dinner online through their website and printed off the booking confirmation. When we arrived at the restaurant, we were told off that they were fully booked for the night and that the website booking system was faulty and even blamed it on us. Minutes later, the lad came back unapologetically and said he will try to "squeeze" us... More 

Thank lagalag95
Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous meal at Trade Kitchen. We bought the $59 3 course meal for 2 on Groupon and it lived up to advertised expectations. The pate I had for the entree was full of flavour, smooth and creamy and paired well with the chutney and walnut toast. All food was fresh, healthy, tasty and of decent proportion. The... More 

Thank Rachel C
Wellington, New Zealand
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

I had a 3-course meal voucher ($59 for 2 people) as a good excuse to try this place with a friend. I was not disappointed with the food ... I had Chicken & Pistachio Terrine, Grilled Lamb Cutlet and the Orange & Lemon Tart (which was divine). The atmosphere is a little "sterile" - furniture not unlike a 1970s NZ... More 

Thank CherylPetryl
Wellington, New Zealand
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I visited for the work Christmas do - we were in a private room but enjoyed the ala carte menu. Service was attentive and polite with our being the last to leave. Meal was excellent - coped well with a mid size group and still turned things out to a high standard, including a array of steak orders cooked to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Customhouse Quay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: 044991639

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?