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Shed 5 Bar & Restaurant

) #14 of 692 Restaurants in Wellington $$$$ Seafood, , European
Jervois Quay | Queens Wharf, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-499 9069
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (69 reviews)
“tuna” (30 reviews)
“bluff oysters” (17 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Jervois Quay | Queens Wharf, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had expected a great lunch here, as friends had recommended Shed 5 recently. Disinterested distracted staff clearly not happy in their job greeted us with lukewarm smiles (or grimaces?). Amazing venue, drinks were good, however the meals were very sub standard. The market fish came...More

Thank LarlieD
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First time in Wellington, walking on waterfront, and thinking where to have dinner with teen-agers 13 and 17... Choice of my husband was excellent, he wanted fish. We had here groper and tuna, both were very nicely cooked with yummy side dishes (you have choice...More

Thank WrOlena
shed5crabshack, Manager at Shed 5 Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there Thank you for your review, it sounds like you made a fantastic choice on Sunday! Our daily-changing market fish options with a choice of three garnishes is a lovely way to try something special. Our fish is filleted in-house and freshly prepared every...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Much busier than i think. Staff very friendly. Food--not everything is good, mostly ok. 4 cheese gnocchi is the only reason bring me back. Duck has skin--I never eat skin...More

Thank Tan C
shed5crabshack, Manager at Shed 5 Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Tan Thank you for your review, I'm glad you enjoyed our friendly hospitality and delicious 4 cheese gnocchi with roasted pumpkin, crispy sage & pine nuts! Our duck dish features a succulent grilled duck breast, the skin of which adds to the fantastic flavour...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met friends for dinner. Good lively bar and a lovely restaurant. Service was good and a good choice on the menu.

Thank perky123275
shed5crabshack, Manager at Shed 5 Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there Thank you for your comments, I'm pleased you enjoyed the atmosphere as well as your menu choices! We look forward to the next time you join us for a delicious treat! Best wishes from all at Shed 5.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the food here. The seafood assiette entree was very good, particularly the tuna sashimi. The lamb & fish mains were great & the dessert was also good. Service was very attentive. I'd recommend this restaurant for a fine dining experience.More

Thank Broadsabroad2012
shed5crabshack, Manager at Shed 5 Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello there Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, I'm pleased you enjoyed your dining experience with us! Our daily-changing seafood assiette is a firm favourite on our menu - we are always excited to share with you the different components that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was the night of a huge event so it was really busy and the staff struggled to keep up a bit however the food was excellent and good value for money. I am sure the service is normally way better, not that it was...More

Thank Rhys C
shed5crabshack, Manager at Shed 5 Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rhys Thank you for your review, we welcome and appreciate all feedback in helping us to improve our service. I can only imagine your experience happened during the week of the Lions tour, we were indeed extremely busy so it may have taken a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited during the visit by the British and Irish Lions to Wellington but were delighted the the restaurant did not put its prices up like the hotels did. Great ambience in a wonderful building and very good food, based around fish. I had snapper...More

Thank TW10PeterC
shed5crabshack, Manager at Shed 5 Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there Thank you for your review, I'm pleased you were able to join us for that fantastic week of the Lions tour - the whole of Wellington was boosted by thousands of happy British & Irish tourists! We pride ourselves on providing fantastic food...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you feel like seafood go to Shed 5. Great seafood. Great service. Highly recommended. Try the tuna market fish. It can't be faulted.More

Thank MHarding25
shed5crabshack, Manager at Shed 5 Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there Thank you for your review, I'm glad you enjoyed our wonderful food and service - our seared tuna is just perfection served with a choice of three different garnish, and that's just one of our freshest daily fish offerings! We look forward to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recent dinner the night prior to the Lions game. Place was beyond busy. As a result, it took a while to get seated (but the hostess was very helpful), the seats at out table were temporary and uncomfortable and it took ages for them to...More

Thank malibuirishmike
shed5crabshack, Manager at Shed 5 Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mike Thank you for taking the time to review us, that Friday was indeed incredibly busy with thousands of happy Lions supporters creating a fantastic atmosphere in the city! I'm sure every hospitality outlet in Wellington enjoyed the British tourists that weekend, what a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came for first time in the shed 5, we had heard good comments on it. Indeed it was as good as we expected, even better ! Restaurant look nice, seafood is delicious and we had a lovely french waitress named Lucy. She and her...More

Thank Christ S
shed5crabshack, Manager at Shed 5 Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there Thank you for your review, I'm glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us! The very popular seafood assiette is our chef’s tasting plate of 3 individual dishes designed to show case the best our oceans have to offer - we are always...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$22 - US$63
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jervois Quay | Queens Wharf, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-499 9069
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