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The Long Bar On Brandon

22 Brandon Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-499 1989
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Overview
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good58%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“mee goreng” (5 reviews)
“orange beef” (3 reviews)
“chicken dish” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Malaysian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
22 Brandon Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Worst service I've had in a long time. Went for lunch, my food was placed in front of me before being taken away and given to someone who arrived after my group. My companions then got their food while I waited another 20 minutes. My...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband used to go here frequently so we were looking forward to dining here. Unfortunately it was very disappointing. The menu was all in English - no Malaysian dishes such as Penang or Masaman Curry just Chicken curry or Beef curry. The meal was...More

Thank Russellbum
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This is a good place for a big group, or for buying a bunch of kids dinner. The service is good, the portions large & there's a big range of choices. Its not 5-star dining & its not trying to be, excellent meal.

Thank Asinvari
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The Staff were very helpful and would do anything to make our night amazing. There were two tables of my Family and Friends and we had a lot of yummy good and lots of laughter.

Thank ccdd1
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I'm giving this a three overall in the context of Wellington's competitive Malaysian scene - but I'd give it a four if you restricted it to Lambton Quay, where generally good food locations are lacking (especially Malaysian). In generally, I'm being tough because there's so...More

Thank ST_Brisbane
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Been going to Long Bar for years and the food is consistently good. Good for lunch as you can do lunch in an hour and very reasonable. You can guarantee a quick dinner if needed. Meals may not come out at the same time for...More

Thank Fennz
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The food was bland and the service was bad! Rude servers and we received our main before our starters. Our food was cold and not brought out at the same time! Overall I don't recommend this place!!!

1  Thank Jadounebedel
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I recommend coming here for their lunch time deals, unfortunately they hike the price up in the evening else I'd come here for dinner too. For $13-$14 you get a large portion of Malaysian food.. I recommend the chicken Nasi Goreng. Can be very busy...More

Thank iamrhys
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I keep returning to the Long Bar because the food is good, value for money and the service is prompt. It may not be the flashest place in Wellington, but it's clean, friendly and central. It's generally not over busy. It is good for a...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Was in Wellington for the week on business caught up with a friend for dinner she recommended this place. I got entree of squid which was nice followed by a chicken dish. Meal size was huge so if you're not a big eater don't order...More

Thank Annette B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Brandon Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-499 1989
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Description
The popularity of The Long Bar on Brandon is testimony to its fast friendly service and sumptuously authentic Malaysian cuisine, making it a must try for lunch or dinner. Traditional mouth-watering curries, sambal and east coast Malaysian dishes, through to indian influences such as creamy kormas, are just some of the tasty dishes on their extensive menu. Everything is made from scratch using authentic ingredients and fresh produce - no instant pastes or msg – and there is a wide selection of vegetarian dishes. If you have any special dietary requirements, the welcoming staff are happy to arrange a meal to suit.The Long Bar on Brandon’s authentic chefs give diners a passionate smattering of South East Asian cuisine at it’s best, whether you are curious or a connoisseur. There is an extensive list of wines and beers to accompany your meal, and The Long Bar on Brandon also serve great coffee and have full bar facilities. Your email enquiries are welcomed and please phone to book.
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