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The General Practitioner

££ - £££, European,
100 Willis Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-499 6001
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
100 Willis Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 306 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is good quality, wholesome food and really good value. Although this restaurant was extremely busy when we were there (early evening), but the staff never seemed to be stressed, and even took the time to chat with us. Great food and brilliant beer. Busy,...More

Thank Alec M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the Boulcott suites over the road from this bar /bistro and we found this place an excellent alternative from the Waterfront bars/ restaurants. The service was excellent and the beers and food on offer was good value and very enjoyable. One...More

Thank jollys99
Reviewed 21 December 2017

waiting staff always polite and nice. Food is very decent brasserie style menu, and I liked the burger option very much. Recommended!

1  Thank Rik G
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Funky pub with many different rooms with doctors implements on display. Good selection of pub food and the food itself is good. Service can vary depending on the crowd but overall it is OK

Thank 147fiona
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Went in today to grab a drink with some friends, bar person who I assume was the duty manager was snarky and unprofessional. After grabbing their IDs, one requested a drink and quickly sniped at my other mate "what do you want?" After giving her...More

1  Thank Roger J
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Henry Pollen's was the name of the restaurant & on the menus but in the old Practitioner building. I thought the variety on the menu was a bit lacking, but what we ordered was lovely. 2 of our party ended up ordering the sausages from...More

Thank Pipi_10
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We chose here as it was close to where we were staying and we were both really happy with the choice. I had a burger and my husband had the salmon, with neither of us disappointed. Was also happy with the service and wine list.

Thank Carly R
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Was with a group celebrating our wonderful tour of New Zealand--our last night in the country. Had heard that the GP had a great reputation. The young wait staff were friendly and accommodating, and that is the best that could be said about the GP....More

Thank vgmerlot
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We had a later dinner here on our first night in Wellington. Really interesting quirky decor connected with the history of the historic building, also very friendly helpful staff and a delicious meal, fresh local fish.

Thank JennyZ1959
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting this place, it has a good feel about it and the staff all made us feel very welcome. Had a couple of local beers and a good feed - both very nicely served and reasonably priced. The decor is a bit eclectic,...More

Thank Tony Z
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30 June 2016|
Response from Youngeric | Reviewed this property |
Please contact the bar directly.
7 June 2016|
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Response from Elizabeth-Therese | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I remembered seeing a few small screens around and a medium sized screen. Not sure about the large sized ones, sorry about it as we were only there for social dinner night out not watching the games. E-T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Willis Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-499 6001
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