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Encore @ Circa - CLOSED

1 Taranaki Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-801 7992
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good40%
  • Average30%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
24 Mar 2016
“Limited menu, average food ”
8 Feb 2016
“This was my third visit”
Restaurant Hours Closed
££ - £££
1 Taranaki Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

This place is convenient if you're going for a play at Circa and would like to have supper in the building itself. The memu at Encore is quite limited and the quality of the food was not that great. The service was poor and they...More

Thank 265rezas
Reviewed 9 February 2016

To this Wellington restaurant. Each time the food has been delicious. It is of course supremely handy for a performance at Circa but it is even better if you book for a time when the last performance is about to commence. That way you get...More

1  Thank Annfrew
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The actors held the audience for 2hrs with a performance of the travelling squirrel with drama and humour. And the meal in the restaurant after the show was 1st class

1  Thank workhorse2014
Reviewed 25 April 2015

We were a little short on time for a meal and the play so we decided to try this venue, hoping they could squeeze us in (as we didn't book). They said they could but we'd have to take the meal when it's ready. That...More

1  Thank Whittakb
Reviewed 6 April 2015

This used to be a good restaurant with great staff and service with an excellent menu with a variety of choices. However them seem to have decided to change to a çafe style eatery with a limited range of choices and no dessert course. Although...More

Thank Coia21
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Everything was going well until the tongs fell to the ground and were then put back up onto the cookie jar! When bringing it to the attention of the staff, was told it was the persons first day on the job. I suggest they have...More

Thank walkingholiday
Jacinta S, Owner at Encore @ Circa, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2015

Dear Walking Holiday, I have spoken to the two members of staff working on that day. Firstly reusing any utensils, crockery or food dropped on the floor is unacceptable. As you can understand, by mishap, things get dropped from time to time but they are...More

Reviewed 2 March 2015

New small plates menu was delicious, very keen to return and have the same again and try a new dish too. Service was very good (apart from losing our original booking). Nice views of the waterfront and very convenient for pre-theatre dining.

2  Thank interestedexpl0rer
Reviewed 9 March 2014

Six of us enjoyed a very nice, very private dinner after Kings of the Gym. I was surprised we were the only ones taking advantage of a such a convenient dinner option; perhaps others dined prior to the show or perhaps it wasn't very busy...More

1  Thank NNMinAL
Reviewed 29 October 2013

they food isn't the best in town but it surfices. what makes it is the package, food company and show. excellent indulgence. mike

Thank mckeeWTN
Reviewed 23 October 2012

Circa Theatre has a most picturesque setting down on the waterfront in Wellington next to our national museum, Te Papa. With very few restaurants in the immediate area it makes perfect sense to utilise Circa's Encore restaurant for a pre-show dinner. Our table had a...More

Thank Spokeshave
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  • Address: 1 Taranaki Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand (Formerly Wharfside Restaurant @ Circa Theatre)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-801 7992
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