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The Thistle Inn

££ - £££, ,
3 Mulgrave Street | Thorndon, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-499 5980
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“venison” (17 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Gastropub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3 Mulgrave Street | Thorndon, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Parked up here before All Black test.Very busy but managed to get a table.Had some really good beer deals.We ordered a number of bar snacks all were served quickly and we're good size portions.Food was tasty and really enjoyed the gourmet burgers that they were...More

Thank justinhE3934DA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was impressed by the food, the ambience and most of all the service. A sophisticated menu. The staff were attentive, listened well and efficient.

Thank Canberrascooter
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is of a high standard for a pub and the atmosphere is pretty good. The staff make this place. They are genuinely friendly, helpful and polite. Great place!

Thank alicegrey2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our management team used one of their lovely private rooms for a three hour meeting, such a lovely place for this. Everyone was very helpful and responsive and had all the equipment anyone would need.

Thank keithhX7540AR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

really great food, comfortable and classy space, super service. I had lamb with risotto, quite filling, and delish, but other light options available.

Thank MaggieT1047
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent menu choice and variety. Historic building, with decor that has a warm inviting vibe Super close walking distance to Westpac Stadium and city.

Thank Popette2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful quaint Hotel, full of history. The service was first class and the food amazing. Way above traditional pub food. This is a must visit place if you are visiting or live in Wellington. Thanks for a wonderful meal and evening.

Thank Les O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Situated near the railway station, this very old redeveloped hotel offers a good night out. Live music when we visited on a Friday night. We had a small room upstairs for our party of 25 and it was warm and clean. Food served was more...More

Thank claeview
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of us love dining regularly at the Thistle Inn - great food, friendly staff, lively atmosphere and all amid such a great sense of colonial history for one of Wellington's very oldest eating places!

Thank KateF2368
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As usual the Thistle was excellent even proving an individualise menu for our party for the birthday gal !! Very impressive.

Thank kerrykeegan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$23
Bar, Pub, Gastropub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Mulgrave Street | Thorndon, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-499 5980
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