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Leuven Belgian Beer Cafe

) #30 of 673 Restaurants in Wellington ££ - £££ Belgian, Bar, Cafe
135-137 Featherston Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-499 2939
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (158 reviews)
“fries” (43 reviews)
“belgium beer” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Belgian, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
135-137 Featherston Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Leuven is a Belgian bar and restaurant that we visited on a rainy evening. We were shown to a table by the window. It was busy with tourists and locals. The waitress was cheery and efficient. We ordered white wine, chicken and duck vol-au-vents with...More

Thank Sheilambutcher
Reviewed 1 week ago

The mussels and fries were the most amazing I have ever had. We went here 2 days in a row for the huge green lipped mussels. I would have gone here every day if possible.

Thank fearn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Welcoming, professional staff, excellent food and presentation, fast service, reasonable prices, what more could you want? Oh, yes, remember to try the world famous New Zealand mussels. A must have.

Thank patriciaann2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice place.....Great atmosphere that reminded us of bars we had visited in Bruges. Service was equally prompt and friendly. Great menu with Belgian favourites in both food and drink. Had a few glasses of leffe, served in their own glasses. Tick box number...More

Thank IJBullo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a family brunch one Saturday morning. The kids had waffles and the adults shared 2 pots of mussels (yep had mussels for brunch). Both were delicious. The service was warm and friendly and food was delicious. We felt the mussels were a tad...More

Thank wkhloh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful mussel burger, always love the location and the service was really attention without being over the top

Thank Lucinda J
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We had seen the restaurant one evening and decided to try it for lunch. We enjoy the british style meat pies (not ones that you eat with your hands) and they had a couple of versions. We chose the venison one as it came with...More

Thank Mike255100
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Fairly priced for a lot of food. Very european recipes. Great choice of beers of course. Friendly and prompt service.

Thank DarliiiingNZ
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Leuven is a pub with a difference--this being a specialty in mussels. NZ seafood, in general, is far superior to the US because it's FRESH!

Thank waterdave1
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Casual, pub-like atmosphere, range of Belgian beers as well as decent wine selection. Interesting menu with lots of mussels options. Area of booths for eating worked well as was catching up with an old friend and plenty to talk about, noise not an issue even...More

Thank bhtripadv
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135-137 Featherston Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-499 2939
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