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Charley Noble Eatery & Bar

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Grand Floor Huddart Parker Building | 1 Post Office Square, Wellington, New Zealand
+64 508 242 753
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11:30 - 23:30
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 23:30
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 23:30
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food and service was fantastic. Very attentive staff. The only problem we had was that we ordered two types of oysters (4 of each type) but only got one type (4 of them) we weren't charged but were a bit gutted. Otherwise everything was great and we will most likely return. Very busy for a Tuesday night I must... More 

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Thank Stacey G
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had read restaurant critic reviews and all seemed worth giving it a go. I personally loved it (husband not so much). The food was delicious,the service good and the atmosphere happily noisy but not intrusive. Very glad we arrived early on a Friday night (5.30pm) as it was evident that it was a popular place. Not the cheapest dinner but... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We tried on two different occasions to eat here as they don't take a booking under 8 persons and both times we were told it would be an hour and half wait. Is the food really that good?

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Thank Christine P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is located in the post office and has a great ambiance. The three of us got lamb dishes which were fantastic. Top it off with some cider on tap and it was pretty much perfect.

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Thank Kelley G
Wanganui
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant I would rate as one of the best in Wellington. Stayed across the road at the Intercontinental so found it very handy. This restaurant must be one of the most popular in Wellington.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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224 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Charley Noble Eatery & Bar is a great place for good food and atmoshpere. Always busy, but worth the wait at the bar for a table

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service, got a drink and waited to be seated while we reviewed the menu, I had the flounder n hubby had the duck ragout parpadelle. Food was delicious, service excellent and atmosphere was fun. I would have given it a 5 star but I got really sick afterwards, it could have been the dessert I had after at another... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Charged $11 for table water, table being perched at the bar over-looking chefs and one in particular using his tasting spoon to also 'plate-up' meals. Would expect far better in any establishment nowadays. A glass of wine each with Starters, no other drinks offered until asked about dessert menu. And only then because we cut-off waitress and asked for drinks... More 

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NSW Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My previous two visits were much better. The restaurant was crowded, the noise level was tooooo high (but I knew that) however the good was not up to scratch, poor value compared to my last visits. I won't be going back. The wine was good but not cheap. Service was great. It's the good one comes for......sorry C N not... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been Charley Noble regulars for many years - our favourite Wellington restaurant. After 2 months travelling overseas we paid our first visit since late last year and tonight was a major disappointment. The usual quality of service - unobtrusive, attentive, well informed - was conspicuous by its absence. But it was the quality of the food that was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$49
Cuisine
Steakhouse, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grand Floor Huddart Parker Building | 1 Post Office Square, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 508 242 753
Description
Charley Noble - a smart, casual eatery & bar, showcasing wood-fired cooking, local ingredients, natural wine and craft beers is open for both lunch and dinner. Charley Noble features a Zesti wood fired char grill and rotisserie. Diners can experience this first hand as the eatery has an open to view kitchen where people can see their food being prepared from their dining table. Charley Noble showcases the best in locally sourced, healthy, organic and sustainable food. The menu has something for everyone but of special note is the seafood bar which has a choice of freshly shucked Oysters and Crudo of kingfish, tuna & salmon. And that's just for starters!For the meat lovers the wood fired grill & rotisserie offers up organic cuts of aged, pasture fed and grain fed beef. There's also a full range of other options including chicken, pork ribs, and crayfish all cooked on the wood fired grill & rotisserie.While it is a seafood and meat heaven, there's also plenty for vegetarians as well as a wide selection of salads, pasta and lighter meals. There's also a bar menu where one can watch the food experience while sipping on a craft beer or organic wine and sampling small delicious plates. Charley Noble Eatery and Bar, Post Office Square, Wellington. Walk in for lunch and dinner from 11:30am Monday - Friday and 5:00 Saturday and Sunday.

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