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106 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-384 3359
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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106 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 March 2014

Very tasty food well presented. Have said one of the best meals but not THE best. (We are very spoiled in Wellington for great food and places like Havana Bar and Hummingbird do these sort of meals well too.) But Matterhorn is always excellent and...More

Thank kiwi255115
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Although the food was acceptable, the overall experience of eating in this overrated restaurant was so negative I surely won't be back. My best advice would be avoid at all cost!

Thank Khaybee
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Consistently excellent food and great service. Bit pricy but worth it for a special night. Waiting in the narrow bar can be difficult as hard to find a space when busy. Highly recommended.

Thank Nigel S
Reviewed 24 February 2014

We visited with a German friend as this restaurant was recommended in her guide book. We were not disappointed! Yes, it is a little dark in the main restaurant for us 'oldies' but that would certainly not put us off visiting again. This was a...More

Thank Jan C
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Visiting from Oz and our original plan was to have dinner at Big Bad Wolf, but it was closed. Turned out to be a favor. Matterhorn for dinner was a buzz, bit dark,but great food, good wine list and had a fantastic waiter who had...More

Thank B S
Reviewed 16 January 2014

Cuba Street is the best known street in Wellington- where it all happens. We had been recommended the Matterhorn and just turned up on spec. The entrance is a long , quite dark passage, but don't be put off. A visit is well worth it...More

Thank doc904
Reviewed 10 January 2014

What a fantastic place, just off the famous Cuba St, booked and looking at the place I would suggest you do book, arrived a little early but the bar was the place to watch the staff make some complex drinks, the theatre the guy did...More

Thank IslandHopperQLD
Reviewed 8 January 2014 via mobile

We ordered a very good house salad and the best merino lamb I ever had.wow...please keep this dish out was wonderful...the service was also very good!

Thank berlin294
Reviewed 8 January 2014

It's been a while since I've been, alas. Service, food and atmosphere were nothing short of fantastic. Jim provided excellent advice on the menu and helped us through the wine list. I couldn't speak more highly of our evening. Bravo!

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 31 December 2013 via mobile

We went there only for a snack, and had pitas with dip as starters and then sone wagyu grilled potatoes with noisette butter and buttermilk, and red cabbage with parmesan, fig and apples. It was very tasty. Athmosphere was nice, service good, longdrinks nice!

Thank gstuhl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 03:00
15:00 - 03:00
15:00 - 03:00
15:00 - 03:00
15:00 - 03:00
15:00 - 03:00
15:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-384 3359
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Setting the benchmark for the finest and freshest of New Zealand’s music, dining, service, drink design and culture, Matterhorn gives it to you seven ways in seven days, indoors, outdoors, fireside; it is a regular's restaurant, cocktail bar and café, where attitude is most certainly valued over attire.
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