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The Occidental - CLOSED

7 Ballance Street | Cnr of Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-473 2548
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
17 Oct 2014
“Ye olde experience”
11 Sep 2014
“Amazing atmosphere and food choices”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
7 Ballance Street | Cnr of Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 October 2014

I have been here for brekkie on a number of occasions when visiting from P.N. ,, .. mainly for the delectable lamb mince on toast with egg.. this time it was lunch with wifey.. enjoyable.. food not exceptional but nice nevertheless, service was amicable, pretty...More

Thank MerlinBlaise
Reviewed 11 September 2014

We had a large business dinner at the restaurant and the staff was excellent in providing fast, friendly service during the meal. I would highly recommend the location for business or romantic dinners.

Reviewed 3 August 2014

They also do a great inexpensive breakfast which was really nice. Lots of office workers and police eating there so we figured it was good value and good food. We were right!

Thank GoNQCowboys
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Now called "The Old Bailey", this pub. today celebrates more clearly its placement in the neighbourhood of both the District and Supreme Courts of Wellington. Wall illustrations emphasise this Legal link further, and the whole atmosphere is inviting, with pleasant nooks to meet, drink and...More

1  Thank NAC740
Reviewed 8 October 2013 via mobile

Lovely meal, great service, reasonable prices for Wellington on a Sat night. Would've prefered the surf in my surf and turf not battered, but otherwise no complaints.

1  Thank Heather L
Reviewed 23 May 2013

My two companions and I were in Wellington on the foulest night imaginable, and really hungry when we found the Old Bailey by chance. Instantly warm and welcoming, we enjoyed fabulous meals and were attended to by very friendly and helpful staff. I had bangers...More

1  Thank Parrp
Reviewed 16 April 2013

This pub offers a great setting to enjoy beautifully cooked eggs, mushrooms and mince and many other options, The juice is always tasty. The staff are friendly.

1  Thank Korimako10
Reviewed 15 April 2013

WE ate at the Old Bailey twice while on a recent stay in Wellington and enjoyed out meal on both occasions. Menu was interesting and varied and food well cooked and presented. Service was friendly and efficient. Wine list was small but suitable and a...More

1  Thank Bob_the_Aussie
Reviewed 1 January 2013

We've been here a couple of times on our trips to Wellington and will keep coming back. There is an excellent selection of alcohol to choose from, beer/wine/spirits/cocktails, and the food is even better. They'll even serve you a coffee any time of the day....More

Thank gourjess
Reviewed 1 November 2012

Getting a table at Occidental at lunchtime during the week is always a bit of a challenge as its always a popular Wellington venue, but we managed to get a table or four without reservation and settled in with a different glass of Monteiths each....More

Thank shower1
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  • Address: 7 Ballance Street | Cnr of Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-473 2548
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