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70 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
+64 4-803 3995
16:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Service was great, the restaurant itself has a really nice ambience, however was quite disappointed with the flavours of the food.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect venue for a business dinner. Just the right balance of formal and casual. Fantastic fusion dishes that are authentic but with wide appeal. My overseas visitors were very impressed.

Thank Scott M
Invercargill, New Zealand
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So, a group of colleagues were in Wellington for a conference and Dragonfly was recommended by one of them. Our decision to follow that recommendation is resulting in my recommendation to you - try it! The menu has vibrant Asian flavours and origins and if you're with a group just order plenty of dishes and share a little of everything.... More 

Thank darrenl931
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dragonfly has recently reopened post the earthquake and the food is just as good as I remembered. Dishes pumped full over flavor. A bit pricey but well worth it and the service is excellent.

Thank Jane W
Wellington, New Zealand
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was excellent about this fusion restaurant - impeccable casual service, good food and reasonable prices. The one feature that let it down was the noise. Why do restauarnats these slavishly follow the trend to having hard surfaces everywhere so noise is amplified. The table of 5 next to us were pissed and got noisier as the evening wore on.... More 

Thank Fishingadvisor
Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well done , can understand why it was packed , our server was polite, imformitive and concerning, Food fantastic , our choices were Steamed prawn shumai , Yellow fin Tuna ,Twice cooked Pork belly, Wakanui Beef short rib, and Nasi Goreng.My choices for the most outstanding were the tuna ,pork belly and the Short rib truely you have to visit... More 

Thank Nic H
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Now this place is reopened I couldn't resist a cheeky drink. I immediately regretted it, the food looked and smelt so good I wanted to eat! The cocktail menu is great, but I asked for an extra slice of lime, some bartenders get upset, this one gave me a plate full of limes and apologised they weren't juicer. What a... More 

Thank -Miss-Williams-123
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Came to dragon fly while they were next to reading theatre as we had been last time we were in town. The service fab as always and the steak Tartar was 11/10. Absolutely stunning. Cocktails always fantastic. See you guys next time we're in town!!!

Thank Maggi J
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017

After three months the Dragonfly is back in action. The experience was at the usual high standard. We had the chive and Pork dumplings, cheese parcels. Curry red duck and the seafood noodles for the mains followed with the desert of plum sago and lemongrass steamed pudding. All washed down with a chilled three paddles white wine. Then into the... More 

Thank Brent S
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127 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Our group of 12 were well served on a quiet Wednesday night (only one other table of 3 in the restaurant). We sampled just about all of the tapas on the menu with Octopus Balls being one of the favourites. Just a small criticism, we were a little rushed by the staff to finish up and leave the premises, a... More 

Thank MandyJKim

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-803 3995

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?