We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Monsoon Poon

12 Blair St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-803 3555
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Indian, Asian, Thai, Indonesian, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Blair St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (624)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 615 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good venue and food but spoilt by awful service. 15 mins to have our order taken and 45 minutes before we got food despite asking if there was a delay. Had we been give the truth, instead of “It’s just coming” things would be better.

Thank WilliamfromNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

our first time in Wellington, visited on recommendation for a friars birthday, we were so pleased we booked for a Thursday night it was very busy. The staff could not do enough for us helped us with the menu. The food is totally amazing varied...More

Thank kizzy64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Monsoon Poon offers a varied taste pallet, broad non-traditional flavour combinations, and plenty of delicious options for anyone with dietary requirements. My table ordered a bunch of different dishes to share between us, and the Singapore noodles were my fave. I would also highly recommend...More

Thank Sophie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to monsoon poon in Auckland and it was our first time at the Wellington restaurant. The food was excellent, especially the shaking beef. But the service was really below par. The server did not seem all that keen to be there and...More

Thank MarciMead
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived fairly early on a Saturday night, and managed to get a table straight away.. the service was great, I loved the decor and atmosphere, and the food was lovely. I’d definitely visit again :)

Thank adelehallett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Busy, bustling and noisy restaurant. Good prompt service. Spectacular authentic Asian food with amazing flavors. Great value.

Thank JennyZ1959
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First: Get a reservation. Even during winter time this place is super busy at any given time even during the week! Second: Bring some patience. We had to wait approx 30 minutes for the dinner. But drinks came super fast! Third: Very delicious food, long...More

Thank HelloKiwi
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I really enjoyed myself at Monsoon Poon. It was Wednesday night but it was still packed to the brim. When we arrived we got advised a table would be free in around 10 minutes so she suggested we go to the bar and would get...More

Thank Waylornz
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Tuesday night dinner in Wellington always presents so many options, and Monsoon Poon is always a consistently safe option for a great meal. How do you describe the funky Asian options prepared and cooked to perfection. As a lone diner, attentive staff gave just the...More

Thank rotowhenua
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Food scrumptious music we grooved through our entire meal service fab Had Peking duck salad my friend had fish & prawns in the most Devine curry sauce can't remember name of dish sorry the coconut rice mmm mmm mmm

Thank dskernohan
Nearby Restaurants
Istana Malaysia Restaurant
464 reviews
.07 km away
291 reviews
.08 km away
194 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa)
10,585 reviews
.31 km away
Harbourside Market Wellington
89 reviews
.21 km away
St James Theatre
68 reviews
.28 km away
BATS Theatre
19 reviews
.13 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Anne-Wynette B
6 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from MJGx2 | Reviewed this property |
We had no problem obtaining a garlic free meal. There is a special allergy menu with a section for garlic free.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Blair St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-803 3555
  • E-mail
A vibrant atmosphere and an innovative design concept, Monsoon Poon offers choices from the exotic flavours of India, South China, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia - all on one menu.A mix of South East Asian chefs wield their tools of trade in full view of the dining room. Booths and large tables make for an intimate or sociable dining experience, where the wide range of cooking styles can be enjoyed by sharing dishes.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing