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The Royal Alehouse & Eatery

) #585 of 697 Restaurants in Wellington $$ - $$$ , , Steakhouse
132 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-472 3366
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good32%
  • Average30%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (6 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Steakhouse, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
132 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

We stopped in here for a quick dinner 4 adults and an infant, The establishment was typical of Wellington décor and was a nice setting , bar staff were friendly and helpful to us. The dinner menu had less options than the lunch menu which...More

Thank Swanny4444
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Disgusting Bar service and below par food. Was humiliated by the bar staff and never given an apology.

1  Thank Matt H
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

There is nothing good to say about the place! Tired, dark, dirty venue; bored staff, tired and plain food! Will never go there again!!!

Thank magdalena0012015
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Had fish and chips....fish was fresh and,tasty...chips Luke warm and almost soggy. Food just below avg pub nosh. Atmosphere dark dingy and loud.(music) Service average Coffee above average....best part of the meal. Drink range below avg for wellington.

Thank Darryl H
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I was hungry and most places near my hotel were closed by 5.00pm so The Royal Alehouse was a good and convenient choice. Very average decor and I didn't sample the beers. But the fish and chips I ordered were above average and I apprecated...More

Thank MelbourneOztraveller
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We drank beer, cider and ate pizza. All good. Nothing special but clearly popular with locals after work. The $10 pizza hit the spot.

Thank Kayakersydney
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Love the beers - always a pleasure to drop in for a pint. Food is typical pub grub, nothing too flash but good value for the price you pay. Sign up for their rewards scheme and you get some free beers somewhere down the line.

Thank Aengus J
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Traditional bar, the IPA is OK if you are into that type of beer. Friday afternoon attracts the street with crowd.

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Stopped in after Beervana at the stadium to have a munch as we were both starving. I carried on with the beers but the other half wanted a wine so we ordered and went upstairs. The place is dimly lit most of the time but...More

Thank Lsas26
Reviewed 5 May 2016

It was busy at lunch time as I guess it is a new place so people are trying it. It was weird to order your food at the bar as only got told by another customer. The food came out fast and it was good....More

Thank kelly11584
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Steakhouse, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-472 3366
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