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C.G.R. Merchant & Co.

44 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-384 6737
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Amazing atmosphere!!

My friends and I had visited CGR a couple of months ago and the nights couldn’t have been any... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diane H
Mount Vernon, United States
via mobile
Best bar in New Zealand

Dear CGR. First and foremost, I love you. Your cocktails make my head dizzy, but in a good way... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Katie H
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Wellington speciality rum & gin infusion bar
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Amazing atmosphere!!”
2 weeks ago
“Best bar in New Zealand”
44 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-384 6737
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I had visited CGR a couple of months ago and the nights couldn’t have been any better! The ambiance is incredible and the music seems to always fit the energy of the bar. But the drinks though... The bar is full of...More

Thank Diane H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dear CGR. First and foremost, I love you. Your cocktails make my head dizzy, but in a good way, not like a tilt-o-whirl run by questionable carny folk. What I'm trying to say, is, they are strong to quite strong. There was a lad, he...More

Thank Katie H
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

So we came over from Australia and hired the wunderfilled C.G.R Merchant & Co for a brilliant birthday gathering. The coolest and most unique drinks/cocktails around....thanks to the huge array of gorgeous and interesting gin and rum infusions made by the expert bartenders (Charlie, Louis,...More

Thank margo g
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing, unique cocktails. Great range? Knowledgeable staff and lovely setting. Wish we had this bar closer to home.

Thank Lilah14
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We visited CGR Merchant & Co for a business function. We enjoyed the layout and intimate space it provided us to chat with people, it was easy to get around the room. the bar staff were very friendly and accommodating and the drinks were delicious!...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Everytime I ho there I feel at home, great atmosphere and every drink is a threat. Try the infiused, there are a good few!

Thank superfood2017
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I have traveled many places around the world and always appreciate a great cocktail! I have found CGR to be right up there with the best of the best! With their unique gin infusions and outstanding bartenders this has to easily be my favorite place...More

Thank Sam R
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Been here with couple of friends on WOAP. Excellent service, professional bartenders, top quality cocktails. No much more to add as people just need to try this little gem of a bar! Thumbs up for the amazing job those guys are doing!! Keep it up!!!

Thank Albienick67
Reviewed 26 August 2017

You had it? You havent had it? It dont matter. This? Itd change yo life. Moreover, there are tons of Gins and Rums infused right there to really push your boundary. Place is chill, calmly lit. Tall benches, booths or low table. Not a large...More

Thank huuhauvo83
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We had such a good time at CGR Merchants for our combined birthdays. Yummy platters, so easy to set up, staff looked after us, especially when we got too drunk!!! Just the best. Thanks CGRs!!

Thank Jasmine S
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