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Topor Bistro

$$ - $$$Polish, European,
3 Beach Road | Plimmerton, Porirua 5026, New Zealand
+64 4-233 9939
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Polish, European, Central European, Eastern European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3 Beach Road | Plimmerton, Porirua 5026, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

4 of us had a brunch on a Sunday. The Pierogi was excellent and the Polish breakfasts were great and very filling.

Thank Foodape
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just moved to the area and discovered this little gem. Great, food, great service, great friendly atmosphere. Thoroughly recommend.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok - declaring an interest with a wife connected to Poland but after booking accomodation nearby for a smash and grab on the LEGO exhibition in Wellington we stumbled across this gem. Not many polish outfits in NZ but after Vodka,Borsch and Tears in Melbourne...More

Thank c0ffee4mi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You don't know have to know anything about East European cuisine to enjoy the hearty fare here at "That Polish Place," as self-described on the cafe's big front window. Having lived for a time in and around Poland, I know it's the real deal. But...More

Thank CarolDM1900
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this restaurant with my husband and two sons. My husband was hesitant about the place when we first arrived, but it was our eldest sons choice for his 17th birthday meal. When the food arrived, my youngest, who is a fussy eater absolutely...More

Thank ChocolateCauldron
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Topor specialise in Polish cuisine - friendly, relaxed atmosphere in a great location, close to Plimmerton Beach. Great staff (very entertaining!), lovely meals and Polska vodka to liven up your party! Highly recommend for a cosy catch up with friends.

Thank Rohini M
Reviewed 15 January 2018

I read about this bistro on Trip Advisor but was a bit hesitant on reading the menu in the window. The menu is quite different to the usual fare but we decided to be brave! We only wanted a light lunch and ordered, and shared,...More

Thank Cynthia G
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

I definitely recommend this place. I have been here a few times and I have never been disappointed. Make sure you try their pierogi 😍😍😍😍😍

Thank Gina G
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Dined here last night to celebrate a friend's new job and a very pleasant experience. Food was incredibly tasty and the portions larger than expected of most restaurants today. The chicken with mushroom sauce was excellent and most couldn't finish the triple icecream deserts laced...More

Thank flounder51
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We visit Topor a few times a year and we had a family celebration meal this time on a Friday evening. It was very busy but the food was great as per usual. We had starters and the strawberry and mint soup was a standout....More

Thank Foodape
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Questions & Answers
16 December 2016|
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Response from Posey A | Property representative |
Hi there, Technically yes you can. We quite often do them from Australia. However, the American banking system is different and you would have to see what you need to do with your bank to send an overseas transfer. Please... More
Sharon K
26 July 2016|
Response from Posey A | Property representative |
Hi Sharon, Yes we are open on Fri Aug 26th for lunch. I do have space for you during lunch at this time and should tell you that we're in Visa Wellington on a Plate at that time as well. This offers you our regular menu or... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Beach Road | Plimmerton, Porirua 5026, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Porirua
  • Phone Number: +64 4-233 9939
Topor specializes in the finest of Polish cuisine as well as presenting a unique infusion of modern Eastern European dishes. Fully Licensed-Topor also offers a full range of specialty vodkas and the finest beers from Europe. Welcome to New Zealands only Polish restaurant and fondly known by locals as “That Polish Place” Relax and enjoy a fantastic experience-Eastern European style! NA ZDROWIE!!
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