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The Co-Op Kitchen & Bar

$$ - $$$, European,
69A Discovery Drive, Porirua 5024, New Zealand
+64 4-234 1580
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Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good47%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
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LOCATION
69A Discovery Drive, Porirua 5024, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us went there for dinner last month. Friendly staff and good service. Food average. The draught beers were a plus for those of us who like real ale. Seating cramped and furniture basic. Table had had a rudimentary wipe but was quite...More

Thank Anne D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well pleased with our lunch... creamy mushrooms on a co-op kitchen cooked rosti ... extremely tasty, warming and well presented.... top service too!More

Thank mattt675
Nathan M, Manager at The Co-Op Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Matt, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review on Trip Advisor. We are really pleased you had a wonderful experience with us here at The COOP and we will take your feedback back to our team. We can't wait to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came for a celebratory dinner with our family - father-in-law has limited mobility so they made sure we had a table with plenty of room around us. I had rung and left a message to make the booking and they called back the next day...More

Thank famadven
Nathan M, General Manager at The Co-Op Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for your review we are pleased to see you had a great experience with us. We work hard to deliver the best customer experience by establishing our customers needs. We look forward to your return.

Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Came in for dinner on a busy Thursday evening, my self and my friends walked to the bar and we where greeted by the young manager I believe her name was Beth. The food and service was excellent. Will come again.

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Fast and friendly service, with a good variety of drinks on tap, menu looked good (although pretty basic), even though I was only here for drinks. Nice atmosphere overlooking Whitby Lakes. Overall a nice experience.

Thank CatAbbot
Nathan M, General Manager at The Co-Op Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Hi CatAbbot, thank you for your review. At the CO-OP we strive to provide the best customer experience. We are so pleased we meet your expectations on your visit. We look forward to your return.

Reviewed 18 February 2018

Visited this restaurant today since my birthday party. Firstly,staff do not give any sh..t about customer here and they are far away from customer service, eye contact ,smile, acknowledge the customer and bar duties like Tonight, I ordered a beer and grumpy bi...h who served...More

2  Thank yogeshn2016
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Great lunch and great service. The mushrooms on my Big Breakfast were perfectly cooked. The flavours on our plates were well matched. Great place. We will be back more often.More

Thank EddyBray
WellingtonHG, other at The Co-Op Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Hello EddyBray, we're so pleased to hear you had a great breakfast at Whitby Co-Op. We constantly strive to deliver the best experience for our customers. We're thankful that you have taken the time to tell us and our customers about your experience. We look...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

This is our local bar so we try to support, but this place could be so much better. Service & staff were hopeless as was the long wait for very ordinary food. I ordered the Angus burger with double cheese but the meat was tasteless...More

3  Thank flounder51
WellingtonHG, Digital Marketing Manager at The Co-Op Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hi flounder51, when you walk into one of our venues it’s our aim to give you the best experience possible. It seems that on this occasion we didn’t do that, and we're very sorry about that. Thanks for taking the time to write this feedback,...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Positives: -Our large table was great to accommodate our large family. -A nice environment to mingle and enjoy a meal or beverage. -Great calamari. -Rewards scheme is great. -Free beer due to a long wait for food. Negatives: -very poor food, my burger was absolute...More

Thank Billy N
WellingtonHG, other at The Co-Op Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Hi Billy N, we're always working hard to ensure every customer has a great experience. We appreciate that you’ve taken the time to provide us with this valuable feedback and we’ll use it to improve.

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Friday night, arriving around 7pm. It was fairly full but there were still a few tables available for our family of four. We chose to sit outside in the conservatory type area, where seating is a bit more casual and there...More

1  Thank myfavourite1
WellingtonHG, Digital Marketing Manager at The Co-Op Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Hi myfavourite1, we're always working hard to ensure every customer has a great experience. We appreciate that you’ve taken the time to provide us with this valuable feedback and we’ll use it to improve. We hope you'll give us the opportunity to make this up...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Cuisine
Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69A Discovery Drive, Porirua 5024, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Porirua
  • Phone Number: +64 4-234 1580
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Description
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