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US$5 - US$17
Asian, Fusion, Vietnamese, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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0.5 km from Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
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"Great food with lots of flavour "
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"The online booking was so easy to use "
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"a very busy place but that added to the atmosphere"
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I came here for the second time. We had the lunch special, with dumplings and a bao bun. So delicious! Service is fast and friendly, and the food is just amazing every time we've veen here. Will come again next time when...we're in Wellingron!More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 9 June 2020

it was Busy on a friday night so we left our names and waited. Checked out the menus for food and drink in that time. When we got in we were ready to order. Yummy Cocktails and delicious authentic food. We ordered a series of...dishes to share, they were all fantastic. Service was friendly and impressive. A great meal. thanks I wanted to go back there the next night even !!!!More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 27 November 2021 via mobile

Quick meal before a show - shared a couple of Bao buns and then the salmon & prawn parcels & the Peking duck. The bao’s were excellent - love the bread and the pork & eggplant were well cooked and sauces tasty. The salmon parcel...not my fave, but the duck was great. Paired with a nice glass of white (my wife) and the beer, it was a great meal. The place was busy even on a Thursday and the service was attentive. A nice, quick, tasty meal.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 9 November 2021 via mobile

This was perfectly cooked - crispy thin rice pancake, pork, prawns, herbs and lettuce with nuoc cham to dip it in. I don’t know who the chef was but he had this down to a fine art. The service is suberb, the food is great...and realistic pricing.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 2 November 2021

Four friends met for lunch and we all had something different, everything was tasty and we all enjoyed our food. Also the service was excellent

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Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 26 October 2021

I was surprised to be told at 6.52pm that our table needed to be vacated at 7pm for another booking. While it was OK for us to leave, there was nothing I noted when booking that we had to leave by 7pm. I suspect the...staff knew we were not going to order anything more, and there were a few people waiting, so I guess it was fair enough, but would have been good to have known this at the start.More

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Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 26 October 2021

The food was so good. We ordered a few dishes and couldn't pick a favorite they were all so delicious.

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Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 25 October 2021 via mobile

Went there Friday night, booked (recommend) Best bao buns I’ve ever tried. Never really liked bao buns as found the buns too stodgy usually and a weird stick to roof of mouth feel…HOWEVER that was NOT the case here at old quarter, tried the crab...one and pork and both were so so so good! Also had the pho which was so good also! Everyone loved everything they ordered. It was my favourite restaurant that we went to in wellington 10/10 will be back every time I’m in wellington!More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 19 October 2021

Our third visit to Old Quarter and we never fail to be impressed. Can't recommend this place highly enough, but make sure you book in advance!

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Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 19 October 2021

I love this place and the menu is great - you can't go past the $15 lunch, it's such good value and all of the items are tasty! highly recommend

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Date of visit: October 2021
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The Old Quarter is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5