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The Old Quarter

39 Dixon Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 3916
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bao” (10 reviews)
“beef curry” (5 reviews)
“mango salad” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Asian, Fusion, Vietnamese, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39 Dixon Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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"Great food with lots of flavour "
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"a very busy place but that added to the atmosphere"
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Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant was so busy because the food is the best. I enjoyed everything about this place and the staff were very friendly but the food is to die for.

Thank traceymains
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Many restaurants have embraced shared-style dining in Wellington and The Old Quarter is no exception. The Old Quarter has a varied menu of modern Vietnamese fusion to suit everyone and the food itself is phenomenal. To add to the experience, it was incredibly easy to...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Good cafe ambiance and was surprisingly busy on a Tuesday night. Food was incredible and reasonably priced. My only complaint is a small one, our mains came out half way through the starters which crowded the table.

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Thank dallas o
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Old Quarter is just along from where I work. It's a favourite for a mid week dinner or lunch. The food is fresh and interesting with traditional Vietnamese food as its conceptual base but expanding out into the contemporary with bao buns and dumplings....More

Thank Mary-Jane D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is like the old bars I remember from Sydney in the 80's . Slightly dingy but full of character. Great beer and great food . A fantastic place !

Thank chrisharring2n
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food with lots of choices great friendly service and a relaxed atmosphere. Great dining experience thank you.

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Thank Safari08241740303
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, good cocktails and good service. The espresso martini could have been not so frothed - but other than that it was great. Highly recommend the chicken curry and the mango chicken salad. Eggplant bao was incredible.

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Thank Voyage17636724757
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here twice and every time the food is to die for! Its a treat if you can take someone who enjoys asian fusion kai as the flavors are beautiful on the palate. Service isnt that quick but often this place is packed out...More

Thank TravellingKaiQueen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing flavours, great service and lively atmosphere! Thoroughly enjoyed our meal and recommend you go too!

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Thank jocksuem
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was so good, as a vegan I had a few options. I decided to go for the eggplant bao buns because I had had the mmmmmm before at another place. And yesss so delicious! The staff were also really great and friendly. When I move...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Dixon Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 3916
  • E-mail
Modern Vietnamese Cuisine 39 Dixon Street Wellington Monday; 11:30am-3pm and 5pm - late Tuesday; 11:30am-3pm and 5pm - late Wednesday; 11:30am-3pm and 5pm - late Thursday; 11:30am-3pm and 5pm - late Friday; 11:30am-3pm and 5pm - late Saturday; 11:30am-3pm and 5pm - late Sunday; 11:30am-3pm and 5pm - late
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