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Leuven Belgian Beer Cafe

$$ - $$$, , Cafe
135-137 Featherston Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-499 2939
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (200 reviews)
“fries” (49 reviews)
“belgium beer” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Belgian, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, New Zealand, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
135-137 Featherston Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 544 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beer good (it’s Belgian after all) food mostly good; generally service mixed. Manager usually grumpy; not pleasant.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DunedinDave
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went for an Xmas business lunch. Nice atmosphere, good service and very generously sized meals. Selection is quite large work primarily European food. Nice selection of beers to complement.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CORUM68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow wonderful food I asked for a specific menu request, absolutely no trouble beautifully cooked , compliments to the chef , highly recommend

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 454lalc
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the rye toast with wonderful home made jams and a well percolated flat white. The service, the peaceful ambience and the quality of the food and beverages were all stunning. I love coming to Wellington just for this establishment in many ways!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Perry B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

had mussels served steamed in coconut milk; wife had mussels steamed in white wine. they were as remembered from Brussels; plump, sweet, some flavor. good portions for the price. fair value. very few unopened mussels. accompanying fries were standard New Zealand (crisp outside, creamy inside,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John33290
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful for see this 18000 km from home. So funny see the menu in Dutch/Flemish. The meals are typical Belgium and the beers are good. Friendly staff and a clean restaurant

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 828pieterk
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for early evening meal to be met with friendly servers, good choice on the menus of both food & wines and Belgium beers. Enjoyed the mushroom starter but the mussels were over cooked and a little rubbery. About average prices with other places...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank WinteringhamSteve
Reviewed 9 November 2018

This is an excellent restaurant. There is a good variety of Belgian and NZ themed food. The food and the range of beers is very good and the service is exceptional. Definitely a great place to try.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

As I wondered past Leuven, I was suddenly struck by how hungry I was, and popped in. The menu looks very enticing overall but I settled on the known quantity of Eggs Benny. The service that greeted me was very polite and cheerful for an...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ChrisD272
Reviewed 29 October 2018

This is not the first time we have visited the Leuven. Staff are very friendly as is the owner, Toby. Thanks for the great time we had at dinner one night. We all gathered for breakfast each morning as well. Great venue and perfect location...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lyn T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Belgian, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, New Zealand, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135-137 Featherston Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-499 2939
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