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Basque Restaurant

8 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-802 5585
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (32 reviews)
“croquettes” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Spanish, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
8 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This roof top bar is well designed with day of the dead flavours and tasteful decor. Not to mention the HUGE range of wonderful beers. They have done this well and the service was nice and friendly

Thank surelybassey
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely meal and great atmospheres. Heaters kept us warm in the outside roof top bar. Great choice of sangria

Thank andyhallheadland
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Always have a good time here - food is tapa style and excellent to share, the staff check up on you and the sangria is A+. Upstairs is ambient with blankets, heaters and the rooftop overlooking courtnay place. Great selection of craft beer available too.

Thank jess_cher
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Nice food, interesting crowd..and crowded it was! Reasonable prices and very more-ish. although it was busy we were not kept waiting long. It was a bit short of space between the tables. Good for family moutings as there were several tables with young children there...More

Thank leoniebarlow
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Stopped in for a craft beer, glass of wine and tried the calamari tapa. Wonderful and great atmosphere. Will try the rooftop bar next time.

Thank kimz120
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Basque is great for a relaxing jug or 4 of delicious sangria and tapas with friends. Rooftop bar is awesome - recommend!

Thank Nikki F
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Basuqe is a cool little bar down at the end of Courtenay Place. The roof bar attracted us initially but it can get a bit cool if its not in the sun although they do have rooftop heaters. Downstairs is a nice, warm intimate bar...More

Thank Henare H
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Great food and grapefruit sangria well worth a visit. Nice and relaxed atmosphere rooftop bar awesome

Thank Chefmatt78
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We just came back from Barcelona and we try'ed this resto/bar. A plaisure and the price are OK. Good job !

Thank Rom i
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Been here a couple of times for drinks, love the upstairs rooftop. It's got heaters, blankets, even power sockets to charge your phone! Great atmosphere, well priced drinks, I guess I will have to come back and try the food some time soon.

Thank Jamel O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 04:00
Monday
15:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
15:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
15:30 - 02:00
Thursday
15:30 - 02:00
Friday
12:00 - 04:00
Saturday
12:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-802 5585
  • E-mail
Description
Basque is based on the eating and drinking style of Northern Spain with its streets of bustling tapas bars. We offer an array of non-veg, vegetarian, gluten free and some vegan on request mouthwatering tapas and homemade pizzas, which are designed to complement the range of 12 craft tap beers and ciders, (and another five taps on the rooftop bar), imported Spanish and local wines and our extensive sangria menu. Grab a carafe of sangria, plonk on the rooftop, and watch Courtenay Place pass by beneath you.
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