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Rock Yard Restaurant

18 Allen Street Te Aro Wellington, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-381 3930
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Allen Street Te Aro Wellington, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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"Authentic, clean taste and full flavours. Generous servings "
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"the atmosphere was fabulous! Just an overall great experience!"
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"Staff were all lovely and accommodating to any questions that we had "
Michelle W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of 6 booked and arrived at 6pm last Tuesday. Because of the "2 for 1 main" deal, we chose to share 8 mains. All the dishes were so tasty and generous serving, service was fast and efficient, even when the whole place was...More

Thank Katelynn W
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

What's not to love about the Rockyard? A great menu, lots of choices and flavors and fantastic hospitality from Ashley and her crew. My dinner companions had never eaten Vietnamese before, but Ashley gave them some great suggestions and they are definitely returning to try...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful modern Vietnamese food. Couldn’t fault the dumplings, popcorn chicken or lemongrass chilli chicken dishes. Mix up with the fried spring rolls vs. fresh summer rolls changed without fuss (and it probably was my mistake during ordering). We are more than we needed for $32...More

Thank Trail813700
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has recently had a big makeover. The team has done so well hosting my birthday dinner. Beautiful food and great vibe. A big thanks to Brian and the team! 😊👍

Thank TerezaVu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last night meal was great had the green chicken popcorn starter which was amazing then the salt and pepper prawn and chicken dish which was well cooked the service was fast and very friendly staff will be back next time in welly

Thank 931antonym
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was so disappointed after booking in advance and really look8ng forward to the experience. Wear warm clothes as this place is pretty cold especiallly upstairs, although it is quieter up there. The menu sounds amazing, but the food is really missed. One of our...More

Thank carriem41743
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here with a friend before going to a movie so had limited time and the staff were able to make sure our meals arrived on time.. We ordered the WOAP burger plus a few sides. The popcorn green chicken was my favourite and the...More

Thank Racheenz
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

It's not often I review food, and to be fair I am no fancy critic, but this restaurant is well worth my time. I took my parents and wife out this Friday gone to try the WOAP menu this little gem was serving.... we got...More

2  Thank MiloMorayB
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Tried the WOAP set, fantastic! Lemongrass beef skewers was so tasty. Purple cassava soup was light and creamy, with crunchy croutons and fried shallot. Both main were wonderful with chicken roulade and vegan perking duck! My wife and I really enjoyed the vegan dish, so...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Went to Rockyard by a friend's recommendation last Tuesday, food and service were fantastic. We were informed about Wellington on a plate and decided to book and came back on Friday. Buzzing place and wonderful meals, from grilled lemongrass beef skewers to chicken roulade, with...More

Thank Malika T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Allen Street Te Aro Wellington, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-381 3930
Traditional Vietnamese restaurant just off Courtenay Place, take a bottle of wine and browse the extensive menu. Highlights include the chef's special Crispy Vietnamese Savoury Pancake.
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