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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • 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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Reviewed 8 May 2018

I am slowly working my way through the menu but have not been disappointed, the food is a great size and full of flavour.

Thank maz123nz
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Never having sampled Vietnamese cuisine before, we visited this restaurant on Sunday. Service from the smiling staff was prompt and efficient. We had the Tasting Platter to start - a delicious selection of small bites, beautifully presented with three dipping sauces. To follow I had...More

Thank DramaQueen55
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Rock yard has delicious food, friendly and helpful staff, and excellent prices. We mostly come on Tuesday evenings when they have two for one meals, which is amazing value! I almost always get the tamarind chicken, which is to die for, but will sometimes get...More

Thank William N
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We love this restaurant. With all that Welly has on offer, we come here religiously. Great prices (love the deals on Mondays and Tuesdays). Authentic, clean taste and full flavours. Generous servings and super lovely staff. Unpretentious and genuine.

Thank larzatron
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

My friend recommended this Allen St restaurant - not one i would have picked with its unassuming facade. But the food was fantastic. We shared the bao bun with duck for entree and lived them. My Vietnamese salad was amazing and my friend had the...More

Thank 2014guest2014
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

I've been in this restaurant with my friends and its my first time to eat vietnamese food and the food was amazing... Best ever vietnamese food. You should try this rock yard vietnamese food, you wont regret it. Friendly staff also and clean place. I...More

Thank camilord
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

I had the Vietnamese Lamb Shank. It was really nice and filling! Service was really good as well! Highly recommend this restaurant to anyone and will definitely come back a second time!

Thank jimbobaleena
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

When we first arrived it was dark and dull. The tiles were cracked on the upstairs part of the restaurant, not just one tile probably about 7-10 tiles. We walked in to music that was inappropriate, it was Cardi B- She swears alot in her...More

Thank jelisha02
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We happened upon this great restaurant whilst walking around Wellington. The service and food we cannot fault. Totally delicious, very attentive wait staff and food came out extra fast even though they were completely full and extremely busy. The only negative for us was that...More

Thank pracsol
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We book the Rock yard for our work function. Everything from the booking to the pre ordering of the meal went smoothly. We had 30+ staff attend and everyone raved about how good the meals were and how good the service was. Meals came out...More

Thank Stewart G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner
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
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 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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