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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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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • 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 2 days ago 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

1  Thank Milo Moray B
Restaurant's Favourite
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

1  Thank DramaQueen55
Reviewed 3 days ago

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 4 days ago

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
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had never heard or been and was surprised how good it was. Not sure why I was surprised, however the food was outstanding and would definitely recommend.

1  Thank G-DoggyRulz
Reviewed 6 days ago

Friendly and really fast service even thought the restaurant was absolutely packed. Huge potions and really tasty food. The atmosphere was vibrant and stunning! Totally worth a visit, and definitely will return soon.

Thank Sang G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! So impressed. Crispy chicken is amazing and pork belly, chicken curry and duck buns. We loved it! Cute decor too.

Thank Kayla J
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

Great food and service with beautiful ambience. Shared summer rolls, pork roti, and sharking beef with 2 large Hapi Daze. All the dishes were licking good. Totally recommened.

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at 5.30pm without booking, found out the restaurant really busy. Lucky there was a table for us. Such great food and quick service, with “2 for 1 main”, no wonder why. So good value for money, we will definitely come back the next...More

Thank Bret K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
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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