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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Closes in 24 min
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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 6 days ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great value for money. Far better than Chow in my opinion. Saturday is two for one cocktails. Food is tasty...far better than I expected. I'd recommend anyone to check this place out.

Thank James M
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Very delicious and plenty of options for gluten freeks... recommend 2 for 1 cocktail night on Wednesdays. Speedy and friendly service (although we were eating quite early).

Thank Tonia H
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

The service was good, without booking on a Friday night, they still managed to seat us and serve us very quickly. However, the atmosphere was was loud and the food wasn't anything special. I had the fresh spring rolls and a tofu noodle dish and...More

Thank EliseRose1
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I only have two words for this place " just terrible" never go on a Friday or Saturday you will be waiting ages for your food and service was not goodMore

Thank bobmU8094CH
AshleyBrian, Manager at Rock Yard Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Hi Bob, thanks for taking time to review. We're sorry to hear you didn't completely love your experience. If you could please take a moment to email us at: rockyard.restaurant@hotmail.com, we'd love hear from you to know more about what you ate, when you dined,...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The food is great and has byo but the acoustics in that place are terrible . You can't hear a thing on a busy Friday or Saturday night .

Thank Natalie C
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Service was a little slow, but everything was worth the wait. Great sharing platter to start, and the main was tasty & filling. Cocktail was perfect as well 🙂

Thank barbsg2014
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Headed here pre show and it was just perfect. All dishes were fresh and tasty and service was fast and pleasant. Tamarind chicken was great as was salmon in clay pot. Huge selection so I'll be back.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I planned a birthday party for a group of 30 people at this restaurant. Ashley helped to organise the event, she even set up the table with balloons and other decorations. She was very accommodating. Everything went smoothly and I had a fabulous birthday. Thanks...More

Thank Lucy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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