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Monsoon Poon Restaurant

12 Blair St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-803 3555
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Indian, Asian, Thai, Indonesian, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Blair St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

First: Get a reservation. Even during winter time this place is super busy at any given time even during the week! Second: Bring some patience. We had to wait approx 30 minutes for the dinner. But drinks came super fast! Third: Very delicious food, long...More

Thank HelloKiwi
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed myself at Monsoon Poon. It was Wednesday night but it was still packed to the brim. When we arrived we got advised a table would be free in around 10 minutes so she suggested we go to the bar and would get...More

Thank Waylornz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tuesday night dinner in Wellington always presents so many options, and Monsoon Poon is always a consistently safe option for a great meal. How do you describe the funky Asian options prepared and cooked to perfection. As a lone diner, attentive staff gave just the...More

Thank rotowhenua
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food scrumptious music we grooved through our entire meal service fab Had Peking duck salad my friend had fish & prawns in the most Devine curry sauce can't remember name of dish sorry the coconut rice mmm mmm mmm

Thank dskernohan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat here about once a year as there is a lively vibe, food is always delicious, and service is efficient. Good place for a meal either before or after movies or show. Enjoy the kitchen being open so you can see the action.

Thank WellingtonJen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came for dinner midweek around 6pm and the place was packed so we waited at the bar, but were seated within 10-15 minutes. Great selection of cocktails and Asian-fusion food. The staff were attentive and our dishes arrived promptly. The food was tasty and...More

Thank Hayley A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It all started quite badly. Apart from the chicken and squid, the mixed starter was very bland. We left most if it. No one asked us, why we left so much food. I also had a G&T which was flat. I complained about the drink,...More

1  Thank mljohnson00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food amazing, special allergy friendly menu, glutenfree and vegan options available, great atmosphere, friendly staff, busy place, booking recommended Amazing place can't wait to go there again!

Thank Shakha13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere is fabulous! Staff are super friendly and smiley! Love the fairy lighting and how there is a mix of bar and table seating! We just came for cocktails this time as they are AMAZING!! Had the smores and the salted caramel ones! They are...More

Thank Gori_inwellington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ambiance offered by monsoon poon equally matches the food quality which was superb. Firecracker chicken was as hot and delicious as I'd been hoping for from the reviews however it must be mentioned that the heat wasn't obscene rip your mouth apart rather a...More

Thank Paul J
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Anne-Wynette B
6 October 2017|
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Response from MJGx2 | Reviewed this property |
We had no problem obtaining a garlic free meal. There is a special allergy menu with a section for garlic free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Blair St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-803 3555
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A vibrant atmosphere and an innovative design concept, Monsoon Poon offers choices from the exotic flavours of India, South China, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia - all on one menu.A mix of South East Asian chefs wield their tools of trade in full view of the dining room. Booths and large tables make for an intimate or sociable dining experience, where the wide range of cooking styles can be enjoyed by sharing dishes.
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