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Monsoon Poon Restaurant

12 Blair St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-803 3555
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All 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 3 days ago

Firecracker chicken - if you dare is amazing, not to mention the shaking beef and beef Randang! Always a good time at the 'Poon!

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 1 week ago

An impromptu family get together saw us gathering here for dinner on a Sunday evening. We were fortunate it was not too busy & our group of 8 were easily accommodated. It was great to be able to make use of the well laid out...More

1  Thank MJGx2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place, great drink selection. We had to wait for a table but once seated and ordered the food can our really fast. A definite.

Thank awesomepaulsome
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely a foodie's delight. But also families, couples, solo travellers alike. The beverage menu is extensive and the cocktails renowned. But the food! Incredible flavours, colours and selection and all top quality and freshness. Highly recommend.

Thank FlyingCharlie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place with great food and generally fantastic service. There's no shortage of places to eat, but places to eat with consistently good food and good service are more challenging to find. We've been going here regularly for lunch for ages now....More

Thank walter_k_jones
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is amazing! Service is a bit slow on clearing plates and glasses but the sensational meals out way that.

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't necessarily like to give negative reviews, as I would just like to highlight our particular experience here at Monsoon Poon. Our group arrived later than we normally would for dinner, and we ordered some starters to share of the Malai Chicken and some...More

Thank TravelAddix13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our 2nd night in Wellington, feeling the pain of long travel was relieved by a visit to Monsoon Poon. No bookings was a worry, we went early, but it was too late, already full already buzzing, we were told an hour. Fortunately a great bar...More

Thank Joe O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We haven't been here for a while but it is still as good as we remember. Must have been the first of the Asian fusion and it continues to have the formula just right. Food is really tasty and covers the range of cuisines. Something...More

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I was recommended this restaurant by friends as a fab/ reasonable place to visit. We were not disappointed at all. When we arrived it was clearly busy (good sign! !) And we were a little concerned if we would be able to dine here. This...More

1  Thank Simon P
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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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