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Monsoon Poon

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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Opens in 19 min
Asian, Thai, Indonesian, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Blair St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A large group of us went for dinner. Managed to book a table as we were early. Very very busy. Service was quick though. A few people left as they were not up to the wait which I heard was over an hour. Malai chicken...More

Thank nzwestie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great vibrant atmosphere and busy place! Was disappointed by the food, soaked in oil and soya sauce. Very average at best. Felt rushed to pay and vacate our table.

Thank taramoskalyk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The sticky pork belly was AMAZING! The whole menu looked delicious and everyone at my table was very happy with their meal. Will definitely return.

Thank Lara B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I visited Wellington recently and was told to come here for great Thai food which didn't disappoint. Beef Redang was a lot of meat and nothing else (if you want vege's or rice they have to be ordered separately) but a really great flavour and...More

Thank Dutch215
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Had a very enjoyable evening here a few weeks ago. The food was delicious and reasonable priced and based on that I would definitely go back again. What made our visit so good was the superb service we received. It was just the right level...More

Thank charliesD9938SS
Reviewed 25 April 2018

The pork belly was out of this world. The sharing entree combo platter was very generous and had good variety. We enjoyed sharing different dishes and loved them all but the pork belly.....

Thank rachm1971
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Love this restaurant especially for group dining. Works well for family or business, especially overseas visitors, especially if you like to share dishes. All the dishes are great fusions of various Asian influences and flavors combined with lovely fresh NZ ingredients. Favorites are the Firecracker...More

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 15 April 2018

After a hard day working our group was desperate to chill out and enjoy some good for and Wellington wonder. Just walking in to Monsoon Poon lifts the spirits - it's a cluttered mass of lights, colour and noise and you instantly feel rather excited...More

Thank ElvieNZ
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Wednesday night in Welly, in the midst of an autumn storm. Solo dinner knew there would be a good chance of a table at this popular eatery. It’s an age old question is it better to visit a busy or a quiet diner?? Carrot and...More

Thank rotowhenua
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I've been to Monsoon Poon several times over the years but haven't reviewed till now. Went with the family for dinner (kids 10 and 11) and we were seated promptly which was a surprise at 6.30 on a Friday - often there's been a bit...More

Thank honie99
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
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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