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Monsoon Poon Restaurant

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12 Blair St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-803 3555
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Monsoon Poon in Wellington was a tad disappointing for us, but to be fair it could be put down to the fact it was Easter Sunday therefore hard to really gauge the real experience of a normal friday or saturday dining experience. I have had many great meal & night at the Poon's Auckland counterpart so it is a fair... More 

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Thank claudieluv
Tauranga, New Zealand
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have twice visited Monsoon Poon whilst in Wellington and twice been delighted with the food and service. this place is busy and the atmosphere is wonderfully buzzing. It's hard to make a decision with so much tasty food on offer. Monsoon Poon is well worth a visit and is a delight to the taste buds!

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Thank Masson5
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Was a walk in and from the moment we entered the restaurant the service was outstanding. Was told it was a 30 minute wait for a table so sat at the bar & had a cocktail less than 5 mins later was told our table was ready. Food was delicious & atmosphere was great. Will definitely be back there was... More 

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Thank Sam C
Invercargill, New Zealand
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Came on a Sunday night and it was packed!! Seated in the bar for about 20 minutes with drinks which we didn't mind at all! Gave us a chance to look over the menu and relax. Ordered off the cocktail menu and the craft beer selection. Such a good range of drinks! Had three of the starters to share, highly... More 

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Thank missmac93
Xville
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow! The food is superb and the atmosphere is electric. This is a great dining experience. There's so much good food to choose from, repeat visits are well worth it. A little bit on the expensive side but great value. It is a tad noisy though, but don't let that put you off trying this restaurant - you will not... More 

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Thank KiwiClassic
Wellington, New Zealand
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201 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have not visited this place in a while and were looking for a quick (reasonably early dinner). The place offers an interesting variety of Asian meals with a fair emphasis on malay and indian dishes. We decided to go for a Beef Rendang and a Butter Chicken meal. The Rendang was delicious. Very rich and filling. The butter chicken... More 

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Thank SWGH123
Skerries, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here a few weeks ago and the food was just amazing. we all got something different and the flavours were so distinctive. I was showing wellington off to friends and it was a perfect ending to our evening. staff super helpful to.

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Thank Peiky1
Wellington
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214 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Monsoon Poon is a trip to the East - it is a little bit of the Orient away from Oriental Bay. The atmosphere is great although the menu did need the help of my iPhone torch to read it! We were there with family including grandchildren and they were catered for too. The sticky pork belly was a stand out... More 

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Thank PeanutWellington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were very friendly here, the kitchen was very fast even though the place was very busy! Really enjoyed the fusion food. Loud music created a buzzing atmosphere, but was a little too loud to talk to others comfortably. Good experience!

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1 Thank longdoggo
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Found this gem by accident. Great vibe and awesome menu. Food was sensational. Service faultless. Well done.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Thai, Indonesian, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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