We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Monsoon Poon

12 Blair St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-803 3555
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
Asian, Thai, Indonesian, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Blair St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (701)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 688 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walked in on a Sunday not sure what we would find. Goodness most Asian foods available. The place was packed but everything was so well organized. Tables were close but not uncomfortably so, food was fantastic, so many different choices, service was certainly quick. Do...More

Thank Joanne F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been here previously for a fantastic dinner and were dying to try the cocktail menu. They were delicious and the service was fantastic.

Thank Clare P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in to Monsoon Poon with a local friend who highly recommended it. We had braved the cold Welly weather for a run and were starving after. Not only were they open late on a weekday, we came in at 8:45, the Singapore noodles warmed...More

1  Thank Lilcassie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Packs of noisy computer geek men attempting to eat Monday night's special of all you can eat popcorn chicken, with a beer, or glass of milk, all for NZ $30, coupled with, ho hum female staff, then add in 80's music that would have gone...More

Thank onitada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had heard amazing things about this restaurant from friends who had dined previously. We couldn’t book and had to do a walk in, waited 45mins for a table. That was fine as was able to enjoy a cocktail while waiting. The food was good ,...More

Thank 79aimeer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ambience of restaurant looked good on entry, it was quite busy for a Monday evening. We decided to eat and drink in the bar area and it seemed a case of out of sight out of mind. Struggled to get any service initially, even for...More

Thank MarkC5670
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

This was our second time to Monsoon Poon and it was every bit as yummy as our first visit. Sticky Pork deliciousness, Thai beef salad, fresh and tasty followed by a lime caramel panna cotta that my husband had his doubts about but is now...More

Thank Lesleyrowe
Reviewed 13 August 2018

An impromptu visit but were accommodated at the bar for a pre dinner drink until a table came free, no hassle. A busy restaurant with a good turn over of customers.

Thank rastrahl2017
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We arrived about 10 minutes before the restaurant opened but the waitress showed us to a table and took our order early. We had the roti and bean dip for starters which was good, then the shaking beef and a fish curry. Both were very...More

Thank Foodape
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

The food at Monsoon Poon is exceptional, and they do amazing drinks, not least their jug of sangria. The service was really excellent, with very attentive servers. Well worth a visit after getting hungry walking around Te Papa!

1  Thank philhowarduk
Nearby HotelsSee all 46 hotels in Wellington
QT Museum Wellington
1,996 reviews
.14 km away
Bay Plaza Hotel
445 reviews
.16 km away
The Cambridge Hotel
709 reviews
.23 km away
435 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby Restaurants
231 reviews
.02 km away
Istana Malaysia Restaurant
525 reviews
.07 km away
Thai Chef's Restaurant Wellington
293 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cuba Street District
1,917 reviews
.23 km away
Harbourside Market Wellington
104 reviews
.21 km away
St James Theatre
71 reviews
.28 km away
The Hannah Playhouse
15 reviews
.09 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
6 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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.
Improve this listing

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, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, 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
  • 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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing