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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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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 2 days ago via mobile

This place was very busy (for good reason). Either book or just allow about 30mins to have a drink at the bar while you wait. The food was amazing Staff are very helpful The atmosphere was upbeat and fast paced

Thank krystal H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Monsoon Poon for dinner on a work trip. The food was delicious and the service was even better.

Thank monielise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a group of workmates around 10. We ordered entree, main, deserts, beers and cocktails. I heard no complaints just complements. Staff were wonderful and atmosphere just brilliant.

Thank DirtiSanche3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As the restaurant was full when we came, they told us to come back half hour later. It was almost time to close the restaurant and they did not hurry us, we had a very pleasant time with a very good food. Service was good...More

Thank Xavier C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just do it and make sure did you book. The Executive Chef is a genius in my opinion. Fabulous menu, decor, ambience. The wait staff are outstanding.

Thank TriciaN204
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice busy restaurant with good feel to it.we sat at the bar and placed the order. No water on the table. Food arrived but still no water so i asked the waitress who brought second lot of food. Took like 10 15mins to bring bottle...More

Thank k523
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed an excellent Malaysian dinner at Monsoon Poon. Well located a few blocks from Te Papa Museum. Dazzling décor and friendly wait staff. Recommend!

Thank simcha
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Good venue and food but spoilt by awful service. 15 mins to have our order taken and 45 minutes before we got food despite asking if there was a delay. Had we been give the truth, instead of “It’s just coming” things would be better.

Thank WilliamfromNZ
Reviewed 9 November 2017

our first time in Wellington, visited on recommendation for a friars birthday, we were so pleased we booked for a Thursday night it was very busy. The staff could not do enough for us helped us with the menu. The food is totally amazing varied...More

Thank kizzy64
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Monsoon Poon offers a varied taste pallet, broad non-traditional flavour combinations, and plenty of delicious options for anyone with dietary requirements. My table ordered a bunch of different dishes to share between us, and the Singapore noodles were my fave. I would also highly recommend...More

Thank Sophie F
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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.
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