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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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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Indonesian, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Blair St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

With some friends this is a great buzzy noisey place with hot hot firecracker chicken. I also shared the beef rendang which was beautiful. Boy that firecracker is hot

Thank Brownkiwi99
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very popular restaurant going by the numbers walking through the door. We found the appetizers very good but the mains were bland. The background music made it a challenge to hold a conversation across the table so you very restricted to the people next to...More

Thank Trevor C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Then this bar is for you... Not really a restaurant - just a bar selling a very strange mix of various asian cuisine. Desperately crying out for Gordon Ramsay, this place simply does not know what it wants to be and what sort of food...More

Thank Hungrykiwi29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great service, great produce. an easy going relaxing room to be in even when full. vibrant and youthful staff deliver well put together dishes. plenty of gusto in the spice department with well balanced flavours. kids seemed to enjoy it as much as the older...More

Thank bluetomato8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner here on a Saturday night with two friends. We were a walk in so we weren’t expecting a table but we were told that one be available in 20 mins so we sat at the lovely bar area and had drink while...More

Thank 13pixie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of 6 visiting, and although the food is flavourful, the portions are small. We came out hungry after ordering a main. The place is incredibly noisy, and not because of the number of guests, but rather because of the music that's...More

Thank doraincze
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Twice we have been to this amazing restaurant and it has been our all time favourite Beautiful menu and amazing Ambience with lovely friendly staff My hubby had pork belly and the rest of the group had the lobster tails, perfect meals all around Defiantly...More

Thank Howard k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very relaxed atmosphere and service, which some may feel is a little slow, but it is certainly a busy place for good reason. Great food and reasonable prices. The 24 spice lamb curry was sneaky spicy, the Thai yellow chicken curry very mild and creamy....More

Thank admarr1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great restaurant we’ve visited numerous times over the years. The food and atmosphere are always great.

Thank Emsie_lady
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my team First time dine in monsoon pool amazing food and very friendly service will be back next month with staff

Thank twomusicman
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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, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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