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Coene's Bar & Eatery

$$ - $$$, European,
103 Oriental Parade | Oriental Bay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 7124
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Bar, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
103 Oriental Parade | Oriental Bay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 361 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We had drinks out on the deck overlooking the harbour on a sun filled afternoon in Wellington. Coene's has a good wine and beer list and the service was attentive and friendly. A great way to while away time in the sun.

Thank Robyn H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have frequented this lovely restaurant/cafe. Amazing location, with superbly cooked and well presented dishes across the menu. Current favourites are thenpan fried white bait and salad 👌. zucchini & corn fritters with smoked salmon. I would suggest a free range slow cooked egg with...More

Thank Mathew W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Every time I have been to Coenes I have enjoyed the food - especially the hall Puni fries (omg!) and they well situated to enjoy the stunning harbour views when Wellington puts on some good weather. My only complaint is that the service can be...More

Thank Nicole P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here with a group and we were in the mood for scallops. Their scallops dish and their green salad was excellent and beyond expectation. You get a lovely view of the water from the restaurant. The service was great with Will.More

Thank Jeannie D
Global754987, Manager at Coene's Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Jeannie D, Thank you for finding the time to review us! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience here with us at Coenes, your kind words have been passed on to the staff and Will was super happy. Thank you once again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some friends and I came in for lunch yesterday, and everything was brilliant! Great menu which caters well to dietary requirements. It was a lovely day so we enjoyed a few drinks on the deck outside, what a beautiful view. Thank you, will definitely be...More

Thank ness131
Global754987, Manager at Coene's Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello ness131, Firstly thank you for finding the time to leave us a review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time here at Coenes, we also like to think that our menu caters for all and are delighted that you agree. Thanks...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined here midweek with friends and we weren't the only ones -a very popular place it seems as most tables were full! That view is a perfect backdrop for a restaurant. Food was delicious I couldn't fault any dish we ordered! The staff were so...More

Thank Helena G
Global754987, Manager at Coene's Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Helena G, Thank you for finding the time to leave us a review. So happy to hear you enjoyed your time here at Coenes, we try to ensure we give all our customers a great experience and happy that we achieved this with you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coene's was a great spot for a girly catch up! We had a gorgeous view of the harbour from our table, and the wait staff were prompt and friendly. Our food was fantastic - we shared the cheese board, the charcuterie board, and couldn't resist...More

Thank EHMcQ
Global754987, Manager at Coene's Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello EHMcQ, Thank you for the amazing review. Here at Coenes we really try to work hard at ensuring all our customers have a great experience and its such a boost for our team to hear feedback like yours! Thank you once again for finding...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Coene's for the first time this week and will certainly go back. Not only do they have the GF options on their menu (also noted online) they have plenty of choice. Atmosphere was good along with the service and a nice view over...More

Thank KiwiHJC
Global754987, Manager at Coene's Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello KiwiHJC, Thank you for your review we are so happy that you enjoyed your experience at Coenes, we like to think that our menu caters for everyone and are pleased you felt the same! Thanks again for taking the time to review us and...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

If we hadn’t found Coen’s on TripAdvisor, we may have missed it altogether. Fortunately, that didn’t happen. We had a beautiful meal in a beautiful setting with good service. Happy hour starts at 4 PM, and on Tuesday, hot drinks are half price all day....More

Thank GrayChurch
Global754987, Manager at Coene's Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello GrayChurch, Thank you so much for your amazing review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your experience with us here at Coenes. We try to pride ourselves on offering our customers to full package good food, service and atmosphere and to hear we hit...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018

After a lovely walk around Oriental Bay and Victoria Peak, we were hungry so we popped into this place and sat outside with great views of the marina. I had a bizarre turmeric tea drink that I'd seen people drinking around town and it was...More

Thank Timmi002
Global754987, General Manager at Coene's Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Hi Timmi002, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review. Glad you enjoyed both the food and the service and that it was topped off with our lovely view. Hope you get the chance to visit us again in...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$43
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Oriental Parade | Oriental Bay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 7124
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Description
All day bar and restaurant. Eat, drink and socialise with the one of the best harbour views on Oriental Parade, Wellington. Open Monday to Thursday from 11am for Lunch & Dinner, Friday to Sunday from 8am for Brunch, Lunch & Dinner. Our menu at Coene's Provisions focuses on sharing plates using fresh, local and seasonal ingredients paired with a full range of New Zealand wines and mainstream and craft beers. Share the food, share the view, share the history, share the experience.
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