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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
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (45 reviews)
“lamb burger” (19 reviews)
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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 393 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Booked some weeks in advance as we were on a flying visit to Wellington. Restaurant was packed and service was a bit slow and communication between staff a bit wanting. Food (grilled fish with a cauliflower and coconut purée) waspretty reasonable. Good selection of gins...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Seeking5stars
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The most friendly service I’ve experienced in ages. A huge seafood chowder made with so much flavour and creaminess that I was happliy sad that i couldn’t fit in another spoonful at the bottom of the bowl. My dining part er said that the pistachio...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JulietteL540
Global754987, General Manager at Coene's Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Juliette, thank you so much for your wonderful review. Our team work so hard on providing great customer experiences and it sounds like we did a great job when you visited us! We will be sure to pass on the awesome feedback to the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked in without a reservation and the place was packed. Host said a table should be open within 20 minutes- have a drink and I will take care of you. He did! Got seated soon. Ordered the fried calamari appetizer, catch of the day, and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Z7229JMmartins
Global754987, General Manager at Coene's Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey Z7229JMmartins. Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. It's great to hear we got you sat quickly and that you enjoyed your meals. It's means a lot to us when we receive such wonderful feedback and makes us happy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on New Year’s Eve and had a fantastic time. Family friendly but also great place for adults too. Seafood is fantastic and great views of the city. Worth the walk around if staying in city.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank e_and_r_57
Global754987, General Manager at Coene's Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi e_and_r_57. It's wonderful to hear you had a great new year with us! We love being able to accommodate all ages and create fantastics experiences for our guests! Thank you for taking the time to pass such positive feedback on to us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here for convenience as it was opposite our hotel but it turned out to be a great evening. The staff were really friendly and happy to assist even when we moved from outside to inside when the weather cooled. Food was of good...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ContourMac
Global754987, General Manager at Coene's Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi ContourMac, It great to hear that your evening turned out to be good one, thank you for taking the time to write your review. It's always wonderful to hear such positive word. Hopefully when you are next staying over the road you will get...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for a catch up with friends. Great view, good food and some good chat. Staff were very helpful. Will definitely go back again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jjkash22
Global754987, General Manager at Coene's Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey Jjkash22, Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review. It's great to hear you had a wonderful time and will definitely be back. We will be sure to pass your feedback onto the team. Thank you

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner for 2 on our 1st night in Wellington was not a disappointment. Slightly off the "beaten track" (our taxi driver did not know of the restaurant - it is in/part of the Yacht Club!) we were warmly welcomed and seated. Unfortunately my envisaged dish...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mike M
Global754987, General Manager at Coene's Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Mike M, Thank you for such a lovely review and taking the time highlight your experience with us! We are constantly striving to create great memories at Coene's so it's so great to hear such positive feedback that we can pass on to everyone!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came in for lunch, the food was amazing and the service was attentive and friendly. I wish I lived closer so I could visit regularly, highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank roryjohnston
Global754987, General Manager at Coene's Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Roryjohnston, Thank you for taking the time to leave your lovely review. It is always great for us to receive positive feedback and hear that we are creating memories. Hopefully you will get the chance to visit us again! Thanks again

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coenes has a great combination of good food and a friendly atmosphere. A great view and wide range on the breakfast menu - smashed avo was a favourite! definitely coming back here.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DuncanW161
Global754987, General Manager at Coene's Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey DuncanW161, thank you for taking the time to review us! It's great to hear you enjoyed your time with us and can't wait to visit us again. We will pass on this positive feedback to the team! Thanks again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the most awesome brunch at Coenes. Best avocado smash and poached eggs ever. Super-friendly service and the most magnificent views out over the marina....will definitely be going back soon

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LaRouge456
Global754987, General Manager at Coene's Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi LaRouge456, It's great to hear that you had an awesome brunch with us! Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, it really means a lot to our staff. Can't wait for you to visit us again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$44
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, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, 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
  • E-mail
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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