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“Excellent Service, fine food and interesting location”
Review of The Thistle Inn

The Thistle Inn
Ranked #9 of 997 Restaurants in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$25
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We visited the Thistle this evening with a travel group of 14. Our server Emma did an excellent job, and provided an overview of the pub/restaurant's long history. The food, ambiance and service were beyond expectations.

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Thank ajirving60750
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

After reading reviews, I was very excited to attend. There was very little ambience, food wasn’t amazing but service was fantastic. It was a particularly busy night of events in Wellington so the pub was very quiet so that may be the reason for the lack of ambience. To sum up- not fine dining, but not bad.

Thank Beth0reilly
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Apparently this is the oldest surviving pub in New Zealand but unless, like me, you have done your research you might not realise. Unlike England they don’t make a fuss and there is no memorabilia in evidence which is a bit of a shame as I for one quite like the idea of a T-shirt with NZ oldest etc. Nevertheless a great find good beer and good food in a historic setting. The lamb fry is to be recommended for all liver lovers.

Thank alanjamesg2017
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

very convenient for work when I am in wellington but always a little underwhelmed. The beer selection is OK, but not outstanding and the food is basic bar snacks. Ambience is nice but I feel like it lacks a little of the character it should have retained

Thank Raoul M
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

A lovely visit here from the UK. Staff were super friendly and efficient. Menu was good and food was absolutely excellent. Would definitely recommend.

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