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The Grill at Amora

170 Wakefield Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-471 5711
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak” (14 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
170 Wakefield Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 18 July 2017

The bartenders do mixed drinks well and the bar list features many Australian reds and whites. The restaurant menu offers international food, ranging from hamburgers to beautifully presented steaks, chicken and fish dishes. Fresh, crisp green salads were very good. One note: the hotel and...More

Thank VWriter
AmoraHotelWellington, General Manager at The Grill at Amora, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Dear VWriter, Thank you for posting a review of your experience at our Grill Restaurant and Bar. Your kind comments are very encouraging and appreciated, and we do hope to see you back next year. Kind regards, Liam Craughwell, General Manager

Reviewed 24 April 2017

It was really nice to have the service and the food was as good. Loved my snapper grilled that came along with a beautiful sauce.

1  Thank milesjj
AmoraHotelWellington, General Manager at The Grill at Amora, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Dear milesjj, It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your dining experience. Your feedback is very much appreciated and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Liam Craughwell, General Manager

Reviewed 2 April 2017

Disappointed by a few things at high tea. The selection of savoury and sweet was not balanced. Cucumber sandwiches had no cream cheese so it was dry (butter didn't help really, was kind of cheap). The teas were not served in individual pots as most...More

Thank Red2explorer
AmoraHotelWellington, General Manager at The Grill at Amora, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Dear Red2explorer, Thank you for providing feedback of your recent experience in our Grill Restaurant. I have taken note of your comments and will share these with our F&B Manager. I do hope you will consider a return visit at some time in the future....More

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Our group of 6 had a very pleasant dinner at this restaurant. We enjoyed pre dinner drinks in the adjoining Bar to the restaurant. The restaurant and bar decor is very welcoming and comfortable, especially the chairs in the bar area. The restaurant menu is...More

Thank Ron T
AmoraHotelWellington, General Manager at The Grill at Amora, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Dear Ron T, Thank you for taking the time to provide a very encouraging review of your dining experience in our Grill Restaurant, highlighting the comfort of the chairs in our bar, the quality of the meals served to your group, and the service you...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

Me and my better half both had such a lovely time, not to mention a great meal, at the "Grill' on Tuesday night. We had a fantastic table, up close to a large glass window with a great view overlooking Wellington. I would recommend for...More

Thank Gazza_M456
AmoraHotelWellington, General Manager at The Grill at Amora, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Dear Gazza_M456, I am so pleased to read that you enjoyed your experience in our Grill Restaurant, and I will share your kind comments with our F&B team who I am sure will be very encouraged by your feedback. Thank you for providing a review,...More

Reviewed 19 February 2017

love the bar snacks and had breakfast here. Great choice, from fruits to cold cuts to pancakes and bacon and eggs. 10/10 staff were awesome. Very clean and tidy and great view outside the awesome huge glass windows.

Thank chris_cairns
AmoraHotelWellington, General Manager at The Grill at Amora, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Dear chris_cairns, Thank you for posting some fabulous feedback of your dining experience. It is very much appreciated and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Liam Craughwell, General Manager

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Another great meal here last night. The quality of the food was excellent, the service very attentive without being intrusive. Great value for a high end restaurant. We highly recommend The Grill and it's becoming a bit of a favourite of ours in Wellington. The...More

Thank Julia M
AmoraHotelWellington, General Manager at The Grill at Amora, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Dear Julia M, It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your dining experience here at the Grill at the Amora! I will share your comments with our F&B team who I am sure will be very encouraged by your feedback. We look forward...More

Reviewed 23 January 2017

We ate in the Grill when we stayed in October 2016. We weren't overly impressed by the service. We ordered as normal but the starters arrived and almost immediately the mains were ready. So we said no we'd eat starters first then we'd have our...More

Thank Stanley_1986
AmoraHotelWellington, General Manager at The Grill at Amora, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Dear Stanley_1986, I am sorry to read that you were not happy with the service provided whilst dining at the Grill. I will address this issue; thank you for bringing it to our attention. I am pleased that you found the quality of the food...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Came here for dinner before a show. Ordered fish and was told how long it would take. No problem. 10 minutes after the time the meal should have arrived was told the chef had over cooked the fish and they had no more fresh (thawed!)...More

Thank Andy S
AmoraHotelWellington, General Manager at The Grill at Amora, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Dear Andy S, Thank you for taking the time to provide a review. I am sorry to read of your experience; please don't hesitate to contact me if you would like to discuss this matter further. Kind regards, Liam Craughwell, General Manager

Reviewed 26 December 2016

Had a great family Christmas smorgasbord. The staff were amazing they were available when required without hovering. The food was ok , it was a smorgasbord so the lamb and Turkey were dry , but the rest was very good. The only fault we had...More

Thank CJF5498
AmoraHotelWellington, General Manager at The Grill at Amora, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Dear CJF5498, Thank you for providing feedback of your dining experience here at the Grill at the Amora over the Christmas period. I have taken note of your comments and will address the issues that you have raised. I am pleased that you found the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 29
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 22:30
Monday
06:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:30
Thursday
06:30 - 22:30
Friday
06:30 - 22:30
Saturday
06:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Wakefield Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand (Formerly The Grill at the Duxton)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-471 5711
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Description
The award-winning Grill Restaurant serves a fusion of contemporary New Zealand and International cuisine in a 5 star setting right in the heart of Wellington's CBD. Heavenly food is our speciality.Opening Times for the Grill:Breakfast (Mon – Sun) 6.30am - 10.30amLunch (Mon – Sun) 12.00pm – 2.30pmDinner (Mon – Sun) 5.30pm – 10.30pm Opening Times for the Bar:8.30am – late (Mon – Sun)
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