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$$ - $$$, European,
3 Queens Wharf, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-499 4450
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak” (22 reviews)
“pizza” (21 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
Bar, European, New Zealand, Brew Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Queens Wharf, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

It’s a shame really. Bin 44 is in a great location and seems to draw people in because of that. However the food is disappointingly very ordinary and the serving staff seem bored and disinterested. A ‘spinach and pumpkin tart’ on the lunch menu turned...More

Thank Auch25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to have dinner. Didn't realise there was a show going on that evening. The servers and kitchen staff were obviously maxed out and they could only offer us bites from the snack menu until the pre-show crowd eased. But...More

1  Thank Ivonan22
Bin44, Manager at Bin44, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Ivonan22, thank you for taking the time to leave some feedback for us. Your kind comments about our professionalism have been passed on to the staff who were very pleased. The garlic bread is a popular favourite of ours and we are thrilled to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked here prior to attending the WOW show opposite. They had a special WOW menu. The entrees were OK. For the mains we had the pan-fried fish. The fish was perfectly cooked and tasty. However, the accompanying new potatoes were cold, although tasty. For...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came at 11.30am on a day with a WOW 2pm matinee, so the place was buzzing. We were lucky to get a table. Because it was pre 12 noon we couldn't get a lunch meal, so had to get off breakfast menu - very...More

1  Thank Christine L
Bin44, Manager at Bin44, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Christine, thank you for your review for Bin 44. We are pleased to see you enjoyed your breakfast with us - our staff work very hard to ensure all guests are well taken care of during busy times as well as quiet. Apologies about...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff, but the rest was disappointing. We were there late Sunday afternoon, for a quick bite to eat. They were very busy. We ordered a glass of white wine and a beer. The wine was lukewarm. We ordered a Gluten free pizza, so didn't...More

Thank Friiskiwi
Bin44, Manager at Bin44, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Friiskiwi, I would like to apologize on behalf of Bin44 that your experience was not up to our high standards. It is great that you though the staff were friendly, we pride ourselves on our customer service. With regards to the burnt edges on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have limited time and are looking for waterfront view, ambiance, a lovely menu and wine list in a central location, the Bin44 is your choice. I have been many times as a local and when I have visitors it is a top choice....More

1  Thank monty035
Bin44, Manager at Bin44, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi monty035, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us! We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to Bin 44, we do have one of the best waterfront views in Wellington! I am glad to see you have...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Looking for a light lunch while wandering through and so glad we stopped at Bin 44. Lovely staff made us feel very welcome and on the menu just what we felt like - seafood chowder. We both luved this dish. Tasted so good. A couple...More

1  Thank aldavril
Bin44, Manager at Bin44, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Hello Aldavril, Thank you for your lovely comments! The chowder in particular helps on those days where it is a bit chilly. We always say how lucky we are to have such a beautiful view and look forward to sharing it with customers. We look...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Stopped in for pint #2 on a sunny Wellington afternoon. Good seating variety - and, crucially, outdoor heating for those sunny-yet-cold Wellington afternoons. Nice enough staff, good selection of beersies.

1  Thank theroycenz
Bin44, Manager at Bin44, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Hi theroycenz, thank you for your kind comments on Bin 44, we are thrilled you enjoyed the setting - something which we pride ourselves on down here on the waterfront. We hope to see you again in the future! Lauren Priday

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Love coming to Bin44, I practically live here outside of work! Amazing food, perfect service and I love the staff! 110% would recommend

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Three of us went out for a meal, one had a pork cutlet which was dry, my daughter and I shared a pizza, fries and beef sliders. Pizza was average and the beef paddies on the sliders were red and looked raw. (Not blue raw...More

1  Thank Antonia S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Queens Wharf, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-499 4450
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Come down to Bin44 Restaurant + Bar on Queens Wharf waterfront for great food, a fantastic selection of craft beers and some good old blues playing to create the perfect atmosphere. We are the only Craft beer bar on the waterfront, with a wide selection of craft beers on tap and in bottles. We have over 70 different craft beers on offer, that we have carefully selected to satisfy the beer nerd in you! "Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy
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