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Hummingbird Eatery & Bar

) #12 of 692 Restaurants in Wellington $$ - $$$ European, ,
22 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-801 6336
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb kofta” (3 reviews)
“churros” (7 reviews)
“fillet steak” (6 reviews)
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European, Contemporary, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
22 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 309 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The pork belly was amazing and so were the desserts. Fabulous food and customer service. I returned for a 2nd visit and was still impressed. Highly recommended!

Thank crazycheriang
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

''Twas a wet and miserable night in the windiest of Wellingtons. We braved the harsh elements with our wee family and descended upon the unsuspecting staff of this delecatarious establishment. Warm of body and soul were we as we dined like kings of old. With...More

2  Thank SteveJSharp
Reviewed 1 week ago

Split bar & restaurant space we came for dinner but felt the wait staff were more focused elsewhere which detracted from the amazing food and well priced drinks we all enjoyed.

Thank GerryReal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here on a Saturday night celebrating my girlfriend s birthday. We've been served by a guy and even if it was his first night, he has been professional and up to the job, proposing us 2 wines that matched very well our...More

1  Thank Alessandro S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

fast and efficient service from the bar, there was great music being played, there was good security and crowd control in place to ensure it didn't turn into a can of sardines, so all in all, well planned and delivered. I'll be back again.

Thank Youie1966
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambience for dinner and drinks, we had three small plates (which are quite small), a bread and two desserts for two people and it was all lovely. Nicely presented, great flavour, really pretty yummy and quite quick! The only thing that left a bad...More

Thank Beck F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed sharing the shoulder of lamb with pumpkin, cauliflower gratin , with peas & mint sauce. The lamb was falling off the bone however we did find the vegetables needed a little more cooking as they were slightly underdone. The restaurant has a lovely...More

1  Thank Ellemay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we walked in, the ambience was great. The intimate lighting and tunes were perfect for celebrating an anniversary. We were greeted by a lovely maître d' who was highly professional and had a certain finesse with what she did; from pouring wine...More

1  Thank Ela-eats-travels
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

So it’s had up’s and down’s over the years to be one of the strong survivors to date. I recall when this restaurant was at the top of the game and one of the most talked about restaurants in Wellington. It’s always been a great...More

1  Thank Max_O6363
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Can't speak to the restaurant as I spent my time on the opposite side which is the bar. Probably one of the best selections of spirits and wines you'll find in Wellington as we went specifically for the Chocolate Martini - that's is my wife...More

1  Thank JD_SLC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 26
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
15:00 - 04:00
15:00 - 04:00
15:00 - 04:00
15:00 - 04:00
15:00 - 04:00
15:00 - 04:00
15:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-801 6336
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Hummingbird is a multi-award winning eatery and bar founded in 2000. It was fully refurbished in 2012, with an increased focus on serving delicious, unpretentious, sensibly priced food and world class cocktails. Open 7 days from 3pm until late for dinner, drinks, cocktails and good times.
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