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Monsoon Poon

12 Blair St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-803 3555
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Asian, Thai, Indonesian, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Blair St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited Monsoon Poon for dinner recently as part of large group (almost 20 people) with work mates. My experience was so mixed, but the food was so outstanding I've given this place a high review. The good: the food was amazing! Everyone at the...More

Thank Matt_and_Mylo
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's been a Wellington institution for ever hidden down a back street that only local new about food is always great. Only problem is tourist now find it using apps like this and it can get very busy even at the beginning of the week....More

Thank robhG903UP
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

2nd time to this place. First time was with a big group rating samples of food. This time full meals. Service was great. Drinks reasonable too. The food flavours were to die for. Well recommended.

Thank Jason E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Amazing food and served fast and efficiently. We said we had an hour to eat and then leave. Food brilliant! Service excellent! Would recommend to everyone:-)

Thank Janigel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited a number of times over the years and is always a good experience. Good food and a great ambience. An excellent option for a night out in the capital!

Thank KSLDW42
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a table for 8 @ 6.30 on a Thursday night for my fathers 90th birthday dinner. It wasnt very busy, about 20% capacity, if that. Things I didn't like: 1. We waited an extremely long time for our meals at what I considered...More

2  Thank Scorchingbay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great dinner here - cool restaurant - very eclectic - friendly and efficient staff - fabulous cocktail menu - try the one with the sour rhubarb in it - worth the visit just for that!!

Thank SLgeelong
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were celebrating the successful graduation of our son and found this pleasant restaurant. It was very busy and there was wait for tables, so we decided to relax with drink in the bar. The staff were really friendly and helpful. They suggested we buy...More

Thank whowesit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely one of our fav places to go to celebrate a birthday or special occasion. Gets busy around 6pm so either go early and have some cocktails first (with table booked) or arrive later (8 onwards). You can't book a table in advance unless 10+...More

Thank iamrhys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took friends there for tea after telling them how amazing the Auckland one was, An hour and a half wait sipping cocktails did not disappoint. Amazing meals once again, excellent service.

Thank Emma R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Blair St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-803 3555
  • E-mail
A vibrant atmosphere and an innovative design concept, Monsoon Poon offers choices from the exotic flavours of India, South China, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia - all on one menu.A mix of South East Asian chefs wield their tools of trade in full view of the dining room. Booths and large tables make for an intimate or sociable dining experience, where the wide range of cooking styles can be enjoyed by sharing dishes.
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