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One Fat Bird

$$ - $$$, European,
162 Karori Road, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
+64 4-920 0320
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (10 reviews)
“sunday roast” (4 reviews)
“chicken wings” (2 reviews)
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Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
162 Karori Road, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in here for lunch before going to the fortress. It’s very much a local pub. The atmosphere was relaxed and welcoming. They’ve got cool little bits and bobs all over the place. Food was good and drinks were good

Thank Legna00
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Great range of beers, with opportunity to try some different local brands on tap. Comfortable, casual setting and friendly staff. Unfortunately I chose pizza (it was Thursday pizza night) and it is clearly not their speciality. My companions did better I think (one had venison...More

Thank PHjnr
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch with our elderly father. We all enjoyed the good craft beer selection and tried a few. We had bar snacks rather than a big meal in the restaurant but chose 3 different ones and shared them tapas style. Enjoyed them all. Very friendly...More

Thank Ah62
Reviewed 12 July 2017

One Fat Bird is a family friendly restaurant. It has good food and a huge variaty of beers. The service is prompt and friendly.

Thank fernandafontenelle
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Four of us had dinner last night as part of a 2 for 1 deal. The meal was extremely good value and the food delicious pub food. Only fault was they only put a small (1measure) of 5 barrel syrup into the large glass of...More

Thank Denise R
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Staff friendly and food was yummy as always when we go atmosphere lovely and can get busy but always lovely to go too.

Thank ccdd1
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Nice pub in Karori. Great selection of craft beers and a very helpful staff member who let us taste before we chose a beer we had not tried before. Not a huge selection of bar snacks but enough to please most tastes and the chips...More

Thank Ah62
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Good atmosphere, especially for families. Prompt, friendly service. Kids meal served at the same time as adults entrées was an excellent idea, making it more relaxed for everyone. We'll be back.

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Great food and drink. The food was ok and the drinks good. The fish and chips are good. I would recommend going here.

Thank SamuelCase
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Lovely to eat in a quietish atmosphere but was a Sunday Evening.Had a good choice of gluten free meals and the Sunday roast was made GF for me. Friendly and knowledgable staff. Good place for a reasonable pub meal.

Thank kiwimarg
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Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 19
Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 Karori Road, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-920 0320
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We have tables and spaces for all different occasions whether you want a quick bite to eat or to spend the whole night with us. We have large tables for families and more intimate tables for any lovebirds out there! We also have an ideal area that can be booked out for 50 people which is great for larger parties.
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