Cuisine: A La Carte, European, Seafood
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35+
Ranked: #3 of 61 restaurants in Wellington

Situated at the heart of Queens Wharf, housed in an historic waterfront shed, Dockside enjoys stunning views from every aspect with a maritime theme throughout.

Dockside offers a largely seafood-based menu that changes daily with emphasis on the best, freshest produce and providing even the most regular customers with new choices and the latest catch.

With one of the largest outdoor dining areas over water in the Southern Hemisphere, it would be difficult to find a better venue to enjoy Wellington’s waterfront.

Taking into account Wellington's unpredictable weather patterns, the deck can be covered with a large retractable roof whilst still offering the superb feeling of al fresco dining.

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Dockside
Shed 3, Queen's Wharf
Wellington 6011

Open Hours:
Mon - Fri: 12:00pm to late
Sat - Sun: 11:00am to late

Phone: 04 499 9900
Website: www.docksidenz.com

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Ranked: #3 of 61 restaurants in Wellington 3
Dockside
Location: City Centre
Cuisine: A La Carte, European, Seafood
Mains: $25 - $35+
Accepts:   Dockside accepts American Express

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Noeline Colman

Food was not up to our normal expectation

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Brett Sheehan

Friendly staff, great ambience.

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Katie Harrison

My flatmate and I treat ourselves to a fancy night out once a month. Hard to do when you're on a budget. Luckily with first table we are able to enjoy the finer things in life. This time we decided on Dockside before we went to the symphony. Man oh man it did not disappoint! Our server, Claire I believe(might be wrong), was excellent! Food was amazing! Had the crab wontons, scallops and he had the market rush and I had the sirloin. Everything was delicious and the over all experience was 5 stars!

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Sandy Bray

Delicious food in a timely fashion and wonderful cheerful service. Go the lamb rump !

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Good grazing in the Wellington sun!

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Fabulous food and exemplary service. We particularly enjoyed the big breakfast and the ploughman's platter. A beautiful location for watching the world go by, though a little difficult to find street parking. Very highly recommended.

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Great dining experience. Very friendly staff who explained everything succinctly. It was my mother's 80th birthday and staff made a big fuss of her. Just lovely.

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Fantastic food and presentation. Great service. Certainly value for money

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daph williams

Dinning in the Beautiful Restaurant Dockside was amazing! Great staff an tastee food. Started with Eggs Bene on salmon

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Kadia Turner

We had a really lovely lunch at dockside. The staff were all friendly and attentive and the food was lovely. Our favourites were the pork belly and the coconut cake for dessert. Yum!

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Andrew Little

Dockside... what a great setting on the wharf, lovely food and great friendly service to cap it off. Well done Dockside!

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Fergus Mao

Same nice experience as past.
Great service, friendly staff
Delicious meal. Especially the pork belly with prawn dish my wife ordered. It is very special and taste yummy.

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Eleanor McGechie

Would absolutely go here again! I had the crumbled fish and chips, and it was all light and delicious. All dietary requirements of the table well observed also. Thanks Dockside!

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food was very good, great location! very nice atmosphere - would go back

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Superb food, friendly service. Will come back again, loved the oysters in Tempura and the Baked fish.

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Excellent food and service. Staff very friendly and informative. Only down side was a slightly loud atmosphere.

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Such a gourmet experience at Dockside. Started with chicken liver Parfait sharing board to scallops as entree and then Pork belly+ Prawn & Market Fish. Every bite was a bliss with perfect sea view and professional staff. They offer exquisite food and drinks menu catering to dietary restrictions as well.
PS we are coming back

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Gillian Tongue

Fab location, great staff and food to match, highly recommended :)

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Soogi Choi

We had beautiful brunch time, we got window seat with a lot of sun and beautiful view. Egg benedict was really great (many people order it) and crispy pork was so good as well!

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Jackie Farrell

Amazing food & amazing service as usual! Great place to have a client business meeting, everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves.

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Holly Stones

Lovely staff - a very joyous evening

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Melanie Swallow

Great service and food. Lovely window seat enjoying the winter sun.

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Gray Campbell

Great food and service location outstanding

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Angus Blakie

Food was delicious. Friendly attentive staff and a lovely setting. It was hot behind the glass doors but they opened up and let in a nice breeze. Thanks

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Loren Monteiro

Great experience, beautiful location & decor, top food and staff. :-)

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Was a bit disappointed overall, sample menu does not even come close to reflecting the actual menu. Dining on a wharf seaside and the only fish dish is beer battered or crumbled dish &chips?! Menu was clunky and did not have any balance. The kitchen needs to find the salt and start using it, correct seasoning of dish’s would go along way to the blandness of some of the food. Service started well but was an after thought from there with water top ups and asking if more drinks were wanted. In short quality needs to go up quite a bit to meet the prices of prices need to come down to meet the current standard being produced.

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Anthony Danh

Great view

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Great service good food and wonderful ambiance.

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Great food and wonderful service. Definitely a place I'd go back to in the future

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Enjoyed a really great lunch - couldn't fault the food or the service.

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Jackie Farrell

Amazing food! Lots to choose from! Love the vibe at Dockside on a sunny day! The clients we took for our lunch meeting thoroughly enjoyed themselves!

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Sharon Hickey

Great food. Great service

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Noelene Vivili

I had the chicken thighs for lunch. Was too dry and just a bit too much spice for the bed of lasagne at the bottom. Strong flavours all around so was a bit too much and I couldn’t finish it. I did try the duck though and I regret not getting that instead. It was beautiful , soft and juicy.
The dessert was perfect. I had the chocolate mousse and it was just divine. Staff were very friendly and efficient and I do appreciate the service we received. I cannot wait to return, it was a very lovely lunch date thank you Dockside.

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Kelly Harding

Thoroughly enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Thank you!

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Tasha Hawkins

Great scenery and better food. Thank you!

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Really good service and friendly staff. Food was delicious, especially the chocolate mousse dessert.

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Fantastic experience. Food was excellent and service was impeccable. Will definitely be dining here again.

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Trina Hughes

Enjoyable brunch, thank you

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Food was great. Best dessert I've had in a long time.... Choc dome and Choc mousse... Try it!!! Team were very attentive and good location on a sunny day. Very enjoyable

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Karen Law

We loved our lunch experience at Dockside. The venue is fabulous, the day was sunny and it was such a treat to sit near the window and enjoy the ambiance. The service was excellent, the waitress was knowledgeable about the menu and the drinks came out promptly. The food was beautifully presented and delicious. We would happily dine here again and would love to come back! Thank you for a very enjoyable dining experience

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Wendy Cresswell

Fantastic meal, beautifully presented, staff were pretty amazing too, thank you!

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Vladimir Baskov

Overall a pretty good experience. Food is delicious, service is excellent.

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Claire Page

Fantastic service, beautiful meal. Highly recommend

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Noeline Colman

Other than the strong smell of paint a great meal and wonderful staff

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Great food. Good, timely service. Thanks.

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My first time using first table .I was visiting Wellington and very happy with amazing location of the restaurant and also delicious food what we eat. Entree scallops &Calamari, followed by fish &chip and desserts were divine. The staff were very friendly and received good service.Highly recommend Dockside restaurant to anyone .

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Rhiannon Jones

Amazing food and service, would highly recommend!

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Thoroughly enjoyed the dining experience the staff were pleasant and helpful,we chose the Salmon and Lamb mains with a green salad and couldn’t have been happier. We will definitely recommend this restaurant to our friends.This was our first time using first table and we will spread the word.

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Jess Rogalsky

Dixie and the team made my birthday extra special!!! The food was amazing!!!!

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Excellent.

We had the fish and chips for lunch (1 x battered and 1 x crumbed) which were very well cooked (the slaw salad was ok but could have been tastier). We also added the blackened prawns to the meal which were awesome and cooked perfectly. The side order of the mac&cheese bites were outstanding in flavor and cooked perfectly with mushroom/truffle taste really shining. There was around a 10-15min wait for our beers after ordering them which was a little confusing as all they had to do was open the bottle a give it to us.

Recommend this to anyone for lunch, haven't tried dinner there yet but assume it would be the same quality as the lunch we had. 9/10.

Cheers Dockside and First Table.

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