Cuisine: Seafood
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35+
Ranked: #5 of 48 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: #5 of 48 restaurants in Wellington 5
Dockside
Location: City Centre
Cuisine: Seafood
Mains: $25 - $35+

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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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Great place all round

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Rastem Eugenio

Great staff and great food, great ambiyas well

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Anna Jamieson

Delicious steak and attentive service.

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Wonderful lunch with great service
We'll be back next time in Wellington

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Justin Weir

Amazing as always!

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Jason Pawson

Lovely everything!

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Beautifully presented food. Every dish was perfect, we just wanted even more.
We ordered 2 entrees and 3 mains for my partner and I.
We will most definitely be back again

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Jacqui Bang

Haven’t been spoilt in this way for a long time, staff were attentive but respectful. Cuisine was undoubtedly devine... Wellington treated us well on our weekend away... highly recommend. Thank you.

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Demi Lockwood

The food was delicious. Have been here before and would recommend it.

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I love dining here! Had delicious food once again & excellent service. I can not recommend it enough. See you next time :)

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We can highly recommend this restaurant. Setting , food and service means a great night out.

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Quirino Shin

Had brunch, poached eggs were overdone and the 'fresh' juice turned out to be just store bought made from concentrate. Service was great though

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Yahan Huang

We had a great time in the dockside. will lovely to come again.

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Suzanne Modd

I thought we may have been treated a little differently as we had booked with first table, but the food and the service could not have been any better. A great place to eat, would highly recommend.

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Elizabeth Andrews

Lovely setting for the restaurant, perfectly positioned along Wellingtons waterfront with amazing sea views. The place had a very private and peaceful atmosphere which created a pleasurable environment to enjoy good food and spend time with family. The menu was a wide selection of items to suit every taste. The food lived up to expectations as it was very high quality and delicious, the dessert was also delicious. I would highly recommend the chocolate and salted caramel mouse ball which looked like a Masterchef dessert. Overall amazing food at the Dockside restaurant, my only concern for improvement would be the service which was a bit slow.

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Jasmin Lal

Great food! Awesome staff! Fantastic seafood experience!

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Deepak Chetty

Great service and good.. hospitable staff.

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Joanna Viernes

This was well worth it! A few friends and I went out for lunch and it was delicious. The service was great and the staff were incredibly friendly even chatting to us at the end of the meal. The food and the views was beautiful - the only thing that was more beautiful to look at was the check!

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Hayley Wano

Great experience - Delicious food and prompt, professional service. Would recommend to anybody!

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Elien Lewis

We love Dockside! The staff is always wonderful, it's child-friendly but still fancy. The perfect combo for us.

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Excellent, would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Great restaurant on Wellington Waterfront, great views. The service & food was excellent, we would certainly go again next time we are in Wellington.

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Great dining experience, table right on waters edge, beautiful food, service was ordinary as they were busy with the full paying guest arriving, but otherwise really nice.

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Tyshah Holmes

Delicious food and great service.

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Sandra Tucker

We really enjoyed our dinning at the Dockside restaurant, the food was amazing and the service was great too. A beautiful setting in Wellington to enjoy some great food.

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Jess Kwon

Very attentive staff and beautifully presented food. Worth checking out!

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Taputu Raea

Food was delicious and service was excellent would highly recommend!

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Super yummy! Perfect location

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Megan Walker

Lovely early dinner before our movie. Great team and beautiful food.

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Sarah Florkowski

Very welcoming and friendly service. The food was delicious!! And the view was great. Thank you :)

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Ray Evans

First class food.
First choice location.
First rate experience.
First Table!

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Great location, very enjoyable experience. Lovely meal.

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Stefany Knight

My husband and I were celebrating his birthday! The food and service was excellent, and we would most certainly come again. The salmon dish was lovely, as was my dessert - soft coconut cake. The staff also took note that we were celebrating a birthday, so they wrote 'happy birthday' on my husband's dessert, which was a lovely touch. Thank you so much for a great dining experience!

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lynne james

Lovely restaurant food was fantastic, will return when in Wellington again

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WOW. It’s all around Wellington but describes the Dockside. Great location , attentive cheerful staff. Chef produced 5star food.
And for the ladies a hairdryer and straightener in the bathroom.. the flavours in our food were lovely.

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daph williams

Excellent Dining Experience? Lovely Staff, Food was divine would highly recommend Dockside, would be a lovely place for Social Functions

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Tyler Stevens

We were seated directly facing the ocean with a perfect view which was perfect as we were celebrating our 7 year anniversary. Service was absolutely delightful and the food was so delicious. We couldn’t stop talking and didn’t feel the need to pick up our phones at all. We thouroughly enojyed our meal and left so full we could barely move. The atmosphere was so stunning and the room stayed warm as the sun went down. We would definitely come back again regardless of whether we were with first table or not, although it definitely helped! So so happy with our time that we are already looking for another reason to return!

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Third time here. So handy and lovely setting. We will be back when in Wellington again....

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Megan Pellew

Amazing place will be back

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Brenda Gamble

We had time to fill in before our ferry crossing, Dockside is not too far from the Wellington Ferry Terminal so we booked a table. Lovely and warm inside and a water view, our waitress was very helpful and polite. Out meals were perfectly cooked and well presented. AAA+++ Dockside

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Celeste Fleming

Flew into Wellington yesterday knowing I had first table booked for me and my sister. I was so excited after reading all the great reviews. The maitrdee was lovly so kind and out going, the food was absolutely magnificent. Great soft shell crab. 10/10 from us will definitely be bringing my husband with me next time :)

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Fantastic food as always!

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Jo Thornton

Our lunch was lovely, Thank you!

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Very good food and service.

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Zarah Abu

Dockside was spectacular!

We had the Angus 500g Rib and the Pan Roasted Akaroa Salmon. Both did not disappoint. The Angus was perfectly cooked - soft and juicy in the inside. It was really nice with the butter and the chips; and don't even get us started with the truffle mayo! I've tried quite a few truffle chips in the city and this one is the best one yet! We had to order an additional side of chips because we loved the dip so much! The Angus was too good. The Salmon was nice too. The skin was just the right amount of crispy and salty! Not only the food was good but the view too. We were seated right by the window and it was lovely seeing the harbour while we dined.

Overall, it was a very pleasant dinner. Service was great as well. The servers were friendly. We would definitely recommend and go back!

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Sarah Benge

We had a great time, thank you.

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