Cuisine: Burgers, Grill, Share Plates
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $35

Grills Meats Beer is a funky restaurant and grill bar in Wellington, with one purpose in life: to blow you away with their food, beer and warm hospitality!

Found in the heart of Wellington, Grills Meats Beer is no ordinary restaurant. Started by three food-lovers who wanted to create a more casual, though still delicious, style of dining, this is the spot to come to if you want great food and an exceptional welcome. With a varied menu of New Zealand and international favourites, there’s something for everyone, from beautifully-crafted burgers and show-stopping dumplings, to chargrilled pork ribs and pop-corn market fish. Don’t forget to wash it down with one of their famous craft beers!

Grills Meats Beer is proud of its eco-conscious kitchen and bar, and takes care in choosing what goes on your plate, using only high-quality and locally-sourced produce, grass-fed meat and free-range eggs. Always going one step further in sharing the love of honest food and craft beer, Grills Meats Beer is ideal for families, friends, groups and couples for any occasion, anytime.

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Grill Meats Beer
227 Cuba Street
Wellington

Open Hours:
Open 7 days 12pm til late

Phone: 04 801 8787
Website: www.grillmeatsbeer.co.nz/

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Grill Meats Beer
Location: City Centre
Cuisine: Burgers, Grill, Share Plates
Mains: $15 - $35
Grill Meats Beer accepts American Express

Reviews

It was 4 of us for lunch and it was absolutely great! Food was excellent. Shared plates of chicken wings, mozzarella and bacon loaded potato puffs and popcorn market fish. Nothing left on the plates and finger linking food. Breve if the week perfect with all the trimmings. S’mores Sunday yum!!! Definitely recommend and well be back for sure .

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Stephanie Prendergast

Situated on the busy and bustling Cuba Street in one of the more eclectic areas of Wellington - Grill Meats Beer was a wonderful hidden gem with a great selection of legendary craft beers to suitably live up to it's name!

We started with the Japanese Fried Chicken (absolute must!) and Bacon & Mozzarella Loaded Potato Puffs with paired beers as suggested by our well-informed and knowledgeable waitress. Both dishes were a good size and were the perfect warm up for our main affair. I opted for the Nashville Hot Chicken Burger (no bun) and my partner chose the Guest Burger of the Week, which was none other than a GMB take on the legendary Philly Cheese steak sandwich. Definitely did not disappoint, portion was great and just what we needed for a Friday dinner! Unfortunately had no room for dessert on this occasion, but eager for our next visit to try the S'Mores Sundae - looked incredible!

Thanks for a great first night to our weekend away in Wellington - look forward to returning :)

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Eugene Kwok

Great place, good vibes, excellent service from staff ( Dustyn ). Sharing plates yummy.

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Ross Owen

The food was brilliant and somehow was topped by the service we received.
would definitely recommend and go again. thanks guys.

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I really like the vibes here. the setting is cosy and comfortable. We had the mussels for starters which were so damn good, we will back for these! the sauce it's cooked in, was divine, garlicky and sea-like. We found to be near full after our starters alone. when the burgers arrived we really needed a breather to tuck in! really enjoyed burgers, salad and brioche bun is heavenly and sizing was spot on although we couldn't finish chips and no way could we even think about desert! overall a great experience with fantastic friendly service. Will be back for sure!

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Stella Hartley-Hall

Fantastic service through and through, very lovely and comfortable people who made us feel welcome and attended to throughout! The starters were so so nice, mozarella and jalapeno hush puppies were a personal fav, their hidden away under the sides not the starters so don't miss out on them! Burgers were nice, we had the smokin hash and the nashville hot chicken (chicken was our fav) and the smore's sundae for dessert was so so so nice!!! All around was a really lovely dinner (:

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Michelle Sternberg

I indulged in the WOAP winning burger Piggy McPigface. The first bite was bursting with delicious flavors. The best burger ever, washed down with Parrotdog Bitter Bitch beer. My friend had the Nashville Hot Chicken burger and couldn't put it down. Brilliant.

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Briar Lomas

Our party of 3 had an absolute stellar time eating and drinking here! There was something for all of us: with the craft beer snob happily delving into the quality tap beer range (special shoutout to the Funk Estate Threeway Pale Ale); the discerning foodie salivating over such delights as the Wagyu Steak, the bacon relish (in the miss piggy burger), and the Pohutukawa smoked icecream; and myself, the easiest to please, blown away by everything but especially into the natural wood wall in the ladies bathroom which gave the space an incredible scent of pine. In summation a really special meal here, improved by the lovely servers, and something which we will definitely be repeating.

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Jessica Clark

If I could rate it higher than a 5, I would. The food was divine, best meal I've eaten in a long while. Staff were informative, attentive and friendly without being intrusive. The pohutakawa peach icecream was a highlight, as was the melt-in-your-mouth steak. Can't stop thinking about Grill Meats Beer!

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Megan Hodgson

Great experience, Japanese fried chicken was absolutely delicious for entree, mains were great too. Our waitress was lovely, absolutely rushed off her feet being the only one there at the time and they were super busy but we still got as much attention as we needed. Excellent experience overall.

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It was 4 of us for lunch and it was absolutely great! Food was excellent. Shared plates of chicken wings, mozzarella and bacon loaded potato puffs and popcorn market fish. Nothing left on the plates and finger linking food. Breve if the week perfect with all the trimmings. S’mores Sunday yum!!! Definitely recommend and well be back for sure .

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Ruby Boonzaier

Had a great time. Loved the service and the food was fresh and quick. 11/10 would recommend

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We went out for a family lunch. As always we had lovely meals and beer. All the meals are delicious from the hamburgers and steak to the curly chips and the appetisers etc. Thanks

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Marcina McLean

We were thoroughly impressed with this place! The food was amazing and the service was prompt, and friendly! I especially loved the s’mores yum! Can’t fault anything on the menu, we tried all the entrees and for mains, we had the ribs, wagyu steak and spicy buttermilk chicken burger! Delish!

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Ross Bird

Awesome service and food, great selection of beers too. Highly recommend the chili fries.

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Staff were so accomodating and helpful given we were held up and late for our booking. Food was great, generous in helpings and verey tasty.

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We had a perfect lunch at GMB. Simple food, nothing fancy but we were happy with everything, Thanks GMB.

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Stella Harrison

Our family enjoyed delicious burgers here - especially appreciating the real, tasty chicken in them (no processed chicken meat here!) and delicious burger buns. Curly fries went down a treat, too. Thanks - we'll be back.

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So good. Delicious food, great service. We’ll be back.

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Jacqueline Parekh

Thoroughly enjoyed all that we ordered! 5 stars to the burger (pork scotch fillet) and the chicken wings!

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We went here for lunch and will definitely be going back, fried pickles were delicious and the ribs and steak were perfectly cooked, wanted to try a sundae but we we're too full, nice, friendly service

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Angela Baek

There are various types of beer which is nice and attractive with Japanese style of fried chicken.

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Some awesome food and some average as food. The chicken was lukewarm and certainly was not very piri piri flavour. Waste of varnish too. The Wagyu steak was awesome but a bit over cooked and the mushroom was pretty burnt. The beef croquets were amazing. The jalepeno mozzarella hush puppies are by far the best!! All up it’s an ok spot.

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Great food- will be back!

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Ian Chock

The food was incredible! One of the best steaks and the best pork ribs I have ever had!

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Food was average

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Stephanie Prendergast

Situated on the busy and bustling Cuba Street in one of the more eclectic areas of Wellington - Grill Meats Beer was a wonderful hidden gem with a great selection of legendary craft beers to suitably live up to it's name!

We started with the Japanese Fried Chicken (absolute must!) and Bacon & Mozzarella Loaded Potato Puffs with paired beers as suggested by our well-informed and knowledgeable waitress. Both dishes were a good size and were the perfect warm up for our main affair. I opted for the Nashville Hot Chicken Burger (no bun) and my partner chose the Guest Burger of the Week, which was none other than a GMB take on the legendary Philly Cheese steak sandwich. Definitely did not disappoint, portion was great and just what we needed for a Friday dinner! Unfortunately had no room for dessert on this occasion, but eager for our next visit to try the S'Mores Sundae - looked incredible!

Thanks for a great first night to our weekend away in Wellington - look forward to returning :)

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Richard Meredith

Burgers are always on point. Never had a bad burger here and the burgers of the week are truly special. Safe are helpful and alway there if you need them.

Took my Swedish friend there for her last dinner in New Zealand. I think you guys made her really happy with the food which I hope she will remember for a long time to come.

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Great food Nd service

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Eugene Kwok

Great place, good vibes, excellent service from staff ( Dustyn ). Sharing plates yummy.

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George Minors

Good service, burger patty was a little thin. Was expecting a good chunky burger not fast food thin style. Tasted a little burned. Fish meal was a little too spicy, should come with rice or potato or pasta to help. Deep fried ice cream was epic.

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Jackie Farrell

The four of us loved lunch at Grill Meats Beer ... burgers, chicken, steaks and loaded fries, what more could you ask for! Great flavors and a great menu! And a bottle of wine to enjoy as well. We will be back next week for sure!

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Regan Hutchinson

Very delicious burgers

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Ross Owen

The food was brilliant and somehow was topped by the service we received.
would definitely recommend and go again. thanks guys.

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Paul Meendering

Had a gr8 lunch. Good service and food. Will be back

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I really like the vibes here. the setting is cosy and comfortable. We had the mussels for starters which were so damn good, we will back for these! the sauce it's cooked in, was divine, garlicky and sea-like. We found to be near full after our starters alone. when the burgers arrived we really needed a breather to tuck in! really enjoyed burgers, salad and brioche bun is heavenly and sizing was spot on although we couldn't finish chips and no way could we even think about desert! overall a great experience with fantastic friendly service. Will be back for sure!

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Lovely setting and tasty food. Thanks

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Maggie Roe-Shaw

This place has lost its mojo...there is no service from the staff, no front of house and the food is just ho hum- had the chicken burger which was burnt black and dry as...the steak was okay but had not been seasoned so ad no flavour...no surprise it is now on First Table...

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Haly Lai

Delicious food and the service was good.

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We had a rare opportunity to go out as a family for some lunch (2 adults and a 3 month old). Seating was comfortable and the service was excellent. Very relaxed. Great selection of beers including some tasty low strength options which compliment a burger. We over ordered, as you do but made a stellar effort to clear the table. The brisket burger was tasty and tender - not too heavy so you could get through the sides. Definitely a winner! Also tried a beef burger with bacon and hot zombie sauce. A bit messy to eat but real juicy with the right amount of kick.

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Adam Hart

Great service initially, then we were forgotten about a little toward the end of our meal. Food was great.

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The food here was so amazing! Service was excellent, the staff were really helpful and knew their stuff. The burgers themselves were some of the best I’ve had, really out there concepts executed perfectly. Highly recommend.

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Service was quick, lovely waitress we had made sure we were ok...

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Once again, another great lunch for both us and the kids. Thanks

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The burgers are amazing and the service is fantastic! Burgers are a decent size and very yummy!

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Dasitha de Silva

Great food and ambience. The mussels are a must and so are the buffalo wings. We will definitely be back.

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The food here is first rate. The burgers are huge and full of flavour and the spicy chicken wings we had to start were awesome. Add to that a massive selection of quality craft beers, its hard to fault Grill Meats Beer. A great experience.

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I loved every bite that i took ...!
The deepfried ice cream was defs the highlight of the day....!

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Once again, we enjoyed the meals that we picked (there were 4 of us). They delicious and flavoursome. The staff were great. Many thanks!

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Caitlin Anderson

Great food

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Rachel Williams

Grill Meats Beer is always consistently good. Delicious burgers and great beer selection. Great service as well.

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all good!

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Dominique Joy

I love this place. The food is so tasty and the vibe in the restaurant is great. Would definitely recommend!

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Luzette Wolmarans

Very good food and awesome service.
Highly recommended

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Greg Campbell

Experience was amazing. Food was excellent with exemplary service

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Heather Joines

Our visit centred around catching up with a friend. We shared the popcorn market fish which was nice. For mains we had a Nashville hot Chicken burger which delivered on heat and flavour. A guest burger of the week which was an ok burger but didn't deliver the heat it promised. The other main was the wagyu which was great. Deep fried ice cream was good to finish but the s'mores sundae was a bit heavy and sweet.
The service was great, attentive but not intrusive.
Overall a nice meal and a nice place to catch up with friends.

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Garth Stirrat

As a regular diner at GMB, this booking did not disappoint. The food was a good as ever and the beer choices were excellent.
Although this was a First Table booking, we could choose where to sit and taking a position that overlooked the kitchen was a great way to see the chefs at work.
The service was not obtrusive, but was friendly.
Overall another enjoyable casual Burger and Beer night.

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Friendly staff. Great food. The steak was very tender and the pork ribs and coleslaw were lovely. My son enjoyed the burger. We would dine here again and recommend it. Thanks very much.

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Dyarne O'Hara

Didn’t disappoint, fabulous food and great service! Highly recommend.

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An excellent choice of craft beers. We had Wagyu flank steak that was cooked to perfection. I recommend it highly.

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