Cuisine: A La Carte, Grill, Steakhouse
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35+
Ranked: #9 of 46 restaurants in Wellington

For the best steak in the Wellington, try this award-winning grillhouse...

Serving exquisite steak and fine wines since 2012, Portlander is a thriving culinary hub in the city centre.

This unique grillhouse specialises in superb cuts of meat, prepared to perfection and finished in style. The seasonal menu champions the finest New Zealand produce, and offers locally hunted wild meats and line-caught fish.

For a showstopping dish try the pure south & Taupo beef or Palliser bay station lamb, or the Manuka honey glazed pork belly. They also offer a range of artisan bites, like the Drunken Nanny cheeses and Arobake breads, as well as to-die-for desserts (three words: dark chocolate tart).

Portlander boasts one of Wellington’s most extensive whisky selections, and a custom wine cellar. Cheers to that!

And that’s not all. Portlander has Wellington's premier culinary social club - The Prime Club. As a member, you’ll receive invitations to their expert in-house Masterclasses, earn $1 Portlander credit for every $8 spent, and have the opportunity to win exclusive tickets to Wellington’s top-notch sporting, fashion, culture and culinary events.

It takes seconds to join (and its free) through the following link:

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Portlander Bar & Grill
Cnr of Whitmore and Featherston Streets
Wellington 6011

Open Hours:
Everyday 6am - 11pm

Phone: 04 498 3762
Website: www.portlander.co.nz

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Ranked: #9 of 46 restaurants in Wellington 9
Portlander Bar & Grill
Location: City Centre
Cuisine: A La Carte, Grill, Steakhouse
Mains: $25 - $35+

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Tanya Fortuin

What an amazing time we had... the food was outstanding!! We loved our waitress who was fantastic at her job. I can't wait to go again.

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Great night out at Portlander Bar & Grill. The dining room was busy, but you didn't feel like you were in the middle of a crowd. Staff were knowledgable, service was great and the food delicious!

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Nicky Cooper

We had a lovely experience and we will definitely return.

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Very busy restaurant, staff were very attentive. Great food for a meat lover not much of a selection if you are vegetarian or like seafood.

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Fernanda Fontenelle

One of the bests restaurants I have been so far in Wellington or maybe in New Zealand. Warm and fancy, it has a great atmosphere. My salmon was cooked to perfection! I cannot fault Portlander in anything. Friendly staff and first class food. Highly recommended.

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Grace Goris

Love the steak here but would not recommend the aged steak. I’ll be back for other food as I’ve found the food quality really good

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Nicole Scully

We went as a group of 3 to Portlander and had a great experience. The staff were very attentive and went above and beyond to ensure that we were comfortable. It’s not just steak either, the salmon was delicious! Perfect creme brûlée too. They have a very extensive wine list and a very good whiskey collection. Definitely want to go back to try some more of the dishes.

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Angela Marsden

We were seated quickly and the,wait staff were very professional. There is a bar at one end of the room so dont expect a quiet, intimate dining experience, but the food was delicious.

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Super helpful service staff. Beautiful steaks.

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Lovely dinner, lovely atmosphere and amazing service! A good choice for our 39th wedding anniversary!

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impeccable service and food ..menu very meat heavy but everything was served with nice sides (orange carrots were delicious) and nicely cooked
couldn't fault it ..Thanks Samantha for great service
We will be back

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Michelle McConnachie

On arrival at the Portlander Bar & Grill,we found the atmosphere warm and pleasant, and the wait staff were all very knowledgeable and made us feel very welcomed.
My husband and I had the Sirloin Steak, I like mine medium and she likes her medium rare. Both our steaks were cooked to perfection. I also had the hand cut fries and they were massive, but delicious.
The service was extremely prompt and we could have a conversation with a normal tone of voice.
Our experience was a wonderful one and we would definitely return.

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Great place, service was lovely, the staff were attentive and friendly. Would go again!

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Great food and atmosphere.

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Linda Clark

Great food and service, thanks

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Porsh J

We love the food and the service was great too. We ordered the texan ribs - delicious and the chateau briand- comes with 3 sides. more than enough for three people. will do this again no doubt.

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WOW, great experience is all I can say. The food was superb, steak's cooked to perfection. Service was brilliant. Would highly recommend

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Amy Chadwick

Lovely service and food

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Kirstin Smith

At 9.30pm I was unsure how this counted as 'first table' however I must say it was a fantastic time to come dine. The restaurant was far more intimate, our entree was the Charcuterie, which was fantastic. For a main we shared the Creole Beef, it was cooked perfectly. To end we had the Creme Burlee, which was simple but great. The cocktails were prepared in a timely manner and the main was meant to be a 45 minute wait however arrived faster than that. Great atmosphere, great staff, excellent food. Overall a great first 'first table' experience.

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My wife and I had a most enjoyable evening at Portlander, great food, friendly staff and relaxing atmosphere.

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Donna Woodhead

Good quality food. Excellent service. Only real criticism would be only warm fries and fillet steak more well done than medium.
Would happily return and recommend though.

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Grace Goris

I loved most of the food, great presentation and detail. I tried aged meat for the first time (beef sirloin). It was an interesting experience. The waiter did tell us beforehand about the smell, definitely right there with the unusual smell.
We ordered a sharing plate, oysters, fries, Mac n cheese and lamb rump main. A lot of food for 2 people.
I’ll be back, but not for the aged meat.

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Katie Bouzaid

Good steak and service, nice night out!

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