Cuisine: A La Carte
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $35

The Hop Garden's food is prepared with love and dedication using free range, locally sourced and seasonal products where possible.

Perfect for both special occasions and as your local bar and restaurant, The Hop Garden team aim to deliver value for money without compromising on ingredients, integrity or quality.

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The Hop Garden
13 Pirie St, Mount Victoria
Wellington 6011

Open Hours:
Mon-Tue: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed-Thu: 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri: 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Sat: 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Sun: 10:30 am - 10:30 am

Phone: 04 801 8807
Website: www.thehopgarden.co.nz

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The Hop Garden
Location: City Centre
Cuisine: A La Carte
Mains: $15 - $35
Accepts:   The Hop Garden accepts American Express

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We really enjoyed our meal @ the Hop Garden, both the food and service were fantastic.

I had the pork belly entrée and the slow cooked lamb as a main, the rest of our party had the steaks. All large meals and in hind sight we probably should have shared the entrées and had a desert.

The bar has a variety of craft beers on tap and by the bottle to tempt everyone.

Thank you for an enjoyable evening, we will be back : )

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Absolutely amazing. Having a first table experience here was great, as we were able to taste and share a lot of the share plates Hop Garden has to offer. Service was really great, lovely staff who helped recommend some of their favourite plates. Highly recommend.

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Had some of the sharing plates and the burgers, the food was amazing and came out very fast!

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Ann Garry

It was our first time to the Hop Garden. They had a busy night with the restaurant fully booked so we sat in the bar area. Really enjoyed our meals and appreciated that the chef tweaked my meal due to dietary needs. The waiting and bar staff were very friendly and checked in regularly. Would definitely go again.

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Paloma Fernandez

Great good & service. We shared starters, sides and each one got their individual main. It was a very nice experience! Loved the desserts.

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Hamish Girvan

This is a great spot. Totally under rated and the food is top notch. They also have a great selection of beers and wines. The Hey Day Stout on tap was perfect for a winter's evening. Steak cooked perfectly and the desserts are simple but delicious. We'll be back

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Angela Marsden

This was our very first First Table experience and we were not disappointed. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. We got our drinks,quickly, then chose entrees. The arancini and pate were both delicious. But the best part was to come.... the Angus steak was perfectly cooked and the accompanying potato gratin was quite possibly the best i have tasted. Recommended!

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We really enjoyed our meal @ the Hop Garden, both the food and service were fantastic.

I had the pork belly entrée and the slow cooked lamb as a main, the rest of our party had the steaks. All large meals and in hind sight we probably should have shared the entrées and had a desert.

The bar has a variety of craft beers on tap and by the bottle to tempt everyone.

Thank you for an enjoyable evening, we will be back : )

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Absolutely amazing. Having a first table experience here was great, as we were able to taste and share a lot of the share plates Hop Garden has to offer. Service was really great, lovely staff who helped recommend some of their favourite plates. Highly recommend.

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Noeline Colman

Atmosphere great and staff friendly

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Kirsty Whitehead

Great place to eat/drink and catch up with the girls! I will definitely be back!

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Danelle Tahere

Great comfort food, cosy environment and friendly staff

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Beautiful setting, excellent food and great service. Would be lovely to sit upstairs in the summer and enjoy the fresh air.

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Adam Koch

We had the most amazing dinner through first table at the Hop Garden! The food was sublime and came out so quickly, we decided to share entrees and small plates so that we could fully make the most of the range of craft beers on tap. They also had so many exciting vegan options for our group that everyone loved. The service was great and at the end of the experience we had only paid $10 each to fill the whole table full of food! Will definitely be booking the Hop Garden on first table every week for the rest of my life!

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Amanda Peacock

Great we hidden gem. Lovely feel to the place with an indoor/outdoor feel. We sat beside the freshly lit fire and I had a gorgeous mulled wine and my bf one of beers on tap. Food great and lots of GF options :)

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Yummy food, lovely ambience, efficient service. Would definitely recommend.

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Great service and good pub style food

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This place was great!

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Noeline Colman

Atmosphere great staff really lovely friendly and understanding. Had a big problem with the mains given to me which was compensated with a complimentary dessert after being offered something else to be cooked.

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Michael Harris

Great spot for a feed and a beer. Burgers had great flavour. Wanted to have a second! Poutine was a bit shy of gravy though.

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Sophie Hale

The arancini are out of this world.
The mushroom bolognese is absolutely delicious.

Wasn't a fan of the festival dessert - too many elements for my liking.

But the service was excellent and the menu in general, excellent too, so would definitely recommend.

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Tejas Sreedhar

Good food, not the best atmosphere

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Had some of the sharing plates and the burgers, the food was amazing and came out very fast!

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Kairo Wise

Dined here before going to watch the rugby, awesome service and food! We got about 7 plates to share between the three of us and it was a memorable feast (we probably overate a little..)The food came out super hot and fast, the service was also lovely! Would recommend if you want to try somewhere different and eat a variety of food :)

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Ian Joce Kearney

Good food in awesome surroundings

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Ann Garry

It was our first time to the Hop Garden. They had a busy night with the restaurant fully booked so we sat in the bar area. Really enjoyed our meals and appreciated that the chef tweaked my meal due to dietary needs. The waiting and bar staff were very friendly and checked in regularly. Would definitely go again.

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Paloma Fernandez

Great good & service. We shared starters, sides and each one got their individual main. It was a very nice experience! Loved the desserts.

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It was good! All good! I spent good time.

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Natalie Poppy

Had such a good time! The food was so tasty, one of the best steaks I’ve had for a while. Super cosy atmosphere as well.

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Greg Gutry

We dined here Saturday evening everything was perfect the food the staff and atmosphere highly recommend

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The staff were really nice and chill.
The fried were spot on and the burgers were really hearty burgers!

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Hamish Girvan

This is a great spot. Totally under rated and the food is top notch. They also have a great selection of beers and wines. The Hey Day Stout on tap was perfect for a winter's evening. Steak cooked perfectly and the desserts are simple but delicious. We'll be back

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Good food good price. We really enjoyed it.

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Khodi Simeona

Ignoring this gem of a place in favour of the KFC in the front: Rookie mistake!! I wanted to try somewhere new for a nice night out (and being a poor student I searched using First Table lol) and based on the reviews of Hop Garden I decided to booked here! And it was awesome! The minute you walk in you immediately get classy rustic vibes that transport you into a cozy, relaxed setting away from the hustle and bustle of good ol' Wellington. The food was lovely; I was a massive fan of the pork meal, which was huge, and the brownie - which at first looks like it's on the small side, but is in fact the perfect size after their filling mains! The service was super friendly and attentive, and they have mulled wine! Essentially, a Hop Garden experience is the type that leaves you thinking about who you'll return with next time in order to take credit for finding one of Wellington's best kept secrets!

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Paula Roberts

what a hidden GEM! when we arrived at the front door we thought what have we done..but upon entering the warm, humming, friendly place we were stoked then the meals came out and they were "beautiful " and the staff were lovely! definitely be back on our next visit to welly!

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Sophie Flentge

Awesome food and atmosphere. Effort has clearly been put into the menu with so many vegetarian/vegan options (and still great choices for non vegetarians). It was all cooked perfectly too - definitely planning on coming back :)

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Piakura Passfield

Good food, friendly service, easy to use first table voucher.

Ended up getting a bunch of sharing plates and burgers. For nam jim squid, crispy cauliflower, Asian pork belly, arancini, fries, and three burgers, im pretty stoked!

Good choices for jugs of beer to wash everything down with too. Highly recommend and will be going back.

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Lovely food and great service thanks.

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Toby Cooper

Bought a bunch of share plates. The edamame was great, the arancini was to die for, and the popcorn chicken was liked by all. My personal favourite was the spiced cauliflower, which had a balanced and flavoursome crunch. Wash it all down with a large jug of Garage Project’s Hapi Daze, and you’ll have yourself a happy night!

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Kim Sarten

Had a bloody fab time. Staff were great and food was sooo good. Highly recommend the cauliflower starter. Definitely going back

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Lauren Andrews

Good atmosphere and great food! The steak was tender, and as a group we had it cooked three different ways and all were pretty on point. Our final group member had the lamb and commented that the smashed potato and pea accompaniment was really tasty. Food came out quick and good drink options too. Thanks Hop Garden, Recommend!

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Julie Bode

As a visitor to Wellington we didn’t know where to eat - we are glad we picked The Hop Garden. The food was really well presented and beautifully cooked. The service was friendly and we enjoyed our visit. Thank you

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Courtenay Suppinger

I was expecting your average pub/bar food - nope! The food was modern and absolutely delicious! The pork belly was to die for! I will definitely be back.

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Izzy Boyd

Lovely food and lovely staff. Always love coming here.

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The food was incredible!

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L Kiry

Lovely meal. The arancini, squid, homemade fries, cauliflower were all super delicious. Some of the best food we have had.

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A nice relaxed atmosphere. Great for the craft beer enthusiast. Plenty of food choices.

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Michael Holzi

Food was nice, entrees, the jackfruit main and steak was amazing. The pasta dishes though were quite flavourless. Service was friendly. The restaurant part of the pub needs some facelift and decoration.

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Diane Barrell

All good

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Caleb Jaquet

Cool place, lamb was nice.

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Camila Santana

The food was very well prepared and tasted amazing! I definitely reccomend the tomato basil bruschetta! The staff were on top of their game, very polite and always smiling. The menu is a bit different from the one on the site but everything else was 100%. Very good food, ambient and service.

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Good food and great selection of beer and wine. Plenty of tapas options. Big servings. Very helpful staff. ✅

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Kevin Breen

Lovely setting, with the flora and the brick, and a great range of craft beers whilst in the craft beer capital. Definitely recommend getting an array of entrees to share for your starters if in a group.

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Victoria Porter

We love this place. The food is always good (we recommend you try the pork on Asian greens and/or crispy cauliflower from their current menu). We'll be back as soon as we can find another excuse to visit.

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Keita Payne

Incredible service and delicious food!

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Susan Leaman

We loved everything about our dinner at The Hop Garden. The atmosphere is great, service was amazing with our fantastic server providing great recommendations on drinks and food choices and the food was very generous and delicious.
Highly recommend for a great experience.

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Marilyn Pierson

Very obliging staff and delicious food. Vegan option available, thank goodness

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