Cuisine: Bistro, New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $30

The Old Bailey is Wellington’s original Monteith’s craft beer bar.

Situated in the heart of the city, the restaurant and bar is close to Parliament, Westpac Trust Stadium and the railway station. This convenient location makes it ideal for a get together with friends or family.

Known for its excellent customer service, The Old Bailey offers a traditional Kiwi pub vibe in a modern and relaxed restaurant and bar. Sip a Monteith’s craft beer alongside a classic Kiwi dish or your favourite comfort food.

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The Old Bailey
101 Lambton Quay
Wellington 6011

Open Hours:
Mon-Fri: 7:00 am - 3:00 am
Sat-Sun: 10:00 am - 3:00 am

Phone: 04-473 2548
Website: www.theoldbailey.co.nz

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The Old Bailey
Location: City Centre
Cuisine: Bistro, New Zealand
Mains: $15 - $30

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Good food, good service, good selection of beer, wine and spirits. We enjoyed it!

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Wendy Cresswell

Lovely evening spent at The Old Bailey, fantastic steak, great waiter - thank you!

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Thank you Old Bailey, food was great, tasty and plenty of it. Thank you x 20 to our host, if we had a business we'd steal you. Fantastic service thanks. An awesome evening thanks.

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Sachinie Wanasinghe

Had a lovely time visiting The Old Bailey. Staff were incredibly friendly and food was great. Really good value for money and will be doing First Table again

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Had a great time. The food was good and the banter delightful.

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Victoria McDonald

Great meal and experience

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Annee Ong

I enjoyed lunch with my friend from work. Staffs attentive and ambience is good. Our seats were reserved for us when we got there. Overall a good experience.

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Wendy Cresswell

Great atmosphere, fantastic steak cooked to perfection, thank you.

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Amazing meal, vege burger was fantastic. Would go again.

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Elizabeth Andrews

Chicken was dry in both the pasta and salad dishes

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Trey O'Neill

Excellent service and excellent food. We were served as soon as we walked in the door and the food came quickly. It was hard to choose from the menu because it all sounded so delicious. Would happily have paid full prices too as they are very reasonable. Definitely will be dining again!!

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Clara Webster

Food was great and the service was even better will definitely be back

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The platter was amazing.

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Nicola Walker

Food was very tasty especially sticky date pudding Service was excellent and nice pub atmosphere.Also good choice of food on Menu and excellent value.

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Tania Morgan

We were greeted like celebrities which was lovely and that treatment continued through the evening. Every staff member we interacted with were friendly and we felt very looked after. The food was delicious. It was just a lovely evening all round - thank you

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Courtney Rongonui

Really enjoy coming here, meals are great value and service great.

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I have been to the Old Bailey a few times now and the food has been great with exceptional service every time

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Eisha mataio

Awesome food. Excellent service. We will be back!

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Food come out so fast was amazing service ! Had a great time!

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Helen Logan

Love being able to tell the kids they can have anything on the menu including a dessert! Awesome friendly waitress, great food and lots of it. Beef cheeks were yum! Very family friendly, would recommend and definitely go back

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Food was excellent and fast and the service was great too, she didn’t hover and she did a good check on every meal but otherwise left us to it

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Dayna Kelly

Great lil pub ❤️

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Situated In the heart of the city, great position for a pub. The staff greeted you with huge smiles & made you feel very welcome. The meals were more than adequate and served promptly and nice and hot. A great experience!

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The dinner at the old bailey was beautiful, service was fantastic!

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Paloma Fernandez

First time trying First Table, and first time at The Old Bailey. Everything went great. We arrived a bit earlier than expected, and they had our table ready.
We had a couple of drinks first, and then the OB burger, the Philadelphia steak sandwich and the chocolate pudding for dessert. Service was nice and friendly too.
We'll definitely be back, and use first table again.

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We where accompanied by our 10 year old granddaughter we all enjoyed the friendly helpful staff plus the building and its history

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Amy Hopkins

Lovely lunch at the Old Bailey. The service was great and the food was really nice. Especially the skinny fries!

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Valmai Copeland

Good tasty pub nosh, served quickly and hot. Well located. Really good value for a quick meal before getting on the train

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Fuz Zy McGlinchey

Great family dinner. Plenty of food and some great flavours.
Everybody left full and happy with their choices. Thanks

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Good food and service

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Skylar Cruz

Love The Old Baileys so much! Definitely one of my favourite restaurants in Wellington

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Dan Elder

Food was fresh, tasty and served with a smile. Great strong flavours and spice

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Delicious lunch, extremely helpful staff and great casual setting. Couldn't ask for more.

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Shelley Pigott

Awesome service and good food

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Skylar Cruz

My Experience at The Old Bailey last night was truly remarkable.

The service was excellent and all the staff were really friendly and helpful.

Our food was so tasteful and the meat was so tender definitely one of the best ribeyes I've ever had.

100% plan on going back in the future!

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Main meals good, quantities satisfying. Service excellent - friendly and food arrived quickly. Desserts we had were a little too rich for us (frangelico pudding and skillet cookie) after our mains. Nice, buzzy atmosphere

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Maryanne Lees

Cosy atmosphere and tasty food especially the baked brie. Got a bit smokey and food was a little on the slower side to come out but overall good :)

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absolutely amazing! will for sure be coming back! highly highly highly recommend

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Donna Bullock

Unexpectedly absolutely faultless. First time at First Table!! The food was beautiful, the service friendly and prompt. Highly recommend and we will go back again. Ka mau te wehi!!

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Jo Bourke

Good food and service

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Food was lovely ! Massive meals . Prices of drinks kinda killed the experience tho .

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Katherine Harvey

Great service food and atmosphere. Highly recommend The Old Bayley

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Helen Horrell

Good pub food with a touch of Creole. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Would recommend for families and groups.

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My partner and I had dinner there on Saturday, we arrived and it was quite full which was a good sign. After being seated in the corner by a window we were greeted by a lovely female who welcomed us and gave us the menu's. Only 5 minutes later we were then approached by a male waiter who was nice but kept coming too soon without giving us time to look at the menu. My partner got the OB Burger which he loved, I had the Jayambla rice prawn dish which i did not enjoy due to my preference. We also got the garlic bread as a starter which was delish. Overall a good experience but the table we were seated at was abit small..

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Fabulous dining experience for a quick mid week meal. We loved the atmosphere and great service here. Would highly recommend to other diners!

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Katie Dickinson

Great food, service and atmosphere. Will definitely be back!

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Headed here as the reviews and food looked good and would definitely come back again! Food was great and the service even better the Scottish lady who served us was really friendly and fast not leaving us waiting for long.
We had the bread and dips with olives to start, then the fish cakes and rib eye for main, all really tasty and would recommend!
The pub itself was great and had a good atmosphere to it with a lot of people looking like they had headed in after work for a few, all in all good food great service!

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Nai Nai

Had an amazing time last night service was amazing food was beautiful and atmosphere was great! Thanks for a lovely experience definitely be back with friends.

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Bridget Jenkins

Food was really good pub Food! Came really quickly. Staff were friendly. Would go again

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Great food & we had an excellent waiter who was very friendly & attentive. We’ll be back.

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