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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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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Fiona D'Souza

The waitress was awesome and went above the call of duty.
The food was good, my Dad always raves about the OB fishcakes.
We prefer a quieter atmosphere but that was my fault for choosing a busy day of the week, others would enjoy the bustling environment.
Thank you

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Dominique Joy

Thoroughly enjoyed my lunch experience! I got the haloumi salad which was perfection. I will definitely return.’

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Despite the restaurant being really busy they really made feel welcome. Great food. We recommend the fish cakes

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Jeanne Hyde

As always more than happy with the great food at Old Bailey, their steaks are to die for and the willingness of staff to assist a customer to get the best for them is also always excellent. Somewhere that is relaxed but has consistently good standards aren’t always easy to find.

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Sarah Payne

A great experience! Really well looked after and the food was yummy! Really nice atmosphere and would definitely dine again.

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We really enjoyed our visit at The Old Bailey. The food was very good and so was the service. Will come back to try out more. Thank you!

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Great service and meal was ON POINT. Highly recommend the calamari!

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Ellery Hart

Lots of food and drink options to choose from. Food was delicious and the service was excellent. Would definitely go back. Thank you :)

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Fiona D'Souza

A great experience. The service was fantastic, the food was good, the meat tender, the chips delicious, the sauces a bit overpowering. The guests we'd invited were so impressed by the First Table deal. One was concerned our table was next to a drop as a friend had recently suffered an accident from a similar arrangement. The AC really needed to be pumped up as it was unusually hot but we could have asked for that to be done.
I visited a number of times. My dad requests for us to go there as he loves the fish cakes. Thanks

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Excellent service, food was great, staff friendly, all in all a good dining experience

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john mellish

Prompt service and very nice food.

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Kendra Herrick

Great food and great service :)

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Joyce Vahua

We had an absolutely fantastic dining experience,the 2 ladies that worked that evening gave us brilliant table service and even better customer service. They are both a credit to the team and the business.Thank you for having us and we both hope to dine and drink there soon.

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Gemma Noon

The food was great and good value for money will definitely be back again

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