Cuisine: A La Carte, Bistro, New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35

Sitting on the doorstep of Wellington’s bustling CBD, Thorndon Hotel’s Glasshouse Bar & Grill has a warm and relaxed atmosphere and overlooks lush gardens.

The contemporary menu celebrates local produce and fresh seafood, with a variety of choices to suit all taste buds. Think best-of- the-season steaks, fresh salads, wholesome sides and traditional desserts.

The Glasshouse team work closely with a number of local artisan businesses to bring you dishes made with Wellington’s very best produce. Excellent local cheeses, meat and baked goods are crafted into delicious dishes by the Glasshouse Restaurant’s chefs.

Enjoy a great range of beer, wine and spirits and round off your meal with a barista coffee. Irresistible Irish coffees, made with Baileys, Kahlua, Drambuie or Frangelico make for the perfect after-dinner treat.

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Glasshouse Bar & Grill
Thorndon Hotel , 24 Hawkestone Street
Wellington 6011

Open Hours:
Everyday

Phone: +64 4 473 2208
Website: www.glasshousebarandgrill.co.nz

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Glasshouse Bar & Grill
Location: Thorndon
Cuisine: A La Carte, Bistro, New Zealand
Mains: $25 - $35

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The service was excellent. Friendly and helpful. Food was delicious. If we lived there we would go again.

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Chrissy Mitchell

Great starters and great feeling bar with good selection on tap! Also amazing service. The small dot of bbq sauce in the bbq pulled pork burger was a bit sad, the only reason for a rating of 4. Would go back!

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Kirstie McJory

The food was outstanding however was greatly letdown by the lack of service. Had their service been there it would have made for an outstanding experience and would happily go back and pay full price. We couldn’t however fault the food it was the best meal I’ve had in a long time.

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Gary Donnison

Pleasant atmosphere and staff. The food was ok. I had a lamb shank. Vegetables, potato and gravy were very good but the lamb was a bit tough and fatty.

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Tricia Macpherson

Pleasant surroundings. Good sized portions for meals. Reasonable choices on menu. Garlic bread delicious! We will go again.

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Zachary Annals

The staff were polite and service was quick. The grilled meat meals were large portions and tasty.

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Lamb shank and Angus fillet were wonderful!

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Mohammad Nusheh

Nice and quiet place, tasty scotch fillet, friendly staff!

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Excellent value and very good portion sizes. Happily recommend.

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lovely and clean. was more then happy with the service. wish i got her name but she was very helpful. although my salad was sliiiightly disappointing although it had all the right bits and pieces i didnt understand where the thai flavour was?? i had a swimming pool of salad dressing at the bottom which tasted like balsamic vinger? ill know for next time. but over all was very yummy just wasnt whatv i thought it was going to be.
willl be back and we will reccomend to friends and family :)

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Celeste Hawkins

Amazing service and stunning food. Will definitely return.

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Nicola Dennis

Easy, relaxed service and generous helpings of good food. We had a great night.

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Sarah Payne

A wonderful experience! Right from when we booked until we left the restaurant, the service was amazing. The food was excellent, and the atmosphere was lovely, a very enjoyable evening. Would definitely return.

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Alannah Mear

The service was great! The waitstaff were great and the food was good.

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Siegmund s Visser

Average food.....

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Lauren Van Rensburg

Great atmosphere. Husband said the best steak he has ever had. Nice options to choose your side's from the grill menu. The waitress have me the wrong wine but she was pleasant and we had a great time.

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Swayze Parker

Beautiful meal and great atmosphere.

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Welcoming, average table service (had to ask for water, cutlery, a current menu). Food was pre-prepared and a little tough to eat (lamb cutlets). Lamb shank delicious, sirloin steak a little tough. Overall not a bad experience but not a ‘wow’ experience either.

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Jessica Mumby

The service was good, friendly and attentive. Wait time on meals and desserts was good, didn’t have to wait very long. Meals were basic, but still tasted good. Overall 7/10 for the experience of dinning there.

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Good food at great prices.

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Cherry Zhong

Good Service, did not wait long.

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We had a wonderful experience!

The service was great and the food was yum, we decided to choose the 3 course! Awesome value. If you time it right like we did (5/530pm) you hit happy hour too, so really affordable if you want to grab a drink too.

We also decided to eat in the bar (really comfortable) infront of the TV for the All Blacks triumphant win against Australia. So that topped it off.

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Christine Taylor

We were absolutely delighted with our dining experience. The food was superb, very flavoursome, innovative and we asked that our congratulations be passed on to the chef/s as we felt it important they received our appreciation. Well done and we highly recommend dining at the Glasshouse Bar & Grill.

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Tania Morgan

Our hostess despite being a little overwhelmed with the WOAP chaos was accommodating and helpful. We were looked after in true 'first table' style with a very attentive waitress. Food came quickly and was quite good

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Jean Cresswell

Friendly service and the food was delicious and beautifully presented. Highly recommendable.

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Steve Braxton

On the whole the food was very good. We had a mixture of Wellington On A Plate and regular menu items. The halloumi entree could have done with refinement. The waitress was very pleasant but lacked experience.

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The service was great and the food was even better!! Our host was very helpful, bubbly and friendly, she made sure we were OK and gave us tips about which meals were yummy.

The food was awesome! So delicious! We had salt pepper squid, Halloumi Cheese and the garlic bread as starters moving onto the Salmon for myself and my partner had the Steak as a main. Definitely recommend the Salmon as a main and all the starters absolutely mouth watering :)

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Kate Whytock

Enjoyable. Lovely food and staff.

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It was a quiet Monday night and a great way to start the week. A delightful waitress who gave us excellent service. My lamb shank were to die for and my husband loved the way he could build his steak meal with choices of sauce and sides.

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Very prompt, friendly service. Mains were tasty - fish of the day was a bit small hence only 4 stars for food but otherwise very good

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Lyshe Windy

Excellent service, great food, really couldn’t ask for more. The restaurant is located right in front of the lobby so if you’d like to have a quieter place, probably ask to sit somewhere near the bar (if the area is not busy as well).

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Jackie Mulhane

Arrived at the restaurant and they did not know we are were coming, had to double check our booking to make sure we had the right night - we did. Were taken to a table and sat down, but then not spoken to or given drinks for about 15 minutes. Definitely not the best service! Food was good, highlight was the Brownie.

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Sara Priest

The food and service were fantastic. Everything came out really quickly and was delicious, and the staff were friendly and helpful.

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Cory Mcgown

Welcoming and warming service from the get go, regardless of 1st Table, like some places.
Food was delicious, fair sized and quick to serve.
Would recommend.

P.s. great coffees

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Nice relaxed ambience.

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Overall, the food was average. My beef wellington was less than average due to the beef being way over cooked and the bacon disappointing, but everyone else seemed to enjoy their mains. Highlight was the brownie, however I was pretty disappointed that their menu displayed on the website didn't match what we were offered (was really looking forward to the Smores option).
Food took quite a while to come out. They were quite busy and obviously under staffed for it. The poor waitress was run off her feet.

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Kaye Hodgson

Few glitches - new staff perhaps, but they did make up for it. Overall an enjoyable experience.

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The staff were friendly and helpful and we didn't wait long for our food. The food however was really poor. The burgers we ordered were terrible, my chicken fillet was raw / completely under cooked and the lettuce were old and tomatoes over ripe and looked like it was well passed its expiry date. The staff were kind enough to let me sent my burger back and order something new however the buttermilk chicken was cooked well, it was really nothing I would order again and the coleslaw that was served with it also looked as if it was left overs from days before.
We will not be eating at the Glasshouse again. :(

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Richard Ng

Good Food and our request to be out by a certain time to get to the Rugby was managed well. Wait staff were OK but not fantastic. My 300g Sirloin was probably undersized at under 200g but tasted fantastic. The Pork Chop was pretty much bacon but it was pretty good. Overall a good dining experience and we will likely go back.

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Stephen Parkin

Sunday night dinner and first time using first table. Would not hesitate to use again and the Glasshouse food was divine - good size portions and really really tasty. Service was impeccable. Would not hesitate to go back again. Excellent value. Thanks!

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We had a very pleasant time while having dinner at the Glasshouse. Good food. Would go there again.

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Tracey Fesili

Went with 4 people on a Monday. Starters of buttermilk chicken and squid was delicious. We had steaks, beef wellington and the pork chop. Everything was cooked perfectly and quick to arrive. The brownie desert was delish too! Highly recommended.

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Lucia Lee

Very good experience. Fish of the day is very fresh and nice. The beef is tender and juicy. Staffs are friendly and helpful. Environment is quiet and bright. Highly recommended!

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Suzanne Tye

Yummy pasta and fish & chips in a quiet setting, enjoyable lunch.

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Tejas Sreedhar

Adequate for the money, not much of a spread but the essentials are there.

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good food and service!

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Leiann N Nigel Vedder

Pleasant. Great meal. Good service

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Courtney Rongonui

We dined here on a Saturday, atmosphere lacked as it was very quiet. In saying that excellent service and fast faultless food.

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Annmarie Mead

Fab food. Our wait person Nona was the only person serving in an extremely busy restaurant when we arrived. Took a little while to be served but that might have been because we were waiting for another member of our party to arrive. Nona managed really well and was cheerful and very professional. Would definitely go back.

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