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Cobar

Certificate of Excellence
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New Zealand, European
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Days Bay, Lower Hutt 612 Marine Drive, Wellington 5013, New Zealand
+64 4-562 8882
Today
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We had a school reunion here for our year. They were very accommodating and even let us put a poster up. The food was delicious. Thank you.

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Thank HilsNZ
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Been here before and food was great. Setting beautiful over water. Weds afternoon visit really disappointing. Squid small plate undercooked . The risotto tasted like tin super market cream soup poorly heated. Still say give this place a go. Really enjoyed before but maybe avoid the day shift.

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Thank Bryan S
Wellington
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Stopped here for a snack lunch, didn't need to eat that night! The other half had the squid which he enjoyed & as they didn't have my first choice I went for the lamb koftas & so pleased I did as they were just delicious, also had some wedges which were also good. The welcome wasn't the warmest but the... More 

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Thank SunBeachFun2014
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Cobar is a family favourite. We have been there for impromptu dinners-the spur of the moment decision"let's have a treat" or more structured occasions like birthdays. Cobar has NEVER disappointed. The food, ambiance, harbour vows and superb (yet unobtrusive) service is a constant magnet that draws us back: time and time again. Bravo.

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Thank mahinabay
Brisbane, Australia
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110 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

It was a glorious sunny day in Wellington and decided to visit Days Bay and have lunch. On arrival at lunch time, we were told that we were too late to order a full meal, but could select and entree and certain sections of the menu. We were happy with that, as we weren't hungry and just wanted to sit... More 

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Thank zzdianne
Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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75 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

I celebrated. Significant birthday here with 7 friends and family, it was a very memorable lunch re was no pressure to leave, fantastic view and sun pouring in the window made it even harder to leave. Thank you to the vey helpful staff.

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Thank Gingin5356
Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

We celebrated a family birthday there and our grandchildren attended as well. Although the food was great, the service was poor. The children's menu card included entree, mains and dessert for a fixed price. We ordered the choice of mains including the ones for the children. After 40 minutes of waiting we enquired about the entree for the children and... More 

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Thank GerhardNZ
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

The food is average at best, asked for Sausages well done to be presented with them so uncooked they could practically oink at you and eat the mashed potato slurry underneath. Burger was average, and jeez, can the staff just smile maybe at least once. The view and setting is fantastic though but not sure that;s enough to return again.... More 

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Thank johnnyenzed
Lindfield, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Located directly across the bay from the city centre this is a lovely spot. Bit of a drive if you are in the city but fine for us as we were staying nearby. it was very busy on a Saturday night and the tables are a bit squashed together - not good for privacy or ease of service. Wine and... More 

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Thank Ken F
Glasgow, Scotland
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Following recommendations we booked a table for lunch in this restaurant as a last meal with family before heading back to the UK. The food was really good but our celebration was spoilt by a very poor service caused by a clear lack of staff on duty. Our table was booked for 1pm and it was just before 3pm that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
New Zealand, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Days Bay, Lower Hutt 612 Marine Drive, Wellington 5013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-562 8882

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?