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Days Bay, Lower Hutt 612 Marine Drive, Wellington 5013, New Zealand
+64 4-562 8882
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Days Bay, Lower Hutt 612 Marine Drive, Wellington 5013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

There are few restaurants in the Wellington area with a view like this one. True there's a road running in front of it but the traffic is so light it really doesn't matter. We told them we would arrive at noon and be out by...More

Thank Int_Academic
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We made a booking for a Wednesday night in early January. Arriving on time, we were shown to our table which gave three of our party of five a great view over the harbour, all the way to Wellington city. Despite a dull and overcast...More

Thank targetmikie
Reviewed 24 January 2017

watching the world sun itself across the road at the beach, an outside table for a saturday lunch - great time playing 'ladies who lunch' i had the appetiser ribs and aoli fries, very fresh and tasty. my friend enjoyed the pan fried fish of...More

Thank kathy a
Reviewed 21 January 2017

If you're sick of being disappointed by average service and food and want something really special you can't go past Cobar in Day's Bay. I chose Cobar for my birthday treat this week. We had a table for 4 and they kindly seated us by...More

Thank FayzerNZ
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Had a great lunch at The Cobar, couldn't do evening meal as we had a 2 week old baby with us. A lovely family get together as we had just arrived from UK to visit family. Earthquake added a bit of "spice"! Will be back...More

Thank WhiteRoseSandwich
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Visited the Cobar after recommendations from friends. I visited the Cobar with 2 friends visiting NZ on holiday. The decor and ambience of the Cobar was good. The food was well cooked and declious and well priced. The service was friendly and relaxed. Overall I...More

Thank tot_of_rum
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Great atmosphere (even though the weather was not the best) and very pleasant layout of tables, great with split level. Plenty of large windows to take in the views. Food was ideal and promptly served by delightful staff. Very happy experience. Paying a premium price...More

Thank Ziggi4217
Reviewed 6 November 2016

After a walk along the Eastbourne Coast we decided to grab lunch at Days Bay. We went for Cobar as the menu looked great. We sat down and it took quite a long time before someone came to see us. Naturally we thought "oh no,...More

Thank Knutus
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We were a big group on a cold southerly lunchtime. But the fire was going, coats were whisked away, and we sat down for our set lunch. The choices were great for a set menu. Most of us ordered fish for the main, which might...More

Thank patchycrowsnest
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We go to the Cobar for occasional special celebrations. The atmosphere is always very pleasant and it has great views across the harbor to Wellington city. The menu is small but seems to change with the season, the quality of the ingredients and the cooking...More

Thank Sectorcj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
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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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