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Osteria del Toro

60 Tory Street, Wellington, New Zealand
+64 4-381 2299
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (31 reviews)
“pizza” (46 reviews)
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CUISINES
Pizza, Mediterranean, Italian, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
60 Tory Street, Wellington, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 233 reviews

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Went here for our wedding anniversary great service starters and drinks we both had steak mine was a little chewy in some parts though, it was very loud when we went cause of Xmas

Thank Nat M
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Wife and I dropped in for dinner being Spanish I was looking forward to being served in my native tongue (not) we were served by a friendly polite English waiter . I ordered croquets for entree NO FLAVOUR tasted like mashed potato in breadcrumbs ....More

Thank Rod G
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This place was pumping and as it was Christmas day everyone was already in a festive mood. It's a large restaurant and needs a large crowd to make it work. Service was pretty much what you would expect on a day like this when everyone...More

Thank cintraNewZealand
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Came here for a large team dinner, food wasn't too bad, pretty tasty and good sized portions, they're not big on vegetables though. Service unfortunately was rather lacklustre with young staff who seemed either out of their depth or not to care. The kitchen managed...More

Thank inigomontoya1
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I went with a large group of people - something which is a great impediment to evaluating food. However, despite the buzz and the ongoing 'shakes' (it was earthquake Kaikoura Day), I really enjoyed the service and the food. I wasn't exactly sure what nationality...More

Thank philipharrison
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had a really friendly English waiter who was very charming and admitted that he was new so was a bit patchy on the menu. He was however funny and charming and made everyone feel very welcome. We ordered a bottle of Chianti which both...More

Thank CantabRob
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The décor of this place is very attractive: tiles, wrought iron, chandaliers. Its a big restaurant, so can take a big group. Happily, we were seated some distance from them. It was a Sunday evening. The waiter did warn me that paella on the menu...More

Thank Dianne C
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Was on our list of places to eat while in Wellington due to a family connection. Sadly that family member wasn't there in the night we went which was disappointing. Loved the tiled ceiling and all the decor. There was quite a buzz around the...More

Thank Glendamaree
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Great atmosphere, love the decor, tiled flooring, gorgeous chandaliers and the French tart with salted caramel icecream, water for the tables straight from the fountain... Love it!

Thank Brenda D
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I had a business dinner with some colleagues. We had some tapas, and I had a pasta. The tapas were good but service was slow. The pasta was very oily and overpriced. Some others had pizza which was described as "not bad". On the whole...More

Thank Maarten H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
16:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
16:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
16:30 - 22:30
Thursday
16:30 - 22:30
Friday
16:30 - 22:30
Saturday
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Tory Street, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-381 2299
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Description
Wellington restaurant, Osteria del Toro offers a culinary snapshot of the Mediterranean’s wonderful cuisine in setting so inspired by the region you’ll feel as though you’ve been transported there.Osteria del Toro is open for lunch Sunday to Friday and dinner Monday to Saturday with a range of dishes and menu options suitable for families, large groups and intimate dining experiences.Every week is filled with events, such as 2 for 1 Pizzas on weekday lunchtimes; Paella Monday, where guests the join Chef as he demonstrates the art behind this classic Spanish dish; and La Famiglia, our popular banquet style Sunday lunch.Our wine list showcases the best of the Mediterranean with a few New Zealand favourites thrown in for good measure. Feel like a cocktail or a refreshing glass of vino before going to a show or heading home? Just pull up to the bar and let our professional bar team find the perfect drink for you. Our extensive cocktail list means you definitely won't go home thirsty - OPA! Ask for our tapas menu if you are a bit peckish.Come dine with us, and enjoy the best of the Mediterranean in the heart of the CapitalOur private function room, The Campari Room, has recently been renovated and is the perfect space for your special occasion. The large dining table caters for up to 24 guests and our set menus offer great value and selection. Perfect for birthday dinners, small weddings, group bookings & office functions.
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