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Dragonfly

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70 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
+64 4-803 3995
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16:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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110 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of 12 were well served on a quiet Wednesday night (only one other table of 3 in the restaurant). We sampled just about all of the tapas on the menu with Octopus Balls being one of the favourites. Just a small criticism, we were a little rushed by the staff to finish up and leave the premises, a... More 

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Thank MandyJKim
Tauranga, New Zealand
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We originally thought we were going to Mojo's but discovered it was a Dragonfly pop-up in the same space - when there's nothing on at the adjoining theatre Dragonfly gets the evening space. What a nice way to help colleagues through the heartbreak of earthquake demolition. Excellent food - even had the Melbourne visitor raving - great cocktails, nice vibe... More 

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Thank twokiwis2014
Melbourne, Australia
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126 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came to this restaurant on the recommendation of a local. So glad I did. - SENSATIONAL. Mojito was just delish and the food was outstanding. Ceviche, prawn shumie, cheese parcels and chicken dumplings were all faultless, super tasty and fresh. Staff are friendly attentive and fun. Vibe is perfect. Highly recommend

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Thank Di_Australia1302
marlborough
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The real Dragonfly is a beautifully designed space with an outdoor courtyard lit with lanterns. The pop-up Dragonfly is across the road - a new site while an earthquake affected building behind the original Dragonfly is demolished. The pop-up hasn't got the decor (its slick though in the old St James Theatre) and the menu is shorter, but the food... More 

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Hawera, New Zealand
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This was the best selection Tapas meal we have ever had.The Menu, Service and Ambiance was exceptional. The staff were very courteous and efficient The repartee I had with Conor made for a very enjoyable evening.

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Thank MorrieS_12
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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252 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Visited last night with my family aged 10 and 12. Limited menu as a pop up restaurant but found lots of yummy tapas to try. Quick and friendly service. Glad to see them still running.

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Thank Leanne M
NZ
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Dragonfly has teamed up with the Mojo cafe across the road to give us a pop up restaurant, hopefully for as long as it takes till they can be up and running again at their place. The pop up restaurant had a much more extensive menu than we expected, and all the lovely regular staff were going out of their... More 

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Thank Jussie11
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

It was amazing, fantastic and delicious. we were three people and each one of us chose one dish of the menu, but we shared everything with each other and you have to try the chocolate mousse, magnificent. the service was helpful and really friendly. the pop-op restaurant, so the location is brilliant in my opinion. its modern and fit perfect... More 

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Thank Nikolaus H
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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121 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

With the earthquake damage in wellington taking out Dragonfly abruptly it was a nice surprise to see them resurrected nearby as nightshift pop up in Mojo St James. The building at night has a great atmosphere with an urban industrial stripped up feel juxtapositioned against the old elegance of the St James Theatre. It is a too a stripped down... More 

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Thank Jim D
Wellington, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

With the earthquake issues in Wellington the Dragonfly has had to vacate it usual premises and had moved to a pop up facility across the road thanks to Mojo in the St James. Our visit was in support and ordering two items off the menu a great sharing feast was enjoyed. Dumpling pork / chick, the cheese parcels, dragon balls,... 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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-803 3995

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