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Portlander is rated as one of the top Wellington restaurants – and it’s inside your favorite hotel. 

Our stunning breakfast buffet delivers our diners gently into their morning, fuelled on perfectly barista-fied coffee, fresh juices and seasonal fruits, hearty grain cereals and warm baked goods, alongside towering bennies.

Lunch - done well - can serve as an island of sanity, a comforting recharge of succulent you-time, a chance for a juicy catch-up and a feast for the senses in an otherwise busy (and often decidedly un-sensuous) day in the Wellington.

Rated highly among Wellington restaurants, dinner at the Portlander is the stuff of gastronomic adventures. When local knowledge meets an international calibre skill set, as in chef's masterful flavour combining, you should really just hold on and enjoy it.

Thirsty? Well then, let us be of assistance… Our liquid list will banish those camel nightmares for good. Porlander’s Bar and Grill is one of the top destinations for food and drink among Wellington Restaurants and Bars. If it's a kick start to your night that you're after, choose from our hip selection of cocktails designed by our in-house mixologist.

Opening Hours

Daily: 5.30pm - 10.30pm

Portlander

75 Featherston Street, Wellington Central
04 498 3762

Portlander Bar & Grill injects Wellington’s business district with a thriving hub of steak, whisky, wine and ambience seven days a week. Portlander is a ‘hotel restaurant’ with a unique difference as its almost unheard of for a hotel restaurant to attract so many locals.

Winning the awards for Excellence in Customer Service 2013 and Excellence in Marketing 2013, 2014 at the Hospitality New Zealand Awards for Excellence, our ethos is simple: good people, great steak, a night out turned into a fond memory. Bloody rare and rather well done, Portlander is the ideal place to eat meat and greet.

Lunch - done well - can serve as an island of sanity, a comforting recharge of succulent you-time, a chance for a juicy catch-up and a feast for the senses in an otherwise busy (and often decidedly un-sensuous) day in the capital.

Dinner at the Portlander is the stuff of gastronomic adventures. When local knowledge meets an international calibre skill set, as in chef's masterful flavour combining, you should really just hold on and enjoy it.

Portlander

Portlander Bar & Grill injects Wellington’s business district with a thriving hub of steak, whisky, wine and ambience seven days a week. Portlander is a ‘hotel restaurant’ with a unique difference as its almost unheard of for a hotel restaurant to attract so many locals.

Winning the awards for Excellence in Customer Service 2013 and Excellence in Marketing 2013, 2014 at the Hospitality New Zealand Awards for Excellence, our ethos is simple: good people, great steak, a night out turned into a fond memory. Bloody rare and rather well done, Portlander is the ideal place to eat meat and greet.

Lunch - done well - can serve as an island of sanity, a comforting recharge of succulent you-time, a chance for a juicy catch-up and a feast for the senses in an otherwise busy (and often decidedly un-sensuous) day in the capital.

Dinner at the Portlander is the stuff of gastronomic adventures. When local knowledge meets an international calibre skill set, as in chef's masterful flavour combining, you should really just hold on and enjoy it.

Opening Hours

Daily: 10am - late

Portlander Bar

75 Featherston Street, Wellington Central
04 498 3762

Thirsty? Well then, let us be of assistance… Our liquid list will banish those camel nightmares for good. If it's a kick start to your night that you're after, choose from our hip selection of cocktails designed by our in-house mixologist.

The Wine List

The Portlander wine list is a labour of one man’s love for wine. Portlander operations manager, Antonio Abbate has created the wine list to showcase variety. There are over 24 styles of wine from 9 countries, with bottles to suit any budget, from a perfectly quaffable $39.00 to our cellared bottles worth over $1,000.

With 41 of our 117 wines available by the glass our customers are spoilt for choice when it comes to selection.

We feature local wines from Martinborough and Wairarapa like Gladstones Vineyards and Ata Rangi. Regionally, we feature wines from Marlborough, Hawkes Bay and Nelson.

Nationally it’s a continued showcase of our best. From as far north as Waiheke Island, Auckland and Matakana in Man O’ War, Gillman, Babich and Kumeu, to as far south as Canterbury, Waipara and of course Central Otago, in Tresillian, Georges Road, Hawkeshead, Nevis Bluff, Ostler and Tiki to name a few.

Indulge your tastebuds by looking through our wine list here.

The Whisky Bar

We opened our Whisky Bar in March 2014, starting with a humble 82 and have now grown to over 100 whiskeys. There’s whisky from all over Scotland, Japan, Canada and whiskey from the Americas and Ireland. Australasian whiskies are being sourced out as we speak!

We’ve been going through some rigorous whisky tasting here at Portlander and we love to share what we have learnt with any fellow whisky lovers.

Although we’ll never list our full selection online, you can check out some of our selection here, and then come in a join us for a session of dram and admire the full collection.

Private Bookings

Select areas of the Portlander Bar are available for your private functions...

  • The Portlander Patio

10 – 40 pax and gives you a secluded outdoor area with private portable bar

  • The Sir Loin Lounge

10 – 100 pax with packages for canapés and drinks available

We would love to cater to your unique event, to discuss customising an area for your guests contact rhiannon_beavan@portlander.co.nz

 

Portlander Bar

Thirsty? Well then, let us be of assistance… Our liquid list will banish those camel nightmares for good. If it's a kick start to your night that you're after, choose from our hip selection of cocktails designed by our in-house mixologist.

The Wine List

The Portlander wine list is a labour of one man’s love for wine. Portlander operations manager, Antonio Abbate has created the wine list to showcase variety. There are over 24 styles of wine from 9 countries, with bottles to suit any budget, from a perfectly quaffable $39.00 to our cellared bottles worth over $1,000.

With 41 of our 117 wines available by the glass our customers are spoilt for choice when it comes to selection.

We feature local wines from Martinborough and Wairarapa like Gladstones Vineyards and Ata Rangi. Regionally, we feature wines from Marlborough, Hawkes Bay and Nelson.

Nationally it’s a continued showcase of our best. From as far north as Waiheke Island, Auckland and Matakana in Man O’ War, Gillman, Babich and Kumeu, to as far south as Canterbury, Waipara and of course Central Otago, in Tresillian, Georges Road, Hawkeshead, Nevis Bluff, Ostler and Tiki to name a few.

Indulge your tastebuds by looking through our wine list here.

The Whisky Bar

We opened our Whisky Bar in March 2014, starting with a humble 82 and have now grown to over 100 whiskeys. There’s whisky from all over Scotland, Japan, Canada and whiskey from the Americas and Ireland. Australasian whiskies are being sourced out as we speak!

We’ve been going through some rigorous whisky tasting here at Portlander and we love to share what we have learnt with any fellow whisky lovers.

Although we’ll never list our full selection online, you can check out some of our selection here, and then come in a join us for a session of dram and admire the full collection.

Private Bookings

Select areas of the Portlander Bar are available for your private functions...

  • The Portlander Patio

10 – 40 pax and gives you a secluded outdoor area with private portable bar

  • The Sir Loin Lounge

10 – 100 pax with packages for canapés and drinks available

We would love to cater to your unique event, to discuss customising an area for your guests contact rhiannon_beavan@portlander.co.nz

 

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