Originally built in the 1840s, The Thistle Inn is the oldest surviving tavern in its original location. Head along to the corner of Mulgrave Street and Kate Sheppard Place in Wellington’s city centre and give this historic dining experience a go.
Keep your eye out as this gastropub offers a menu that changes with the season. The chefs only use fresh, local produce in creating a first-class European cuisine that will tantalize your taste buds. Come in for morning tea and coffee, buffet lunches or relaxing evening drinks. Bring the family along as a children’s menu is also available for the wee ones. For those with dietary requirements, let the chefs know as they’re more than happy to dish up gluten-free options, vegetarian and vegan options.
You wouldn’t call this a pub if there was no nightlife. The buzz is always on. Look out for the quiz nights, workshops and other events happening. Enjoy the liveliness and dine in for a casual meal. If you’re looking to dine privately, this public house can satisfy your needs with the full equipment and catering options available. Book a room for a romantic dinner for two or, for larger parties, choose George’s Room or Katherine’s Mansfield’s Room as the venue for your next corporate function, birthdays, 21st, anniversaries or wedding. The large outdoor seating area upstairs means is perfect for feeling the breeze on a hot summer’s day.
Thistle Inn has seen the history of Thorndon for the last 100 years and more. Now protected by a Category One Preservation Order, this is still a popular spot among local office workers for a quick lunch as well as after-hours drinks. This is a must try you don’t want to miss out on. Book online and make an instant reservation now.