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Hawthorn Lounge

2/82 Tory Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-890 3724
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I came here on a business trip as a friend of mine highly recommended it. I felt so comfortable and... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2018
everleaf
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Overrated

Mediocre service, mediocre drinks. Nice ambiance but the rest does not hold up...... there are... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
tominnrw
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Unkel, Germany
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With one of the best stocked back bars in Wellington, Hawthorn Lounge will take you on a journey of world class libations, from the 1920's classics, through the inspired modern cocktails of today, to their individual creative bespoke concoctions - a specialty of the house.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
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2/82 Tory Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

I came here on a business trip as a friend of mine highly recommended it. I felt so comfortable and relaxing here. The Mai Tai is very Hawaiian. And the flaming cocktail was amazing. The bartender was very creative. He didn’t have a standard recipe,...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Mediocre service, mediocre drinks. Nice ambiance but the rest does not hold up...... there are nicer places....

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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

Our group had Negronis and Mojitos. Fantastic! Perfectly made. I watched the expert bartenders making all sorts of classics, and it was great to see the attention to detail. Leather sofas, jazz music completed the evening as the ambience was delightful. By the way, cigar...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Hidden gem in Wellington. Great range of drinks and more cocktails than usual. Staff are friendly and helpful, ambience is welcoming and relaxing. The only downside is it's small and there are not many seats - that however is part of its charm.

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Reviewed January 9, 2018

I was so upset that I only found this great bar on my last night in Wellington! If I had more nights there, I would have definitely become a regular. The bar staff were brilliant and the cocktails were even better. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

Tucked away upstairs. Slightly hidden which makes it even better. Wonderful little place. Great vibe. Great music. Excellent drinks. Something for all tastes. Can’t wait to visit again.

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

I love Hawthorne- it is constantly great! I love the way it is set out warm, cosy and staff are super welcoming. Cocktails are always amazing. The cocktail list is always changing so something new each time you go!!

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Reviewed September 25, 2017

Difficult to find and access via 2 floors of very steep steps. Nice cosy vibe but the chairs are very uncomfortable and would benefit from more plush relaxing chairs as the current once are too upright for relaxing. There was a very poor choice of...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2017

Quite the surprise, not marked, locals know it well, latch on to someone if you cannot find it and don't be afraid to ask! Up a staircase and into the red velvet world of Hawthorn Lounge. A speakeasy of note. Lots of comfy lounges, cosy...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

We headed to Hawthorn early after a really disappointing dinner and it made our evening. The 2 bar staff (both women) were welcoming and knowledgeable. My companion had just come back from Portugal and there was a spirited conversation about port. A hot port drink...More

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