Boulcott Street Bistro & Wine Bar Wine List
About Boulcott Street Bistro & Wine Bar
Without a doubt, Boulcott Street Bistro is a Wellington institution. Established in 1991, this charming, cosy restaurant is located in a beautiful old Victorian cottage on the outskirts of the central business district of Wellington: a culinary haven amongst the hustle and bustle of city life. Inspired by Victorian gothic architecture, complete with dramatic sweeping roof, elegant gables and even a turret, this iconic venue is unforgettable once seen.
The interior is filled with warm wooden elements, low beams and delicate lighting: the decor finished with white linen table cloths. If you wish to host a private party or business event you may be recommended to enjoy the function room situated on the upper floor. Whichever corner of the venue you choose, Boulcott Street is cosy and inviting, making it the perfect place for a memorable dining experience.
I would categorise the cuisine at Boulcott Street as modern New Zealand with a European twist, combining timeless bistro dishes with contemporary flavours. The menu is innovative and sourced from the freshest seasonal produce. Don't miss the Crumbed Calamari served with toasted fennel, sesame crumb and tartare, or the Aged Fillet of Beef with sauce Béarnaise and hand-cut, double cooked fries. The menu options include à la carte or Set Menu, available for lunch and dinner.
Boulcott Street offers a small wine program with approximately 100 wines by the bottle and a compact selection of over 20 wines by the glass. The list showcases classic wine styles, mostly from New Zealand with a few international additions from around the world. Follow the blackboard recommendations for a few favourite staff picks. The staff are welcoming and professional and will extend their warm hospitality to you for as long as you wish to stay.