Current opening hours:
Monday – Saturday 12pm – 10pm
Open Sundays for Wellington Hurricanes’ home fixtures

The Backbencher Gastropub
04 472 3065
34 Molesworth Street, Wellington



Eat, Drink & Be Welly | WOAP 10-26 Aug 2018

It’s that time of year again! Wellington on a Plate is back, and it’s turning 10! We are counting down the days until Wellington On a Plate! Join us as we celebrate 10 years of this fantastic festival, and get ready to party with our […]

Did someone say ice hockey!?!?

Did someone say ice hockey!?!? This weekend Team USA and Team Canada are facing off at Westpac Stadium in what is sure to be a high intensity action packed game! Join us before or after the game and warm up with our special deals especially […]

2018 Press Freedom Debate

On the 3rd of May we held the annual 2018 Press Freedom Debate! This years moot was ‘‘the observers of politics are smarter than the politicians’’ Grant Walker is the chairman for the night, and was joined by the likes of Nicola Willis, Kris Faafoi, […]