Open 7 days a week
11 AM till late, Monday – Sunday

The Backbencher Gastropub
04 472 3065
34 Molesworth Street, Wellington


What’s happening!

Go Gold Fundraiser Quiz

Posted by Backbencher Admin on  September 10, 2018

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We’d love you to “Go Gold” and test your knowledge with the best of questions from the Backbencher …we do have all the correct answers, you know! Come on down and get a team together and “know for victory” show us how good you are. Even if your general knowledge is not up to scratch, it’s fun, enlightening and all in a great cause, to watch the know-alls at work. So in support of Child

Onslow 1st 11 Charity Football Quiz Night

Posted by Backbencher Admin on  August 14, 2018

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Onslow 1st 11 Football have earned their place in the National tournament! We are proud to support their journey with the Backbencher Charity Quiz Night! Come along and support our girls! Backbencher Charity Quiz Night Saturday 25 August ($5 per player-all funds to the girls) All participants welcome! Make up a team and win! Great prizes and a silent auction (all funds to the girls) Book your table on 044723065 or Click here to
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 mardi gras themed menu! Check out our menu for WOAP here! What will be your favourite? The Spicy Winston Burger? Our Go The Canes Cocktail? Click here to book a
Calling all wine and food lovers alike! Join us from 6.30PM on the 19th of July as we go on a journey of flavour, trying some of Martinborough Vineyard’s newer vintages paired with some of our chef’s newest creations. We will also be travelling back in time with our taste buds and refreshing our palates with some older vintages. We are lucky enough to be joined by Paul Mason as our guide for the evening.

Did someone say ice hockey!?!?

Posted by Backbencher Admin on  June 22, 2018

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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 for the game, we have buds for you and your buds as well as Crown Royal Canadian Whisky to warm your spirits. We’ll see you here!