Private Dining

The beautiful old Thistle offers many different rooms to cater for private dining.

We have 3 Set Menus available, please click on the link at the bottom of this page. Minimum of 12 people required, please email scott@tbistleinn.co.nz to book

INTERNAL CONSERVATORY / COURTYARD - Located just off the main bar on ground level

Wonderful bright area just off the main bar offers a glimpse into the 1840 cellar through the glass trap door and interesting corrugated iron signs which were found underneath the building during the renovations in 2003. Large glass bi-fold doors separate this area from the main bar, the glass ceiling allows plenty of sunshine during the day in the summer months and a lovely open gas fire for the winter months. This space is unavailable on Fridays between 3-7.30pm

Capacity

Seating for up to 35 people

PRIVATE DINING ROOM - LOCATED JUST OFF THE MAIN BAR ON GROUND LEVEL

Located just off the main bar, picuted above. The Historic Dining room offers a traditional feel with the original earthy Thistle green colour, surrounded by historic photos of the Wellington region's historic hotels and the famous poem written by Katherine Mansfield about one of her experiences at the Thistle in the early 1900s. 

Capacity
  • 36 seated

GEORGES ROOM - located upstairs on first floor

Located upstairs where the hotels rooms used to be at full capacity. A lovely, light and airy room offering an intimate dining experience.

Capacity
  • 42 seated

KATHERINE MANSFIELD ROOM - LOCATED UPSTAIRS ON FIRST FLOOR

A gracious room located on the corner of the building, loads of natural light and original wooden floors. A quiet space tucked away from the rest of the building offering a relaxed and inviting space for dinner.

Capacity
  • 28 Seated Dining