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Reviewed 23 March 2015

We have been here a couple of times now and will definitely return. Very good value for money with quality meals made with love it seems. Good hearty food. Great service. We have had nothing to complain about. Thoroughly recommend.

Date of visit: March 2015
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Reviewed 16 February 2015 via mobile

Another must do. This little cute restaurant is very unassuming but from the first minute you are served a sample of the chefs own home made cherry grappa the magic starts. They import some stunning Macedonian wines that are simply breathtaking and very well priced....More

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Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

Overall meal less than average. Is it normal to have crabs in your mussels? According to the wait staff it can happen.... I had 4 large crabs in 6 mussels, I personally don't think I should have had one!!!!! The main meal was average but...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2014

I live down the road and come to this little Italian, often. The owners are delightful and as it is also BYO, it is a great place to go for dinner. They offer free of charge, their own schnapps which is unique.

Date of visit: August 2014
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Reviewed 22 November 2014 via mobile

Very interesting menu, delicious meals, lovely atmosphere and very friendly staff. Absolutely perfect place for nice dinner out, lovely flavorful dishes. Service and quality of food is always excellent and consistent! You must visit this restaurant absolutely the best!

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Reviewed 21 October 2014 via mobile

Me and my husband dine here regularly and I can't rank this place high enough for the quality and amazing flavors. We love the food is very authentic italian and Macedonian. My husband loves the smokey sausage and we love kebapi the most. This a...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2014

Lovely little restaurant with very attentive wait staff. The menu is mainly Italian/European with pizza, pasta plus a variety of entrees, mains and desserts. There were four of us in our group and we all ordered mains and three of us had 3 different meats...More

Date of visit: September 2014
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Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

There's nothing to complain about, but nothing to rave about either. A pleasant meal, nice small restaurant, service adequate, food tasty but not exceptional. Was great for a group of friends to catch up.

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Reviewed 17 September 2014

Wonderful experience! This is the second time we have eaten here and very much enjoyed the warm hospitality and good food. This time my partner tried the special sausage that had just been made. As its only made every 3-4 mths (I think) I decided...More

Date of visit: September 2014
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Reviewed 5 September 2014

I will caveat this review by saying that generally speaking my favourite way to dine out is using a degustation menu, but as there are very few of these on the north shore we are doing a tour of a few restaurants around the area...More

Date of visit: August 2014
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Reviewed 20 July 2014

Wonderful experience! This is the second time we have eaten here and very much enjoyed the warm hospitality and good food. This time my partner tried the special sausage that had just been made. As its only made every 3-4 mths (I think) I decided...More

Date of visit: July 2014
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Reviewed 14 May 2014

This is a little gem of a restaurant tucked away in Rothesay Bay on the North Shore. It is BYO wine only, but has a full license.The service is excellent and the food superb. Nothing is any trouble to the European owners. The menu is...More

Date of visit: May 2014
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Reviewed 24 March 2014 via mobile

We thought we would try out this relatively new restaurant. A great little find. Friendly staff, good standard of food and very well priced. We took our own wine and came out amazed at the cheap night we had. No hesitation recommending this place

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Reviewed 12 March 2014

Fantastic meal, great service what more can you ask for. We thought we would try this restaurant for a change and we are glad we did beautifully cooked steak to perfection speciality sausage spectacular and the tiramisu amazing, highly recommend very helpful staff will be...More

Date of visit: March 2014
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Reviewed 23 February 2014

We were fortunate to be accepted for dinner here as we had not booked on a Friday evening. Whilst it was very quiet when we arrived it soon filled up. It is not a large place. The food, which seems to be Central European influenced...More

Date of visit: February 2014
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Yes, and there's a nice bottle shop next door and of course you can have a good pint or 2 at the Pub on the corner
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