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European, Cafe, International, New Zealand
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All reviews brunch calamari chocolate mousse steak pizza kingfish fries lamb rack quiche salad the main road lovely bistro garden courtyard food and beverage owners and staff sauvignon blanc pleasant atmosphere
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely setting and super friendly staff. However craft beer options were limited and our menu choices didn’t match their descriptions and failed to meet our expectations. Food was ok but nothing special considering the cost. We had the rice paper rolls and the summer platter....Disappointing as this restaurant is rated #1 in Devonport and we were hoping for something special.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had New Year’s Eve dinner with 4 adults and 2 kids and from the moment we arrived the service was so welcoming and professional. It was beautifully setup which made me a little nervous with a toddler as I thought it may have been...fancier than I thought but there was nothing to stress about, there was no judgment felt for having kids, We felt so comfortable and well looked after. Food was great, one main came out late which wasn’t a big deal for us but we were offered a free drink on the house. I find it very rare these days to receive such great customer service. I’m pregnant so I had some dietary requests which they were more than happy to cater to. I highly recommend this beautiful place. My family and I will definitely be coming back more frequently!More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently celebrated my 50th birthday at Hemingways with 22 of us. Tracey and her team were amazing to deal with, gave us a lovely private area, fantastic food and drinks and staff were really friendly so made my night. Thanks again :)

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 19 September 2020 via mobile

Me and my mom had flat whites, potato mash and Moroccan chicken salad. service was excellent - side plates and spoons to share food were provided without having to ask for it and food was really tasty and generous - just right. definitely want to...visit againMore

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 31 May 2020 via mobile

I’m so glad we found Hemingway’s today. My wife and I decided to take a drive to Devonport for coffee and lunch with friends. The garden bistro is not on the main road but fortunately Hemingway’s has a vintage bicycle that caught my wife’s eye...that is positioned on the main road to direct a person a few meters up the side street. We had a pizza and coffee which were great. The atmosphere was nice and cozy in the wet weather we had today. P.J. The owner of the place is very friendly and welcoming but so was our waitress and all the other staff. We’ll definitely be visiting again.More

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed 17 May 2020

So glad we chose Hemingway’s for lunch today. Lovely fresh food, friendly service and it was so nice to soak up the Vitamin D and sit amongst the greenery in the courtyard. The fish was really fresh, the portion sizes are generous and the food...is presented beautifully and very well priced. Definitely worth the tiny detour off the main street.More

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed 17 May 2020 via mobile

Much needed “Ladies brunch” reunion on a spectacular day, after a lovely walk along promenade and up north head 👍wish every day could be like this Crepes with baked apple, honey cinnamon and crepes with caramelised banana, honey were scrumptious 👌 The avocado on sourdough...toast was plentiful and seasoning was delicious Nothing left on the plates except the garnish 🤗 Definitely highly recommended, doggie friendly, beautiful courtyard and off the busy road, reasonably priced for excellent quality food, efficient and pleasant waitstaff! 🙌 Planning our next trip back to celebrate birthdays in lockdown Thank you for a great experience 💗😃More

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed 26 February 2020

This is a lovely setting for lunch and we enjoyed our meal and the staff were great about special requirements which was great.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 16 February 2020 via mobile

Love this restaurant! The fish and chips were crispy and fresh and delicious. The wine selection was great - the Sauvignon Blanc that was recommended to us was perfect with the fish. Our waitress, Georgia, was charming and friendly and the service was prompt. We...saw tables around us ordering pizza and it looked amazing. We ate outside and enjoyed the mild weather before walking across the street and climbing Mt. Victoria.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 11 February 2020 via mobile

Service slow and average. Outside area needs revamp and cleaning. Overpriced. Chocolate mousse bland, chips salty, fish portion small and undercooked. Coffee luke warm. Has potential.

Date of visit: February 2020
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18 November 2019|
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Response from TraceyR1584 | Property representative |
Hi Kiwi15, We can definitely assist you with a booking for 10 people. Please call us to confirm and let us know if there are any specific dietary needs for your group. All the best.
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