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US$23 - US$62
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New Zealand, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 15 December 2020

We had a fabulous dinner with our family, everything was delicious, starters, mains, drinks. Our kids were treated well and we were very well serviced. So happy to find such a good place to have a marvellous feast.

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Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 12 December 2020 via mobile

Food was amazing and well worth the money but the service was terrible. we were waiting 30mins just for our cocktails, orders were getting mucked up....I ordered a pina colada and when I told them I wasn’t happy with it the barman decided to come...over to confront me and dismiss my complaint....not goodMore

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 16 November 2020

Stayed at the hotel so had a free drink voucher and discount off the meal. The wagyu beef burger was a really nice burger and the desserts were very nice also. Very friendly wait staff.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 23 September 2020

Brilliant. We have been there four times now and the staff are always great, menu very good and a reasonable wine selection. Will go again definitely.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 18 September 2020

The food here is amazing from start to finish we enjoyed everything ordered. Thanks to the Chefs. Excellent table service from Rajeev. We will be back

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Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 4 September 2020

Great menu at reasonable prices. Food was delicious. Six diners all had something different and all loved what they were served. Waiter was attentive and friendly without constantly being "in your face" or interrupting conversations. Highly recommend.

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Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 3 August 2020

Great food & pleasant staff with nice surroundings and menu was good value for money. A good drinks list

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Date of visit: July 2020
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DebbieBarnett, Other at SmokePit & Buoy, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2020

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us in SmokePit & Buoy, we really appreciate your comments and hope to welcome you back, Kindest regards, Debbie Barnett, Guest Relations Manager

Reviewed 14 July 2020

We ordered the grilled platter for 2 & it did not disappoint. We struggled to chose what cut we loved more, it was all delicious!! Bar staff & restaurant staff were all amazing. Definitely would recommend

Date of visit: July 2020
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DebbieBarnett, Other at SmokePit & Buoy, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2020

Thank you for your wonderful review, we really appreciate your support and hope to welcome you back to SmokePit & Buoy, Kindest regards, Debbie Barnett, Guest Relations Manager

Reviewed 11 July 2020 via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious meal (family group dining) with all our food choices catered for. The standout dish though was the slow cooked platter for 2 - highly recommended! The service was very attentive, both Ravjeer & Matthew are worthy of special mention, thank you...for a delightful evening.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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DebbieBarnett, Guest Relations Manager at SmokePit & Buoy, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2020

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at SmokePit & Buoy, we really appreciate your comments, which we will be sharing with our team. Thank you for your support and we hope to welcome you back, Kindest regards, Debbie Barnett, Guest Relations...More

Reviewed 5 July 2020 via mobile

Great restaurant and bar, staff are very friendly and great value for money. Mocktails are delicious and plenty of selection to suit all tastes of drink. Bar staff are great.

Date of visit: July 2020
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DebbieBarnett, Guest Relations Manager at SmokePit & Buoy, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2020

Thank you for taking the time to review your time in SmokePit & Buoy Restaurant, we really appreciate your support and hope to welcome you back, Kindest regards, Debbie Barnett, Guest Relations Manager

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