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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
European, New Zealand, International
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Best seafood chowder in the world, delicious lamb shanks & better staff... Pauline and Barry are amazing!

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited a few weeks ago. The lamb shanks were divine, and the all day breakfast first rate

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannot believe we have never been here before. Food great, atmosphere great, service great...well worth the drive

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say other than OMG ! We have dined in many fine establishments but I’d have to say this rates as exceptional. From the moment we walked through the door we were treated like royalty. The decor is Devine. The menu, how did...we decide ...... everything sounded delicious. I chose the Chicken and my husband the Steak. Both meals were incredible, tasty, hot, well presented and of generous portions. I only wish we were staying another night so we could go back. Thank you so much. We will totally recommend your restaurant.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 8 March 2021

A wonderful place to visit; true kiwi hospitality. During these Covid times it is wonderful to experience gems like this in our own backyard. Thank you!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 8 February 2021 via mobile

Lunch was finished but the cafe offers a warm welcome so Pauline and Barry let us slip in. It was worth it. Delicious lunch at good prices and a beer to wash it down. Doesn’t get any better.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 24 January 2021 via mobile

We visited on a beautiful evening, so had gorgeous views of the harbour from the restaurant. Very pleased with the menu, good choices for vegetarians. Fantastic customer service, it appeared to be a family run business. The food was enjoyed by all in our family.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 20 January 2021

We ate here before heading to the evening penguin program further up the road. This is a truly superb place to eat. We had lamb shanks and bacon wrapped chicken. Superb and plentiful. The atmosphere is great, especially on a cold rainy summer night. The...woman that owns the place is terrific and her attention to service was exceptional. Worth the drive from town, and if we had stayed in Dunedin longer, we would have gone back for a second time.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 21 December 2020

We went here on Thursday and liked it so much we went back on Saturday. The food was amazing and Pauline and Barry were the perfect hosts. Definitely ten out of ten.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 30 November 2020 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed one evening meal and just had to return for another!! Absolutely beautiful dining experience - lovely setting - food cooked to perfection and so nicely presented - Pauline was a friendly and accommodating hostess and we enjoyed the good humour. Thank you Pauline...and Jolene.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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52lel
4 October 2018|
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Response from Pauline L | Property representative |
Hello yes they are we have out door seating and as long as they are on a lead thats fine. Regards
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