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Reservations, Seating, Outdoor Seating
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Reviewed 21 February 2021 via mobile

We arrived to this restaurant with high expectations and we were not disappointed! The attentive staff member on front of house pointed us to an outdoor table, where outdoor fairy lighting and groovy tunes created a pleasant atmosphere. Pizza and rice noodles were delish -...great evening all round!! Would definitely go back.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 21 January 2021 via mobile

We stopped by The Hive for lunch on a couple of occasions on the recommendation of Hahei regulars. We found that we had been given very good advice. Our food was delicious: melt-in-the-mouth calamari and crisp, tasty pizza. The service was excellent and the system...of ordering before you sit down works well. You have the option of eating inside, or outside under the kiwi-fruit vines. The Hive has retained the funkiness of the previous establishment. My only criticism is the lack of choice of tap beer; only Peroni available. There are now many small breweries around and it would be great to see a few of their products on tap.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 11 January 2021

Found this place before we arrived and thought it looked great, it was! we had about an hours wait for food but when it arrived it was yummy. Looking forward to going back.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 10 January 2021 via mobile

The pizzas are AMAZING, the pork belly pizza was the best we have ever had! Dog friendly, fantastic outside area for the kids. Friendly team, we can’t wait to go back!

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 8 January 2021

It is not very often I leave a negative review but when there is no interest in hearing a complaint and be able to rectify it on site then it is important to let others know not to waste their money. While it is great...to see the revamped property from the previous venture here, of which they have done a great job. It unfortunately pretty much ended there, the venue was not busy at this stage when we ordered our meals. After a long wait, upon hearing the chef rant quite loudly (as we were literally sitting around the corner) we could tell that our meals had been mucked up. Eventually, my brisket sandwich came the fish cakes, and my partners Miso glazed Tofu, but not our friends Pork Belly Burger. Fish cakes and Tofu dishes were ok, my brisket sandwich for $24 was ridiculous, I asked for no cheese, but also got no onions (which was supposed to be no onions on a mates burger - hence his coming out 10 minutes later) item was about a 10cm bun with I would say little more than 80grams of brisket that was cut paper-thin. I honestly would of gotten more in a $4 sandwich from a bakery. Mates burger had a bit more meat in it for $27 but still a ridiculous portion for the price. I would add that was it for the price did not include fries. Now I actually consult in the hospitality sector and 95% of the time tell clients they need to put prices up. I would of priced these at a 3rd to half the price if I was costing a clients dish. We had no apologies for wait, no cutlery given had to find ourselves, meals not checked on. Unless going by other reviews and you want a pizza I would honestly suggest driving past this venue and go to any of the other venues in Cooks Beach.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 1 January 2021

We called on New Years Day and were told there wouldbe a one hour wait for food. We accepted this as it was a nice atmosphere and food looked good. After an hour we checked on meals, as 3 tables that had arrived after us...had been served. We were told we would have to wait and there was 5 tables before us. We received one dish after 1.5 hours - no updates, no cutlery brought. Then 10 mins later another dish and then 10 minutes later the last 2 dishes. All people after us had their food first and no one made eye contact with us. The meals were good, but not stunning. I don’t think any tables were all served at the same time. A table that arrived 45 mins before us were finished before us. Not impressedMore

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 29 November 2020

We had a fabulous dinner for 4, excellent service, excellent food and excellent wine list. The Garden setting is lovely, when the evening turned a little cool, we headed inside and could still see the lovely gardens with lights in the trees. Starters were great...and a good size, we shared 3 plates, main course was super - pork belly burger was quickly devoured by my partner, I was not about to share my delicious jungle curry. Well done The Hive, we'll be back.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 1 November 2020

The food was pretty average. The pizza was ok but have had much better. We thought the meals were expensive for what you got.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 31 October 2020

very friendly staff, great food set in a great location. Thanks. Cheese platter and salt/pepper squid excellent.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 23 October 2020 via mobile

Best pizza I’ve had in recent times. Food was quick, service was great. Amazing atmosphere would recommend to anyone

Date of visit: October 2020
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4