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Reviewed 26 November 2022 via mobile

Tired is a polite way to describe this restaurant, it's food and staff. Pricey food for the quality and the plate of food you get is NOTHING like the photos on the website. Very very disappointed.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 15 September 2022

Service was great and food tasted amazing. But you do not get much for your money. It is one of those high-end restaurants where you need to eat something proper at home before having your dinner out. Yet you pay a lot of money for...a bit of meat. The dimm lighting also reminded me of a British pub where they try to hide the dirt. Not for me. Will not come back.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 20 August 2022 via mobile

Once again a good night out. This time for Gillian's birthday. The food was great and the young staff were very professional and great with it. The place was busy so I found it a little noisy We will be back again

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 21 July 2022 via mobile

Quality food, pleasant service. Restaurant was warm and cosy with a nice ambiance. Quite popular with locals. We tried an assortment of mains- the lamb, Thai curry, venison, chicken salad. All yum. They also have a vegan option.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 28 May 2022

I’m not sure what has happened to table 18&, we went last week and the service was pretty poor, the waitress rushed us, poured water over the table and didn’t clean it and the food was cold on delivery. To be honest we felt pretty...let down as this used to be such a good restaurant.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 30 April 2022 via mobile

Good atmosphere, pleasing ambience, friendly wait staff, reasonably priced. We had the salmon and fish of the day. Salmon was cooked as I requested, couldn't fault it. Fish of the day well presented, and the side of truffle mash very good (although I only managed...to snare a forkful :-). Cheese board generous in size and varied. I enjoyed it here. Only gripe - we had to ask for water at the table. Should be offered early on in the piece.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 29 March 2022

Lovely restaurant, very nice food, lovely service, but the coffee leaves a bit to be desired! Sorry but it was not what we expected.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 26 March 2022 via mobile

We were in town, and were recommend to book and gave dinner. Rang and booked, amazing service - came in and was seated up stairs. Amazing restaurant - amazing service, food was 5 out of 5, dessert was great - 5 out of 5 all...round - I would highly recommend booking in next your in Palmy North.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 20 February 2022

Where to start … let’s kick off with the excellent (and genuinely friendly) service. The best filet Mignon. Perfectly cooked shrimp. Sumptuous desserts. Great portion sizes as well … a wonderful dining experience. Cheers team!

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 8 February 2022 via mobile

Anniversary dinner, wanted a place where we could talk and enjoy both the food and the atmosphere. Table 188 always delivers!

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 18 September 2021

Covid Lock down Level 2 was not going to stop us from a night out to celibate our Anniversary. Table 188 was selected and booked online which was easy. On arrival the staff were following the lock down rules, but despite this they were very...friendly. The restaurant was clean and tidy, with table spaced out to give each table not only social distancing, but a little privacy. The food was great, and we both enjoyed our meals Table service was excellent and even when I asked a question, that our waitress could not answer she arranged for someone else to give me the answer. Pricewise, yes it was high, but worth it. We both agreed that it was a place we would go again for the right occasionMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 27 June 2021 via mobile

We enjoyed my mother’s 90th birthday lunch at Table 188 and the celebration couldn’t have gone better. The food was superb, service outstanding and the hospitality warm and welcoming. Highly recommend Table 188 for any milestone birthday celebrations.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 20 June 2021

I first visited last year and was very impressed. A bit apprehensive that standards may have dropped but no way. The food was excellent and our server was a lovely young lady. We will be back

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 7 May 2021

We booked in here for a celebration dinner after our son's graduation. And the easiest comment from the six of us at the table (all age groups) was that this was one of the very best restaurant meals we had ever had in NZ. Reasonable...list of options on the menu, but making a decision was incredibly hard as each choice looked delicious, so we all chose different meals, and all received 100% love. Desert was pretty good too. Good service, nice atmosphere, this is probably our last time in PN as a family, and it was a great way to sign off. Would recommend this place without hesitation.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 16 April 2021 via mobile

I will never go back or recommend the restaurant. We were there on April 9th and I have never had such poor service and it wasn’t busy. I had to ask for water twice and that they clear our empty plates. Then I went to...pay and asked to see the bill before I paid it and she said I had to pay first so I came around and looked on the screen and found that we were charged $1 more for the very expensive garlic bread than was on the menu and $3 more again for the very expensive calamari that was on the menu. We mentioned this overcharge to another person and they were aware of it as well. Check your bill!!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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TABLE 188, Palmerston North - Restaurant Reviews, Phone Number & Photos

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Table 188 is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5