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On the Marina in Tutukaka, gateway to the Poor Knights Marine Reserve. Schnappa Rock offer a unique dining experience in lovely setting. Open 7 Days from 8am
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were not asked how we want our steak cooked, I like steak med well but all good!! We will be back!! 🥰

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Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice location to sit out and enjoy an evening meal. Order bar snacks not the main menu but loads to choose from and the quality was really nice everyone finished all they could eat price was also very reasonable. Staff were really welcoming and...friendly throughout.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 6 March 2024

This restaurant had oodles of atmosphere, delicious food and delightful staff. Everything we ate was wonderful, the highlight for me being the paua wontons. Not a huge wine list but some really nice local wines.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 March 2024

Fantasitc food, friendly staff. The ceviche was amazing as was the duck special. Great beach atmosphere

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Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 28 February 2024

A table for two with candle light by the window overlooking the marina was a perfect setting - and along with great food, wine and exemplary service the evening was very special. Thanks heaps to the team!

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Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 13 February 2024

A pleasant environment and enhanced by the friendly service. The food was delivered in good time which was a pleasant departure from other experiences. The mussels were fresh and the Thai sauce “the best”. The fish was overcooked which was the disappoint of the evening....Other than that, a pleasant dinner out.More

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Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 8 February 2024

They know how to keep it simple and make it fantastic, great service, would and will return in the future

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Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 February 2024

It was a wild night weather wise, but calm in the restaurant. Service was good and food was hot and tasty. My wife loved her steak and my bouillabaisse was tasty but not what you get in France

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 29 January 2024

Absolutely disgusting and pathetic service.Felt a racial discrimiation when we waited for more than an hour and our order never came.The other tables who came later were served earlier and no sign of our order at all.Some of us are diabetic and there was no...marcy.In the end we had to walk away with no food served and just a simple sorry.Absolutely unforgivable attitude for holiday makers who come for a good experience.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 14 January 2024

Service was excellent. Food was perfect. Relaxed, casual dining in a beautiful location. Use of local produce and products made meal extra special.

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Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 8 January 2024 via mobile

Great atmosphere and service. The food was excellent. We had the cerviche and the pāua wontons. Both fresh and beautiful flavours. Panfried hapuka was light and perfectly cooked. Chocolate mousse and the crème brûlée were rich and delightful

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 31 December 2023

Everything was fabulous, food, staff, entertainment. We had some fussy eaters with us, but not a problem for the chef or the staff (Cassie) was fantastic. Have booked another night this week 👍

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Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 25 December 2023

So nice to come back to our favourite restaurant on our annual visit to the Tutukaka Coast. As ever, the food, service and ambiance were superb. Ros from Christchurch

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Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 22 December 2023

Great dinner and great staff. Salmon eclairs and ceviche appetizers... YUM. Mains of schnapper on papperdele pasta with lobster bisque...Divine. Then cream brulee extraordinaire! Excellent meal.

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Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 17 December 2023

Had their rib special. For $44 you only got 1 rib and small serving of duck fat roasted potatoes and dry no-dressing slaw. The flavours on the rib was delicious - couldn't fault it. But the quantity was crap. Was not a main size and...not worth $44. Disappointing for a place that I enjoy dining at.More

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Date of visit: December 2023
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Schnappa Rock is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5