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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here on our first night and had breakfast here as we were staying at the Hotel attached, the Beachfront. food was lovely, not too expensive and an okay selection. Service was very nice and friendly. Breakfast had the choice of a full breakfast...buffet for $25 or off the menu, whicn is what we chose.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 6 August 2021 via mobile

We had a great dinner at the restaurant. We ate from the Light Dinner menu as we’d had an early start that day. Service was excellent and the restaurant decor was lovely - beach style that fitted the view outside. His lamb shanks were excellent...with meat falling off the bone and my fish and chips were great too.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 1 August 2021 via mobile

Our second meal in two days at this restaurant. We were not guests but decided to try it and are so glad we did Seafood cooked to perfection, scallops, mussels, salmon. Plus vegetables that were oozing flavour, try the 🥟 gyoza for a special treat....The ambience, music and decor make it so relaxing (Copy and paste from my Google review)More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 12 July 2021

Staying at the Beachfront Hotel, so opted for dinner here as it was convenient. Very nice looking restaurant, with good views. Service was fairly slow and took nearly an hour to serve us. My chicken was very dry and tough, I gave up after eating...a couple of bites as it was so difficult to cut, though the vegetables were nice. My parents both had the pork belly which was also over cooked, and very bland. No one returned to take my son’s dessert order (included in the kids meal). Staff offered an apology for the meal when we complained, but still charged us for the food we couldn’t eat. Hokitika doesn’t have too many options for dinner at the moment, but we would not recommend eating here.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 28 April 2021

Sat in the window watching a spectacular sunset over the ocean. Food was delicious and the staff very friendly and attentive.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 12 March 2021

We booked here as we were staying at the hotel and so pleased we did as the restaurant was full. It was a glorious night so sat outside overlooking the beach which for us both who live inland in the North Island, was magical. Both...of us were very happy with our meals. Reasonably priced. Generous servings. Excellent efficient service with very friendly staff. If you are staying at the hotel the restaurant operates seperately so you can't charge it back to room which is unusual for a hotel so take your wallet.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 10 March 2021

We were staying in the Hotel and due to the wild weather outside we chose to eat here for convenience. Despite not reserving a table we arrived to a busy full restaurant, however with a few table tweaks they quickly found us a table. The...food arrived in a timely manner and was lovely. Views were amazing, decor a bit basic.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 28 February 2021 via mobile

We were craving west coast whitebait and were certainly satisfied with our fritters. Packed with white bait nicely served. A great meal.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 15 February 2021

Great service with a gorgeous view for a catch up with friends The meal was divine, generous servings without being bulky

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 12 February 2021

Drove into Hokitika in the midst of a storm so stayed for dinner.Food and wine was good . We had scallops, sea food chowder and pork. All well made and of good quality. Over all a good reliable place for dinner.

Date of visit: February 2021
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  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5