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Kaikoura Seafood BBQ


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Recommended by Lonely Planet. Freshly cooks seafood to order on BBQ outdoors. Very good and cheaper than the local restaurants. Everything served in a sandwich or with rice and salad. Open daily weather permitting from 11am
US$4 - US$69
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Seafood, New Zealand
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
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They seem to do a roaring trade, and good on them! It's a great idea -- quality seafood, lovingly prepared on the side of the road. They rightly keep it simple, with a limited number of fresh items available on the menu, and just barbecuing...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank venividivice
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were quite disappointed with the serving and the price is quite ex. The food is not what we expected, I recommend eating at a restaurant.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank peterchee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How nice to find a place with good fresh seafood at a reasonable cost. Basic fresh fish on paper plates served outside on picnic tables. Not good in the rain but otherwise wonderful. No reason they are always busy. Limited hours of operation so check...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kikoenmexico
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited some years ago and amazing scallop sandwich. This time disappointment plus. Scallops rubberey and over cooked. If cooking seafood at least know how to cook it. Fond memories sad experience wont be back

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Den T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To stop here for a feed after doing the peninsula walk is a must to top off the day. We had the seafood platter which was huge for 2 of us. It had fish,mussels, prawns, scallops, bread, rice,and salad. Eating here is New Zealand at...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank genieNZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had cray fish, salad, rice and garlic bread by the road Great little set up Seating with shade and sharing tables Closes at 5

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Z2927HZkateb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for an early lunch after visiting the seal colon. You can have lobster - price varies from $40 to $90 depending on the size. You can order a 1/2 lobster. I had a whole lobster with rice and salad. My partner had...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jocelyn C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended place to try seafood. Opens at 11.00 AM and requires cash (no int. credit card accepted). The service is fast.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Gabriella G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered the seafood chowder with a slice of bread. It was delicious and great value. The chowder had a variety of seafood and whitefish. We managed to get a seat at a table and watched as others were served mainly crayfish. It was a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank RachA1972
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best seafood barbecue in Kaikoura. Simple, fresh, delicious. Just few outside seats available for late breakfast or lunch. Fantastic scallops and prawns!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Marcin2707
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25 August 2018|
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Response from Michael-4551 | Reviewed this property |
No, seafood, check out their website or facebook page
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27 January 2015|
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Response from Megakatte | Reviewed this property |
Kaikoura kayak tour driving up to this place a few times a day. Morning, noon,.. maybe you can ask a lift there. Most beautiful spot/area of Kaikoura!
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