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We were late check ins to Rainforest Retreat after a very slow and wet drive from Haast. Monsoon was just closing up the kitchen but managed to fix us a couple of pizzas and chips to feed the kids. Gorgeous setting, kids loved the egg...swings, friendly staff, loved the fire after the rain and pizzas were approved by all. Will definitely go back.More
A wonderful atmosphere in the Bar and Restaurant. Our steak dinners were excellent with steak coojed to our liking and vegetables fresh and lightly steamed. We recommend Monsoon Restaurant at the Rainforest Retreat.
Fantastic service!! The waiter on his first day did an awesome job and we were very impressed with the waitress who came out and gave us updates on our food time and checked on us. The food was great, all four of us really enjoyed...our meals (steak, GF pizzas and Burger). We also got the cauliflower as a starter and it was delicious!! We all had different G&Ts and they tasted great with a fantastic selection of gins as well as tonics to match.
We arrived around 5:30 on a Thursday so it was quiet but rather than putting us by the window where it was colder in order to draw other people in, they sat us by the fireplace at the back which we were impressed by. By 6:30pm the place was starting to buzz. Good prices.More
We came here for a meal when we stayed in the attached holiday park. Husbands steak meal was very well cooked. I tried the cauliflower steak for something different. I hadn't tried this before and was expecting the cauliflower to be cooked abit more and...be softer but was still tasty. We were served by a very friendly and helpful young man.More
Monsoon is great. Great vibe, amazing food and a massive range of gin/cocktails. Chance was the best, a classic kiwi bloke with a great sense of humour and makes an amazing cocktail. Food was delicious!
The service and atmosphere were superb. Staff were attentive and really friendly. A free wine and beer helped. My wife had spiced cauliflower and I had sirloin with seasonal vegetables both were excellent.
We were staying at the hotel on site and arrived a bit later so we decided to just pop down and eat here. The girls working in the restaurant were great! Even in times in most places being understaffed you would never know here!
Food...was good as well. We have fish and chips (which is huge).
Would definitely recommend this place.More