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European, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
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Reviewed 9 October 2020 via mobile

Good menu, delicious food and great service. What more could one ask? Our group of four all enjoyed our meals and desserts.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 17 July 2020 via mobile

Made a last minute booking which was good. Menu hasn't changed for a while so no surprises. Steak was cooked well but had a burnt oil taste. Quite expensive. Not really value for money.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 13 July 2020 via mobile

Went for dinner with a friend . From the moment we arrived it was apparent that service was excellent. Both meals were delicious and excellent presentation. Wait time between courses minimal . Restaurant was fully booked however did not feel rushed once.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 21 March 2020

Thanks for a great evening and great food. We were thrilled when given vouchers for this restaurant at Christmas, as we have been a couple of times previously and never been disappointed. The food is beautifully presented and well cooked. And it is GF which...is essential for those with celiacs and NCGI.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 4 March 2020 via mobile

Love this restaurant! Here for two months and been there twice. Fabulous food and everything is GF !

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 12 February 2020 via mobile

After asking some locals about a nice but casual place to get good food for our anniversary dinner we were directed to Soulsa. The service we got here was good and it was nice that the chef who I think was the owner went around...to every table and asked if everything was ok. Nice touch to show being humble and actually caring about what you are putting out. The restaurant is casual but has a bit of fanciness with the food presentation and options. Our food we received was nice and arrived hot and around the same time so we could eat together. If in Whakatane give Soulsa a try, I was told he changes his menu now and then so there is always something different to offer which the locals we spoke to said they enjoyed.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 21 January 2020

Went to Soulsa on the 21/01/20 around 8pm. Ordered an Eye Fillet took over 30 minutes to prepare when it arrived this is what I received. The steak did not look like an eye filet was very thin and not enjoyable. Very disappointed!!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 9 January 2020 via mobile

Overrated and dirty place. Dosent justifying the price they charge. Overall below average food and service.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 16 November 2019

We finished the afternoon tour of White Island and were looking for something to eat to match the stunning sights of an active volcano. The Soulsa was a great fit to cap off an exciting day. The tasting menu is top notch. I have not...had anything this good for years. I highly recommend the Soulsa.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 17 October 2019

Have been wanting to try this place for a while now and finally had the opportunity to do so. Staff were welcoming but the place feels so clinical. The lighting is very bright for a restaurant and there was virtually no music. The tables are...also weirdly sticky (the lacquer on top I think). The food made up for all these things though. Would recommend the tasting plates as this gives you a good idea about the range of food. Pretty much planned our next visit there before even leaving.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Soulsa Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4