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Precinct Dining Co

$$ - $$$, Cafe,
108 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
+64 3-528 5332
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Bar, Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
108 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I mainly stop here for delicious cabinet treats like cinnamon scrolls or the most beautiful gf citrus cake- the icing is divine and the food always look so pretty and attractive. Excellent friendly service and make a good hot choccy too! Must come in for...More

Thank CarolynP1654
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Always delicious food with a twist. My family and I love the variety they offer and we will be back again very soon!

Thank Mortri
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Our go to when in Motueka for lunch or dinner. Bangers, mash and peas for her. Garlic mushrooms on caibatta with halloumi, cherry tomatoes and two poached eggs on top and a Tom's Block Pinot Noir. All delicious.

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, service,coffee and atmosphere really quite faultless, we will certainly be back. Definitely recommend the squid. Great value to complete the evening

Thank christine411
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Recently had the delicious slow braised pork belly special and it was delicious!! Couldn’t fault the dish whatsoever and great meal size. The staff were very friendly and I will definitely be back!

Thank pavl270
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I came with a group of ladies for dinner. I loved the squid entree, it literally melted in my mouth, it was fantastic! My steak was equally if not more enjoyable, the sides on the plate were great and were perfectly proportioned. The place felt...More

Thank AlexD7147
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We both ordered the avo/salmon toast. It was delicious! The server was very friendly and provided us with great service. We would definitely eat there again!

Thank emroo1
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Visiting the area for one night and Precint was recommended by our Airbnb hosts. Very small and unassuming restaurant but my fish and chips was excellent and my dining companion’s burger was huge and very tasty as well. Probably a mistake to go for a...More

Thank ClareS1934
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We found this restaurant on TripAdvisor and are glad we made reservations to get in. The food was great - creative menu (and desserts!) and super friendly wait staff. High on our list of meals for the entire 3 week stay in New Zealand.

Thank A G
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We tried the day special cheek papardele, and it was very nice. Simple and tasty. Great way to end the day. The service is also really kind and helpful. Don't miss the squid. 10/10

Thank Alejandro I
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Questions & Answers
5 December 2017|
Response from Precinct_Dining | Property representative |
Hello, We will be closed on Christmas Day, but open Boxing Day. Warm regards, Precinct Dining Team.
24 January 2017|
Response from Precinct_Dining | Property representative |
Hi, We do have vegetarian options on all of our menus and we can adjust some of our other dishes to become vegetarian. For the vegan options you are a little more limited but we can again adjust things to suit you. If you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Motueka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-528 5332
  • E-mail
We are a modern cafe/restaurant in the heart of Motueka. Our focus is on showcasing the Nelson/Tasman regions produce in a relaxed atmosphere. We are current holders of a New Zealand Beef and Lamb award, show casing the best Beef and Lamb dishes in New Zealand.
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