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Precinct Dining Co

$$ - $$$, Cafe,
108 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
+64 3-528 5332
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“beef fillet” (2 reviews)
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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 132 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Best Lamb we had in nz! Top chef!!!!! Try the squid as a starter, that sauce is brilliant. We tried all of their desserts, wow!!!

Thank Kevin V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined in for dinner and chose the beef fillet. Absolutely delicious, sauce mouth watering and the vegetables were perfect. We can’t wait to dine here again soon.

1  Thank 692levin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small modern establishment with friendly staff. Food is amazing. Perfect place for either a coffee and Friand or dinner out with friends.

Thank nickiloder66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for quick brunch on way home. Great service and food. Big breakfast, fried chicken Bao, squid & sweet treats ordered and excellent! Will return thanks

Thank Macpac5
Reviewed 29 September 2018

The best seafood meal I've had in a long time. John Dory with clams on a sumptuous bed of veges- simply magical!

Thank alanyoung2016
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

This was such a wonderful break for us in terms of finding locally created cuisine featuring more of a farm to table concept. The Market Fish dish was absolutely delicious and beautifully presented. The combination of fresh local ingredients and depth of flavors and textures...More

1  Thank AubreyHord
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Located right on Main Street with street parking, they amazed us with their seafood and fish dishes. Wonderful combination of flavors which brought out the best in the main protein of the entree. Cute small indoor dining and out side dining patio in the summer...More

2  Thank jdwhitemaui
Reviewed 24 September 2018

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 neilcS1420VQ
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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$22
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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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