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“No elephants to wrestle here”

The Elephant Wrestler
Ranked #9 of 110 Restaurants in Takapuna
Price range: US$20 - US$59
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Elephant Wrestler is "Your Larger Than Life Local". We are everything that you local pub sets out to be. We are a great value proposition when it cones to a good broad range of food offerings to suit your entire party. We offer casual yet attentive and high paced service for those that may be in a hurry to get to the local theater, or a more casual and relaxing style of service for those that are here for the night. We will adapt to your groyp and ensure that you have the night you're hoping for. We have a delicious cocktail offering and a broad range of New Zealand wines and beers. We serve food from open to close and and have specialty menus available for those who may be vegetarian, vegan, gluten free or coeliac. Please inform us and we will do everything possible to make your visit easy. We have Live music on Thursday and Friday nights and a Resident DJ on Saturdays. If you are a local, on a staycation or a vacation you will enjoy a fun night with friends or family with us.
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Superb Service, great atmosphere and delish food. Definitely can’t go wrong here, staff were friendly and attentive from the moment we walked in. 10/10

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cara H
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steves7217, Owner at The Elephant Wrestler, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hi Cara,
Thank you so much for such lovely feedback and also for the 5 Star Rating. We of course are very appreciative of you doing this and are so stoked that you had what looks like an amazing time. We do hope that we get to see you again soon

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Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic time at the Elephant Wrestler last night.... great fun setting and lots of options for the youngsters and the older ones for food and drinks....

We’ll be back soon

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MarkJ4186
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steves7217, Owner at The Elephant Wrestler, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Hi MarkJ4186,
Thanks for your feedback. We really appreciate you taking the time to do this as all feedback is so helpful.

The new menus are working a real treat, that is for sure, and we cant wait for our new kids packs to arrive. They should be here by November and are super cool for the real young ones.

We hope that we see you again soon,

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Reviewed 15 October 2018

We had a large group in attendance and we all enjoyed both the food and the atmosphere so much so that we came back for drinks again the next day. We did not feel rushed to leave after we finished eating, so we stayed on for more drinks and there was music playing but we could still hear each other well so it was not intrusive. Our waitress Cat looked after our needs really well without being pushy.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Thank Trish F
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steves7217, Owner at The Elephant Wrestler, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

HI Trish,
Thank you so much for your support. I am so pleased that you have enjoyed your visits with us and that Cat made such an impression. We will ensure that Cat gets to see your feedback and that the team also get overview on it.

We actually love taking care of big groups at The Elephant Wrestler so any time you are gathering together again, don't hesitate to let us know.

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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We went for a pre show dinner & drink & Alex was amazing! Very accomodating & helpful.
After the show we came back for a few drinks and a dance or two with an awesome live band.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jane B
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steves7217, Owner at The Elephant Wrestler, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

HI Jane B,
Thank you so much for taking the time to both give us your 5 Star Rating but also for the beautiful feedback that you have given regarding Alex. We are very lucky to have Alex in our team and she is always very focused on the customer and their wants and needs.

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and hope that we see you again, and hopefully not just when you are off to a show at BMC.

We would love to have you join us and the team again soon.

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Its all about the service you receive Emmy the waitress was fantastic!! friendly, helpful and patient. The food was yummy and the atmosphere was nice. Lunch was lovely service was quick I would highly recommend The Elephant Wrestler and will for sure return again. Thanks Emmy :-)

Date of visit: October 2018
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Thank cspearing2018
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steves7217, Owner at The Elephant Wrestler, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Hi cspearing2018,
Thank you so much. Emmy will be over the moon that you have had such an awesome experience. Emmy really does set out to ensure all her guest feel very well looked after, and is genuinely invested in making sure that this happens.

We will ensure that Emmy sees your feedback and review rating as she will be so happy to have made this impression.

Thanks again for your feedback and for the 5 Star Rating. We as a team really do appreciate you taking the time to do this for us and our future customers.

As you said, we definitely look forward to you returning.

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