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“Not as good as usual”
Review of Zest

Zest
Ranked #3 of 76 Restaurants in Timaru
Price range: $15 - $32
Cuisines: New Zealand
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 6 June 2024 via mobile

I didn’t find the waitress helpful when looking at options on the menu.
It was a Tuesday lunch that took a long time (especially if you’re on a lunch break) A forgotten coffee and no apology. Wee bit disappointed. It’s usually great. Food was yummy although the stuffed mushrooms (two) were withered 😁

Date of visit: June 2024
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Clare Rainbow, Owner at Zest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate you taking the time to share your recent experience and pleased you enjoyed your food. We are how ever, disappointed that the service wasn’t up to our usual standards. The team have been spoken too and we would like to apologise for missing the mark this time, something we hope to be able to make up to you next time you visit.

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Reviewed 10 May 2024 via mobile

The refreshed restaurant is looking fantastic! Really good food & service. Delicious cakes & slices in the cabinet too!

Date of visit: May 2024
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Clare Rainbow, Owner at Zest, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2024

Thank you so much! We love or new look and we’re pleased you do too! Thanks for your continued support, see you again soon 🙂

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Reviewed 8 March 2024 via mobile

Excellent service, wide variety of delicious food, beautiful desserts plus a selection in the cabinet. One of my favorite restaurants in Timaru!

Date of visit: February 2024
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Clare Rainbow, Owner at Zest, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2024

Thank you so much for taking the time to review, we really appreciate our return customers. Pleased you enjoyed your time with us.

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Reviewed 18 February 2024

Awesome friendly staff food was amazing highly recommended to everyone wheelchair friendly which is a huge bonus for us

Date of visit: February 2024
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Luke Rainbow, Owner at Zest, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2024

Thank you so much for leaving a review! We appreciate it a lot, and hope to see you back at Zest soon!

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Reviewed 20 August 2023

never disappoints. interesting menu, friendly staff and the food is great. Large portions and dangerous desserts. We have been here a few times and it is always top notch.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Clare Rainbow, Owner at Zest, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2023

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review Kathleen, we really appreciate it. We’re so pleased to hear you enjoy your visits to Zest, we appreciate your continued support and look forward to seeing you again soon.

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