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“A Very Pleasant Surprise”
Review of 1860 Restaurant

1860 Restaurant
Ranked #9 of 16 Restaurants in Greytown
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Reviewed 5 October 2020

We found it difficult to find a good restaurant in Greytown on a very busy Saturday night so settled for what we thought would be a standard "pub" meal. What a surprise we had at 1860! The decor was charming and the atmosphere "old world". The maître d' was from Chile, the waitress from Argentina and the Chef from Austria. An unusual mix to find in New Zealand during the Covid 19 pandemic but it certainly worked. My partner had lamb and I had kingfish (fish of the day). They were both beautifully cooked. We both had a lemon pie which was also delicious. A fantastic meal and certainly not pub food. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Thank 494vice
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Reviewed 11 August 2020 via mobile

Sorry but despite a number of good ratings the food can only be best described as average.

Very woody dated decor does not help.

Date of visit: August 2020
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hitsfrombalboa, Marketing at 1860 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2020

Sorry to hear about it.

Where do you have dinner? In our restaurant or on The Top Pub (Bar)?
Which day of the week?
I would like to know what kind of menu did you eat that night

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Reviewed 15 July 2020

I suspect that due to covid-19 they were distancing tables to the point that the place lacked character.
The service was good and the food met expectations.
For the money we spent the experiance lack 'specialness'.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Thank WayneK160
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Reviewed 25 June 2020 via mobile

We had a great night in the pub along with locals in their gumboots. We ordered and ate in the pub part. Loved the interaction with the locals but also enjoyed the food from the 1860 restaurant. The pork belly was the best meal we had on our two week road trip around the north island

Date of visit: June 2020
2  Thank Louise I
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Reviewed 6 March 2020

Second time to the restaurant. Both times we've been impressed with the friendly service and fantastic food. Have selected the 3 course meal and the 4 course meal, both with the accompanying wines. Such a good way to have dinner.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Thank KenCamden
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