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Tuki Kitchen - CLOSED

393 Te Mata Road, Havelock North, New Zealand
(06) 877 9975
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Cuisines: Pizza
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Most recent review
- Mar 11, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

19 reviews from our community

63% Recommend
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English first
Hawke's Bay
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Thankfully this restaurant no longer exists. The premises have been taken over by a cafe called "Tandem".

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Napier, New Zealand
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013 via mobile

It took 1.15hrs to get served which is the 2nd time this has happened in last 2 months, same excuse both times. However when it did arrive the food was nicely prepared, came with apologies and two free coffee vouchers. As they say its the putting right that counts and on this point Tuki Kitchens went out of their way... More

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AUCKLAND
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Great end to a morning's cycling: Friendly service, and excellent menu. Laid back atmosphere suited just fine. Would recommend!

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Wellington, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

We stopped at Tuki Kitchen about 2:15pm for a late lunch after a big cycle ride. The staff were busy, and obviously had been a lot busier earlier on, as some dishes had run out. Once we were served we were very well looked after, and we enjoyed the pleasant outdoor dining area while we waited. The food was delicious... More

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Napier
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013 via mobile

We sat outside and as the weather closed in the waitress kept coming and checking if we wanted to move inside, which we were grateful for once the weather packed in just as our food arrived. Great play area for our little one. 3 of us had fish which we all really enjoyed, one had the bruschetta which was quite... More

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Napier, New Zealand
Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

We were pleased to find out about the Tuki Kitchen as we had noticed that the food at the Mission estate has gone downhill and we were wondering where the chef had disappeared to....now we know. We booked in for dinner and the place was pretty empty. It was a bit too cold to sit outside. The inside of the... More

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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75 reviews 75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

The fish we had was nicely cooked and tasty. There is no atmosphere here at all, it is a family restaurant so small children were running around, but the facilities for children are good.

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Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Saw "bland' review & went anyway, glad we did. Staff pleasant & attentive. Good range on menu we (3) picked different meals & all good, tasty, well presented. Prices ok. Don't know which restaurant RH ate in but it's not this one.

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Hastings, New Zealand
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Food description on menu sounded nice, but everything we ordered was stodgy, tasteless and so dry, even the slaw. Pizza was dry and surprisingly bland for $18. They appeared to have a potato surplus. All of us disappointed and felt ripped off. Offhand service from our surly waitress didn't add to the ambiance.

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Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

We stopped off for a light lunch - hadn't booked and many of the tables were already reserved. We could have sat outside but the weather was a little inclement so elected to stay in. The only available table was right in the corner which wasn't ideal but then - we hadn't booked. My husband's mushrooms on toast were well... More

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