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Manuka

49 Victoria Rd, Devonport 1001, New Zealand
(09) 445-7732
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Ranked #1 of 25 restaurants in Devonport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Dined here for Lunch after arriving on the ferry in the morning and exploring Devonport and walking to the top of Mt Victoria. Service was very quick and the Lamb steak sandwich special was perfectly cooked to order and very tasty. Sitting by the window allowed me to soak up the atmosphere of Devonport and the restaurant itself. A lot... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

...arriving in Devonport with friends, towing a suitcase in the wind and rain, just off the ferry, and a bit hungry and thirsty after a full day of meetings. Manuka was quite the comfortable haven. A pizza bar with a reasonable wine list and good coffee. We shared a pizza with seafood, chorizo and various veg. It was really delicious... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

... on pieces of mussel shell amongst the seafood linguine. So between spitting out mouthfuls of food into the paper napkin, and needing to use my fingers to pull the beards out of each mussel, it was an unpleasant dining experience. The taste of the food didn't make up for it - the sauce tasted like canned spaghetti. My husband's... More

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We went here for a late lunch with no expectations and were super pleased with our choice. My dad who never compliments a restaurant meal said the food was excellent - no higher praise can be expected. Would definitely go back there.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We ate lunch here today- no problem to seat 9 of us and provide colouring in to keep the kids occupied. Large menu which I often don't equate with quality but this was not the case at Manuka- really lovely meals. Lamb salad- lamb perfectly cooked. Chicken burger- generous and tasty. Bacon and eggs- eggs cooked hard as ordered- doesn't... More

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Wimborne UK
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I took my local fiends here while on holiday from NZ and they new nothing about it but did they rave about the food. I had been before in 2007 and the standard of food, hospitality and service is great.

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Vancouver, Canada
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137 reviews 137 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
477 helpful votes 477 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This local eatery has an informal look and casual atmosphere that disguises the superb food and service. Going many times during my business stay in Devonport, I looked forward to each meal more and more. I particularly like the entree salads, one of which featured the very local flavours of kumara, lamb, spinach, and feta. The servers were to a... More

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christchurch
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59 reviews 59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Service friendly and fast and the food was yummy! I had a breakfast option and hubby had lunch. Both happy with choices. Cant ask for much more really :0)

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

An interest place with a wide range of menu choices. It has a bar atmosphere up front and a dining area in the back. Of the four meals we ordered, two were declared "great" and two were thought to be "okay". Service was a little slow, but we weren't in a hurry.

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Vancouver, Canada
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88 reviews 88 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The seafood chowder is a treat, the oysters are to die for (and I am an oyster aficionado) and a simple steak with fries with a side of aioli can make your day. The service was fast but not rushed. The waitress had a excellent selection of wines and not all the most expensive. The place has an old town... More

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