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Waterfront Bar & Kitchen

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3 Marine Gardens, Raumati Beach, New Zealand
+64 49026363
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Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cozy with great views

We made a booking for Sunday brunch - just as well because very busy. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the food was great. The only let down was that twice we had to change our order as they had run out of certain dishes even though we arrived at 11.30am.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Nelson, New Zealand
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

Came here with a large group having worked pretty hard all day and ordered their specialty fish item on the menu. It was nice, but for the price paid, theres more food in a happymeal. Went back next day for steak and fries as other restaurants were closed and this was much better value. But still had better food else... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We made a booking for Sunday brunch - just as well because very busy. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the food was great. The only let down was that twice we had to change our order as they had run out of certain dishes even though we arrived at 11.30am.

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Otaki, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I visited the Waterfront with a friend from Nelson and was very disappointed on this, my first visit. We waited nearly 30 mins then had to get up and ask for our order to be taken. Our first two meal choices were sold out (at 12.30pm!). I then chose the rabbit pie 'special of the day' which was served cold.... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Second visit to Waterfront and again a very pleasant dinner. Service was friendly, our mains of lamb rump and the special rabbit pie were really tasty and the bottle of house sav was good value. Was a busy night in the bar area as the Super 14 semifinals were on but not too loud in the restaurant area. Will definitely... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It's been a while since we went here and went in a spontaneous moment. Sadly the restaurant area was full. We were directed to bar tables which were very unstable and wobbly. Not sure if it was the tables or the floor but we moved to a very nice and very quiet table which was perfect. The food selection is... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Been here a couple times just to make sure we didn't go on an off night or an off day for lunch. The prices are on the steep side for what I would call pub lunch. We have a large table and there were quite a few disappointed diners. Dishes came out cold - some dishes did not come out... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Great selection of beers, wines and spirits. Food is fantastic quality for a local pub. Staff are very friendly and welcoming, beautiful views of the beach and nearby King Kong Island!

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new zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Quick service and a great meal but it was over prices at $27.00 for a cooked breakfast. Great views of kapiti Island and the top of the south Island. there is a lovely outdoor setting that has an indoor heater and can be opened up for those hotter day. Great service

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We stopped for the view and decided to have lunch. Drinks arrived quickly, lunch followed a little later. Food good, views great. Will be going back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Had lunch at the Waterfront one day, and it was so good we returned for dinner a couple of days later. The prices are good, especially off the pub menu (the deluxe wedges were divine) ... and when we returned in a larger party for dinner, everybody was very happy with their meals. Good wine selection and the scenery is... More 

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Address: 3 Marine Gardens, Raumati Beach, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 49026363
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Kapiti Coast  >  Raumati Beach
Cuisine: Seafood

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  • Address: 3 Marine Gardens, Raumati Beach, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Kapiti Coast  >  Raumati Beach
  • Phone Number: +64 49026363

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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