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Tuti's Restaurant and Bar

35 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 3370
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Ranked #2 of 39 restaurants in Kaikoura
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $57
Cuisines: Seafood, New Zealand, Fusion
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Family owned and operated new build restaurant with a comfortable and attractive interior. One of provincial New Zealand's best equipped and hygienic kitchens serving the freshest of local seafood's and local farm produce to a consistently high standard. All fish served in this restaurant is purchased direct from the fishermen and filleted in house, with preference given to line caught fish.
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I came from indonesia, however, the one at tuti is different as it blends the western style in. Absolutely delicious dishes and friendly staffs!

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Sollentuna, Sweden
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25 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

As their next door neighbor restaurant this is also a very nice family restaurant with good service and good food. The fish was great

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Great food. The Laska was great. Serving sizes were generous and well flavoured. It did get a bit cold in the resturant so it would've been nice to have the heater up a bit more.

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Tutisrestaurant, Owner at Tuti's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the nice review, we are so sorry that the restaurant was cold during your visit, we had a problem with the heat pump up frostng up and going into a defrost cycle and were unable to get it fixed that day. Kind regards Tuti's Restaurant More

Belfast, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Our meals were excellently presented by impeccable and friendly staff. The tastes were divine in every sense. Well worth the costs for genuine and proportionate diners.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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37 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We ate here as a group of four and we were all really pleased with our meals and drinks. The menu is extensive and caters for all tastes. There's a great selection of daily specials and I chose the fish of the day - pan fried groper which was excellent. My husband had the satay for main and loved the... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

A wonderful restaurant run by a lovely family. It caters to meat-lovers, vegetarians, fish enthusiast, and curry fanatics. Great food and great service. The restaurant provides a unique Indonesian atmosphere. We would highly recommend this restaurant and it is one of our favourites in Kaikoura. We go here often and it is always consistently great. The other locals would agree!

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We had lunch here and at $12 a meal this was value for money. I recommend this place to eat for a cheap lunch in Kaikoura.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

The food was great, I had a Indonesia Satay for dinner and the portion was quite big for me. The waitress was very friendly to us. Good experience in Kaikoura.

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33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

I was initially put off by the Wellington prices in sleepy Kaikoura. The main courses are undoubtedly expensive. Nevertheless, the mussels and curry were superb. The service was good.

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Kaikoura, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Tuti's Restaurant and Bar is a lovely place to go for a meal. They do lunches and night meals, the menu is extensive, service second to none and the food delicious. You can sit inside or outside. They have ornate dining tables in the main dining room with lovley soft dining chairs. It is a good place to go if... More

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