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Heretaunga St, Hastings 4201, New Zealand
06 878 6701
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
dry chicken

great presentation of food and the service was fantastic but unfortunately my satay chicken skewers were over cooked and dry. I did order extra sauce on the side so i was able to soak the chicken in that. A very filling dish as the serving portions are large. Lovely atmosphere too.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Loren72
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Reservations
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Napier, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

They have upped their prices, but not their service, since our last visit! We were about halfway through our starter, when our main course was served. By the the time we finished eating the starter, my wife's chicken (or was it a sparrow?) had gone cold. We were still eating the main course when the waitress wanted to clear the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

great presentation of food and the service was fantastic but unfortunately my satay chicken skewers were over cooked and dry. I did order extra sauce on the side so i was able to soak the chicken in that. A very filling dish as the serving portions are large. Lovely atmosphere too.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The crispy fried mushrooms are so delicious. .so tasty. .so delectable you will want to order another plate full. Came in for late lunch to find lovely relaxed atmosphere getting ready for the cricket. It had recently been spruced up and looks clean and fresh. The bacon and cheese wedges were absolutely loaded with bacon and cheese. Yummy

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Levin, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Eight adults and five children. Not a long waiting time for our well presented and well cooked meals. Decent wine and a range of beers for the adults. (Regular restaurant prices). Meals really reasonable in price. Kids area kept the younger ones entertained - one didn't want to eat!!!! Enjoyable evening. Staff busily pleasant.

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Ulladulla, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Saw this place not far from our overnight accommodation. A great decision to give it a try. Service, food and drinks were top standard. Appeared to be extremely family friendly with plenty of room and other quieter corners for couples and groups without children.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I brought my young niece and nephew here on a Monday so kids meals are free when purchased with the special of the day. I had some gigantic burger and the kids ate from the kids menu. The staff are super friendly and helped me to sort out what I thought was a billing error- but that was my fault.... More 

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Hastings, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

we think Breakers is a good family restaurant. The week day specials are good value and it all tasted fresh and flavoursome. Staff were nice and friendly. We like taking all the family there, esp on Tuesday as we just love their Schnitzel gravy salad and chip meal. Yum.

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Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Breakers is great if you are looking for cheap and casual and is a great place to take children. No where else in hastings like this. Customer service is always great. Highly recommend crispy mushrooms and hot roast meat sandwhich!

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Hastings-New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Very friendly staff - service was great! (thou did hear someone ask Where are the staff and say they should have more on.) Cheesy garlic bread - ok - maybe a little too much cheese on , and needed to be toasted a little more - for my liking. Special of day - schnitzel - recommend! Hubby got Huge portion... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The layout of the entry area is very poor. People wanting to pay & leave are mixed in with people wanting to order food together with people arriving. No one helping people to tables and therefore some people just wandering aroiund looking for empty tables. We had a booking so after waiting around for 5 minutes, we grabbed a passing... More 

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  • Address: Heretaunga St, Hastings 4201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: 06 878 6701

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