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45 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
09 407 9693
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 51
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    Very good
  • 14
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  • 1
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Simple Pleasure

Good value food in a nice setting with friendly and efficient staff. The fish and chips was delicious, whatever "Bluenose" is its a very tasty fish! Light and sweet it was very good indeed. Great sticky toffee pudding too!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
KernowStu
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110 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

Unusual, tasty pizza combinations with bases a little too thick and not as crisp as we would like. There is a reasonable range of other dishes. Prices a little on the high side for pizza, and certainly on the high side for non-pizza dishes in a small country town. Service was quick and generally very pleasant though with the usual... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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270 reviews 270 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Black Olive came highly recommended and we popped in for a drink late afternoon, checked out the menu and reserved for the evening. We were very disappointed. We both ordered the same Pork Belly dish and whilst it looked spectacular it was a very messy and difficult dish to eat because of the way it was presented. In hindsight I... More 

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Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Good value food in a nice setting with friendly and efficient staff. The fish and chips was delicious, whatever "Bluenose" is its a very tasty fish! Light and sweet it was very good indeed. Great sticky toffee pudding too!

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Norfolk
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147 reviews 147 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
424 helpful votes 424 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We ate here for two evening meals. One time Steaks the second time Pizzas. Both were excellent. We couldn't finish the Pizzas and salad so they were good enough to box them up for us to take away. Friendly and attentive service. Phone ahead if you think they may be busy. We only just got in on one night.

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North Shore, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Have been here a couple of times. Great food, friendly staff, and they have an happy hour for drinks before dinner on Thursdays and Fridays.

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Last ate here on my birthday (hint- subscribe to the newsletter for a free birthday meal) and as always we had a great time. Pizza's range from standard to quirky, I remember when they were a tiny restaurant in the Main Street. Now you get a well placed restaurant with an even better menu, the service and atmosphere is relaxing... More 

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London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

It was friendly and relaxed, with good service. The food was very nice and we enjoyed sitting in the garden

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The food was excellent and the service friendly and efficient. Pleasant atmosphere close enough to the centre of town to walk to

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Valence, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Very nice pizzas here, I tired one with yoghurt, Cajun nuts And chicken... and banana, and it was really good actually!!!

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Great Happy Hour Specials on Thursday and Friday. Small appetizers for $5 and good drink specials. Best happy hour in Kerikeri! Great Service and nice outdoor seating.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 45 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kerikeri
  • Phone Number: 09 407 9693
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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