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The Brigand

90 Commercial St, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
+64 3-525 9636
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Ranked #5 of 11 Restaurants in Takaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
St Columb Major, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

A warm welcome. A varied menu with daily specials. Reasonably priced. The food was well presented and tasty.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My husband and I , who were visiting from UK, really enjoyed a wonderful evening meal with excellent service and a tasty food.

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I read great things about brigand from trip advisor, so we both looked forward to our meals.We arrived and since we had no reservation were told to take a seat at the bar table and a menu would be given in a few mins. After waiting nearly 10mins and having 6 people served drinks, another couple was... More

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Sint-Amands, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Amazing food! Not the snacks, they're average at best, but cooked food is amongst the best I've eaten in the area, will definately go back when i'm in the area. On Thursday nights Open Mike, well worth a visit. Service of management only becomes good after you've been there for a while, before that, it has a bit of a... More

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Cheviot, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Lovely atmosphere with the fire going. Good selection of wine and the meals were well presents and very tasty! Great service.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Drive out from Nelson for a day in the Bay dropped in to the Brigand in Takaka for lunch. Great food, good value and service, warm and welcoming environment and definitely worth a visit.

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Mapua, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Looking forward to a lovely dinner, after being here a couple of years ago for lunch and found it wonderful. Unfortunately not this time !! We shared a entrée undercooked pork patties sent them back and some more were cooked still these were slightly raw in the middle. My main meal was lovely the Salmon salad, my husbands meal fish... More

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Glen Innes, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

small tip- it costs nothing to smile. lm not real keen about SH**canning an establishment, l would prefer to write something positive. We had intended to have a drink and then stay for dinner. Surliness was the order of the day, we drank up very quickly and headed down to a place that appreciated our business.

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Oslo, Norway
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

Had a quick lunch at the Brigand which didn't disappoint. The service was great, sat outdoors in the sun a d the food came quickly. Both my husband and my meals were delicious.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Loved this place. We were there on a quiet night, but got chatting to a local business couple who eventually invited us to join them for a cheersboard and wine. The food was excellent, and the service friendly and helpful.

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