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“Great food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Elke's Restaurant

Elke's Restaurant
14 Main Street, Upper Hutt, New Zealand
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Ranked #5 of 15 restaurants in Upper Hutt
Cuisines: German
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Wellington, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

we love this place. The food is always beautifully cooked and well presented, they now have special's on, I think it is the Tuesday and Wednesday night. They do a great steak and the ambience is good too. I Would recommend it to everyone even if you think you wouldn't like or have never tried German cuisine, there will be something on the menu that you can eat. The herb bread is really nice. Elke is a lovely person and she will chat to you if you want.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Wonderful Bavarian Food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We used to eat here at the owner's previous location, the Munich Cafe in Lower Hutt and were so glad to find that she hadn't closed but had just moved north to Upper Hutt.

The menu is fairly small, but the food is authentic and perfectly cooked. Tender schnitzels, hearty soups, wonderful bratwurst. If you've been craving traditional German fare, this is the place to go.

We can't comment on ambience as we arrived just as the whole neighbourhood suffered a power failure, so we ate in the dark, with only a few candles (and some cell phones) to light the food. We were very glad that they cook with gas!

We will be back here regularly, I know. (Hopefully when the lights are on.)

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Gold Coast
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“German Cuisine”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Attended a special function at this restaurant so the menu was limited with only 3 Mains and 3 Desserts to choose from however we found the Pork cooked in Beer was so tender it melted in one's mouth whilst the Apple Strudel and the German version of Creme Caramel were superb!! Would definitely like to go back to sample the full menu.

Visited July 2013
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