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“They went out of there way!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Seismic Gastrobar - CLOSED

Seismic Gastrobar
1158 Whakaue St, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
(07) 348 2082
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
“They went out of there way!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

Wow. I'm happy and full.
I'm a painful customer as I compete in body building comps and I can't eat this and can't eat that, but the owner or Manager and the Chef made me feel normal and went out of their way to service me an amazing meal. My husband loved his burger.
Well done guys and A BIG Thank you.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Rotorua
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Have been here a few times now, and as usual the food was excellent and great value for money. Staff were friendly, and a pleasant atmosphere and a place that we will be going to again.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 restaurant reviews
“Drinks and a bite to eat.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

My partner and myself had some lovely garlic bread and some drinks here the other night and it was super! Great music and feel to the place :) I'm looking forward to my next visit to try the desert! and stay a little longer

Visited May 2013
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Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Gaining improvement”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

The very first time I came here I was appalled at the service, my friend and I weren't sure if we had to wait to be seated or just sat ourselves so we awkwardly waited by the bar for someone to notice us.
This did not happen for an entire ten minutes then a rude waitress came over and asked if we would like a table. We then proceeded to be seated but were given horrible looks from both the bar staff and waitress so we opted to leave as we felt uncomfortable.

Although the first experience was bad I decided to give the place another go.
On my latest visit I met a friend for dessert and was kindly greeted by a friendly waitress asking if there was anything she could get us. We were seated and told her we were just in for dessert and she happily showed us on the menu where the desserts were located and asked if we would like anything to drink. Our drinks were delivered by a lovely waiter who took our order and chatted away to us making us feel even more welcome. The desserts turned out to be really yummy and after this visit I will be coming back again.

I think the place may have changed ownership in between visits because there was a vast improvement in service.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Yum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Food and service great, the only place I have come across where you get enough bread to match the dips.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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