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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It’s rare that all diners praise their food and, as a gluten and dairy intolerant vegetarian, I am difficult to cater for. However, the food here was great - we had meat, fish and vegan options - all of which were beautifully balanced. The desserts...were just as good. 10 out if 10!More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed March 18, 2021 via mobile

We were recommended this place as a top notch place to celebrate a friend's special birthday. It started really well. Friendly staff , very pleasant surroundings and outlook. The entres were good but not special. The mains ok but lacking in several ways. The vegetables...were cold. The lamb salad meat was cold. When the waitress was told there was no offer to correct it. The two steak meals supposedly ribeye were thin and full of grissle. With the grissle removed the remainder was tough to cut and chewy. When asked how the steak was by the owner when told the above commented "thats too bad." Poor food and poor response. A disappointing experience. All the awards on the wall were impressive but none received since 2019 mean nothing. We can only surmise there has been a change of ownership or some other catastrophe.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed October 31, 2020

Very well run restaurant and bar. Limited menu but sufficient options to meet most requirements. Well prepared and presented flavoursome food. Excellently priced wine list. Definitely would come again.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 4, 2020

I booked for an evening meal on Thursday for my husband, son and I after seeing other reviews. We were welcomed by the lovely, friendly owner and seated with the most stunning view of manicured gardens and the Hokitika sea. The food was beautiful, great...service and we can see why they have won so many awards every year. Quality tasty meat and very nice drinks. The desserts were lovely too which we ate watching a stunning sunset. We recommend coming here as our experience was 10 out of 10. Will be coming here again on our future visits to Hokitika.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed February 9, 2020

The room was huge and tidy. The restuarant was amazing cuisine. The grounds were immaculately manicured. The whole property was just amazing!! The owner Glenda is very accommodating and makes you feel very welcome. So lovely to see a family owned business.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed November 15, 2019 via mobile

Lovely service by the young waitress there with beautifully presented, delicious meals made for a lovely night out. We can highly recommend. Only wish I'd taken photos of the meals too add to this review, but they looked so good when they arrived to our...table we forgot!More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 8, 2019

This is a very laid-back area, so we were quite pleased to find such a stylish but comfortable place for dinner. Recommended by our terrific lodge (Rimu Lodge; see separate review). Several beers on tap; good house white and red wine, plus a list of...NZ wines fairly priced. Pork roast with spinach/feta stuffing, and roasted potatoes was outstanding, as was the lamb dish. Nice view of countryside.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed September 1, 2019

Ate dinner here. Friday night late into town and still open at 8 pm which is good in Winter. Food was very well priced and very high quality. The restaurant has won many past awards and the current chef clearly has talent so will likely...win more. Nice range of wines. Steak was sublime. Desert of truffles and port was just the perfect finish.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 7, 2019

great Food to go with great service. Worth the drive if your not staying there. Great out look.sit outside in summertime

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed March 1, 2019

A group of about 10 people were being served alcohol so we had to wait at least 10 minutes before being acknowledged. We came to see if there were any tables for dinner for two. We were then told we should have reserved and they...were full. Why isn't there a separate area to received dinner guests who didnt want drinks to start. We accepted we should have reserved but not waited that long to be told.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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October 18, 2017|
Response from deeval2014 |
Blue Spur, about 5km out of Hokitika up the hill
September 15, 2016|
Response from Horotane | Reviewed this property |
No I don't know If they are open , but Stumpers is far better and will be open . we were disappointed in the station. please read my reviews as Horotane. By the way pies from the regent theatre are outstanding!
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4