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Eatery On The Rock Restaurant - CLOSED

2086 Takaka Valley Highway | Tasman Golden Bay Nelson, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
+64 3-525 8096
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Aug 28, 2016
“Delicious lamb dinner”
Aug 20, 2015
“Interesting atmosphere??”
Restaurant Hours
All hours
CUISINES
International, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
2086 Takaka Valley Highway | Tasman Golden Bay Nelson, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
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61 - 70 of 144 reviews

Reviewed April 19, 2014

We joined family members to celebrate a birthday, the food was excellent as always (for me it was fish of the day on smashed potatoes with a delicious sauce and seasonal vegetables), service was friendly and helpful. Individual tastes were catered for and small changes...More

Thank AliNel01
chrisGoldenbay, Owner at Eatery On The Rock Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and thank for you recommending us to your friends we always enjoy looking after you.

Reviewed April 13, 2014

I am normally not a person who writes reviews but I do think this establishment just needs to be known to more people in our region. We had a great overnight stay in one of their cosy, clean, quit and very comfortable chalets. We decided...More

2  Thank Melita v
chrisGoldenbay, Owner at Eatery On The Rock Restaurant, responded to this review

You will have to get back soon as we change the menu regularly and you may have to start over. thanks for your comments see you soon

Reviewed April 6, 2014

Ate here twice during our stay in Takaka. Excellent food and service in a relaxed atmosphere. Regular specials make a refreshing change.

Thank TandP671
chrisGoldenbay, Owner at Eatery On The Rock Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks hope to see you back in the bay soon.

Reviewed March 24, 2014

Food and the friendly service were the winners here. Everything was freshly cooked and prepared. However, as with most restaurants off the beaten track in NZ, the opening times are short and you need to have arrived by 7.30 pm at the latest.More

Thank Free_the_Parents
chrisGoldenbay, Owner at Eatery On The Rock Restaurant, responded to this review

We appreciate your custom and comments, we have a 2am licence and take late bookings but we cannot stay open or prepare fresh food Just incase some one on a whim decides to dine with us what would I do with the fresh food and...More

Reviewed March 11, 2014

Gordon at Adrift suggested a great place to dine and it lived up to its praise, it’s all in the food, lovingly prepared by the chef/patron Chris and the food was top notch, not sure whether to have the local Lamb or Pork, Chris suggested...More

1  Thank BigDen55
chrisGoldenbay, Owner at Eatery On The Rock Restaurant, responded to this review

High praise indeed thank you we hope to see you back in the bay soon

Reviewed March 7, 2014

We had dinner here one evening. We shared a Greek platter for a starter which was very good. For mains the rack of lamb was excellent but the pork was nothing special, and the same can be said for the chocolate soufflé desert. There is...More

Thank PercyVeerance
chrisGoldenbay, Owner at Eatery On The Rock Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to comment and I am sorry our pork and soufflé did not impress we normally get great comments about them.

Reviewed March 6, 2014

We had a wonderful lunch at the Eatery on the Rock and the food was splendid and well priced. The owner/chef was delightful and very welcoming. We loved the environment and Chris was very informative and shared the history with us. We meandered through the...More

Thank Jenny B
chrisGoldenbay, Owner at Eatery On The Rock Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you we hope to see you soon.

Reviewed March 2, 2014

We were staying at The Rocks which we loved and thought we would try their restaurant, Eatery on the Rock. Well one dining out opportunity turned in to a total of three for us because we kept going back and every meal was wonderful. Chris,...More

Thank Sandy F
chrisGoldenbay, Owner at Eatery On The Rock Restaurant, responded to this review

We are lucky that Nz produces some of the best produce in the world I do as little to it as possible so as not to ruin it, thank you for your comments.

Reviewed February 26, 2014

I had two great meals at the Eatery on the Rock Restaurant. The owners were very personable and helpful and the food was outstanding! I'll stop there every time I am in Takaka!

Thank ttadpole-cb
chrisGoldenbay, Owner at Eatery On The Rock Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks see you soon.

Reviewed February 21, 2014

We had a romantic dinner with delicious food at Eatery on the Rocks. The setting is rustic and beautiful and the proprietor was gracious, welcoming and friendly. We were very impressed with the establishment and the food.

Thank SydH123
chrisGoldenbay, Owner at Eatery On The Rock Restaurant, responded to this review

We are pleased you still found the restaurant romantic despite us being fully booked. Thanks and we hope to see you back soon.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$12 - $29
Good for
Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2086 Takaka Valley Highway | Tasman Golden Bay Nelson, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Golden Bay  >  Takaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-525 8096
Description
Eatery on the Rock is owner operated, Our full al a Carte menu is an international eclectic style, blending inspiration from thirty years traveling the world using local produce.Children's menu available. Bookings are advisable but not always necessary, but if you defiantly want to dine we us please book. Summer seven nights from 5.30 Pm till late