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Seaview road, Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“gnocchi” (4 reviews)
“profiteroles” (2 reviews)
“duck” (6 reviews)
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Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Seaview road, Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service - fast, friendly and waitress who really cared! Food was very good and also on the table very quickly. Overall a great dining experience! Great winter menu with amazing choices!

Thank Isabell8785
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the more popular European restaraunts located just a few minutes from Paraparaumu beach. It pays to book in advance as sometimes there are no tables available at the time you want. For those who love Italian food, you wont be disappointed.

Thank ceepeetoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

probably the best and most well known eatery on the coast always a good standard of service and food

Thank 530hoho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service at this busy local restaurant. Quite a well known restaurant now a local icon. Great menu, good wine list, something for everyone.

Thank nigeltrewhitt
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Great little Italian place, happy 13th birthday - great service and great food - we will be back and the dessert, oh my gosh!! 10 out of 10

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

What an awesome night, cheeky kitchen staff and old school Italian classics on the speaker in the mess. Catalyst was the dinner for 2 at Soriano Smoked nuts and a New Zealand sparkling to start. Calamari for (no) myself and arancini for my lovely wife....More

Thank McTravel73
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

We went out for a birthday dinner with 14 of us so quite a big group and had a set menu. The food was excellent but the wait was far to long, we arrived before 7.30 got nibbles about 8 and mains didn't come out...More

Thank Andrea G
Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

Great little Italian Restaurant - warm, friendly and cosy - Great service and wonderful - Amazing food and good wine!

1  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Although my partner enjoyed his steak , I was disappointed with my pasta meal. Service was good. Our seat by the servery wasn't the best but the window seats would have been cold.

2  Thank golfingkiwi2
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

The food was very good but let down by poor service. Friday night with 3 wait staff but only one actually doing any work. Totally run off her feet. Eventually left after paying for what was served - never got the drinks ordered and got...More

Thank GeordieKiwi
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$16 - $27
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seaview road, Paraparaumu, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Kapiti Coast  >  Paraparaumu
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