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“Delightful”

Ratanui Lodge Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 4 Restaurants in Pohara
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $39 - $39
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Dining Room at Ratanui Lodge serves set 3 course meals nightly for $55 (subject to change). Menu changes daily. Sourcing fresh local produce, the best cuts of meats, and fresh local fish, with a substantial wine list featuring New Zealand wines. Relax in the cocktail lounge, outside on the quiet patio, or in front of the wood fire before dinner. Reservations Essential by 12pm.Sample Menu: Italian onion soup with fresh wholemeal bread. Venison tenderloin with blackberry jus and wasabi mashed potatoes. Brazil nut and almond torte. Wines focus on the Nelson region, including Neudorf, Brightwater, Waimea, Kina Beach, Rimu Grove, and Kina Cliffs.
Reviewed September 23, 2012

We had two wonderful nights at The Ratanui Lodge. Our hosts really went to extra trouble for a request I made, it was so appreciated . The dining was supurb . The room glorious we hope to go again what a great break.

Thank Lindsey A
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Reviewed September 18, 2012

The set 3 course meal that Ratanui offers is always amazingly well priced, with substantial portions.
Dietary requirements are catered for (with prior notice), and the surroundings are divine.
Cocktails are available before dinner, again at an excellent price, and are delicious.
Dinner at the lodge is one of the highlights of our trip, every time.

1  Thank Alli J
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Reviewed September 8, 2012

Best dinner ever. The Welsh Leek soup was to die for, and the sticky date pudding was heaven. Service was quick but never made you feel like you had to be in a hurry to vacate your table as they purposely don't turn tables over, you have it for the entire evening.

Thank Punkysmum
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Reviewed September 2, 2012

We have now visited this fine restaurant a number of times and NEVER been disappointed. The whole dinning experience is first class. Having eaten in many fine establishments throughout Europe and the UK, the Ratanui Lodge Restaurant is equal to the finest in service, food and ambience.

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Reviewed August 19, 2012

Wonderful food, great portions, amazing service, in a wonderfully warm and perfectly decorated environment

Thank Ginny S
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