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“Great food - reasonable”
Review of Straits Cafe

Straits Cafe
Ranked #475 of 2,272 Restaurants in Auckland
Price range: $6 - $28
Cuisines: International, New Zealand
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
167 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Great food - reasonable”
Reviewed January 5, 2013

Usually hotels don't offer great food but this restaurant did. We visited the restaurant on the first night of our stay (got into Auckland late). We were pleasantly surprised. We had article bread then flush and chips, which were spectacular and the fish of the day which was similarly delicious. We ended with espresso creme brûlée which was amazing. The only downside was the wait staff could not answer simple questions in relation to the menu and the service was particularly slow, even though there were only 3 other people in the restaurant. Otherwise, very good value with delicious offerings.

  • Visited January 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
Thank Louise M
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RendezvousAuckland, General Manager at Straits Cafe, responded to this review, April 18, 2013
Dear Lawyerlou2211,

It is a pleasure to hear from you here on TripAdvisor, thank you for taking the time to let us know of your feedback. I was delighted to read that you found the quality of the food to be excellent and I also thank you for your comments with regard to the team knowledge and speed, this something we will address.

Best Regards

Paul Gallop
General Manager – Rendezvous Grand Hotel Auckland
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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
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216 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
“Breakfast”
Reviewed December 1, 2012

Breakfast is a pretty standard buffet breakfast. The staff bring around tea and coffee which was nice. There were newspapers avaliable to read which was good.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Olivia M
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RendezvousAuckland, General Manager at Straits Cafe, responded to this review, April 18, 2013
Dear Olivia M,

Thank you for your comments with regard to the breakfast at Straits Café here at Rendezvous Grand Hotel Auckland.

Best regards
Paul Gallop
General Manager – Rendezvous Grand Hotel Auckland
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Ravenshoe, Australia
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96 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Attentive Service”
Reviewed November 11, 2012

We liked the varierty of food at breakfast and the good service, yes it is a Buffet but even when busy, staff still find the time to be attentive and offer personal service...thank you to the lovely service person who was concerned we were not talking over breakfast and enquired if we were okay, so kind and sweet...

Visited October 2012
Helpful?
Thank allan_don
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RendezvousAuckland, General Manager at Straits Cafe, responded to this review, April 18, 2013
Dear allan_don,

Thank you for taking the time to review Straits Café here at Rendezvous Grand Hotel Auckland, it sounds like you enjoyed us fir breakfast during your stay, I was pleased to read that you both enjoyed the variety, and the attentive service.

Thank you once again

Paul Gallop
General Manager – Rendezvous Grand Hotel Auckland
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