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“Delicious light Indonesian on the waterfront” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of East Square - CLOSED

East Square
Cuisines: Asian
Restaurant details
Timaru, New Zealand
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Delicious light Indonesian on the waterfront”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2013 via mobile

Great location next to Te Papa, overlooking the marina, bathed in sunlight. Food was delicious Indonesian, well balanced sweet and spicy. Wine list small but good selection. Excellent service Overall we loved it.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Louchelife
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6 reviews from our community

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Rating summary
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Global
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Awesome Spot on the Waterfront”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2013

Delicious Asian fare with a view! Tasty pork & fried rice, tangy chicken larb and crispy spiced chips. Super friendly. A fab casual spot along the waterfront, close to Te Papa & playgrounds.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank RoamingNomad
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Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2013

Went there with my mate in March, we ordered Indonesian satay and gado gado; the satay was not like anything we expected. The Gado gado was also a disappointment; too little for 10/12 dollars (I cant remember how much I paid). It has got nice view and music, though.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Emirsyah
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Australia
Level Contributor
90 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012 via mobile

So we went here as purchased a daily deal voucher that time. Partner got the Lamb Massamun curry ($17) and I got the Pad Kee Mao ($18). Had the satay and something else for entree as the vietnamese spring rolls were out. The food was very tasty and even tried partners dish wish was also flavorsome. The place is very bare and simple and didn't have any heating which probly doesn't help on cold nights. However if you are after simple yummy food at reasonable price then come here. Its a bit out of the way than dining in town but should be worth the trip.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank enzedwelly
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London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“A special birthday treat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2012

On a special birthday we visited East Square and had a great dining experience. The host was very considerate and friendly and the meal delicious Pho and Belly Pork. But where are the other diners; they don't know what they are missing. A memorable night, thankyou

Helpful?
Thank Adri8919
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