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“Top of the bill”
Review of Cobar - CLOSED

Cobar
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed October 9, 2013

From a matter of principle we don't do 100% scores, although this comes close. If you're after a traditional European kitchen this restaurant is the best in Lower Hutt and third best in Wellington region after Logan Brown and the White House. So don't expect a bill under $100 per head if you want an entree, mains and dessert all accompanied with wine. However, the entourage is great, seating and view are magnificent, wine card is loaded with bottles you cannot source from Countdown or Pak 'n Save, food is perfect and staff are very attentive. It was out first visit last Sunday, but will definitely not be the last.

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Reviewed September 19, 2013

Everything off the menu was delicious! Enjoyed the pork fillet, with the snapper being a particular highlight. And an excellent selection on the wine list - recommend any of the Wooing Tree wines. Attentive but relaxed service.

Thank Ben B
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Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

Had or wedding anniversary dinner here on 13th September. Great atmosphere, friendly helpful staff and great food.

I recommend to try this place out, the food was fantastic and very tasty.

Nice chilled out place to relax and enjoy a night out.

We will be back.

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Thank Girvatron
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Reviewed September 7, 2013

Partner and I went for lunch at Cobar - found it to be very good overall.

I think the quality of the food is great at the price - it is "fine-dining" done well.

Efficiency and attentiveness of the younger staff could do with a bit of improvement - they need to be "reading" the tables a bit better (take orders a bit quicker when they see you've all closed your menus, keep an eye out for drinks running low) but you can't fault their friendliness and politeness.

We will definitely be going back in the summer to eat here again.

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Thank Ben Q
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

My elderly parents & I have lunched here 3 times in 4 months. Seating comfortable, view of harbour wonderful. Food consistently excellent with sophisticated wine list. Service both knowledgeable & articulate. What more could you ask for!

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Thank minniema0
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