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“Lovely meal, lovely atmosphere”
Review of Pier 19 - CLOSED

Pier 19
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $29
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Relaxed lunches, intimate and classic evening dining with flavours from around the region Superb waterfront outdoor seating Views of the harbour and mountains Fine wines and professional service
Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

We ate at Pier 19 on Christmas Day having booked well in advance as we're travelling though South Island and wanted to make sure we had somewhere relaxing and friendly to celebrate the day. We had coffee at Pier 19 on a precious visit to NZ but hasn't ever eaten there.
We were not disappointed. There was a wonderful festive atmosphere with the restaurant stylishly decorated and waiting staff in good cheer. Emma was very professional and attentive to each guest that came into the restaurant.
The food was delicious - each course was just the right amount and very tasty indeed. The location is great. We will definitely go back on our next visit to NZ.
Thank you!

Thank Becs302010
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Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful good. Waiters are keen, but hey that's ok. Fillet with Yorkshire pud and beef cheek absolutely delicious. Eat here!

Thank Maxamillian S
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Reviewed December 27, 2013

Food was good but served by hustlers. Waitress tried to upsell us on the menu and succeeded with a bottle of wine. But it was pretty ordinary and not a great representation of the Otago region.

When we ordered a second bottle for the 6 of us, the waitress said that they did not have many drinkable NZ wines in my price bracket (NZ$50-60). I did not appreciate the implication.

When the bill came, the waitress had added an additional bottle of wine to the bill, and the prices charged for the ones we did drink were more than quoted in the wine list. Apologies were given that the mistakes were genuine.

However, after paying a hefty amount for the meal, I felt grossly underwhelmed at firstly, the hustling re the menu, secondly that I should be spending much more than I was for wine and finally that the bill was a mess.

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Thank Clearspace1952
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Reviewed December 24, 2013

Nice location, food ok but that's it. Staff were friendly enough but had a 'could not really care' attitude. They were running out of meals and I notified that my meal shrunk in size compared to the same meal other people were getting 30 min before. Would go back for drinks but that's it. Very underwhelmed.

Thank sck68
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Reviewed December 16, 2013

We had a company gathering at the restaurant with absolutely beautiful food that catered for all possible needs and wishes where all the tastes of the different foods added to a well rounded experience. A big thank you to Natalie, the cocktail lady, who really knows her stuff! We were not just impressed but loved the variety and the quality of drinks she presented. Wow!

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Thank Sigi H
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