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“NICE PUB MEAL”

The Pier Hotel Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 61 Restaurants in Kaikoura
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $25
Cuisines: New Zealand
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The site is superb and undoubtedly the best outlook in Kaikoura, with panoramic vistas of the Kaikoura Ranges and sweeping views of Ingals' Bay from the bar, balcony and restaurant. Come and see for yourself.The Pier Hotel has been under new management as of 1st October 2013, so come on in and have a beer, try our menu (with fabulous desserts) made fresh each day for lunch and dinner, we would love to see you! Reservations advised for evening dining.
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Excellent service. Lamb shanks a bit tough and very little gravy but still nice with lots of veges. Steak cooked as ordered and tasty chips. Being a freezing cold night we did asked to be moved from the window as there was quite a draught..

Thank Mary G
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We were reeled in by the great spot. We were told the crayfish they had in was too small to half so they were only doing wholes at $60. Probably got abit jibbed but we thought, when in rome...food was fairly average, for the prices expected better. Next time I’ll probably just shoot down to the caravans. Can’t fault the views tho. Oh yea, the seagulls are hellishly annoying

Thank ypup
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

First up, let it be said I've provided the owner of The Pier Restaurant adequate time to offer a response but they've failed to even reply, so here goes - the dish they served me had multiple bones all through it and as it became apparent, a rock-hard shell as well. This broke my tooth in half and I had to have it repaired by the local dentist.
The worst part about this is I was instructed to email the owner about the ordeal and no-ones cared enough to offer a response. Any respectable business owner would jump on this and smooth things over BEFORE it escalates to TripAdvisor, but here we are. Apologies for the detailed photo but I did try and bring to their attention their food prep standards.

Thank Nick G
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

called in for a quick meal and had a crayfish chowder which was delicious.very busy place, the service was excellent and the food was delivered quickly .

Thank Louieathens
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Given it was a very busy Saturday night, but the meal was a little underwhelming. The restaurant was full but to not be able to provide a plate of mussels was disappointing and the alternative was below par.

Thank SharonS8a
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