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“Come for the view, stay for the food.”
Review of Koura Bay Lodge

Koura Bay Lodge
Ranked #18 of 59 Restaurants in Kaikoura
Price range: $18 - $33
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Koura Bay Lodge is just 5 km North of Kaikoura, and set between the Beautiful Kaikoura ranges and the Ocean, on a 9 Hole Golf Course. Our Restaurant is open for Dinner 6 days a week (Tuesday to Sunday) by reservation only , serving Kaikoura's local Cuisine.
Reviewed June 22, 2013

I have been coming to Kaikoura for a long time and this is EXACTLY what it needed! Something good. What a place! A real gem! You have to see this place, photos cannot capture what you will see here! Shannon is a great host, fantastic service and Vivian is an amazing chef, food will never be the same for you after you taste his creations! Extra good if you like golf or having a drink by the fire. Will definitely be back!

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Thank ExMatPat
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Reviewed May 25, 2013

Great lodge with beautiful views of both the ocean and mountains. We had a very relaxing time enjoying the beautiful food and friendly service. We excitedly booked our next stay on our departure.

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Reviewed May 21, 2013

I have been to Koura Bay Lodge twice for dinner and love the food there. Viv selects the freshest seafood and produce available and then designs his menu around it. This results in stunning dishes that keep you wanting to come back for more. The location is spectacular, looking over Kaikoura and down to the Peninsula. It is definitely a place not to be missed.

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Thank SkinnerStar
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Reviewed May 13, 2013

Wow! what a magic place. just spent the most relaxing weekend away ever! Beautiful place and accommodation was top notch. Loved the warm sheets! Food was faultless and de-lish! hosts Shannon and Viv are amazing and simply doing a brilliant job. We absolutely loved our stay and we'll be back for sure! Ps golf course on the doorstep was challenging and fun!

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Thank Jen E
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Reviewed May 1, 2013

Just had 2 great nights and days at Koura Lodge. Fantstic hosts. Viv and Shannon made you feel welcome and made sure we had everything we needed. Food was fantastic. Thanks Viv.
A good chance to try the golf course after hearing about it from friends. Would recommend as worth the stop.

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Thank Paul F
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