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“Disgusting steak”
Review of Soulsa Restaurant

Soulsa Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 65 Restaurants in Whakatane
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: New restaurant
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Soulsa on the 21/01/20 around 8pm. Ordered an Eye Fillet took over 30 minutes to prepare when it arrived this is what I received. The steak did not look like an eye filet was very thin and not enjoyable. Very disappointed!!

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Ashz2003
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Reviewed January 8, 2020 via mobile

Overrated and dirty place. Dosent justifying the price they charge. Overall below average food and service.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank scottrg09
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Reviewed November 15, 2019

We finished the afternoon tour of White Island and were looking for something to eat to match the stunning sights of an active volcano. The Soulsa was a great fit to cap off an exciting day. The tasting menu is top notch. I have not had anything this good for years. I highly recommend the Soulsa.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Thank Toutlemonde123
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Reviewed October 16, 2019

Have been wanting to try this place for a while now and finally had the opportunity to do so. Staff were welcoming but the place feels so clinical. The lighting is very bright for a restaurant and there was virtually no music. The tables are also weirdly sticky (the lacquer on top I think). The food made up for all these things though. Would recommend the tasting plates as this gives you a good idea about the range of food. Pretty much planned our next visit there before even leaving.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Thank j0ns11
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Reviewed September 4, 2019

We will definitely be back for an encore. My wife and I both consider the tasting menu for two should be thought of a goer as a main as it was enough for Clare on the night. I on the other hand ordered the steak and was very, very impressed. Rare as I asked and tender, very tender. Chef had put a lot of love, care and attention into getting that steak to my plate and it was obvious. What was really appreciated apart from the meal was the many inquiries by staff and chef as to how the meal was progressing. Little things like that count and mean a lot to the average diner. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Thank shane100
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