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“terrible staff”
Review of Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem
Ranked #9 of 49 Restaurants in Whangaparaoa
Price range: $3 - $104
Cuisines: European, Mediterranean
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Carpe Diem, a common Latin phrase meaning "Seize the day", reflects our Restaurant philosophy. "Carpe Diem" reminds us to seize each day and cherish it dearly. Everyday opportunities await us and we must decide whether to take the chance or play it safe. We encourage you to take risks, for nothing is gained without them. It is this Carpe Diem spirit to which our Restaurant is dedicated". Pacific Bar was named to encompass the connection with the marina and the outlook of the water we have. Together Carpe Diem Restaurant and Pacific Bar provide a stunning venue and everything you need to embrace and enjoy your time with us. The Bar and Restaurant were some of the first structures to be built in Gulf Harbour back in 1996, Whilst there have been a few name changes in this time, Pacific Bar and Carpe Diem Restaurant named in 2004, have continued to become a popular venue for locals and visitors to enjoy ever since. We offer a wide variety of menu from Breakfast in the weekends, Lunch, Brunch, Entree's, Mains, Desserts, Platters, Bar Snacks, Cheese boards, Wood fired pizza and skilfully crafted Cocktails. We have a team of professionals from charismatic bar staff, attentive waiters, to our culinary master chefs that are only too happy to cater to all of your needs and ensure you have the best experience with us. Our quality fresh food encompasses fresh local produce and only quality New Zealand premier meats will be prepared for you in our restaurant. With traditional fayre and a slight Mediterranean twist, our menu compositions include perfected recipes from our talented chef's, who are certain to tantalise your taste buds and give you an experience you have been waiting for. We offer a wide variety of menu's available on our menu page.
Reviewed March 21, 2014

food ok but staff so bad we walked out wiyhout paying before eating our mains . Feel sorry for the chef who served up a good meal but staff were so rude we left

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Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

Terrible why no minus scores.this is absolutely the worst place i have ever been.the only place in the world i have walked out of refusing to pay in 57 years

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2  Thank aaaaaasj
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Reviewed February 20, 2014

Have eaten here on a number of occasions and have never been disappointed. The menu is slim but the food has always tasted excellent. The service is pretty friendly and whilst it can take a while for the food to arrive, it is always fresh and piping hot. My favourite is the sirloin steak - have yet to have a bad one, and I can also recommend the lamb as well as the pizzas.

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1  Thank 777pj777
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Reviewed February 11, 2014

Despite a promising menu the food at this restaurant was disappointing. I had the Prawns for entree and Duck for main. Both came out covered in mayonnaise. The food and restaurant had a very basic and amateur feel.

1  Thank Scrivey
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Reviewed January 6, 2014

Loved the food.. Considering the hotel above didn't even bother to advertise these guys I'm glad I went and tried it!

Thank Dayna R
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