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European, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First came here for coffee and a sweet treat and we were not disappointed. Fantastic range of home made cakes, slices and muffins to choose from and good coffee. Came back for lunch. Impressed that they had a separate full GF menu. Had a few...of the sharing menu and highly Impressed. Staff are very friendly.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such a yummy breakfast we returned for dinner. The restaurant can be difficult to access for parking and parking down the bottom its quite dangerous at exit with limited vision and fast moving traffic. Park on one of the side roads. This is...a welcoming, attractive restaurant with a large fire, great looking cakes on display, good sounds, super service and great food. It's a large menu but every meal we had was interesting, well presented and tasty. Looking forward to returningMore

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous environment, service and food at this spacious restaurant. The duck tacos are awesome and have a surprisingly generous amount of duck. Eye fillet was perfectly cooked and super succulent. Great location by the river and lovely service to top it all off.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed May 29, 2022

We went to Matakana kitchen 4 nights in a row this week. The food was lovely. The staff couldnt have been better, Krissy, Kim Remi were just amazing. Their service was impeccable. We couldn't have asked for better. Thank you for the most awesome few...nights. We will be back. Wayne and Jenny OliverMore

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed April 8, 2022

Very lovely choices. Waiting service efficient and friendly. Great choices of food for all. Would be a great place to be in the daytime as we visited in the dark

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed March 19, 2022

No problem getting a table for the 4 of us. This was on a Saturday market day. The staff seem to be very very rushed. When one waitress brought our water and glasses she did not even notice that one of the glasses was badly...damaged, not just a crack but a large chip was taken out of it. She just dropped and rang. We had to get another waitress to replace the glass. There was a long wait for our meals but thankfully we did not mind. The food was very well cooked and there was plenty of it on the plate. Overall a lovely meal was had by us all.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed March 10, 2022

If you want garlic bread like you've never had before, come here! Lovely helpful staff too. Especially under the veil of Covid times.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed February 5, 2022 via mobile

Lovely lunch in a beautiful setting and great, friendly service. Comprehensive, appealing menu and the meals were all good. I happened to mention when booking that it was my mother’s 80th birthday and we arrived to find a lovely sign on the table which was...a lovely surprise. Will definitely return.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed January 7, 2022

We ate there for dinner, and had a nice outdoor table with views of the ducks on the little creek nearby. They have a separate gluten-free menu with an excellent selection for celiacs. Vegetarians are also well catered for. Good table service, only gripe is...that the food did take a long time to arrive, but it was worth waiting for. Deserts are also good. Much quieter than some of the other Matakana eating spots during the busy mid-summer season.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed January 7, 2022

Gorgeous outlook & setting beside the river. A great place to take a break while shopping. Beautiful food & service albeit a bit of a wait during the busy holiday period...but given the setting and in no hurry, this was fine for us.

Date of visit: January 2022
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4