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Kai Restaurant & Bar

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The Tasman region is famous for its local produce, wines, beers and ciders and there is no better place to enjoy this than KAI Restaurant & Bar at Kaiteriteri. Enjoy a delicious meal, relax on the beach-side deck with a coffee or savour a cocktail at the bar. Our team is looking forward to seeing you soon!
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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely little beachfront spot offering counter food and ala carte menu options. Friendly service and delicious, fresh food with great cocktails to boot! Great sized portions so good value for money. Nice little spot to refresh, relax and watch all the beach action.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank macpeanuts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a glutenfree burger and potato wedges with sour cream. Totally delicious and huge! We shared a burger and wedges. The gluten free bun is yummy. I loved the food and view.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Bonnie v
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Kai 2 of 3 nights in Kaiteriteri. Friendly service, quality food and fantastic location across from the beach.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank susmags
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a top tourist spot, this restaurant needs huge improvement. Service was every slow, indoor fabric seat was all wet! We ordered the chicken, bacon, mushroom and brie pizza to share, it was very cheesy, hardly any chicken, mushroom or bacon and wasn’t enjoyable. The...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank 396helenc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took ages for drinks and food, overall didn’t enjoy my plate of lettuce. Service was really slow and didn’t enjoy

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Shanae D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this place quite a few times previously and it has always been really nice. But this time I went it was a new menu and I ordered a Cesar salad. The ingredients didn’t taste fresh and the Chicken was processed meat which...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Eloize73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location pity about the food and indifferent service! Had a burger with Moroccan spicy chicken and salad. No heat on the chicken and too much mayonnaise. The chips arrived cold so I had to send them back and about 1/3 of the bowl was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Skin197
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After three weeks on NZ, my wife who is a vegetarian declares the aubergine option the best meal since we arrived. Apart from the food, the lovely setting looking out at the sea made for an enjoyable experience.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DublinCOL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wish I could be more positive about a restaurant that is near to where I live but no! Had lunch today and very disappointed. Not a great selection on main lunch menu however the burger list is long. Wanting something light I chose the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank jeff_motueka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a late light lunch and a couple of wines in the 'box seats' overlooking the beach after a very pleasant morning on the Abel Tasman National Park coast trip. Reading some the other reviews it appears we struck it lucky. The service was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Mic D
18 October 2018|
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Response from Kaiteriteri_Reserve | Property representative |
Hi. We have 4 Hop Fed beers on tap and also our very own Ocean Haze lager brewed especially by them for us. We have tasting trays too so that you can try all op Hop Feds selection and other craft beers too!
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