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The Grill at Solway Park

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The Grill offers contemporary country cuisine, using quality local and international produce. As the name suggests, The Grill specialises in great steaks including the grain-finished Wakanui Angus, for those who appreciate quality beef. The wine list includes vintages from the Wairarapa and wines from around New Zealand. Or if you enjoy a dram or two, The Bar has find whiskies from around the globe including an exclusive selection from The Scotch Malt Whisky Society.
PRICE RANGE
US$19 - US$33
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
New Zealand, Grill, Contemporary
FEATURES
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews chicken fine dining buffet or a la carte nice meal service was excellent ate here cooked to perfection high standard waitress meals
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As we were staying in the hotel we decided to go here for our dinner and are glad we did. The pork belly actually had crackling as stated on the menu but sadly not delivered by so many places. The sirloin steak was delicious and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Salina S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Would highly suggest a stay here. The service was excellent, the staff absolutely lovely and the food was amazing.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank hemiller2015
SolwayPark, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Grill at Solway Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Hemiller2015, Thank you kindly for taking the time to write such a great review- we are so pleased you enjoyed your dining experience! We hope to welcome you back again in the near future! Kind regards, Stevie Turner

Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

We had a great buffet at the Grill .For 45.00 each it was a fair price as the quality of food was high and in abundance. The ham was incredibly tender and moist with a sweet orange and pineapple glaze. The turkey was equally cooked...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Janine45
SolwayPark, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Grill at Solway Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2019

Hi Janine45, Thank you kindly for taking the time to write a review, we are pleased you enjoyed the buffet our restaurant The Grill. We appreciate your positive feedback and will be sure to pass onto the wider team. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

I ordered the lamb rack with scallops, lentils and mushroom risotto. It took 45 min to arrive, but I got a free wine top up. The quality of the ingredients was good, but the lamb was overcooked and dry. Worst of all the mushroom risotto...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tauiwi
SolwayPark, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Grill at Solway Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2019

Dear Tauiwi, Thank you for taking the time write a review. It's very disappointing that your experience was not up to par with our normal standards and your feedback will be taken on board to improve where we can. We do hope to have the...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

Very nice in house restaurant with excellent food and atmosphere, you don’t need to venture outside of the hotel if you want a nice meal

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mlveale
SolwayPark, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Grill at Solway Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2019

Hi mlveale, Thank you kindly for taking the time to write a review, we are pleased you enjoyed our restaurant The Grill. We look forward to welcoming you back to dine again! Kind regards, Stevie Turner

Reviewed 30 October 2018

Went here to celebrate my husbands pay rise. (Thought we'd try something fancy). For starters I ordered the pan fried scallops it was nice, my husband ordered the Seafood chowder- he was not impressed, tasted more like a fish gravy with mixed herbs. Then We...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Pulez
SolwayPark, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Grill at Solway Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2019

Dear Pulez, Thank you for taking the time write a review. It's very disappointing that your experience was not up to par with our normal standards and your feedback will be taken on board to improve where we can. We do hope to have the...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

This was our third trip here staying at the hotel. The Grill trys its best to be a fine dining establishment but dosen't always hit the mark. They have spruced the place up a bit by adding white table clothes and getting rid of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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SolwayPark, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Grill at Solway Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2019

Hi Sectorcj, Thank you kindly for taking the time to write a review, its disappointing to hear that your experience was not up to par with our normal high standards- this will be passed on to the team to improve where we can. We hope...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Beautiful venue, great introduction spiel from host .... once the buffet was mentioned, I instantly recognised that the quality of the food wouldn't be great. I had the salmon, which was overcooked and the with exception of a sweet tomato accompaniment, the dish was bland....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kaukau K
SolwayPark, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Grill at Solway Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2019

Hi Kaukau K, Thank you kindly for taking the time to write a review, we are pleased to hear you had wonderful service from Alex. It's disappointing to hear that the rest of your experience was not up to par with our normal high standards-...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018

We did not book but were able to be seated straight away and with a warm greeting. The waiting staff were not that enthusiastic, it was latish but I image that a number of people would be travelling, so late arrival should not be unusual....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Shari T
SolwayPark, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Grill at Solway Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2019

Dear Shari T, Thank you for taking the time write a review. It's very disappointing that your experience was not up to par with our normal standards and your feedback will be taken on board to improve where we can. We do hope to have...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Arrived to find out the already expensive menu is not avaliable on a Thursday night, but you have to choose from either set menu or buffet for $45. The set menu with steak and soup is what I had, the soup was very nice and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank amycara_w
SolwayPark, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Grill at Solway Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2019

Dear Amycara_W, Thank you for taking the time write a review. It's very disappointing that your experience was not up to par with our normal standards and your feedback will be taken on board to improve where we can. We do hope to have the...More

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