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“Great buffet restaurant”

Chapmans Restaurant
Ranked #48 of 256 Restaurants in Rotorua
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: This restaurant is part of the Holiday Inn, and has been around named as Chapmans for many years.
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Excellent service, and a wide range of good quality food on offer. I have to admit this was probably the best buffet style restaurant I have dined at.

Thank IvanNewZealand
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Reviewed 28 June 2014

We had the buffet which was expensive given the variety of seafood on offer. The carvery of roast meats was on the dry side with no pork crackling regularly available. The saving grace was the dessert buffet which had great variety and kept replenished. Overpriced.s

1  Thank Kazza880
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Reviewed 19 June 2014

We ate here last night for my birthday (husband and adult son and daughter and myself). It was slightly late to eat at 8pm, but there were still diners coming in and a few tables seated. Although there was plenty of variety in the buffet. Much of the hot food was not that hot at all. Roast Lamb was very fatty and the heat lights can't have been working very well and it was just warm. After being seated the waitress told us someone would be along to take our drink order shortly. Well over 15 mins later we had to go and ask for drinks. Many of the staff seemed to be "chatting" at the far end of the restaurant. Our table was only cleared near the end of our meal, and being a buffet we had a few plates waiting to be taken away. That part of the services was very disappointing. But on a plus the pumpkin soup was very nice, the rest of the family enjoyed the seafood and desserts were pretty good too. But service at the time of the evening needs to be looked at.

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3  Thank Strickes
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Reviewed 18 May 2014

Not cheap - but well worth the money. This is a top buffet - especially if you enjoy seafood. Chapman's Restaurant has been consistently good over the years - it was a pleasure to eat there again.

Thank John S
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Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

We went and had dinner on a Saturday night at 7.30 and found that a lot of the food wasn't being restocked. I would recommend that you go earlier then 7.30. I found that they they had a large range of seafood and all taste nice and fresh. The main dishes only had scraps left and what was there was dry and hard. The deserts where by far the best part of the meal. They had a great range and everything was yummy. Staff where lovely and helpful. The food quality has defiantly gone backwards from my last experience there.

2  Thank highlander0220
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