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“Great service and menu”
Review of The Garlic Press - CLOSED

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The Garlic Press
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 17 October 2013

The staff made the evening ,great service and menu wine ect very good. why do i need to write a 100 charater message to appease this web site . had said all I need to say

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Thank Maureen B
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Reviewed 28 September 2013

In our opinion the whole dining experience was disappointing after we had read various reviews saying how great this place was supposed to be. When entering the restaurant we noticed immediately that around half of the light bulbs in the main light fitting near the bar were blown! The prices were considered top end and we hoped the food would match!! Further disappointment I'm afraid. Two scallops and a strip of pork belly as entrée - $21.00 - upgrading this dish to four scallops and two strips of pork belly (cold or at best luke warm) - $36.00. Outrageous price for poorly presented and very small dish. My partner returned from the toilet to report a broken toilet roll holder. The service was average and the food was expensive and poorly presented. The place is looking tired and I will not be back. Definitely try somewhere else.

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Thank Nigel P
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Reviewed 15 September 2013

Wine my wife ordered a pinot noir it was like vinegar, at least got a fresh glass when advisd, the food and service was average . Try somewhere else

Thank Andrew W
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Reviewed 23 June 2013

We had a lovely meal at The Garlic Press. We were in New Plymouth for the AB test match and wondered into The Garlic Press wanting a meal. We had no reservation and they were very busy. They were able to seat us and we were served immediately with water & our drinks order was taken. We then gave our meal order and was very impressed at how quickly the food came out. The staff were very friendly & polite and the food was wonderful. It was amazing watching how many people came in the door who didn't have a reservation and were able to be seated. Well done to the staff who coped very well with the extra pressure. We were so impressed we booked an early meal for the next night before the test.

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Thank Karen F
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Reviewed 22 June 2013

When I went to pay the bill I asked the guy at the till if it was always so noisy. He said that it was often noisy if they were busy. And unfortunately they were busy when we were there. Not a place for a romantic dinner for two or if you are hard at hearing. The food was quite good though and not too expensive. The waitresses were busy so we didn't get the attention that you would get in a top class restaurant. We will give them another go on a different night (we went on a Friday night).

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Thank TwoTouringCyclists
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