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Review of Nova

Nova
Ranked #34 of 390 Restaurants in Dunedin
Price range: US$3 - US$28
Cuisines: European, Cafe, New Zealand
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 11 July 2014

After walking in and out of another "loud" restaurant nearby we walked in to Nova in the Octagon. Me being a chef, obviously enter in any food outlet with some expectation. 10 out of 10 in all aspects. Friendly, clean, great ambiance, good menu variety, and fast service, to mention a few. I placed a question about a particular vine advertised, and staff bent backwards to get the answer in a very professional manner. We'll done!!!

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Thank Markus L
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Olive T, General Manager at Nova, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2014

Cheers Markus!

Thanks for the great feedback! Hope to see you again sometime soon.

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Reviewed 9 July 2014 via mobile

Called in while family at the chocolate factory to catch up on emails and make a few calls.
Table service with smiles and complimentary sparkling water.
Great coffees and service, even as it filled up with holidaying children.

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

Nova is lovely! I went yesterday for brunch with my partner, the lady that welcomed us and seated us was a bit unwelcoming and we didn't like how our conversation was interrupted by them to ask how our food was. But the place was packed and had a lovely atmosphere, not to forget but they served us great food!! I had the French Toast and my partner he had the nova breakfast which were both delish! I think the price was around the right mark for it being in the octagon a bit expensive but we would sure go again! Next time we wanna try the dinner menu! Yummmmmmmmm!

Thank Alysha M
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

Previously been here for a coffee a few times, but this was first dining experience. Meals were top class - well presented, good quantity as well as top quality - venison, duck, beef all perfectly cooked. Save some room for dessert as well - well worth it. Prices reflected the level of quality. Not cheap dining, but certainly worth it.

Good range of wines to match the meals.

Staff were attentive and courteous; environment was more cafe than restaurant in terms of noise levels so don't expect intimate dining.

Overall, excellent.

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Thank Gerard H
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

We stopped in to have a quick lunch before heading to Christchurch. The servers were friendly, the atmosphere was typical cafe and the food was decent. Nothing amazing but a nice lunch.

I had the novo burger and my husband had the seafood stew/soup.

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Thank Lindsay L
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