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“have been to better”
Review of First in Windsor

First in Windsor
Ranked #68 of 99 Restaurants in Invercargill
Description: This restaurant serves typical New Zealand menu. You have no listing to cover this henece the 'Continental'
Restaurant details
Description: This restaurant serves typical New Zealand menu. You have no listing to cover this henece the 'Continental'
Riverton, New Zealand
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“have been to better”
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Met a client here, staff not very welcoming, staff seemed to be annoyed that the meeting was at 4pm. Cafe organised by client. Would have left if it wasnt for client. Coffee and slice ok, staff personality could be better. Made to feel as though we were rushed, with staff closing doors, even though there was food still for sale on the counter! What was that about.

  • Visited February 2013
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4 Thank Lydia M
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English first
travelbug-aus2010
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Nothing to rave about here”
Reviewed 23 February 2013

Recently went here for dinner on a Sunday night, service wasn't great and the waiter had to be flagged down on several occasions for drink orders. The whole experience was just a little 'blah', food was just ok with some not cooked as ordered.

This place has no wow factor, poor service, lacks atmosphere and is just a little bit boring looking. Nothing to rave about here.

  • Visited February 2013
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3 Thank travelbug-aus2010
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London, United Kingdom
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275 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
“We'll never find out”
Reviewed 31 January 2013

We walked in to this dozy restaurant tonight, seated ourselves, looked for non-existent menus and walked out again after not seeing a single member of staff. Only one table was occupied so you might expect a warm welcome, be seated and offered drinks etc. but we got... absolutely nothing! Maybe there was a perfectly reasonable explanation such as everybody was accidentally locked in the toilet at the same time but in our experience restaurant visits which start like this still manage to go downhill so we saved our money by baiing out.

  • Visited January 2013
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3 Thank bognor
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Well worth the ride.”
Reviewed 12 November 2012

First is our favourite cafe to visit after a long cycle through the countryside.
Excellent bowls of coffee, tasty slices or muffins, pleasant staff. Great place to relax

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank JediNeo
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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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173 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“yummy food”
Reviewed 7 November 2012

fantastic food and quiet location,with plenty of room,prices not bad,but don't rush in here for a quick lunch as it doesn't happen,the only down side we had a very long lunch all meals must be cooked from scratch when you arrive

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Yvonne K
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