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“Sea food platter”

Paua Rock Cafe & Bar
Ranked #30 of 59 Restaurants in Kaikoura
Cuisines: Seafood
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

Had been told to try the Sea food platter at the Paua Rock, 15 minute drive south of Kaikoura. Finally made it!! Restaurant dated but clean, hosts very friendly. Good parking off road. A bar as well if you want to partake of an ale or two. Slightly noisy with the patrons. Food was excellent, one platter between two adults left us feeling very content with what we had eaten!! Very large serving for $40 so well worth the money. Not all sea food battered or fried which was great. Mussels presented in their shells with a delicious salsa on top, a prawn cocktail also on the plate with a very fresh tasty salad and fries. Scallops, twisted prawns and some fish bites along with some oysters and another dish of prawns done in a butter sauce made for a very filling delicious meal. There was also a children's menu with the usual of fries, chicken nuggets, hot dogs etc. Steaks are also available plus a take away sandwich bar.

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Thank Marianne T
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

Amazing cafe with exceptional food - great value!. Located in front of a picturesque view of crystal clear beach. Staff are very friendly and meals delicious. Very impressed

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Thank jjj87
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Reviewed 26 November 2013

We've driven past the Paua Rock Cafe many times, but as it is only 10 minutes or so South of Kaikoura, we've never stopped, until Saturday 23 Nov. So glad we did. We ordered a seafood platter for 2 (there were 3 of us) and it was really excellent. We also had a Mussel pie, as the lovely staff assured us everything was made by them. We didn't need it, but next time I pass there, I will be stopping, if not for the HUGE seafood platter, just to have another of those pies. Totally awesome! Of course, if the staff were not great, the place wouldn't work.. but they are . If you are in need of a break, and food, coffee, beer etc, and anywhere near Kaikoura, we would recommend getting to this place.

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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile
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