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“Delicious Food and Attentive Staff”

Lobster Inn Motor Lodge
Ranked #30 of 57 Restaurants in Kaikoura
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, Seafood, Pub, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Delicious Food and Attentive Staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2013

Under new management since early this year, this bar/restaurant more than meets one's expectations. The staff is knowledgeable and attentive, the view from the upstairs restaurant is good. The food is excellent and well presented. I will be returning many times over the summer as the prices are not bank breaking!

  • Visited October 2013
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English first
AlAin UAE
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Fabulous food attentive Staff and Great Views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2013

The Bar/Restaurant had a fantastic Atmosphere,The Staff were very Friendly and Great at advising on the Menu.There was something for Everyone and the food was well presented and tasted wonderful.Set in part of the Stunning town of Kaikoura a must for anyone wanting Good food that won't Break the Bank

  • Visited February 2013
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great Pub Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013

Having dined here a few times in the past two months I can honestly say this restaurant is up there with the best. Tried 4 different dishes and all very well cooked and presented.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank L80n
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Bowen, Australia
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9 reviews
“YUM YUM YUM”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013

The meal here was AMAZING, absolutely beautiful (we talked about it for the rest of our trip). Try the mussels; the pork belly - SO GOOD. The service was excellent also. Will definately return the next time we are in Kaikoura

Visited August 2013
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Thank Ree W
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New Delhi, India
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013

The food was good - had my usual steak. Very quiet at this time of the year. Thursdays are very crowded due to a really delicious deal on a buffet (we went on a Wednesday).

Visited August 2013
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Thank Rupin63
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