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“Eggs benny and cheese rolls! Super combo!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Jonesys Restaurant and bar - CLOSED

Jonesys Restaurant and bar
Cuisines: New Zealand, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Description: This restaurant is listed in trip advisor as The Willows, Arrowtown but it has changed its name
Franz Josef, New Zealand
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Eggs benny and cheese rolls! Super combo!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2013

We stopped here for a late breakfast (available til midday) and oth had eggs benedict -o e with salom and one with bacon. Very generous with the salmon, bacon and hollandaise - nice runny eggs too. Lovely soft toast to sop up the delicious sauce.

Because they are truly Southern and award-winning, we (I) had to have acheese roll - I was not disappointed!! Massive cheese roll - like a rolled up, grilled rarebit it was worth the feeling like I was about to explode! Went there the next day to meet friends and it took serious willpower not to order another one withmy coffee!

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank AllyBlack80
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Southland
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240 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Great pub style food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2013 via mobile

My expectations weren't that high given the reviews I had read but we had a great meal here. It's pub type food which was all fresh and tasty and reasonably priced as was the bottle of wine we had. There's also nothing wrong with the coffee. They use piazzo d'or beans which are good. Our waitress was friendly. She made a mistake with our wine order but realised immediately and replaced it. We'd go back again so don't believe some of the past reviews

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Thank NZTraveller20
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Salisbury UK
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154 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“The food is OK but the staff don't know or care about what they serve”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2013

The place was virtually empty when we arrived and we were greeted with a sort of polite disinterest. Our order was taken and the starter course arrived pretty quickly and was fine. Mains arrived and my wife's special (pork roast) had a large piece of what looked like potato but was black pretty much all through. We asked the waitress who didn't know what it was meant to be - worrying. She went off to ask the chef, who apparently "thought it might be kumara" (but never came to look) and insisted that it was OK. Didn't look that way to my wife!

The rest of the food tasted OK but the dodgy potato/kumara/whatever didn't sit well with us. Staff should know what they are serving, and chefs should take customer's complaints seriously.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank QJH
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Luanda, Angola
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Generous portions to say the least”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2013 via mobile

The steak sandwich came with a full fillet inside! Great food and friendly service, very nice location on tree lined avenue, would definitely recommend.

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Thank HSR14
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Spokane, Washington
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262 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
“Pastries that are so wrong, they're right”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013

Oh man, this place has easily added an inch to my waistline in the past two visits. During the first visit I had the lemon poppyseed muffin. This muffins are epically large, fresh and fluffy. The second time my husband and I split the banana, bacon and maple syrup French toast. Are you serious with this stuff? So good! Not only are the pastries and coffee tasty, but the outdoor patio offers the best seat in Arrowtown on a sunny day.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank spankyandsarah
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