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“Very nice”
Review of The Millhouse

The Millhouse
Ranked #1 of 41 Restaurants in Arrowtown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$13 - US$31
Cuisines: European, Seafood, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
113 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Very nice”
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Idyllic spot by the lake at Millbrook - especially nice on a warm evening sitting outside. Nice food, though we only tried the standard menu which was pretty normal.

Visited June 2014
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  • English first
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  • German first
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  • Japanese first
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English first
Darwin, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great use of local produce”
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Local produce cooked with love. Warm and hearty meals to keep you warm. Yummy desserts. Great views over the pond.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Lyn K
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Oztraylya
Level 6 Contributor
262 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
“Perfection”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

I don't know if it is possible to meaningfully add to the splendid reviews of Millhouse Restaurant.

Wonderful ambience; warm and welcoming on a cold June evening; Fabulous food, and
each member of the table staff was friendly and very helpful.

Our meal was created, constructed and presented by artistic, masterful chefs with an obvious love for their art.

This wasn't just a meal, it was an experience; a truly special treat.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank TuckerFiend
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Melbourne
Level 5 Contributor
41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“One of the best restaurants”
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Absolutely loved this restaurant. We were there for my partner's birthday, and were treated to drinks and the most amazing dessert in celebration.

The staff are highly professional and friendly, without being intrusive. They're also extremely knowledgable about the local produce.

Cant wait to visit this restaurant again!

Visited March 2014
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Thank catMelbourne
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
72 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Promises a lot but under delivers”
Reviewed 5 June 2014

I'm afraid that while the service couldn't be faulted this attempt at fine dining disappointed.

I tried the lamb from the fine dining menu. The shank was good but half fat. The rest of what was on the plate was an example of someone who had had lots of training in various methods but couldn't bring them together. The potato foam wasn't foam and instead a gloppy liquid swamped my broad beans. The pine nut dust was so dry it was like adding a pile of sawdust to the plate. Finally the accompanying vegetables of the day were very bland.

It is a nice place to eat, with a great setting a and impressive staff but the food is distinctly average

  • Visited May 2014
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