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“One of the Best Chowder in South Island” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Toot & Whistle Inn

Toot & Whistle Inn
Ranked #21 of 41 Restaurants in Picton
Cuisines: New Zealand
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“One of the Best Chowder in South Island”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2013

One of the best Seafood Chowder in South Island. However, do not take their ordinary coffee. Ask for a Flat White or something else, not ordinary coffee that comes with a set.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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22 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Napier, New Zealand
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great place to eat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013

We had an evening meal. Yum and very reasonably priced. Some special on every day. Staff were lovely

Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Witches50
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Aberdeen, Scotland
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338 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
“Okay enough if you like salt!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2013

Having a bit of time to kill before our wine tour started (and wanting to put a lining on our stomachs!) we ventured in and you got the vibes immediately of ‘stranger’!

The food was fairly cheap but nothing to write home about other than it was literally drenched in salt – far, far too much for my liking but that unfortunately seemed to be a common thing we found in New Zealand.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Napier, New Zealand
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Middle of the (rail)road?”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2013 via mobile

Nippy ole day outside so wanted a warm-up. Found the T&W Inn right by the train station. It was warm inside & Seafood Chowder was the recommendation, with a coffee. Think it was $18 which sounded value.

The chowder was a goodly portion, able to feed a small All Black, with toasted bread. It was full of fishy things, nice enough, but of average flavour. I prefer fishy things based on a fish stock, rather than a creamy base. But for the price: no quibble.

My coffee was average, but so was the price for that.

The service & smiles were better than average though.

Would I go back? If I wanted a quick, value, nosh yes.

Visited April 2013
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great value”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2013

Great typical kiwi pub. Food was basic but great value. Service was with a smile and food was delivered quickly. We had blue cod which was great. If you want a cheap basic meal we would recommend

Visited December 2012
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Thank Kevin M
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