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“Lovely meal, great friendly service”
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Shells
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Hamilton NZ
Level Contributor
112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Lovely meal, great friendly service”
Reviewed 22 March 2014

Was in town for an event so the Restaurant was pretty busy and fully booked. Staff were very friendly. Had a bit of wait for the food as it was busy and they had a table of approx 30 we were behind, but it was worth the wait as it was well cooked and very tasty. Nice atmosphere, well priced and good sized portions. Highly recommend it.

  • Visited March 2014
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
1 Thank lipm1
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Rating summary
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Friendly service for a couple of drinks”
Reviewed 21 February 2014

We popped in for a few drinks before heading to dinner elsewhere and the service was friendly, atmosphere was just right and happy hour made it very affordable. Would pop in again if in the area.

  • Visited February 2014
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank TigerTiges
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Stourbridge
Level Contributor
157 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Slow service”
Reviewed 18 January 2014

Seems a busy little place, and appeared to have lots of staff, but we had to wait over an hour after ordering fish of the day and pasta. When we asked where our food was, was told the chef was busy and hadn't started our order ye! tempted to walk out, but it arrived 10 mins later. Tasted ok. Staff were pleasant

Visited January 2014
Helpful?
Thank Sprogg2
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New Zealand
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Excellent meal”
Reviewed 17 January 2014

We live in Herne Bay/Ponsonby, Auckland area therefore have access to some very good restaurants. Shells was a real surprise in that the food exceeded expectations and is as good or better than what we are used to. We had prawns as a starter and salmon and tuna as a main.
All meals were excellent and we would definitely recommend.
The meals were a little slow in coming out however as the restaurant was full this is to be expected over the holiday period.

Visited January 2014
Helpful?
1 Thank Neilb4a
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Level Contributor
39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Good experience ”
Reviewed 10 January 2014 via mobile

We visited for a family dinner
The service was great from the waiter etc and meals were good with a delicious fillet steak
Has improved from our previous experience
Special diet requirements were accommodated for with a smile
We enjoyed our time here
Furniture is a little dated

Helpful?
Thank Andyoto
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