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“Coffee fix!”
Review of The Swinging Sultan - CLOSED

The Swinging Sultan
Price range: US$4 - US$10
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Takeout
Golden Bay, New Zealand
Level Contributor
49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Coffee fix!”
Reviewed 24 June 2013

Always open and always willing to serve with a great hot cup of coffee. Their falafels are made from scratch and are pretty yummy.

Visited May 2013
Helpful?
Thank devangi108
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22 reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Takaka
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Grill cooked falafel kebabs!”
Reviewed 6 May 2013

The most attractive aspect of the small takeaway food business in Motueka, Swinging Sultan, is that NO MICROWAVE OVEN is used to heat the food! I've discovered that one quick way to ruin falafel balls is heating them in a microwave => MUSHY is usually the result instead of crispy and crunchy. Whakamihi (to praise, pay tribute to, acclaim, acknowledge, commend, compliment, congratulate, eulogise, praise, thank) Swinging Sultan staff for encouraging your customers to to relax and be patient for 6-10 minutes by avoiding microwave oven use. Why anyone would want to radiate, or PAY someone else, to radiate their food before eating it is quite a mystery for me...

  • Visited May 2013
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2 Thank Tools4Healing
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Collingwood, New Zealand
Level Contributor
35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Food and service with a smile”
Reviewed 8 April 2013

People are friendly, food good and filling. Doesn't look all that flash but you can see how they prepare your food and service is prompt and with a smile

Helpful?
Thank EldaH
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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“2 kebab wraps with a dieting substance”
Reviewed 10 January 2013

bought 2 kebabs, one chicken one falafel wrap for lunch. both of us ended up with food poisoning 8hrs later.. so e-coli in lettuce or something?? chicken was stringy and dry so must have been sitting cooked for a while.

$20.50 for 2 nights and one day of never trusting a fart. Lost a good 5kg between us tho - thats how we gave them the 1 out of 5. Shame we aren't the build that needs to loose weight!

Man was nice and friendly, but never trust skinny chef!

  • Visited January 2013
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1 Thank Joelnz
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Takaka Town District, null, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“lunch”
Reviewed 28 August 2012

Chicken was dry and tasted very old, was wraped in tin foil, and the chicken didnt even taste like chicken. couldnt eat it. the man was very nice and friendly and i would only go back to say hello to him, not for the food.

  • Visited December 2011
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Helpful?
1 Thank Hayleygilbertson
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