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SoHo Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, New Zealand, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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2 Crawford Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
8683888
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Tweed Heads, Australia
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had hoped to eat in a nearby restaurant, however they were fully booked and directed us to Soho just across the road. We weren't disappointed - good quality food at reasonable prices with friendly service. We had the chicken salad and Paella mains - both very tasty with good sized portions. Recommended.

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Thank Nigel P
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have to say the food was terrific! Couldn't fault it! However, the waitress couldn't Remember how I like my gin and tonic! We weren't offered dessert, the wait staff seemed indifferent and we even caught one of them rolling her eyes toward us... not once but twice! It was to become even more disappointing when my husbands dining chair... More 

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Thank Andie C
Gisborne, New Zealand
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A lovely meal. Two sizes available for some meals which is great. Food was very tasty, very nicely presented and a good size (for both main size and smaller "light"size). Service was very firendly and helpful.

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Thank lefantlover
Auckland, New Zealand
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Menu and meals were varied and exceeded expectations. Short ribs were delicious! Staff friendly and helpful.

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Thank theroycenz
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Owned by some nice young lads - who sure know how to cook and serve a good drink The location is stunning. Set back on the wharf. Close enough to watch the waves and catch a cool breeze. The vibe is edgy and funky. The greeting - warm and welcoming Lovely little outside area with permanent walls and a fire... More 

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Thank LittleMinkx
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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Although we found the menu a little restrictive for our liking the food was good enough. I really enjoyed my rib eye steak and it was cooked perfectly for me. It was presented on like a small version of a wooden tray (different). My wife loved her fish salad after having initial doubts. Staff most helpful and friendly.

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Thank Scott J
Gisborne, New Zealand
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Part of a group for dinner. Meals average. Staff not very attentive and appeared to be disinterested. Not a busy night so no excuse for indifferent service.

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Thank lmwainui
Auckland, New Zealand
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Was impressed by the hipsterness of it for Gisborne. We had the platter which probably could feed 3 easily. Very tasty. Would definitely go again. Really liked the music they were playing too

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Thank dhtbrowne
Rotorua, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Walked from our Motor Hotel on a balmy late summer evening. Service was by staff really not interested in real service. Had the seafood platter from the excellent reviews. The "live oysters" we're almost walking away from the shell....rotten! When returned there was no explanation or refund or replacement consideration. Would not return.

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3 Thank Anthony & Judy L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Great tasty meals. Fast friendly service. Nice and clean. Reasonabily priced. Will definitely return 100%

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1 Thank Sam T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Crawford Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: 8683888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?