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Craft Bar & Kitchen
Ranked #15 of 31 Restaurants in Kaiapoi
Price range: US$7 - US$27
Description: Craft Bar & Kitchen is a new bar concept with its first site in Rotorua and now proud to open in Kaiapoi, with 60 craft beers and ciders and quality food.
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Description: Craft Bar & Kitchen is a new bar concept with its first site in Rotorua and now proud to open in Kaiapoi, with 60 craft beers and ciders and quality food.
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I have been to this restaurant (physical restaurant) many times under plenty of names. The last place was probably the most disappointing (Jagger and Co) and had horrid green neon lighting around the place, but after hearing good things we tried this out a few months ago and were pleasantly surprised. The decor has been overhauled, they play good music, the vibe is great and the staff is friendly. The food is good and of good value for what you receive, they have plenty of drinks options and good deals depending on the day of the week. The thing that impressed me most (other than the skillet cookie and the seafood pasta which is my favourite menu items, also the Wednesday Wings deal) is the work ethic of the guy who I assume is the owner and is probably the reason the place is doing so well. He is there every time I have been in (I have been for breakfast, lunch and dinner numerous times) and can be seen in the little office area to the side of the bar, serving customers and pitching in around the place. The food is of decent size, cooked well and worth every cent. Will continue to visit and recommend

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Thank cflutey
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a birthday celebration. Everyone had different items and the meals were generous and tasty. Setting a wee bit noisy for us but then it is a pub so should be expected.

Thank TischlerAndHubby
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

The staff was wonderful, very relaxed. It was very busy (we went on a Sunday evening) and yet the staff was very friendly, didn't rush us and explained in detail what we could expect.
The stone-grill was yum, very generous portions of very lean meat. My husband had salmon which was a little disappointing, cold and small salad with it.

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Thank OpaandOmaWierkx
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

My husband and I moved to kaiapoi 5 weeks ago and we have already been to the restaurant 4 times.
The restaurant has a warm fire,comfortable chairs,booths and are large and spacious.
The menu has a lot of different options but is more suited for people who prefer stonegrill.
The food is always fantastic,especially the garlic bread and is always filling.
The publican is incredibly kind and good at his job.He has a knowledge for ciders and beers and can offer alot of suggestions for your own personal taste.

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Thank Stacey A
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

we visited this restaurant 23 -04-2017 at 630pm. first we had to wait over 1 hour to get our meals and they were not extravagant or complex meals. When we went to order we were told they had run out of several things on the menu which severely limited our choices When the meals arrived 2 of our group were served raw/undercooked scallops and bacon which we sent back. the portion size on the stone grill was on the small side.

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Thank Bruce V
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