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Absolute Steak - The Waikanae Hotel - CLOSED

Cnr Te Moana Rd and SH1, Waikanae, New Zealand
+64 4-293 1060
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good61%
  • Average0%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
19 Nov 2015
“Say goodbye to a popular pub”
19 Sep 2015
“Good Food, Fantastic Staff.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Steakhouse, Bar, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Cnr Te Moana Rd and SH1, Waikanae, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

Sad to relate but the Waikanae Hotel has been demolished to provide more space for rail commuter car parks. Shame it was a very popular venue for entertainment and refreshment and food.

Thank Sniknih
Reviewed 19 September 2015

What a shame this restaurant is closing down. Ten of us had a great meal. The staff were attentive and the chef went out of his way to create a meal that catered for my husband's multiple allergies. This Waikanae institution will be sadly missed.

Thank AandJJE
Reviewed 31 May 2015

We were staying in this hotel so had dinner on the night of our arrival. I had the fish well presented and very tasty expensive tho for the amount you got but I had no real complaints.

Thank Kiwigaff
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Went here for dinner as we felt like a steak. For what you get the prices are too high. The service was a bit average. The entree duck pasta wasn't good. Rubbery and the sauce was way way way to over powering and sweet. They...More

Thank Bethan H
Reviewed 14 March 2015

My husband and I had dinner at this restaurant on a Thursday night after a long trip from Auckland. The restaurant has recently been taken over by new owners. The decor is basic but clean and inviting. There is a pleasant outdoor area. Service was...More

Thank juliejt
Reviewed 18 February 2015

We go here lots for lunch take friends as well great place to meet and eat. $10. luncheon menu real good value. Staff friendly service good. Try It for yourself

1  Thank MsKiwiRed
Reviewed 3 February 2015

I've eaten at the Waikanae Hotel on several occasions now. I absolutely love their bangers and mash. The bangers come from the local butcher who has won awards for his sausages, and no wonder. The hotel treats them with the reverence they deserve - delicious....More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Great restaraunt, very friendly staff and an excellent meal. Second visit in 4 months and still very good service and relaxing atmosphere

1  Thank kabetee
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Friendly and welcoming. Delicious food and served quickly. Very popular with the locals and many who call in on the way home from work. I would thoroughly recommend this restaurant.

Thank white0nes
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Good atmophere also for families. Nice people and bar. Good variarity of choices.............................

Thank menno4u
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  • Address: Cnr Te Moana Rd and SH1, Waikanae, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Kapiti Coast  >  Waikanae
  • Phone Number: +64 4-293 1060
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