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Aurora Restaurant

19 Tancred Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
+64 3-755 8319
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“monkfish” (4 reviews)
“tapas” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Tancred Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Great restaurant, lovely food, cosy fire in Winter and the best deserts!! Only thing totally gutted - we are here for a few months and were planning to eat here regularly. Just got their new menu the other day and then they have closed for...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sirri14
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Amazing food And service. Warm and welcoming. Have been several times and will definitely be coming back again.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank HayleyM2165
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Rainy day in May and we wanted a hot cup of coffee. Aurora had fair trade organic coffee which has been the best coffee we have tasted in NZ. American was great!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Tyler H
Reviewed May 12, 2018

We dined on a Thursday night in our family group of 13 and while the food was great - it was disappoining that the poor young waitress had to come up 4 times to inform us that they had run out of different meals/dessert and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Nik M
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

If your pricing is high then your food and service quality must then reflect it. This establishment offers neither. Never have I fine dined and felt the need to address the bar personally to request more drinks due to a lack of service. The staff...More

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank Abbbbbb13
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Had a good range of tapas to eat at that in between time between lunch and dinner with a lovely glass of Babaydoll wine. The waiter was helpful and flexible and the food was delicious. Highly recommend

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Philipppa
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Walked in on a Monday evening without reservation. I was made welcome and had a lovely meal (pork belly). Prices are moderate but the quality speaks for itself. Can only recommend to others.

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Alexander T
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

We visited Aurora on a Saturday night with no reservation. We were greeted by a friendly and accommodating attitude. This was the start of the great service that followed all evening. The food was excellent and I thought it was good value.

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Femah1
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

We had the most amazing service and food at this fantastic restaurant. Would 100% recommend! The steak was beautifully cooked and the sides were to die for.

Date of visit: April 2018
2  Thank SamanthaM4553
Reviewed April 18, 2018

Really enjoyed our evening meal here after a day on the Wilderness Trail, good quality food and friendly staff

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank denise546
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Tancred Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Hokitika
  • Phone Number: +64 3-755 8319
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