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“Fantastic steak”

The Exchange Bar & Brasserie
Ranked #68 of 223 Restaurants in Napier
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant. Open late and excellent service. Could do with some australian red wine options but the esk valley pinot noir was very tasty.

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Reviewed April 10, 2017

Our 2nd night in Napier and we chose to dine at the Exchange Brasserie as we have enjoyed dining there previously. Noticed a change as entering with new walls and doors at bar / restaurant. Waitress advised there would be a 30minute wait, so we leisurely read menu. When we asked what cut the "Wakanui Blue Rib" was, we were informed it was a rib eye steak. It was not, it was scotch steak. The menu said it was accompanied with shallots, mushrooms, pickles and truffle paste. Priced at $40.00 we foolishly thought this would be a portion of mixed veg as described, but it was just a hint on the side of plate. Not a complete meal. The waitress did not advise of this & did not ask if we wanted a side order of potatoes &/or veg, which ranging from $8 - $12 each would have made the steak meal ridiculously expensive. To top this off both the steak & other meal ordered arrived luke warm. When we let a waiter know he send another waiter to tell us the reason our meals were not served hot was that the steak had to rest & this is normal! Not acceptable, must try harder.

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Thank A D
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Reviewed October 7, 2016

We arrived at 7 and we ended up eating our entree at 9.20. Our main took just as long. Great food but unfortunately it to way too long to get our meals.

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1  Thank Michelle E
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Reviewed August 29, 2016

We had a lovely meal, and the service was great too. Menu was varied and interesting and all both looked and tasted fantastic. The steak was cooked to perfection. I particularly enjoyed the spinach side salad with the pine nut salsa - taste combination blew me away!

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1  Thank Ngutunui
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Reviewed June 30, 2016

Had a very good meal here . Great service and friendly . Has a really nice ambience and the Wine selection is very good also .

1  Thank Kim M
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