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“Great lunch, nice place ”
Review of Maina

Maina
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$22
Description: Maina operates as a cafe during the day with our own blend of coffee roasted by local, roasters, Hawthorne. Maina provides a full bistro service at night. Maina has achieved well in both local and national competitions and is proud to prepare and serve great local produce with both local and national wines and craft beers. Spirits and a wide range of juices are available. Maina makes good provision for dietary needs with a wide range of gluten free, vegetarian and even some vegan product.
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Description: Maina operates as a cafe during the day with our own blend of coffee roasted by local, roasters, Hawthorne. Maina provides a full bistro service at night. Maina has achieved well in both local and national competitions and is proud to prepare and serve great local produce with both local and national wines and craft beers. Spirits and a wide range of juices are available. Maina makes good provision for dietary needs with a wide range of gluten free, vegetarian and even some vegan product.
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a nice lunch today. Lovely cabinet food and great food off the menu. It was busy but not to loud and had something for everyone. Relaxed place, order at counter and no menus so relaxed dining experience. Was highly recommended by the locals

Thank 936helenap
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

From the moment we walked through the door to the moment we left the service was 5 star!
We had a lovely waitress who we later found out was on her first day! She was amazing and very attentive to our needs.
The meal was beautiful! Decent size serves An everything was full of flavour.
I had the pork belly which was Devine An was a decent size (compared to other restaurants)
I don't like parsnips however their ones were cooked beautifully.
I also had the sticky date pudding which was absolutely amazing! Reminded me a lot of my grandmothers pudding!
Compliments sent to the chef An front of house staff as we all couldn't speak highly enough of our experience with Maina.
We will certainly become regulars!

Thank Lisacunningham01
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

Really enjoyed my lunch at Maina. The food was cooked to perfection, great coffee and lovely atmosphere. Highly recommended.

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Thank Natasha M
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We went to this little treasure of a restaurant tonight. All I can say is YOU ALL must go. It is well decorated, great variety on the menu and the food is divine. 1 of my favourite dining experiences in NZ

Thank Pauliqld
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

We dined with a large group mid week. The food was nice, good range, particularly good range of salads. The portions are generous and the ingredients were fresh and tasty. The pate I had was delicious up there with the best I have ever had.

The waiting staff struggled with the large tables of diners- both with the number of orders and the lack of space around the table. The hard spaces made the space noisy

Aside from that lovey food, nice location and friendly staff.

Thank Shari T
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