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“Thanks CBK for ruining my day”

CBK Craft Bar Kitchen
Ranked #125 of 422 Restaurants in Tauranga
Price range: US$11 - US$28
Description: Welcome to CBK – your cosy neighbourhood retreat. Come on in and take a seat. Let us bring you the best of New Zealand craft beers, ciders and culinary delights. Because today, it’s all about you. We hope you’ll remember us as a lively, cosy and unpretentious sanctuary in the city, where the service was brilliant, the food was exceptional and there were dozens of great Kiwi craft beers on offer
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Description: Welcome to CBK – your cosy neighbourhood retreat. Come on in and take a seat. Let us bring you the best of New Zealand craft beers, ciders and culinary delights. Because today, it’s all about you. We hope you’ll remember us as a lively, cosy and unpretentious sanctuary in the city, where the service was brilliant, the food was exceptional and there were dozens of great Kiwi craft beers on offer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went over for the Jazz festival 1st April and ok we didn’t arrive till 2pm. We still paid the same as the people that arrived early so why was our service and food so bad. It ruined the whole experience of going to Tauranga for the day

We ordered the squid rings, these came out so oily we felt sick later.
The Garlic bread, I think they gave us the herb bread instead as it was overpowering with herbs and no garlic or salt to be found.
Then to top it off the worst burger I have tried to eat in my life, it’s called the “Pure Craft Burger. Apparently it’s meant to have 2 Angus beef patties. BULL – these were left of lasagne squashed into a patties and a tonne of salt added, and yes the lasagne we could pull out in 1 inch pieces. Neither my wife nor myself could eat this for the salt and don’t get me wrong I salt everything. I got thru a 3rd and couldn’t eat the rest or anything else after that. I would have complained but try and find a waiter at this place that gave a dam. I understand it was busy and your tired But I still don’t care as I paid the same as the first group of people you took the time to seat, and gave a menu to. I had to ask about a seat and told to just find one; I had to go looking for a menu as no waitress came to tell us anything. When ordering, I could order my food and coffee from one counter, then was told for cold drinks I had to go to the bar. The food, we still paid the same as the first burger of the day the chef took his time over. I haven’t been so disappointed and annoyed. Thanks CBK for ruining my day and making us both feel sick for the rest of it.

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Thank waszaw2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are great, never have to wait for anything and it is an attractive place to dine that is well laid out (good for wheelchairs, prams etc). A bit disappointed going on a Friday night, the menu had something spilt through it, other people’s fish meals smelt ‘fishy’ and the live music was great but we could not talk over it. Other than that the food has been consistently good, been to lunch and dinner a couple of times now and will go back but at a different time next time.

Thank Nsie5
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great friendly service and good food. We were there for lunch and it did not disappoint.
Try one of their craft beers.

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Thank asteinharter
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

If you want some decent food and a mega portion get yourselves down to this place.

Great service and a fair price. The Craft Beer is worth a try. The coffee is good too.

One to try.

Thank Brian503904
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Decided to try the CBK on our wedding anniversary, after being greated and advised to sit anywhere waitress seem to forget about us while seeming to talk to a friend for 15 - 20 mins it was only when we approached the bar and ordered drinks that we finally got some service. Even though food was good will not be back due to poor service which ruined the night.

Thank Dionoh
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