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“Good honest cooking”
Review of Blues Kitchen

Blues Kitchen
Ranked #7 of 8 Restaurants in Temuka
Price range: US$7 - US$17
Description: WHERE THE MUSIC MEETS THE FOOD... The Blues Kitchen, situated in Temuka, only 10 minutes drive from Timaru, provide genuine through good food, selective wines and bottled/imports/crafted beers. Open for dinner from Tuesday to Sunday. Live music every first Friday of the month.
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Description: WHERE THE MUSIC MEETS THE FOOD... The Blues Kitchen, situated in Temuka, only 10 minutes drive from Timaru, provide genuine through good food, selective wines and bottled/imports/crafted beers. Open for dinner from Tuesday to Sunday. Live music every first Friday of the month.
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We were the only ones on a Saturday early evening, and were greeted warmly by the bar manager. Ordered a Monteiths Pilsner straight away for the two of us and chose the table in the window by the door.
Blues playing in the background added to the atmosphere.
We ordered the full rack of ribs, and the ribeye with mushroom sauce, mash and slaw. The steak was cooked perfectly medium for me and came out with a lovely sauce. The plating was a bit different (all in separate serving dishes), but perfectly fine.
The rack on my partner's plate was just that - a full rack smothered in sauce. The meat just fell off the bones. A very generous serving indeed.
We were offered desserts, but honestly couldn't fit any in!
Certainly a good eating option in Temuka.

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Had the best chicken schnitzel ever here. It was huge, perfectly cooked and had mine with mushroom sauce. Choose the chocolate brownie for dessert even though I had no room, but who can resist chocolate? Simply delish!!!

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Thank wandaweasle
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

Great restaurant in Temuka. Always love their Pork Belly. And everything is always delicious and plenty of it. However, please expect a wait. One time visiting this restaurant we were the only ones there and food took 40 minutes to come out - certainly testing our patience. I know they do takeaways but nobody have even come in to pick any takeaways up so don't think that was what was keeping them busy in the kitchen. Every time we have been we have had to wait about 30+ minutes (for two meals). But clearly, the meals are worth the wait (just don't go there absolutely starving as someone may become very hangry!)

Menu changes often too - but usually by removing things and not replacing them. Very limited menu now.

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Thank nemo1123
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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Great to see this kind of quality venue in good old Temuka. The food is unpretentious but beautifully executed, hearty and generous. If anything I would have liked to hear more Blues Music... But no biggie, I had a great dinner. Highly recommend it.

Thank El-Cham19120
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

meals were fine and as expected at a reasonable price. I enjoyed my ribs but they could have been hotter but it was ok. It was a change rather from the places we normally go

Thank nzfargo
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