Smiths – Ahuriri, Napier

Smiths –https://www.facebook.com/FGSmithEatery/ Reviewed by FiFi and Zillundtexas, October 2018 The Place: What a lovely spot to come and relax and dine.  This place feels like the place to chill with friends and enjoy awesome cuisine in a modern, open environment.  There is plenty of indoor seating and ample outdoor seating.  As you wait for your…

Hamills Restaurant – Frankton, Queenstown

Hamills Restaurant – http://www.hamills.co.nz/ Reviewed by Karen, December 2017 The Place: Sited in the heart of the Remarkables Park Shopping Centre Hamills boasts outstanding views of The Remarkables mountain range and Coronet Peak Ski Field.  There is plenty of seating inside and outside this casual pub-style venue where you can sit, relax and soak up the…

Buzz Cafe & Restaurant – Lower Hutt

Buzz Cafe & Restaurant – https://buzznz.co.nz/ Reviewed by FiFi, January 2018 The Place: This is a classic case of not judging the book by the cover.  The outside with a couple of chairs and tables was uninviting and quite deceiving and we could have easily have carried on.  We opened the doors and were delighted with what…

Spoon and Paddle Cafe – Taupo

Spoon and Paddle cafe – https://www.facebook.com/spoonandpaddle/ Reviewed by FiFi, January 2018 The Place: Situated a stones throw from the main street this cafe was quite the find.  When you walked in you were greeted by the waft of fresh food,  coffee and smiling faces.  There was plenty of seating indoors and picnic style tables outdoors in…