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US$11 - US$23
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Bar, Pizza, International, Pub, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant with great attention to detail and amazing staff who go above and beyond! Very filling meals that taste delicious.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a great hearty meal at Monsoon along with a couple of great gin cocktails - they have so many gins on the menu they had to cut back (70 odd of them!). Highly recommend to anyone staying in the Franz area. We sat outside...on the deck - it was raining but thankfully they have automated covers to keep you dry. Friendly staff, awesome food - not much more to say :)More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, lovely warm atmosphere helped by the 2 burning fires. The staff where fantastic very helpful despite being so busy. The food was gorgeous and very reasonably priced. Good range of drinks, especially gin. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our meals here, they were open later than anyone else and nothing was a problem. The staff were really happy and friendly, and they have a great range of drinks. Great portion sizes and value for money plus!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pork belly and fettuccine with salmon... Pasta was overcooked and pork belly was pretty average. Wine and beer were OK. Kind of odd how the named their gin origins... Botanist.. Scotland... And other Scottish brands such as hendricks... Tanqeray.. Ophir etc as "UK"......Feck that... They're SCOTTISH!!!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a friendly welcome we had. The place was quiet so didn’t wait long for our food but it was only average. We only ate here once for that reason and ate at the blue Ice the next day which was much more palatable. Disappointing...as we’d read that the food was amazing. We didn’t agree. It was edible only because we were hungry. We had vegan pizza. My daughter had vegan nachos and said it was really good however so maybe it depends what you have.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of options here to be indoors or out in various settings. Good food and complimentary beer if guest. Large group came just after me so had to wait for my food...maybe I should have got served first. Staff very good. Highly recommend Ok

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 28 January 2021

had an amazing meal, staff very polite and friendly. good prices they had the open fire on which was really nice as it was a cold summers day!!

Date of visit: January 2021
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Antonia11691, Other at Monsoon Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey Kate, Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it and glad you enjoyed your meal. Cheers, Jess

Reviewed 27 January 2021 via mobile

Food were awesome. The people were great. The service was pretty poor though as our food took 2 hours to get served. Not cool. We got super hungry.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Antonia11691, Other at Monsoon Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, First of all I'm really glad you enjoyed the food and the friendly staff we have at the Monsoon Restaurant. I can only apologise for the wait you endured, from the date visited I can see you were here during our 3 week peak...More

Reviewed 23 January 2021

Great bar, restaurant, pool tables... Had the open fires roaring on a cold, wet summer's night. Food was fantastic- had pork crackling, ribs and best gluten-free pizza I have had anywhere. Staff were efficient and friendly. Definitely recommend here for evening meal.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Antonia11691, Other at Monsoon Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lynne, Thank you so much for your fantastic review, we really appreciate it and hope to have you back one day (hopefully next time in the sunshine!) Cheers, Jess

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