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US$4 - US$23
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Bar, Asian, Fusion
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wasn't the greatest and our meals came out one at a time. About 2mins apart. And the last to come out was the museli. Very strange as that would have been the easiest one.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food, very friendly service. Fabulous spot with tables outside. Keas flying by. Food was lovely and the coffee was spot on

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the Thai Green Curry! The menu had a great range to suit the whole family and was very well priced. Staff were efficient, friendly and attentive.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a good selection of food including cabinet food. We both had pies which were very good and came out served with tomato sauce. There was an option to have potato and peas with them. The lamington would be the biggest I’ve ever seen...and it certainly was tasty. Staff are friendly.More

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

This restaurant is highly recommended, as long as you can get there at a time when staff are not rushed off their feet. We went there twice over a period of 2 days. The first time was for an early dinner, where the experience was...delightful. The dumplings were delicious. The Pad Thai was also perfectly made. Gulai Kambing—Indonesian lamb curry was the highlight of our shared meal. Their beers (blended sort) left us unimpressed. The second time we returned for lunch, but after being feeling ignored on arriving at a busy time (11 am) for brunch, we finally got hold of a staff member who told us that we just had to find a place and then come and order at the counter (contrary to what we experienced the first time when our orders were taken at the table). After we finally found a suitable place to sit down and made our selections from the menu that I found, one of us went to order at the counter, and only then we were told that there would be a wait for over 1 hour for food! We would’ve avoided wasting 10 minutes looking for a place, settling in, and making our selections from the menu if we had known about the long wait in the first place. Disappointed, we didn’t have lunch there. They need to have dedicated front staff to greet and advise customers as they walk in, regardless of how busy they may be.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just done a 10 day trip up the west coast and down the east but i have to say snakebite was definitely my favorite meal! All 4 of us got different main courses and throughly enjoyed them all. Also the snakebite drinks are...top notch and worth trying! Brilliant service too!More

Date of visit: December 2020
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SnakeBite B, Marketing at Snake Bite Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Carol, Thanks for taking the time to share your Snake Bite Brewery experience! So pleased you enjoyed the mains and drinks and our friendly team. Hope you get the opportunity to stop by again in the future. Kindly Adam

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here for beersies which lead to dinner on 2nd of Jan. Friendly and attentive menu, average range of beer selection. Food was fantastic, Pad Thai was one of the most authentic I've had outside of Thailand - yum! Hubby had Nasi Goreng and...declared it delicious. Would recommend and visit again. Did think the 20% surcharge was a bit steep though. Thanks!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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SnakeBite B, Marketing at Snake Bite Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Yes, Beersies have a tendency to lead to good experiences. Thanks for the feedback on the menu and our Chefs really got a kick out of your thoughts on the Pad Thai! We would have loved not to have to apply the 20% public...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in FJ for 2 nights, found this beer/asian food gem and ate here all the time .Staff were excellent beer superb ,in all forms pilsner Ipa etc The real find was the food ,freshly cooked ,best Asian food I've had in NZ so far....Fresh ingredients, excellent quantities .would recommend this place in a heart beat .More

Date of visit: December 2020
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SnakeBite B, Marketing at Snake Bite Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yipee, We are pleased you enjoyed our freshly cooked dishes and local craft beer! Thanks for sharing your feedback, it makes our day! Cheers Adam

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent dinner. We had Nasi goreng which was really good. It also had excellent service. Would definitely recommend this restaurant

Date of visit: December 2020
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SnakeBite B, Marketing at Snake Bite Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Excellent. Your words mean a lot over what has been a crazy Xmas /New Year period. Glad you enjoyed your Nasi! Happy Days. Adam

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I popped into the Snake Bite when I saw they had blackboard special for pie, peas and mash potato. The server was friendly. My friend ordered a Thai salad. The meals took quite a long time to arrive. It didn't look that busy but we...didn't mind too much. My friend's salad was cool which was a good thing. However, my peas were cold as well, The mash was lukewarm. The potatoes tasted like it was reheated...badly I really don't know how you can mess up such a simple dish especially if it is a special. I told another server about the problem. He took it away and bought it back after a few mins. The peas were now cold to lukewarm but the pie filling was very hot and the pastry was soggy. The potato was a little warmer and the gravy was on the coolish side as well. I suspect a good old blast in the microwave? I gave up. i paid the bill and went to the 4 Square(superette) for a muesli bar and an ice cream. I swear the ice cream was warmer than the peas. BTW The water and soft drink were very goodMore

Date of visit: December 2020
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SnakeBite B, Marketing at Snake Bite Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Cameron, Damn, We stuffed up. Yes, Peas Pie and Spud is a wonderful thing, but you are right, if the peas are not hot it's just not going to work. I spoke to the chefs and servers and re reviewed the making of the...More

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VioletJ
6 November 2015|
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Response from adamh316 |
Hi Violet, Thanks for your question. We had our first dinner service tonight. We will be ready to start taking bookings by the end of next week. We have re branded the restaurant as Snake Bite Brewery. Same great food and... More
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VioletJ
24 October 2015|
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Response from SnakeBiteBrewery | Property representative |
Hi Violet, Thanks for your question about 88 Asian Fusion. We had a major fire in May which closed us over the winter. We are all set to re open mid November 2015. We will be back with a improved menu, full of local... More
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