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Tuti's Restaurant and Bar - CLOSED

35 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 3370
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (42 reviews)
“chicken curry” (11 reviews)
“prawns” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Indonesian, Soups, Seafood, Fusion, New Zealand, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
35 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

A group of friends from Chch and Motueka meet for the annual Seafest weekend . We shared an outstanding evening meal here at Tuti's. Fabulous selection of food and fabulous service . Thanks to Oceon our waiter for the evening for making it the most...More

Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Just across the road from our accom for the night and recommended by our hosts. It's tidy and businesslike from the outside but the staff were warm and welcoming as soon as we walked in. Being Kaikoura, there was a lot of seafood on the...More

Thank 5658mnc
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We went here for an evening meal and were impressed. Service was good and friendly, food great, I had the prawns while my husband had a seafood curry, both were yummy.

Thank nonameKiwi
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We had an early dinner and were surprised about the meal. I had the fish of the day. It was beautiful and perfectly done, the taste was very good. Dessert, chocolate brownie was big enough for two. Lovely experience and very warm service.

Thank Rikne1
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Eve locals introduce and we didnt regret dricing over for dinner. Its pretty on high price but worth it. Nice ambience and delicious seafood

Thank blurgal02
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went for an early dinner with our four month old and the staff we great and the food was excellent. The satay prawns were superb!!

Thank Brett M
Reviewed 3 September 2016

My husband and I decided to come to Kaikoura for Father's Day weekend, and went for dinner at Tutis on the Friday night. Wow what beautiful service from the lovely staff and amazing food. My husband had the chilli mussels which he really enjoyed and...More

Thank rachr126
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Restaurant on the north side, knowledgable staff, serving fresh local seafood. Not cheap, but a great place for a special night out

Thank rosemarykiwi
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I had the tofu and vegetable stirfry (i am a vegan) and it was absolutely delicious! The service was very good and my family who both ate meat/fish, also loved theirs!

Thank Rosa M
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

The meals were slow to come out, but were well worth the wait. Portion sizes were generous, and there was no way I was getting to the end of mine.

Thank James K
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 13 - USD 47
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 3370
  • E-mail
Family owned and operated new build restaurant with a comfortable and attractive interior. One of provincial New Zealand's best equipped and hygienic kitchens serving the freshest of local seafood's and local farm produce to a consistently high standard. All fish served in this restaurant is purchased direct from the fishermen and filleted in house, with preference given to line caught fish.
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