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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 curry” (37 reviews)
“flounder” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, Asian, Indonesian, Soups, New Zealand, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
35 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

We went to the Tuti's following the great reviews. The place has a nice welcoming feel to it and friendly staff. Two points to raise here. Firstly, we ordered the prawn curry and the veg curry. The tastes of the curry seemed pretty much the...More

1  Thank anujvelu
Tutisrestaurant, Manager at Tuti's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2016

Thankyou for your review We don't sell large amounts of vegetable curry and we try to give our vegetarian customers the same taste experience as customers who enjoy our seafood curries. We are not an Indian restaurant with a seemingly endless list items on the...More

Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

We decided to book here after reading all the positive reviews and weren't dissapointed. I had the chilli mussels as an entre and they were amazing! The prawn curry was just as good and plenty of prawns, my wife enjoyed her tomato soup. Dessert of...More

Thank Gareth W
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Lovely restaurant nice decor very tasty food with great service. We booked as we saw on trip advisor that it can get busy however when we went it was very quiet.

Thank Faye H
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

I had my wedding at tutis the food was amazing and the staff were all so lovely couldnt of asked for a better venue

Thank Andreas K
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We loved the seafood curry and chicken satay. The curry was stacked full of seafood (fish, mussels, prawns etc). The service was prompt and pleasant.

1  Thank 263nickw
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Great meal, wonderful Thai cuisine and superb local wines. Good service too, would love to go back soon!

Thank DaveinAsia
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

A lovely Asian / Middle Eastern feel to the decor. Very comfortable atmosphere. The service was excellent and very friendly. I had the Salt & Pepper Squid which was excellent. The others raved over the Garlic Bread , Soup of the day . The Seafood...More

Thank Rodney M
Reviewed 1 March 2016

As two that live in fear of too much in the way of hot spicy foods we were apprehensive when reading the menu on line. We balanced that with the very positive reviews and decided to "take a chance" The reviews of others are well...More

Thank MalmesburyDave
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Visited here based on other reviews. We had the chicken yellow curry and salmon salad. Portions were a perfect size and overall delicious. I would suggest any of their wine over the limited beers they provide.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Doesn't matter if you take fish, steak or a curry - really everything is delicious! Lovely family-business with friendly staff. Don't miss the brownie :)

Thank conny_1589
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 13 - USD 47
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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