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Last 50 restaurant reviews accepted by DineOut

  1. Black Betty Cafe, Christchurch (9.0 after 1 review)
  2. Hamills Restaurant, Frankton, Queenstown (7.7 after 10 reviews)
  3. Il Piccolo, Te Aro, Wellington (6.9 after 12 reviews)
  4. Cafe Pasha, Wellington (6.5 after 44 reviews)
  5. Ratanui Lodge, Pohara, Takaka (9.0 after 3 reviews)
  6. White House Black, Halswell, Christchurch (7.3 after 16 reviews)
  7. Thai Orchid, Hastings (6.9 after 3 reviews)
  8. Raupo Riverside Cafe, Blenheim (7.2 after 25 reviews)
  9. Dough Boys, Lake Tekapo (4.9 after 5 reviews)
  10. Mac's Shed 22 Brewbar, Wellington (6.1 after 11 reviews)
  11. Whitebait Restaurant, Wellington (8.9 after 6 reviews)
  12. Elements Cafe, Lyall Bay, Wellington (7.3 after 52 reviews)
  13. Curry Leaf Indian Restaurant, Onehunga, Auckland (6.5 after 13 reviews)
  14. Costas Taverna Greek Restaurant & Ouzo Bar, Redwood, Christchurch (8.0 after 70 reviews)
  15. Botswana Butchery, Auckland CBD, Auckland (6.9 after 22 reviews)
  16. Bistro52, WelTec's Training Restaurant, Wellington (8.7 after 4 reviews)
  17. Chillingworth Road, Redwood, Christchurch (8.3 after 13 reviews)
  18. Tequila Mockingbird, City, Christchurch (8.0 after 20 reviews)
  19. Persian Kitchen, Richmond, Christchurch (7.0 after 3 reviews)
  20. Mexico Christchurch, Christchurch (6.9 after 4 reviews)
  21. Zaffron, Sydenham, Christchurch (8.5 after 9 reviews)
  22. Fusion @ The Asiatique, Sydenham, Christchurch (6.4 after 3 reviews)
  23. Venuti Italian Restaurant, Christchurch (7.9 after 14 reviews)
  24. Cin Cin, Te Aro, Wellington (7.9 after 3 reviews)
  25. Spice 'n' Life, Kaiapoi (8.4 after 8 reviews)
  26. Dockside Restaurant, Wellington (6.4 after 79 reviews)
  27. Two Rivers Gallery and Cafe, Cheviot (7.2 after 12 reviews)
  28. Le Cafe, Picton (6.5 after 9 reviews)
  29. Bona Pizza, Ponsonby, Auckland (8.6 after 2 reviews)
  30. Tinakori Bistro, Thorndon, Wellington (7.5 after 87 reviews)
  31. Cosa Nostra Italian Trattoria, Thorndon, Wellington (7.9 after 58 reviews)
  32. Le Marché Français, Thorndon, Wellington (7.2 after 17 reviews)
  33. Dolce Bar & Restaurant, Blenheim, Blenheim (7.1 after 6 reviews)
  34. Thai Talay, Ferrymead, Christchurch (7.9 after 21 reviews)
  35. Cafe Izone, Rolleston (7.4 after 25 reviews)
  36. The Tasting Room, Wellington (7.4 after 60 reviews)
  37. Under The Red Verandah, Linwood, Christchurch (7.6 after 93 reviews)
  38. Fusion @ The Asiatique, Sydenham, Christchurch (6.4 after 3 reviews)
  39. Whatever Bar Brasserie & Cafe, Hanmer Springs (6.4 after 11 reviews)
  40. Craythornes Public House, Halswell, Christchurch (6.9 after 12 reviews)
  41. Buckhorn Bar & Grill, Carterton (6.9 after 9 reviews)
  42. Polo Bar, Christchurch (7.6 after 2 reviews)
  43. The Village Bar & Grill, Pakuranga, Auckland (6.1 after 7 reviews)
  44. Black Beech, Oxford (6.2 after 1 review)
  45. Thai Classic Restaurant, Ponsonby, Auckland (6.7 after 14 reviews)
  46. The Little Teapot, Kilbirnie, Wellington (7.6 after 1 review)
  47. Pomeroys' Old Brewery Inn, Christchurch (7.6 after 26 reviews)
  48. The Cornershop Bistro, Sumner, Christchurch (8.0 after 44 reviews)
  49. Kings Garden Cafe, Silverdale, Auckland (7.1 after 9 reviews)
  50. Caffé Massimo Albany, Albany, Auckland (6.0 after 18 reviews)
Latest reviewsBlack Betty Cafe, ChristchurchHamills Restaurant, Frankton, QueenstownIl Piccolo, Te Aro, WellingtonCafe Pasha, WellingtonRatanui Lodge, Pohara, TakakaWhite House Black, Halswell, ChristchurchThai Orchid, HastingsRaupo Riverside Cafe, BlenheimDough Boys, Lake TekapoMac's Shed 22 Brewbar, WellingtonWhitebait Restaurant, WellingtonElements Cafe, Lyall Bay, WellingtonCurry Leaf Indian Restaurant, Onehunga, AucklandCostas Taverna Greek Restaurant & Ouzo Bar, Redwood, ChristchurchBotswana Butchery, Auckland CBD, AucklandBistro52, WelTec's Training Restaurant, WellingtonChillingworth Road, Redwood, ChristchurchTequila Mockingbird, City, ChristchurchPersian Kitchen, Richmond, ChristchurchMexico Christchurch, Christchurch