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Matou - CLOSED

The Wharf | 2 the Strand, Whakatane, New Zealand
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor28%
  • Terrible14%
29 Nov 2014
“Third time and not improved”
12 Mar 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
Chinese, Asian
The Wharf | 2 the Strand, Whakatane, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 November 2014

Have dined three times and had great service from wait staff but often meal is terribly slow - over 30 min for main and there were only 3 small tables occupied. Food is hit and miss - you may get a nice dish and the...More

Thank latabi
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Liked the range of cuisine and very good service! Staff keen to ensure your dining experience was a good one!

Thank Jackie D
Reviewed 27 December 2013

A group of us choose to go to Matou for dinner one night and that was a mistake. The waiter who looked after us was friendly and informative but the food served to us was average to poor quality. We ordered a platter for two,...More

Thank Dayna_H1
Reviewed 27 September 2013

We had a banquet meal for a family group of 15 people, for a 7 year old birthday. The food was delicious and fresh and tasty. A lot better than standard Chinese takeaways. A wide variety and plenty of dishes were provided that suited everyone...More

Thank Hilda011
Reviewed 21 August 2013

I think the above two reviews must be a joke or made by friends of the owners. I had been told by local friends that the food at Matou was not very good but my husband & I decided to give it a go for...More

1  Thank J S
Reviewed 14 May 2013

Have been twice. The first time 4 of us went and we had a banquet meal. A great selection and equal or better than we had in Beijing. Our friends were S.E. Asian and were so impressed with the authenticity and in Whakatane. The second...More

Thank maurice e
Reviewed 24 April 2013

First time visit to Matou. Friendly and attentive staff. Retains the majority of the decor from the previous restaurant business and as such is very un-chinese. We had starters and mains and all the dishes we had were very good. Would certainly re-visit.

Thank Redwoodie
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  • Address: The Wharf | 2 the Strand, Whakatane, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Whakatane
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