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  Reply # 366981 12-Aug-2010 22:35
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McDonalds, oh how romantic.




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wonderstuff: So far I think I am leaning towards a special dinner. Is there any new flash, special, or unusual and memorable venues anyone can suggest?

Restaurants that spring to mind are Antoine's in Parnell, or the French Café on Symonds Street.  Also, I haven't been there but The Grove (in the city) won this year's Metro Restaurant of the Year.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 368896 17-Aug-2010 20:36
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  Reply # 369034 18-Aug-2010 07:56
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Does she read lots of books? If so get her a kobo, or kindle! Lots of ebooks on kobo's site for sale

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The new Kindle looks magnificent. From what I have seen there are mixed reviews on the Kobo.If she is into books the Kindle looks like the ducks nuts!




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  Reply # 369262 18-Aug-2010 13:24
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Has the present been bought/received yet? What was the outcome?.....Maybe OP chose the McDonalds option and is now on the run without internet?

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  Reply # 369328 18-Aug-2010 14:28
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try http://www.thegroverestaurant.co.nz/, Only heard good things from those who have eaten there, sorry to say I haven't yet.




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  Reply # 369437 18-Aug-2010 17:22
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nickd: Has the present been bought/received yet? What was the outcome?.....Maybe OP chose the McDonalds option and is now on the run without internet?


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  Reply # 370648 21-Aug-2010 12:51
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Hi,

thanks for all the great suggestions.   Her birthday is next weekend and I think I will do TriBeCa for dinner, but have not settled on a present just yet.

Thanks!

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  Reply # 370864 22-Aug-2010 00:20
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tribeca is OK, but if you're looking for something "new flash, special, or unusual and memorable" then I would seriously consider one of the other restaurants mentioned in this thread.

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  Reply # 371840 23-Aug-2010 21:12
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Just been through the same dilemma for the GF’s birthday.

Ended up doing a meal at Davincis in the evening, midday went to Tamara Spa in Ponsonby, in the morning went... ice skating! First time in 15 years and went down really well.

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