I have never had a worse experience in a restaurant, the food was old and sour and dry, but not as bad as the owner Gordon, what a arrogant man I have ever meet, you should not be in customer service, you might of thought i was a Meir peasant and did not know who i was but in fact i organise many functions for customers and will never never come back to you with any of my customers, in fact i would never recommend you again
FANTASTIC! We went on Father’s day for lunch and although it was extremely busy the staff seemed to be doing the best they could with getting people tables. We had booked in advance and I’m glad we got there on time as the couple in front of us were late for their booking by nearly one hour and had to sit to wait for a table as it was very popular. Every time we have come here the food is exceptional and on this busy day it was no exception. The dishes are always fully re-stocked and the food always hot. Plenty to choose from and lots of yummy dessert which is constantly being replaced with more once finished. The staff are very friendly, and there were plenty of staff to clean up our dishes once we had finished. Our requested jug of water was bought to our table quickly and no less than 3 staff smiled at us and told us to have a lovely rest of our day once we had finished our meals. I’m always impressed with how delicious the Chinese food is at Sequoia 88. You must try the honey chicken with crunchy noodles and the chicken drumsticks. I highly recommend the Tiramisu and the Mango mousse is great also. The only problem we had was it was very warm inside with all that body heat and no air ventilation. Best Buffet in town, well, that’s what me, my husband and two boys think!
Well very excited to go there the first time. The salads were good as were the desserts. BUT the chinese selection was not only oily but also stale as I got diarrhoea after eating that. The staff were not very helpful, infact a bit rude with an attitude that they are doing us a favour.
On the whole, the idea is very good, the intention excellent but polite and helpful staff will get in the younger crowd as well.
I whent to the bar for a glass of beer and told that i would have to pay ten dollars for the glass i was to drink from. I’m no thief so yes i did get my nose out of joint, why not charge us for the plates knifes and forks too.My friends had already started to eat or i would of left. food was not very good so i won’t be coming back.Friends whent last week and had such bad service they did get up and leave [SHAME ON YOU ALL]
We often dine at Sequoia and find it excellent Our family went for Mother’s Day lunch 2009. It was crowded ( shows how popular it is) We were surprised to find despite how busy it was, that the service, food etc were still excellent and the staff just as pleasant and efficient as usual. I think your courteous and helpful staff contribute a lot to your great reputation.
Thanks Sequoia 88,we came to your restaurant with friends that were in ChCh for the 1st time from the North island.We had a wonderful time the service and the food were exceptional,the staff were friendly.Our friends from the North island dine out frequently and commented,that sequoia 88 was the best smorgasboard they had been to for service and quality of the food,we will be back
Went there last week for husbands birthday, the food was great, the service was very good, very helpful and nothing a bother when asked.Am looking forward to going back very soon with more friends. Highly recommended, thanks for a great night.
It’d been a while since I’d been to Sequoia 88 and, to be honest, was expecting the old 1960′s feel with old decor and older carpets with food that’s pretty average… and then we returned.
Wow! What a transformation!!! I know, I know… yea, it IS still a buffet restaurant, but the food really was good, the layout does leave a little bit to be desired with some stuff hiding ’round the corner but, overall – WAY more than we expected from a buffet restaurant.