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Smash Palace

Closed Now: 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Down to Earth NZ Bar

Great place! great atmosphere!! great beer!!! the staff and the locals were very friendly... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2018
Tanya T
Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Spitfire Seafood Feastival

1st time at the eclectic styled bar. Great atmosphere decent band. But the reason we were here... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
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  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
19 Nov 2018
“Down to Earth NZ Bar”
8 Nov 2018
“Spitfire Seafood Feastival”
Smash Palace is all about good times with great live music, delicious drinks + food and awesome locals.
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24 Banks Street, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
+64 6-867 7769
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Reviewed 20 November 2018

Great place! great atmosphere!! great beer!!! the staff and the locals were very friendly, everywhere you look there's something different to see,we were there for over Half an hour before I realised we were standing under an aeroplane out in the garden bar!!!!! amazing

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tanya T
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

1st time at the eclectic styled bar. Great atmosphere decent band. But the reason we were here was for the seafood. Which was well worth the $50 we paid. The bathrooms though. I don't get it.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Den1ce_
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

What a place! Eclectic decor is an understatement. But most importantly, the beers and ciders are great. Check it out!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Dale B
Reviewed 28 January 2018

visited with a large group on a ship shore tour and loved all the interesting items on display here.There were quite a few stories behind the items but did not have the time to hear them. But the owner did say they are planning a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank margaret l
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The reviews sounded interesting so we stopped by on a Friday night. The band was just wrapping up, and then they were the only patrons bar us. The dj was playing vinyl, so points. We stayed for two games of pool and a beer, did...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank KylaLouise
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Three years ago I visited this area and was super excited to come here only to find it was closed. I made all of my friends do the walk into a industrial estate with them moaning at me that this looked like it was in...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank jacqui p
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Very quirky and interesting place. Very relaxed and friendly. Good range of drinks and the food was good. A fun touch to finish the pizza yourself.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Agerdododo
Reviewed 30 August 2016

If your looking to hang out a cool bar with a real Kiwi twist make the effort and check out Smash Palace. Its in an industrial zone 5 minutes from town and I think its one of New Zealands best pubs! Its all about the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank jamesbA332QD
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Smash palace really has got a charm about it. The inside of this place is very cool with some fascinating and different decorations. You wouldn't think at first that this is the ideal place for a wine tasting but the wine we got to taste...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Emil H
Reviewed 12 December 2015

so many things from past and present to look at , very very fascinating that is for sure , the knowledge of what they sell is great too whether it be a cider , beer or a wine . even if you are just having...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Jenelle M
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