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The Matakana Village Pub

$$ - $$$, British,
11 Matakana Valley Road, Matakana, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-422 7518
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
11 Matakana Valley Road, Matakana, Auckland, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 323 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’ve been coming to the Matakana Village Pub for years now and always have a great experience there. Food is very tasty and well priced, about $20 a main course. Lovely atmosphere both indoors and outdoors. It’s great sitting outside on a summer evening.

Thank Georgia N
Greg L, General Manager at The Matakana Village Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to review the pub. It's a great spot and we are so pleased you had a great time with us. See you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food and great service. Matakana is a lovely village about an hour north from Auckland. Also visit Sandspit or Omaha beach. Lovely!

Thank Jencherrington
Greg L, General Manager at The Matakana Village Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to review the pub. Much appreciated!! We are so pleased you had a great time and enjoyed your experience with us. See you again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend the whitebait fritter and the fish and chips. Great setting and good friendly service. Loved the ‘ceiling’ paper in the bathroom!

Thank AuntieDel
Greg L, General Manager at The Matakana Village Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there. Thanks so much for taking the time to review the pub. Its always a pleasure to hear such positive comments . Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great meal, not cheap, but lovely and great location. We had to wait a while to be served, but it was a busy night

Thank PeterLook
Greg L, General Manager at The Matakana Village Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us. Much appreciated!! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a spot of lunch and were delighted with both the service and food. Our waitress couldn't have been more helpful and both our dishes were excellent. We couldn't help overhearing the couple next to us - one of which had quite...More

Thank helan1
Greg L, General Manager at The Matakana Village Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review the pub. We appreciate it.!! What is really pleasing is that you were impressed with our staff which makes us proud. Hope to see you again

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place looked grand and like it belonged. It has been restored/renovated exquisitely and looks stunning. The menu is full of things you would expect to come from a ‘pub’ but they were enhanced and delicious. I had the pulled pork bun which I couldn’t...More

Thank pennybell123
Greg L, General Manager at The Matakana Village Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review the pub. Our kitchen team work hard to make to food special and it sounds like we delivered which is great. See you again soon

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was quite good with staffs showing they were doing there jobs right. Surprised by their wine list. I will be back again.

Thank dlwabbit
Greg L, General Manager at The Matakana Village Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review the pub. Look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Ribs was great! Smokey flavour and it had cornbread freshly made cornbread yumm! Haven't had ribs this good in quite a while.

Thank EscapadeHerc
Greg L, General Manager at The Matakana Village Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review the pub. Our head chef and kitchen crew work hard to deliver great food from the smoker. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 17 October 2017

We went out for lunch and about an hours drive north of Auckland is the Village of Matakana. We stopped at The Matakana Village Pub. I found the staff very friendly and food and drink was reasonably priced, we had our dog with us and...More

Thank Cary15
Greg L, General Manager at The Matakana Village Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review us. Sounds like everyone had a great time and we ticked all your boxes. See you again soon.

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The best coffee I have had for a long time!! I had a latte and an affagato! Yum!! Fantastic service especially by Hannah!! Thanks!!

Thank treenshrimpy
Greg L, General Manager at The Matakana Village Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us. Hope to see you again for a coffee and I have passed your comments onto Hannah who will be stoked.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Monday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Matakana Valley Road, Matakana, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Matakana
  • Phone Number: +64 9-422 7518
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