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The Matakana Village Pub Restaurant

11 Matakana Valley Road, Matakana, New Zealand
+64 9-422 7518
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork hock” (7 reviews)
“burger” (13 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
11 Matakana Valley Road, Matakana, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I went to the Matakana Pub last week and had a great time. The food was good the drink was good but what made the experience great for us was the good ol' banter from the bartender. He was very approachable and...More

Thank S-W-BAYER
Greg L, General Manager at The Matakana Village Pub, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your visit and we are so pleased you had a great time. I have passed your comments onto Jack who was delighted. We are very proud of the staff and love to hear about it when they make...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was fantastic and have a great flavour. Even on a busy night it was very prompt getting to the table. Waiters were friendly and everything was very reasonably priced. Will definately visit again.

Thank Lynne F
Greg L, General Manager at The Matakana Village Pub, responded to this review

Firstly. Thanks for talking the time to review the pub. We are so glad you seemed to have a great experience. After all that's what it is all about. See you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely country side place with awesome food. Loved the presentation. It actually surprised me. Order duck liver plate, food presentation attached and salmon and lamb shoulder with a drink and chips. It was Worth the price costed $96

Thank Anigr8
Greg L, General Manager at The Matakana Village Pub, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review the pub. We aim to provide great food at an affordable price so its pleasing we ticked the boxes for you. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here with friends on a quiet night so not sure if wait staff and chef were new and inexperienced because for the first time in our dining out history we were presented with entre and main at the same time. The menu is not...More

Thank Karin C
Greg L, General Manager at The Matakana Village Pub, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review the pub even though from our point of view the review wasn't great. Just a couple of points to note. The pork dish is advertised with a sauerkraut slaw not just sauerkraut which is what you received. ie:...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pub has a good and varied selection of food and beverages. The decor is very nice and is always humming in summer time due to the large outdoor dining and seating areas set in nice gardens. Right in the hub of the village. Well...More

Thank Gulf Harbour New Zealand
Greg L, General Manager at The Matakana Village Pub, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review the pub. We are really pleased you enjoyed the visit. Please do come again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mufasa SA hockey team came here looking for a decent meal. The food was absolutely the best we have had. Crispy squid is to die for and the ribs. Highly recommend 😊

Thank janleewalker
Greg L, General Manager at The Matakana Village Pub, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review . Really pleased you enjoyed the pub. Hope the hockey team was victorious

Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stayed in Matakana for a few nights and tried various restaurants and eateries - this was definitely our favourite! We went back on our last night as it was our favourite. The food was amazing (we had entree, main and desert) - the service...More

Thank TogetherForever1
Greg L, General Manager at The Matakana Village Pub, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review the pub. Sounds like you had a great time which it is all about. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 11 April 2017

I had some ribs that were not bad. A few different beers they had a bit of a range. Not a noisy place, we were there week nights.

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The staff were very friendly and efficient. We enjoyed our meal as it was tasty but not stand out material.

Thank Patrice S
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We stopped here for lunch. I had the pork belly with slaw, salad and cornbread. Hubby had a burger. Food was fantastic a great little find. Good selection of drinks and a nice outside seating area.

Thank HVB2689
Greg L, General Manager at The Matakana Village Pub, responded to this review

Hi there. Thanks for taking the time to review the pub. Sounds like you enjoyed the food and had a great time which is what it is all about. See you again soon

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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, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 01:00
Monday
11:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:00
Thursday
11:30 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Matakana Valley Road, Matakana, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Matakana
  • Phone Number: +64 9-422 7518
  • E-mail