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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $50
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Fast food
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 8 January 2020 via mobile

Took the family here for a late dinner after a long day travelling around the cape. The price and quality of the meals was great. The service while friendly was ‘casual’.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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laytong2017, Owner at Club Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2020

Hi Darryn, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Club Restaurant. We thank you for choosing to dine with us, we strive to make sure our customers have an enjoyable dining experience when dining at Club Restaurant. We work hard to...More

Reviewed 1 November 2019

Great value for money. Food cooked how it used to be with generous portions. Prmpt service with a smile.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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laytong2017, Owner at Club Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2019

Hi patliz22, Thank you for your review about our local family restaurant, Club Restaurant. We are so happy that you found the food to be a generous portion and that it was great value for money. We as a team always strive to help everyone...More

Reviewed 30 October 2019

We visited the Club Restuarant as part of the celebration for 2 family members joint birthday, and this is a real find. The area for the initial meet and greet was good, the garden bar with the pool table and jukebox excellent on a hot...day, and the buffet meal was excellent. I think there were about 70-80 people there, the food was delicious, the staff and cooks very friendly, and we all had a fabulous time. The meals that were going past us to other patrons looked enormous and delicious.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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laytong2017, Owner at Club Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2019

Hi Sonia, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Club Restaurant. Great news to hear everyone in your party had a wonderful night celebrating a special occasion. We thank you for choosing to dine with us, we strive tirelessly to make...More

Reviewed 27 April 2019 via mobile

This may be the only choice in Wairoa, certainly that’s what the lady at the motel said. Start with the good. The bar and waiting staff we met were courtesy itself. The same could not be said for the patrons many of whom appeared to...be passed their use by date and only held vertical by the stand up tables they were leaning on. It’s an old barn of a place reminiscent of the 6 o’clock closing days but now with a restaurant - of a sort. The menu very simple, steak, chicken or a burger. Large or Larger. 90% of the ingredients out of a catering pack or a tin. No, I doubt Gordon Ramsey would be impressed. The restaurant was full with a wedding party but the staff managed to a) fit us in and b) get us dinner in a respectable time. Saving grace was that there was a good game of rugby on the huge screen in the bar so we were able to defer going back to the horrid motel. We’d pass on though Wairoa next timeMore

Date of visit: April 2019
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laytong2017, Owner at Club Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2019

Dear Robert, Thank you for visiting us recently and taking your time to write a review about our Restaurant. We greatly value our customers feedback, negative or positive, as it is a reflection of how we are doing with service, food and the overall hospitality...More

Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

The Club Restaurant is within the Wairoa Club which is a members club. This can make it a bit of a challenge to get in. Allthough the Club Restaurant is open to the public you have to find it and get through the Wairoa Club's...security. Please do persevere as you will not be disappointed. The staff in the restaurant were extremely friendly and welcoming. The food was very well cooked and presented. The portions were generous - I ordered the Big Seafood Plate and it certainly was BIG! This is not a posh restaurant, do not expect the frills associated with a first class restaurant. But what you will get is great food at a very reasonable price and you will feel very welcome and at home here.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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laytong2017, Owner at Club Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2019

Dear Dave Thank you for visiting us recently and for taking your time to give us a review. We take on board your comments regarding the difficulty of finding us within the Club. In fact you will be happy to know we have just put...More

Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

A well run restaurant, all by a wonderful staff of women. We had the seafood plate and fish of then the day, all nicely cooked and presented. Very generous portions. I certainly recommend dining here.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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laytong2017, Owner at Club Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2019

Hi Mandy, Thank you for taking your time to write a review about Club Restaurant. You are absolutely right about our great team of wonderful women, who go way and beyond for our customers. We are truly blessed to have them. We are so happy...More

Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

Everything from the welcome, menu options, tailored meals for kids & fun packs for them, friendly conversation & the meals were above and beyond. Best food in Wairoa, our plates were all empty including the 3 & 1 yr old which says it all. Comfy...and please take surrounds we can’t wait to go back THANK YOU to the chef & waitstaff. Kaz. Gisborne.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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laytong2017, Owner at Club Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

Hi Kaz, thank you for taking your time to write a review about our restaurant. At Club restaurant, we aim to offer great Kiwi service with quality food, in an atmosphere that is suitable for the whole family to enjoy. We are so happy everyone...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018

Terrific food, huge sized meals and a great atmosphere. Good parking, service was a little slow, but was very busy and super friendly. Will return here for sureMore

Date of visit: September 2018
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Layton G, Owner at Club Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Thank you Kiwisparks for taking your time to write a review about our restaurant. We greatly appreciate your comments and we are so pleased you had a great dining experience while with us. We love that you mentioned you would return, we look forward to...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

atmosphere is suited to dining and meals are good, but the time from order to delivery can sometimes be far too long.More

Date of visit: June 2017
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Layton G, Owner at Club Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Hi Brian, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about us and for coming in to dine. I am so happy you enjoyed the atmosphere and food. I sincerely apologise that you experienced a longer than normal wait before your meal was...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great service and the portion sizes are generous. The food is cooked well and is tasty. The menu offers great choices and is kept up to the popular food trends. A great place for all the family.More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Layton G, Owner at Club Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Hi Jan and thank you for taking your time to write a review about our restaurant. Great Food, Friendly Service and Value for money for the whole family is what we are all about. We greatly appreciate your comments and we are so pleased you...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

My meal was overlooked but we did have a large group to serve. I ended up taking my steak meal home as takeaway after watching everyone else eat theirs. A suggestion to take diners names with their meal order. If a big group is booked...maybe get more waitresses in to work that night. I enjoyed the drinks, peanuts and chips from the bar. I enjoyed the company and garlic bread. A shame as I am a local and would be hesitant to dine again.More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Layton G, Owner at Club Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Dear Eden, Thank you for taking your time to write your review about our Restaurant, we truly value our customers feedback, both positive and negative, so again thanks for yours. I am extremely saddened to read of your recent visit. I am so sorry that...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018

Our visit to the Wairoa Club was a wonderful journey into a simpler age. The restaurant is part of the Wairoa Club, which although a members' only establishment welcomes visitor from outside of Wairoa. It is hard to see how to get in, but there...is a buzzer at the door on SH2 side. So after signing in as visitors we took our seats in a booth in the restaurant area. The menu is not extensive but has all the expected staples of a provincial restaurant: Steak, Fish, Fisherman's basket, burger etc. Having noted the earlier reviews comments about the size of the meals we opted to order only a main each. While waiting for our food we purchased our drinks out in the bar area: Amazingly cheap for a beer, good glass of wine and a softdrink , $11! The mains when they arrived were very good: large, beautifully crisp fries and fresh salad. The Pan fried fish was well cooked and the selection on the Fisherman's basket plentiful and tasty. The grilled mussels with garlic breadcrumbs were particularly good. We were both replete after the main meal. Recommended, but check on opening times....More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Layton G, Owner at Club Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you Andrew for your recent review about our Family-Friendly Restaurant. Andrew, you are right about getting into the restaurant, we have two entrances, one on SH2 side and the other off Queen street, opposite Wairoa Pharmacy, which has plenty of car parking. We will...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017

My partner & I enjoyed a great night at the Club Restaurant recently as we took a road trip around East Cape. We shared the venue with a group of Christmas partygoers who entertained us with their beautiful singing. The staff provided excellent service and...the food was delicious and great value.More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Layton G, Owner at Club Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write your review about our Family-Friendly Restaurant. We are so happy you and your partner enjoyed your night out dining and yes we agree with you the meals are Great Value for Money and we always try to...More

Reviewed 15 December 2017

Great polite, friendly service as always. Food was beautiful as usual. Atmosphere was great. Really enjoyed the whole experience and will be back again.More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Layton G, Owner at Club Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Hi Brad and Thank you for taking your time to do a Tripadvisor Review about Club Restaurant. Our goal is to always deliver an unbelievable dining experience by offering Genuine Kiwi Hospitality, Value for money and great tasting food! We are so happy you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017

Amazing food and excellent service, polite and with a smile. There were 10 of us in for dinner over Labour Weekend, the restaurant was busy but the food was awesome just melted in your mouth, not with just my meal but all our meals. The...main meal was filling enough without having dessert and the children who did get dessert struggled to eat it. No hesitations at all in recommending this restaurant to anyone. Wairoa you rock.More

Date of visit: October 2017
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Layton G, Owner at Club Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you so much for your review Violet. We really appreciate our customers sharing their dining experiences. We are so happy your group enjoyed their meals and yes we have heard they are filling which doesn't leave much room for dessert. We hope to have...More

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CLUB RESTAURANT, Wairoa - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Club Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5