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Whataroa Hotel

$, Fusion,
77 Scally Road | Rd1, Whataroa 7886, New Zealand
+64 3-753 4076
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible21%
15 Jan 2018
“Friendly, hospitable pub”
15 Feb 2018
“Replace the waitress or teach her some good manners”
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New Zealand, Fusion, Gastropub
77 Scally Road | Rd1, Whataroa 7886, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

In short: bad service and rude waitress - she needs to learn some manners urgently. Waited over an hour for 2 burguers. At minute 40, I had to order a second beer and asked for the burgers... "being cooked" I was told. At minute 60...More

Thank peedro_5
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Came to Whataroa for White Heron Tour, staying overnight in motel unit. Called in this pub both evenings we were here. Given a friendly welcome from locals and proprietors. Decent beer and varied food menu. Although we didn't eat here, we were given a free...More

Thank Voyage364596
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

My family and stayed in Whataroa and on a Thursday night, my mother and I popped into the Hotel at 6pm for dinner. We were ignored initially so I went up to the bar to ask if we could order dinner. The bar man's response...More

1  Thank sherynatkins
Reviewed 20 September 2017

If you are wanting to experience the true West Coast as experienced by the locals this is the place for you. Rural New Zealand at its most honest. Highly recommend

Thank SL_NZ1
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I didn't stay in the hotel (stayed in a cabin down the road) but ate my evening meal each of the 2 nights I was in Whataroa. Whitebait sandwich one night and a very large (and tasty) "Whataroa burger" the next. I chose to eat...More

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Small Hotel that provided a bit of fun during our stay in Whataroa with some very uninhibited locals dressed in strange and colourful clothing for a dart match. Friendly staff and patrons. Good night out..

Thank JohnO4305
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

On arrival we ordered a couple of drinks and were not impressed that the woman behind the bar used her fingers to put the ice into the drinks. This same woman then coughed all over the food whilst it was being served. The cleanliness of...More

Thank Sally G
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Fair service but staff personal cleanliness left a bit to be desired. Hopefully waitress was not involved in the food preparation, food was okay but out of a freezer box. Mixed grill was substantial. Hotel was scruffy and unkempt, seemingly a workmans pub on the...More

Thank Geraldine1159
Reviewed 10 February 2016

The pub serves meals in the evening and the food is fine and reasonably priced. This is not a first class restaurant but you won't find that in Whataroa. What you will find is pleasant, honest service and decent food and wine or beer.

Thank Grant D
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Typical atmosphere and ambiance Nice people Good food and service I recommande the whitebait A good stop before Franz Josef glacier

Thank Picci12345
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New Zealand, Fusion, Gastropub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Scally Road | Rd1, Whataroa 7886, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Whataroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-753 4076
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