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Bar, Pub, New Zealand
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All reviews fish and chips great local pub nice outdoor area the pub patrons
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’ve lived locally for 7 years and have always meant to visit this pub but was told that it was an ‘old mans pub’. Upon arrival it felt like a traditional pub in all aspects, the smell, the décor, the old historical photos on the...wall, the TAB, the pokies, the on tap beer, the not so friendly or welcoming waitresses, the sticky old wooden learner tables and the clientele. My friend had a salad and she picked all the ‘good bits out of it’. The drinks we had were wet and reasonably priced. Not a bad local if you are looking for those aspects mentioned above.More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 23 November 2020

Dined here with a group and we were all pleased with our experience. Ordered the fish and chips and it was fine. Nice outdoor area,friendly staff and a relaxed feel to the place. I think they have new owners now. Will be back for a...few beers at some stage i would think.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 16 November 2020 via mobile

We tried out this pub as it is the local for some family members. The food was excellent. It is not just the usual pub grub as the menu is quite large and meals have a gourmet flair to them. The portions were huge and...the price very reasonable. The pub is carefully divided into areas where patrons can just eat or just drink or both. The history of the pub and area is well displayed around the walls and the community clearly support their local. Well worth a visit.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 15 February 2020

About thirty of us went for Lunch (we had Booked a few days earlier) which was served quite quickly. Everything ran like clockwork. All of us enjoyed the food and many commented about the very good service.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 15 February 2020

After a lovely morning out we were both hungry and found the Valley Inn Tavern. The tavern has a old world feel to it and the pictures on the walls tell the history of the building and the area. The food was lovely and generous...proportions.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 11 February 2020

visited on a very busy Saturday night and yet the service was excellent the staff knowledgeable and friendly. Good selection of pub food both on the menu and also some blackboard specials. I had the Thai green curry which was yummy and good value at...$22 and my husband had an open chicken sandwich with fries also at $22. Both were tasty meals and good size portions. We have eaten here several times and always enjoyed our meals and the friendly service.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 8 January 2020 via mobile

Have been 3 times now, was lucky to be there for steak night this time, beautifully cooked med rare, mind you everything ive ordered here before is always beautiful. Definitely consider myself a regular here now

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 13 September 2019 via mobile

We all thoroughly enjoyed our tea out tonight.. I had the chef special of a beef burger and fries and a side of onion rings (oh my god the onion rings) and then vanilla cheesecake, my partner had the same but have chocolate brownie and...orange sorbet and my Mum had the beef schnitzel, salad and chips with gravy and raspberry ambrosia ... And wow what a meal..we were full and happy!!! Atmosphere was relaxed.. Lots of older people which is great because it was more laid back. Staff were great.. Always checking on us and making sure we were happy but not so much it gets annoying. Definitely will be back!!!More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 1 June 2019 via mobile

We booked the Valley in for a 60th Birthday. We had a sheltered gazebo outside. The staff were very accommodating and made sure there was gas heaters and the bits and bobs we needed. Huge tree for kids to play on with rope swing. Shared...platters were super amazing. Priced for it but fed more than we expected. No one went hungry. Very happy with the team and venue.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed 1 May 2019

Taken by friends for lunch. Very welcoming and pleasant time overall. Great attention by serving staff. Food excellent (my husband had the ribs and thoroughly recommends them). I had the pork sliders (had to take two of them home, really good serving). Waitress relaxed and...smiling, made you feel comfortable in the place. Will definitely go again.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4