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Bar, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was pleasantly surprised by the outdoor seating area. Basking in the sun while enjoying a drink was a real treat, and the ambiance was just right for a laid-back afternoon.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 19 July 2023 via mobile

was very suprised at the quality of food. Was expecting greezy spoon of a tavern Though the kitchen crew made a wonderful meal. They even had vegan, not my choice but thought I would mention it. congratulations. oh great fun watching All Blacks play South...Africa will be back for more gamesMore

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 20 May 2022

Went there for a drink, partly to sus out the bar meals (we opted for the associated restaurant instead) Spacious place with friendly staff. Made use of the bottle store too.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 2 January 2022

I’m not one to post many food reviews but Orange roughy, prawns, scallops and arancini balls are hard to beat ! The saucy chef! Was magnificent!

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 6 July 2021

Great experience with lovely food and a good variety.. I just wish that restaurants would cater for small eaters though. Maybe have half portions available. I feel it is a sheer waste having to leave food and have it thrown out

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 15 June 2021

We enjoyed a few beers here recently on a Sunday afternoon which were great as were the staff. We ordered the “Land” platter at $38.50 which was a mistake as apart from the chips which were good the other deep fried things were disgusting and...inedible. We left them on the platter as I don’t think even the dog would have managed to devour them. Definitely go for a beer but avoid the Land Platter.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 29 October 2020

My wife and myself have eaten at the Northern Tavern on many occasions, always at lunchtime. We have taken guests there too, our experience and theirs has been, "We will do this again". The food has always been well presented and satisfying.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 27 June 2020 via mobile

Great blue cod and chips... busy sports bar and tab... everyone enjoying themselves. Tiger beer on tap .. cheers to the helpful staff

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 6 March 2020 via mobile

Great atmosphere, staff are friendly and helpful. Cheap beers great location. Outside smoking area is always clean the tavern is always clean as well bar food is delicious

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 2 March 2020

Great food at a great price. Had the steak eggs salad chips added mushrooms and garlic butter all for $23

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 28 February 2020

Thanks to the courtesy pickup we were able to enjoy some drinks and our main course at the tavern then wander next door to The Saucy Chef for dessert and coffee without having to worry about drink driving.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

Visited with some friends this weekend and was impressed. Great value food and great quality. Bar staff were cheerful and polite. Well done

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Visited last night. Meal fabulous 5☆ , bar service from 1 person appalling 1☆ If you don't like people then being a bar person is probably a wrong career move.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

My daughters night out. Wonderful food and service. Highly recommended service and menu items. Would go again any time.

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Edgar and his team really looked THE JETS from Manawatu for us. They taylored a menu for there needs, let us pre-order, and provided good value for money. The picked the team up and dropped them back to us, nothing was to much trouble. Thank...you. Highly recommended for large groups.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Northern Tavern is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4