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Down The Road

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$$ - $$$, European,
201 Karamu Road North, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
+64 6-876 0020
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (7 reviews)
“risotto” (4 reviews)
“chef specials” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 Karamu Road North, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Great dinner. Service excellent. Meal quick. Delicious. Well priced. Scallops not fresh but nice. Risotto very nice. As far as a pub goes it's excellent.

Thank grannibishop
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This was such an incredible experience. 6 of us went out with 2 children. We were made to feel super welcome from the moment we walked in. The menu is a perfect family NZ menu. Everyone's meals were delicious and very well sized. The wait...More

Thank caseym730
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We had our sons birthday dinner at Down the Road on Friday and were once again very impressed by the service, fabulous food and value for money. The chefs special of a Venison Burger was a particular winner with our table of 14.

Thank Natasha M
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Was looking for a coffee. Stayed for a local cider. Nice atmosphere at this family run pub. It was nice to be able to sit outside with the cider. Be nicer if they could turn the smoking area inside the middle of the bar (You...More

Thank rrrosco
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

In Hastings on business. Wanted some food and found this place. Great food. Great price. Great service!

Thank Brad D
Reviewed 21 October 2017

I came here to grab some coffee at dinner and the coffee was bland. Yes I did add sugar but it was just weak and tasted like instant coffee

Thank Abby M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Was luck enough to have a meal at down the road, setting was nice as freshly done up, tables and chair cheap, and partitions not in keeping with style of building. Waitress need more training on haw to pronounce what we are eating. Need to...More

Thank Anna W
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Called to have a meal for our daughter's birthday with the grandkids. We were greeted immediately and shown to our booked table. The waiter was quite busy but kept us informed if he was a bit slow in getting to us. He was very pleasant...More

1  Thank Grant N
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The best place here, is the wide selection of meals that is offer, something for everyone. Great place for get togethers after work, or a family meal.

Thank lshastings
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I could have just gone to pak n sav to buy a scotch fillet, although they dont advertise theres as "aged" i could have been equally disappointed i am sure. The most miserable steak i have had for a long time. barely worth 8$ let...More

Thank kuirassierking9
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Karamu Road North, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +64 6-876 0020
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