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Down The Road Restaurant

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$$ - $$$, European,
201 Karamu Road North, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
+64 6-876 0020
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (6 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“risotto” (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 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great atmosphere and best burgers. Good range on menu and friendly staff. Have raved about it to my family and will be returning.

Thank Bern476
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Our first visit here & would be happy to go again. As it was early evening & not many diners at that time we had the full attn. of the staff who were happy to spend some time with us & were helpful. They seated...More

Thank SPYC
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Close to the central shopping area of Hastings a location positive factor is that it's walkable. The service is very friendly, fast and helpful. The meals were average in price and my colleagues liked their scallop option. All the meals had a generous serving of...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Love the food there. Nice meals and friendly service at reasonable prices. Great to go with family friends- small or larger group. Have been there several times both for a work function and a small group of friends .Friendly helpful staff. Handy to the city

Thank Leonie B
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Our family has just returned home from visiting the Bay and we decided to eat here. From the moment we walked in to the time we left the staff at "Down the road" were excellent hosts. Our table service was on point all the way...More

Thank Konami2015
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Down the Road is a nice place to have lunch (and they change their specials everyday), or a drink or two with some colleagues or friends. Friendly staff. Great menu options. Will be back again !!!

Thank MagM3333
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
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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