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Drop in and join us at 254 Great South Road for indoor and outdoor dining, fresh local cuisine and an extensive selection of beer and wine
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 11 July 2021 via mobile

High: Good food Low: Slightly expensive Dog Friendly: I think so, outside We went here for a whanau function and were not expecting much from pub grub - looking at the menu and pricing online thought it would not be worth it. So we were...happily surprised at how tasty the food was! The expensive price reflected the huge portion size on some of the meals but overall were 5 star Ponsonby prices. Personally I did not need 2 enormous fillets in my fish burger and would’ve preferred better price/smaller size. The surf and turf was $50 however packed with veggies on the side and loaded with prawns. For starters we had the sticky chicken and salt and pepper squid - both delicious and nicely cooked. Service to take orders was slow but the food came promptly for a large party of 25 diners.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 31 May 2021

Flying visit to Auckland, so we visited again. Always feel comfortable here - when are you opening in Wellington !!?? :-) We sat at one of the high tables which I generally don't like, but we had a very comfortable stay! Dinner was fantastic -...the garlic bread / pizza is to die for! My wife had the fish of the day and I had some pasta - followed by dessert. Good food, good service and pretty good value - recommended!!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 11 December 2020

Had an awesome dinner here with workmates, they even turned the coffee machine back on for me, I wouldn’t of expected that being a pain in the rear end . Much love ❤️

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 11 December 2020

Nice setting great cocktails and food flavour and sizes very good.value for money. Service very good will be back .

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 10 December 2020

Went in for a meal and all the staff looked like they didn't wanna be there, we felt like maybe we should just leave. The cooks were slamming plates and throwing dishes around and it over all wasn't a warming welcome at all.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 15 November 2020

My husband nearly always has pizza when we eat out and he enjoyed his choice of pizza here. I had a chicken burger which has to come with chips. The bun was nice and the bit of coleslaw on the bottom but the burger as...a whole was so salty I wondered if I would be able to eat it - and I love salty food! The piece of chicken was generous in size but the coating so seasoned and the sauce so strong, the chicken flavour was lost. I was pleased it said "chicken thigh" as that is the only piece I eat because it is usually juicy and full of flavour. This however was dry and stringy at the edge and rather overcooked. For a $27.50 burger you would expect more than one small slice of tomato. It was served on a very wobbly wooden plate that jolted the chips onto the table if I wasn't careful. Very disappointing as we had both enjoyed meals here before. What did I enjoy most? The cold water on a hot day.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 5 September 2020 via mobile

Get the platter! Lots of food for the money, probably best if you share it - there was three of us and we couldn’t finish. Chips could be crispier (a little soft) and chicken wings a little too sweet. Good selection of beers. Music a...little generic.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 7 August 2020 via mobile

Excellent meals. Great for kids. Snappy service, extremely friendly staff, recommend the goats cheese pizza

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 12 July 2020 via mobile

Excellent food, generous servings, great flavours. And really great service. Cannot fault. And a wonderful atmosphere, couldn’t ask for more.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 13 April 2020

This is more of a bar with food as an ancillary service. But they did it well. There were not many customers when we arrived. The service was very good. The menu choices were limited but more than sufficient for us. The food was tasty.

Date of visit: March 2020
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You can find the menu of the following link on its Facebook when I added the link it wouldn't let me send it here so please type the name on google and it will come up
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The Good Home Takanini is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5