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The Blind Finch

29 Goldfinch Street, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
+64 6-385 8076
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (34 reviews)
“burger” (136 reviews)
“truffle” (3 reviews)
Closes in 23 min
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Bar, Fast food, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
29 Goldfinch Street, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Its great to go somewhere where everything has been thought about and done well. The steam-punk theme decor, immaculate toilets, menu variety for kids and adults, themed evening programmes through the week, knowledgeable staff and attention to detail. A great experience. And for us as...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time that we have been here for burgers and they were as good as the first time. The burgers are superb and you can have the choice of large or small, and 3 different types of buns. There was also a...More

Thank Louise R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you feel like a good burger this place is legit. Querky decor, great service and delicious burgers. The kamikazi chips were amazing

Thank Ali A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Service beers, burgers and fries we’re all gorgeous fully deserved it’s no one status and the queues at night

Thank Lucinda J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After poping in to a over priced ski bums joint ,we saw the blind finch and wanderd in behold a jewl of a joint was busy can see why helpfull staff and top class food try the potane fries you could of served the gravey...More

Thank NickF2212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a reason this place occupies a firm #1 on TripAdvisor for Ohakune. Downright excellent burgers, with quite a range of unique flavours. Be prepared to wait a little, as the place is regularly packed out (at least during the busy season).

Thank MattFranX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just wandered in, it was pretty busy but we were accommodated at the food bar, as tables all full, we got to watch the chefs/cooks, working flat out cooking up a storm 💥 Great beer selection and apparently cocktails and wine too ✅ We...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been told lots of good things about this place but didn't have an opportunity to try it. It was full when we arrived and it looked like most were for takeaway orders. They also had a dining area and bar in the back...More

Thank Acineto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awsome place. Yum food. If i had to complain about anything it would be the price of food. A little expensive. Though if you want a good burger, and is happy to spend 17. Go here!

Thank Karla G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely wee spot for a cheap and tasty meal after a day on the slopes. It's a small place so get in early to get a table or call ahead of time to gauge waiting time as you cannot book a table ahead...More

Thank Inge S
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26 June 2017|
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Response from NannyMcPhee70 | Reviewed this property |
ee take our kids and they love it. the kids OMG and milkshakes are great. im not sure if they take bookings as we have always just turned up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Goldfinch Street, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Ohakune
  • Phone Number: +64 6-385 8076
  • E-mail
Authentic Manuka Flame Grilled burgers, Dine in or Takeaway. Fully licensed dine in area with a great selection of craft beer, wines and cocktails. Join us for brunch till 2 pm. Burgers all day Late Night Cocktails, Wine and Craft Beer Fully Licensed until 2 AM Every day
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