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Powderkeg Restaurant

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$$ - $$$, European,
194 Mangawhero Tce | Bottom of the Mountain Road, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
+64 6-385 8888
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, European, Contemporary, Healthy, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
194 Mangawhero Tce | Bottom of the Mountain Road, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 299 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Great menu selection , food is delicious , original , go taste for yourself , price reasonable . All in all lovely dinner.

Thank Ferdi C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good menu, cosy environment and friendly service. We had a good meal and our excellent waiter provided advice on the wine list.

Thank PIPKLONDON
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely evening here after a hard day on the Tongariro crossing. The food was delicious and filling, the staff were super helpful and funny, the atmosphere was just right. It would have been 5 stars but there was a delay on my...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Really attractive, welcoming place and the fire was a very welcome sight on a cold night - deserving a 5star review. Food was very average, pizza and burgers only really tasted of salt. But great ambiance. Probably wouldn't go back due to food.

Thank denise224
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the Powderkeg with friends after doing the Tongariro Crossing, It was a 40 minute wait for a table but we were welcomed to the bar for drinks while we waited - wait wasn't as long as expected & we were sat with generous...More

Thank Jordan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Moderate variety on the menu. Lively spot for a drink or meal with friends. Cozy atmosphere for apres ski or hiking.

Thank rbthodge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for an early dinner with our three kids while on a long road trip. The service was excellent and food was just what we were looking for. Kids portions were good, they all chose pizza and we had burgers with loaded wedges...More

Thank KeekoNZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Powderkeg for dinner and took along our toddler. The staff were brilliant and took an order straight away for our boy so his food arrived quickly and left him with crayons and paper to keep him occupied beforehand. I had...More

Thank Axle_Twix
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Has a very nice meal, Staying in the attached hotel, Food was great, service good. Had a very nice conversation with the people at the table beside us.

Thank Edward A
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Its tastless and terrible texture too solid. For $15 it was awfull. The shell the salmon entree came in was inedible. Not sure why. Lamb was very good.. I asked the waitress to pass it on to the chef about the desert, do they? I...More

Thank Doug B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
3:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Saturday
3:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Mangawhero Tce | Bottom of the Mountain Road, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Ohakune
  • Phone Number: +64 6-385 8888
  • E-mail
Description
The Powderkeg is the heart of the Powderhorn Chateau and is where the most of the fun tends to begin! Situated at the start of The Old Coach Road, The Powderkeg guarantees a fun and hospitable atmosphere! Many a tall story is told over a cold beer seated at the unforgettable wood furniture.
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