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$6 - $30
CUISINES
New Zealand, Bar, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, what a find. The service was good, the menu covered a good range of regular style meals and the atmosphere was pleasant. The food was good and the prices were amazing.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 15 January 2024 via mobile

Great table in the window people watching. Excellent service from the guy with the ginger beard. Tasty meals which came out super quickly.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 29 December 2023

What can one say other than the best place we have been for lunch . Very good service top quality food great prices. You will not need anything else to eat for the rest of the day. 10/10. Can highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 21 December 2023 via mobile

Went there today We found the staff very friendly and helpful. The meal served was excellent prepared to perfection. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 23 August 2023 via mobile

Good service, tasty food, good pricing & variety. Normally always busy which has to be a good sign!!

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 4 May 2023 via mobile

My husband and I came in for dinner. Our waitress was lovely and made sure we were looked after. The food was beautiful and didn't take long to come out.

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 8 December 2022 via mobile

Surprised how busy it was for a Monday night!! Food is well priced, tastes good too & lots to choose from. It's not fancy but then I guess they're not trying to be. One of the male waiters had terrible body odour!

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 12 October 2022

Cheap roast --$16 - and salad, but still not worth it to us. The roast beef tasted as though it was a day or two old and reheated. The gravy did not taste fresh. Vegetables didnt recover the situation. Acceptable sized feed for the money...if you are hungry.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 21 June 2022 via mobile

Highly recommend the place for a good meal and will not break the bank. Great food and excellent service. Try it for yourself and prove me that I am wrong!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 3 May 2022 via mobile

Pensioners special was amazing, probably why the place was full of them! My sons steak was full of fat, waste of money. Very odd to see camembert come with BBQ sauce instead of cranberry. Meals were fine, good even but nothing to rave about for...the price.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 20 January 2022 via mobile

Second last table available, busy place but meals still came out quickly & service was good. Amazing deals for pensioners!

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 27 December 2021

Enjoyed a brunch here on a miserable cold day, and left warm and satisfied. Great staff, service, and perfectly cooked food. And the coffee was the best we've had on this trip. Looks like the locals know of this place as it was busy the...whole time we were there. Thank you team!More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 12 December 2021

Very quick service, we ordered our meals for 6 of us order was on table with in 15 minutes. welcoming staff. Cold Beers!

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 23 November 2021

The last review I did of dinner at Old Bank wasn't too favourable due mainly to the quality of service rather than the quality of the food. This latest evening visit was nothing short of wonderful. Great service all round - faultless, in fact. Warm,...friendly and efficient throughout. The food ? Delicious. Pork belly for me, sirloin steak for her, fish bites as entrée. All wonderfully cooked and presented hot and tasty. Yes, we're glad we returned.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 11 September 2021

When the food came out it looked wonderful. However the garlic bread was very dry and had no taste, the onion rings were crumbed even though I was told they weren’t and the bacon and mushroom sauce was cold. When I came to pay the...lady looked at me when I told her the food wasn’t very good. You could tell by the amount that was left on the table. She flicked her eyes and said oh well and proceeded to charge for everything. I asked if she was being serious that she told me a falsehood in relation to the food and some of it was of terrible quality. She said they were running at a loss and were charging for the food. I asked to speak to the manager so she took off the price for the onion rings. Then said she didn’t like my attitude and to stop swearing at her. I hadn’t said one swear word and it wasn’t my fault the food was not up to standard. I said that this type of behaviour needs to be reviewed. My daughter came over and when the lady again accused me of swearing my daughter said she had heard it all and she was incorrect. Again the manager was asked for and she refused. She took off the garlic bread and asked if there was any thing else we wanted to say. I could have said the sauce was cold and drinks were flat. But seriously I had enough of her attitude. Then when we left she called out not to come back!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Old Bank Cafe & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4