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$7 - $51
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New Zealand, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in late night after a long day of driving. The kitchen was closing in 15 minutes but the staff was very kind and didn’t rush me on ordering. We got the regular burgers with fries and were not disappointed. Great flavor all around. We...were appreciative to find a place open and continued raving about the food the next day. Stop in and give them a try.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful tasty food cooked to perfection. Staff extremely welcoming. Every thing done with a smile in old but Pleasant atmosphere.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 23 April 2023

Dropped in here over Anzac weekend and was totally impressed. Customer service was amazing. The gentlemen made us feel welcome and joked with our little girl. The food was impressive and super yummy. This is A+++ for everything. Well sone team.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 28 December 2022

The rooms were great recently refurbished and enough room to put all my motorcycle gear. The host was very friendly and accommodating. The food from the in house restaurant was amazing definitely worth staying here. You can ad a breakfast on for $5 very much...value for money all roundMore

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 27 September 2022 via mobile

Simple pub lunch with good service, good food & good prices. Appreciated the voucher in the entertainment book thanks.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 12 September 2022 via mobile

The best burger I’ve had in ages. The Small Al Burger. Glad we didn’t order the Big Al. Nice wee pub on the main road. We’ll be back.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 9 May 2022

Five of us dined here and we all had great meals, the servings were extra generous and the cost was very affordable. Yes it is pub grub but for a large group we were not dissappointed. Some of our group were a local and there...was was plenty of banter with the staff who all seemed to go out of their way to make sure our visit and needs were exceeded.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 18 June 2021 via mobile

We stopped over today at the Culverden Hotel Cafe again for a break and meal on our way over from the West Coast. The friendly helpful reception from the entire team was once again delightful. And the meal was great and well priced. We will...certainly return.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 27 April 2021

Stayed a night - basic but clean and comfortable accommodation. Had a beer and steak meal at the pub tasty and generous serving. Friendly service by ALL the staff there! Will definitely come again. Keep it up.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 5 April 2021 via mobile

This is a 'very original' kiwi pub. We planned to stop here as there is a Chargenet site just across the road. We waited 42 minutes for a very basic hamburger for my friend, and two (precooked/chilled) poached eggs on toast for me - almost...hard and almost cold. The gentleman in charge did recognise our dissatisfaction and voluntarily refunded the full cost of our lunch. Well done. However, in the midst of this gloomy hour was a big ray of sunshine. The young lady who was waiting on tables. A genuine, warm, friendly lass who came and apologised twice for the delay. Her personal style and manner would not be out off place at any establishment that wants to offer very personal customer service. The world is waiting for YOU!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Alan L, Owner at Culverden Hotel and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2021

It never fails to amaze me how ungrateful and hurtful some people are. For instance you come in on one of the busiest days of the year (Easter Monday), you could see and were told we are extremely busy and complain that it took 42...More

Reviewed 20 June 2020

The Culverden hotel is a great country pub. The meals are always delicious and well priced. Al, Bubbles and all the staff are always friendly and provide great service. We are lucky to have such a great local.

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed 16 March 2020 via mobile

We called for $12 lunch special Choice was good size & quality not so good So I guest you get what you pay for Roomy plenty seating in very old pub Staff were friendly enough

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 3 January 2020

The four of us had our dinner here after a long drive from the West Coast. We all enjoyed our steaks and the salad and chips - they were good and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 27 November 2019

nice old pub and found the rooms adequate and shared bathrooms worked ok. the food looked nice but took ages to be served and the meet tough. generous portions

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 6 June 2019

Toward the end of a long drive we stopped for a coffee and a hot chocolate. Both were really nice, the staff were friendly, the surroundings were clean and warm. What more can I say?

Date of visit: June 2019
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Culverden Hotel and Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4