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Bar, Pub, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and value... Had a quick meal here on our way to Auckland. I had a venison salad and hubby had Muddy's special double burger (best burger we've tasted in the North Island so far!) And bonus: Kids ate for free (Mon-Wed). Coffee was...good too. We will be back for sure!More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 12 June 2021

Have been to this restaurant 4 times over many years and 3 times it has been really bad Steak was cooked like I asked which is good but the quality of the steak was not good the chips were cold in the middle and tasted...like oven cooked from frozen They mucked up the order and they never took the plates away or asked if anyone wanted dessertMore

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 25 October 2020

Bar table was sticky and grubby,bar person unfriendly,food was dreadful,cooked in old oil,will never g again

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 25 August 2020

Had a great dinner with family tonight. All of our meals were absolutely delicious. Can’t wait to come back again and enjoy another meal with the family. Ribs were amazing, steak was delicious and all the meals were a decent size. Thank you to the...chef and the lovely waitresses. ☺️☺️More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 21 June 2020 via mobile

Stopped in for a look ended up having dinner. Delicious pizza & garlic bread was gorgeous! The staff were all great & very attentive. Will visit again for sure!

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 28 February 2020

Had lunch with a group of friends here. They have small plates and large plates. I had the smashed avocados and fritter and it was very nice. The egg on top added more taste to the dish. The atmosphere was open, sunny and friendly. Located...next to a rest stop on the motorway, so a great place for lunch between Hamilton and Auckland.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 23 February 2020

Popped in for a pint and a bite to eat on the way home, it was dirty and overrated. We ordered a pizza to share and a bowl of mussels, the mussels were luke warm and basic. The pizza base was hard as rock and...when we commented on the horrible base they proudly told us it was made by the chef. The tables hadn’t been wiped for weeks by the looks of it and dirty serviettes were laying around everywhere. The bar woman had socks on behind the bar and no shoes until she slopped around delivering meals with her feet half in her trainers. She stepped right over the dirty serviettes and didn’t clear one plate on her way back.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 13 February 2020 via mobile

We called in for a late lunch 1 Sunday. Ordered 2 x beef burgers - oh my goodness - they were ENORMOUS !!! To be honest I could have had a quarter and my husband would have eaten the rest. For $26.00 per burger they...were pricey and did not come with chips, that was an extra $8.00. Muddy Waters needs to look at there pricing of there menu!!! The menu isn’t huge but ok for a pub atmosphere.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 11 November 2019 via mobile

The restaurant is clean and tidy, the staff are friendly and helpful. The food is very average, for the prices charged. If you go here, the kids cheese pizza is great, the steak and the large pizza. Stay away from the battered or pan fried...fish, you could smell it before you tasted it (obviously had been in the freezer way too long). Still to be fair they offered another meal, or a refund for my wifes dinner, I was hungry so still ate mine, it wasn’t great. My daughter had the chicken salad, again average, way too many olives. Probably won’t return in a hurry, prefer next time food hall.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 9 October 2019

My husband & I went a few weeks ago and I was disappointed with my meal. I had Caesar sala. I have had much better, My husband loved his fish and chips

Date of visit: September 2019
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4