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Pukemanu Bar & Eatery

$$ - $$$, ,
The Square, Martinborough 5954, New Zealand
+64 6-306 9606
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (6 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
“the pub” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Gastropub, New Zealand
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
The Square, Martinborough 5954, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 19 July 2018

Been a few times and and the food has always been great, and the price is not up there with other fancy restaurants in Martinborough. A very nice setting away from the main bar area.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bev176
hemiller2015, Manager at Pukemanu Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you kindly for your review, we appreciate you taking the time to do so.

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We popped in for a quick meal. Staff were friendly and attentive. A simple but comprehensive menu offered the usual steaks and chicken dishes and a range of burgers. I chose the pork belly....best I have had - ever! Initially I had my reservations about...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Grant G
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Pukemanu was the name of a pub in a 1970s NZ television soap and this place lives up to the name of being a small but friendly local sports bar. A good selection of beers on tap, friendly and down to earth locals and staff...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Henare H
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Had a great meal, food was delicious especially the lamb. Wine selection a bit thin but adequate. Friendly service.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank _dcathro
LianHath, Guest Relations Manager at Pukemanu Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thanks for your feedback, we appreciate you have taken the time to review us and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 22 March 2018

Located centrally on the square.Lovely cold beer and a good selection of wine by the glass. Friendly minehost. TAB and pokies for those that need them. Lots of friendly locals to chat to. Bottle shop next door is handy.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Ross H
LianHath, Guest Relations Manager at Pukemanu Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us Ross. We really appreciate the feedback and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 7 February 2018

a small group of us went to the Pukemanu Bar for a meal we all had a burger and fries and the meal was great the food all came out at once was not only tasty but good portions and great service I would go...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank rhutchings2016
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

5/1/18 Myself and 3 friends went here. As we arrived we were asked to be seated and the lady said your food will take roughly 45 minutes. Now every other place was full and our place we were staying at, recommend it, so we were...More

Date of visit: January 2018
2  Thank JustinC3988
LianHath, Guest Relations Manager at Pukemanu Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thanks for your kind words. These will be passed onto the team. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 12 January 2018

We came as a group of 9 for dinner and made sure we booked ahead of time. Unluckily for us another large table had just got in before us and ordered first. Whilst drinks were dispatched fairly quickly we waited over an hour for what...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Graham D
LianHath, Public Relations Manager at Pukemanu Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

We are sorry for your disappointing experience and will speak to the team from that night to ensure it doesn’t happen in the future. We’d love the opportunity to show you a better side of us.

Reviewed 23 December 2017

We all selected from the $14 menu (there were more choices too). The mussels in white wine sauce were delicious and the steak sandwich was excellent. The service was fast and very good.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Foodape
LianHath, comms at Pukemanu Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We really appreciate your feedback. Hope to see you again. heres wishing you a Happy New Year.

Reviewed 15 June 2017

We had Dinner there one night and were pleasantly surprised with many aspects of this Restaurant. The Lamb I ordered was cooked to perfection, slightly pink and tender and juicy. My husband had steak, which was served as he loved it - rare. Only one...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Dorisb6
Trusthouse1, Support at Pukemanu Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We appreciate the Feedback and look forward to seeing you again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Gastropub, New Zealand
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square, Martinborough 5954, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Martinborough
  • Phone Number: +64 6-306 9606
  • E-mail
Description
WE ARE MARTINBOROUGH'S LOCAL, RIGHT ON THE SQUARE You're bound to meet some of the town's friendliest, most down to earth characters here. Open every day for a family friendly dinner at E10, snacks or a spot of lunch. Indoors, there's pool, darts and free wifi, Sky Sport, TAB and gaming.
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