Punters Bar and Grill

Punters Bar and Grill

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Ratings and reviews
3.5
3.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.2 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.6 of 5 bubbles
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Does this restaurant specialise in New Zealand style food?
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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3.5
3.5 of 5 bubbles41 reviews
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Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Bethany
Auckland7 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021 none
My friends and I had a great time here for a few drinks and bar snacks. Value for money here in incredible - one $6 portion of chips fed all of us, and the beers on tap are half the price as anywhere else! A great frinedly environment, very helpful staff and they are pet friendly!! I bought my dog with me and one of the bartenders bought over a bowl of water without me even asking which was very thoughtful. All in all a great experience.
Written 19 February 2021
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traceyz22
54 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 none
relaxed and friendly. HUGE portions of food. Decided to go again on our second night but sadly the kitchen was overwhelmed on a very busy night and we were unable to order. Highly recommend for tasty and great value for money. Casual setting and a place to mix with the locals
Written 30 October 2020
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Kennedy R
Thames15 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021 none
Service was very friendly. Drinks were a great price and the food was so yum. Quite a few locals there that were very frinedly. Had a great time.
Written 7 September 2021
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John W
Waitakaruru6 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020 none
Was a good little pub. Had all the sports on, cheap handles and great food. They had a few bands on through the summer which I thought was a great idea!
Written 6 September 2021
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Amrita B
New Zealand583 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 friends
We had a great time here. Even though it was crazy busy with the world cup All Blacks game on - the team here put up the best service. Not only did we all have snacks and drinks minutes within ordering we were well looked after even though it was almost midnight. Highly recommended. Great job Aman and team!! FYI Nachos were yumm.
Written 31 October 2019
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Merg_5
Auckland78 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 couples
When looking from outside it does not look appealing! But go on in it is very clean and inviting. They have happy hour each day 5 to 7 on certain drinks. They also have daily food specials. Eg. Tuesday fish chips and salad for two people $30 Which was delicious the fish was very fresh and nice chips. Would definitely return when in Tairua next.
Written 27 March 2019
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Carly W
40 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 couples
we ate here one night when we were particularly missing home food after a month away and this place delivered! a great Sunday Roast, thankyou for friendly service too!!
Written 17 March 2019
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Explore574102
Dublin7 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 family
We visited this bar last weekend specifically to watch the Oz open tennis final on Sunday night but were asked to leave at around 10pm as they didn't have enough customers!
Written 31 January 2019
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Jarom H
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 family
We have tried most of the food on the menu and can not fault how amazing it is fresh fish, beautiful steak, big meals great atmosphere. Love coming here just to have dinner.
Written 25 September 2018
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jim v
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 couples
Called in for a beer and a flutter on the pokies. The barman struggled to serve us let alone understand what we would like. A beer and a lemonade. Then when we returned to the bar for a second and third time. Made himself look busy doing nothing. I would bypass this bar and carry on up the road.
Written 2 September 2018
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HappyTravelerIAm
Austin130 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 family
We had dinner here the night we stayed in Tairua. The place seemed like a hit with the locals. There were quite a few folks there on a week night. It was family friendly (high chairs and coloring books and toys are all on hand). The food was your standard bar fare.
Written 31 May 2018
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NQTravellers41
10 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 family
Out of the 7 meals that were ordered none of them hit the mark. We only ate because of hunger. One of group ended up feeling sick in the toilet almost immediately after eating. DO NOT order the calamari as it comes out deep fried and the texture was more on par with fish not calamari. On the menu it was described as salt and pepper then flash fried but came out crumbed deep fried and definitely not fresh more likely commercially crumbed and frozen.
Written 16 May 2018
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ohgee2
Hamilton45 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 family
Punters Bar and Grill has now employed a fantastic Indian chef and she is doing delicious Indian curries on a few nights. We have tried the fish, lamb and the butter chicken. All where absolutely beautiful and we will be back for more. Thanks
Written 6 May 2018
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mctsrrstcm
Morrinsville25 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 family
We used to come to punters for their beer and burger deal every time we came to Tairua. The meals used to be fantastic. However this time at Easter the caterers have changed and even though the menus were the same the portions had shrunk by half , the coleslaw that came with most meals had gone, and the delicious relishes had gone. All our meals were disappointing and we were a group of 7. We are sad as we will have to find somewhere else to go now. (But we will go one more time in the hope they improve...)
Written 3 May 2018
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ringthebells2
Tauranga60 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2018 couples
Limited menu, and the food was not spectacular. However the service was satisfactory and the prices ok.
Written 25 March 2018
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