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US$6 - US$16
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 December 2021 via mobile

Good food and exceptionally nice staff. Lady was really understanding with our 3 young kids and kept them occupied with colouring books. Would really recommend.

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 2 November 2021 via mobile

Great variety on menu & great drinks selection. Visited with a group of 5 friends on a Friday night during level 2. We were all happy with our meals & enjoyed the cocktails

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 22 July 2021

Came for the Quiz Night! Great time with a fun atmosphere, staff were all superb! Will be back. Drinks were all reasonably priced and food was solid.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 20 April 2021 via mobile

Average venue but everything else in town had long waits. Pleasantly surprised. Food was okay with quick service and friendly staff. Bonus $10 small plates and the calamari and fish tacos were tasty. Ended up being there when the pub quiz started. So loud so...we thought IF YOU CANT BEAT THEM, JOIN THEM. Had fun. Free chips at half time. No entry fee. Great night!More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 18 April 2021

amazing food awesome service great prices best I have ever had in my life nothing could ever beat this food

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 13 February 2021 via mobile

Oh hell, met some mates here who are locals and set right down to business of catching up for a feed and a drink. Well that didnt last long, the months of not interacting were soon forgotten as the beer and wine flowed more freely...than an avalanche on the side of Mt Aspiring. Yes we ate, but what we actually consumed I can not reflect back on, it could've been cat or it could've been aged old steak, I have no idea. The next day our heads hurt and so did the bank account.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 29 January 2021

Had the pumpkin salad which was utterly lovely, really tasty. Fries arrived after we had finished eating 🥴. Pleasant waitress. Major Down side, outside area it's so so Smokey, yuk. Plus we sat in a non smoking area and people continued to vape there too....Gross. Then a mother and daughter started having a drink fight... So drunk. Can't even make this stuff up.. Interesting hour. Food satisfied us though so thanks, I guess.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 22 January 2021 via mobile

After a big day travelling we were all pretty hangry, we were served quick and the meals arrived fast too. Great steak for $20 and the kids loved the build your own tacos. Nice to have options other than fish and nuggets

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 16 January 2021

We are travelling as a large group of 8 with a baby, a toddler and a teenager and expect a few deep breaths on entry to a restaurant - none of that here. The large tables were already reserved (keep that in mind, you may...want to replicate) but we were still provided with several options and selected a couple of booths. The choices pleased everybody as did the food. Tasty and filling. Great family restaurant that will appeal to younger travellers as well with large outside area to enjoy lakes and wines. They even had a stock of games and colouring books for our youngest membersMore

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 15 January 2021

Good spot on the waterfront where we had lunch. Was good quick service and nice food followed by a nice Boundary Brewing beer. Staff were friendly and looked out for our little one and I had the fish tacos which were delicious.

Date of visit: January 2021
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5