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Turangi Tavern

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277 Te Rangitautahanga Road, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
+64 7-386 6071
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (22 reviews)
“pizza” (27 reviews)
“fish and chips” (17 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
277 Te Rangitautahanga Road, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Pub grub can often be a bit of a mixed bag, but not so in the case of this establishment. We were totally impressed by a number of things: the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff but above all the work of the staff in...More

Thank Erasmus16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a classic Kiwi tavern: no frills, big plates of food, friendly staff. And whoever’s in the kitchen really knows what they’re doing. The food was excellent (we can recommend the pork and fish & chips). The portions are HUGE. And it’s excellent value...More

Thank Ann-Marie N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately it was our last night before we were able to sample this lovely Tavern. A large, friendly tavern where food is also available. Had a lovely meal, reasonably priced. Pool table , darts , gaming machines & even an ATM all available here. It...More

Thank Lorna Jane G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just expected a standard pub meal and was pleasantly surprised! Warm and friendly, local pub feel with a fire going and nice staff. My daughter is still talking about the bangers and mash she had!

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hearty food, wouldn’t be out of place in a 5 star restaurant. Lovely friendly staff in a great location and a trendy building.

Thank Medhbh M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a family lunch on a wet day and very enjoyable. Adults meals great, as was the kids pizza and fish and chips.

Thank muzzanz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best lamb shanks in NZ plus a great range of pub food and regular NZ meals. Family friendly with neat staff

Thank _cherieden
Turangi_Tavern, Owner at Turangi Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, thanks for the great review however can you adjust the rating to suit. If your experience was good, shouldn’t the rating be higher that 1 star? Cheers

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to get a steak after Tongariro Alpine Hike! After tha hike you need to award yourself with a good steak maybe even get an egg on top! What was explained to us was A Scotch steak was a rib eye and a sirloin...More

Thank KittyGattino
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner on a Friday night at this very popular local pub. The menu was really good with something to suit all tastes. We had the lamb back strap salad and the nachos. The salad was excellent with a generous portion of perfectly cooked...More

Thank SuzieLee71
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for a wine after rafting and were greeted by a friendly young barman. Good selection of wine and beer, lovely outdoor area to sit in. We didn't stay for dinner but the meal we saw looked as good as their reputation! We...More

Thank manawatutrippers
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4 September 2017|
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Response from Turangi_Tavern | Property representative |
Hi there. No sorry we are closed on Christmas Day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 277 Te Rangitautahanga Road, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Turangi
  • Phone Number: +64 7-386 6071
  • E-mail
Only Sports Bar in Turangi. Open 7 days a week from 11am. Full TAB facilities. 18 Gaming machines. Pool tables, dart boards. Pizzas & Bar meals available daily from 12pm, can't go past our steak meal served with fries, eggs & salad for $24.00! Bar snacks always available. Lives bands, big screen for all the big games live. Pool comp on Thursdays!
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