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#1 of 2 Bar in Gore
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Bar, European, New Zealand
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Reviewed 17 February 2024

We were here for a light lunch on a rainy day, on a journey from Dunedin to Te Anau. i had the Soup of the Day, which was Thai Chicken. It wasn't remotely like real Tom Kha Gai, it was something like a thick coconut...milk with chunks of chicken and carrot in it, plus a bit of red curry paste and a couple of tiny lime leaves, served with toast! But I really liked it-the chicken chunks were really good quality chicken, and it had just a little heat, it was fine. Service was good, prices were fine-we'd give them another go.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 15 January 2024 via mobile

Good service and nice and clean. Had the chilli chicken nachos for lunch. The chicken tasted and looked like it was the diced meat you buy in the big bags, not freshly cooked at all. It was coated in a sweet chilli sauce which wasn’t...what was expected with nachos. The avocado was like the paste you get from subway and overall the dish was average and not enjoyable.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 28 November 2023

Average pub food. Had steak sandwich, plate was full of chips. Service was quick. First time here.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 1 March 2023 via mobile

We ordered and the meals didn’t arrive. When we queried this, the food had been sent to the wrong table. It eventually arrived . On paying the bill, we were told they had taken drinks off the bill - there was only one drink on...it! The nachos were swimming with oil, so soggy by the third of the plate! The pizza - chicken and mango was actually mango sauce squirted on, and one single piece of chicken - a very poor offer . This is a place to avoid at all costs ! They could have put this right and chose not to! Even when the waitress explained at the till that there was a mix up with the tables, there was no effort to right their mistake.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 24 February 2023 via mobile

This is my first trip to NZ and we ate here 4 times during the time we were in Gore. The food is amazing- we had bar meals mainly but then had a family meal in the restaurant on my birthday. The food is perfectly...cooked, plentiful and delivered with a smile by a variety of lovely, smiley ladies. Amy was particularly lovely and went out of her way to allow me to purchase a souvenir staff t shirt to take back to England. If you're in the vicinity, visit! You won't be disappointed Thank you ladies for your wonderful service.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 9 August 2022 via mobile

OMG if you want the best food you have ever tasted and the best service hen this is definitely the place to go. The atmosphere is amazing and the staff are all amazing as well . The food was cooked to perfection ! Can definitely...recommend and we will definitely be returning before we leave Gore next week.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 20 April 2022

Despite being busy (which is very normal for this establishment), staff were very accommodating and helpful. Food was its usual large portions of a variety of various food options at a respectable price.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 3 March 2022

Usually love the service from howl at the moon as I am a regular customer but this time around I came out for lunch and I met the most rude waitress, no mannerism, very blunt and did not present herself well. Very disappointed I expected...more from an adult!More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Aimee S, Marketing at Howl At The Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2022

Hi there, We are so sorry to hear of your experience. Could you please let me know when you were in so I can deal with this. Thanks Jane

Reviewed 14 November 2021

Twenty minutes to take our order (after reminding staff we had already been seated) and another hour before our food arrived. The place was busy on Sunday lunch time but that should be expected. The excuse that there was a trainee chef seemed a bit...thin as it took so long to take our order. Rather spoilt a birthday lunch.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 10 July 2021

These guys were awesome, we came in on an extremely busy night and staff were working incredibly hard to make sure everyone was well looked after. Food was fantastic, very happy with our choice of restaurant!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 5 July 2021

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Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 19 May 2021

Fabulous food. Have never had a bad meal here. Great food, great service. best restaurant in Gore. happy to recommend howl at the Moon.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 15 November 2020 via mobile

Excellent meals all around. Tasty, hot, delivered in a timely fashion and with genuine care and smiles! 4 adults and 1 child ate 3 Nacho meals, an open Steak sandwich and a thin crust pizza with drinks for $120.00 bucks!!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 22 August 2020 via mobile

We recently decided to celebrate our Anniversary with drinks and a meal at Howl At The Moon. Both of us decided on the Taco Platter which consisted of pork belly, prawns, crispy chicken and a salad. The meals which were prepared by Chef Trish and...her assistant were superb. We managed to share a Guinness Chocolate cake desert which we thoroughly enjoyed. Great atmosphere, very attentive waitresses, and superb food...well done Howl At The Moon 💐💯👍🥂More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 26 June 2020

First time back to the Moon in 8 years, left the area and really missed the place. As always the food and service was top notch. Decor is cosy and warm. Great menu selection. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Howl At The Moon is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5