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Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Locally themed bar and eatery, which is guaranteed to make your day better. Great New Zealand fare, tap beer, live music and good times.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 10 March 2021

Excellent at every level. Booked in within 5 minutes of arriving, fast friendly service, excellent and plenty of food. Awesome atmosphere. Def going back.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 25 February 2021 via mobile

4 hungry and thirsty lads got satisfied here. Good food good beer good service. Generous quantities and reasonable prices.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 4 January 2021 via mobile

Recently had a meal at Redoubt Bar with excellent results. The food was great and the attentive staff - Dan in particular, were fantastic. It’s dog friendly and a great stop. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 2 January 2021

we went there with our 2 kids and we all enjoyed the food, ambiance and amazing staff! thanks so much we will definitely come back!

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 29 November 2020

Was over here for the morning/arvo getting our vehicle serviced at Nicholson's Auto's. Bought our bikes over to do some street cycling to chew up sometime whilst waiting. After couple hours of cycling stopped of at Redoubt Eatery & bar for a bite before picking...up the Ute. Were recommended here by staff at Nicholson's. Sat at outside high table/leaner - was nice day and warm and we were in our bike gear so more practical - plenty of table's inside and out on the pavement. Fairly authentic country look and ambience inside - perfect for a country town. Efficient menu - not to overloaded with to much , but what you would expect in cowpoke country. Good selection of both food , drinks and cocktails. Staff here are excellent - both efficient and chatty , nice one - thumbs up. We both ordered the two dishes of the day - Lamb ribs and Lamb loin - a bit ironic when we were sitting smack in the middle of Fonterra land with cows in every direction. Both were perfectly cooked and tasted great . If your in Morrinsville for brunch/lunch or a evening meal check this place out first- a not overly pretentious or fussy establishment but delivers a good wine and dining experience - looking forward to next year when i have to get my next Ute annual service at Nicholson's . No doubt's about Redoubt . 4 starsMore

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 24 November 2020

Quick lunch with my parents in Matamata Pate was nice, coffee was ok m, service was a bit slow but overall ok

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 1 August 2020 via mobile

Hubby and I drove from Auckland to head to the Matamata Races. Stopped in to The Redoubt Bar and Eatery for brunch. Great decision. Food, atmosphere and top notch service left us feeling we had struck the best experience of small town New Zealand’s hospitality....Highly recommend if passing through. Thank you to the ladies at front of house. Fantastic service.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 20 July 2020

We stopped in Matamata for lunch on the drive down to Napier. We parked nearby and decided to stop here. The menu was fairly sized and had nice options. The server was very friendly. After getting our orders we were able to admire the decor...of the bar including the kayak on the roof that went to the outside area. the food was quite nice. Tasty and well cooked. I had the Buddha bowl and that was really tasty particularly the coconut rice which actually tasted like coconut. The chowder was on the salty side though. It was quite a nice place for a fairly chill lunch before heading out again.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 12 July 2020

We were looking for a place to buy dinner to take back to our accommodation. We wandered around for ages looking at the choices available and settled on the Redoubt. Although we were really a bit early for the diner menu to open in the...kitchen, they were happy to go ahead and provide us with what we wanted, which we were very grateful for. Staff were very friendly and accommodating. Food was divine too!!More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 12 May 2020

I didn’t want to send my Mum the usual flowers for Mother’s Day so the Mother’s Day Treat Plate seemed like a brilliant idea. It was delivered out to her in the morning and I was sent photos of an empty tray by the afternoon...with rave reviews from Mum. Major brownie points for me! Thanks Redoubt!More

Date of visit: May 2020
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  • Yes, The Redoubt Bar and Eatery offers takeaway services.

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  • The Redoubt Bar and Eatery is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5