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The Social - bar & restaurant

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Meet some friends for a drink after work, bring the family for a lovely meal or even book a table for a lunch meeting. If you’re looking for a great atmosphere, fantastic food and an extensive range of beers and drinks, then come on down to The Social. Enjoy fine food in one of our quiet areas, join in with the fun and conversations at one of our long sharing tables in the pub, or take time out by the fire relaxing in one of our comfy chairs, there really is something for everyone.
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, Gastropub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff friendly good speedy service good selection of beers Live music sometimes Been there over summer time nice crowd

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank neilmX4901XM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Mum and I had dinner at The Social towards the end of last year. We ordered a bottle of wine and an entree of pates and bread. These were nice however the main I had (Market Fish) was almost inedible. As soon as it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kate K
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here when we stayed in town for one night en route to Wellington. The Social was within walking distance from our hotel / motor lodge and was recommended by the proprietor. This is very much a pub, serving pub...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Ulwazi
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Tonight,our table been serviced by a girl who is holding a worst attitude I ever seen in my life. No customers service skills; Poor dining service; And shank was over salted; Peri peri chicken had no flavour; The service & the food was great when...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank yogeshn2016
Reviewed 18 October 2018

food is straight *** . customer service was trash all round **** hole of a restaurant / pub everything is old and out dated 0/10

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank ligmaballsbicboi
Reviewed 6 October 2018

First time to dine at The Social - it was fantastic! From the time we entered the service was on point, to enjoying drinks in the sports bar and dining experience - a lovely night. I ordered the duck and my husband pork belly we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HKing2013
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We have been before here for meals & drinks with family & friends. Every time have had great experiences. Customer service very good. Food Fantastic & delisious. Value for money. Very good. Go there again. HELL YEAH.. Well done guys. 10/10 Food critic. Hazel Yes....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank HazelE79
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Called in after a walk with friends and really pleasantly surprised with warm welcome and helpful staff. Water was promptly delivered along with glasses and the menus clearly explained. We had the perfect delay before another smiling and helpful waitress took our orders. After a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Malcolm R
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Enjoyed a birthday dinner with family. The food was better than I thought as have had mixed reviews. My squid rings were good, the steak was delicious and made the way I wanted. With a coffee to finish. The rest of the family enjoyed theirs...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ibrox66
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The social does quite good platters for large groups and also sells craft beers by the jug. This is really handy when you are shouting for a lot of people as you can just buy jugs of various beers and people (at your table) can...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank JMBparaparaumu
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Yes we do we have this Saturday Wgtn v Canterbury 2.05pm then ABs v Aus 7.35pm. If you aren't already like us on our FB page, & you will be updated with up coming events, games, food specials etc.
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