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Sprig & Fern Motueka

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$$ - $$$, Pizza,
Wallace Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
+64 3-528 4684
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (35 reviews)
“grilled fish” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pizza, Pub, New Zealand, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Wallace Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Popped into the Sprig & Fern by chance mid road trip. After getting settled at our table a lovely gentleman (sadly I didn’t catch his name but perhaps a manager of the place) came over to see if we needed any help with our choices...More

Thank Victoria H
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We visited here, after arriving in Motueka. I enjoy pale ales and the friendly barman let me test the ales, before purchase! The KPA (kiwi pale ale) was delicious. Interior was very quirky, spacious and plenty of information available. We also had curly fries and...More

Thank Bryony H
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Accomodating, quiet off the main road and tasty. It’s a tavern style bar and restaurant. Nice sunny space outside. Clean Interrior inside. Relaxed atmosphere. Good selection of craft beer and local wines. Reasonable priced mains and entrees. Good helpful staff.

Thank whateverwherever
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We were there on St Patrick's Day so it was very noisy, but the food was good as was the service. The beer selection was also good.

Thank CapeCodder1_12
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We found this through Trip Advisor and totally agree with all the reviews! A really charming bar with friendly staff, a great selection of beers and wines and excellent food, particularly the burgers! We liked it so much we returned a few nights later.

Thank Loyal-QPR-Fan
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Great evening at the sprig and fern. Best fish & chips with large fresh salad. Fantastic beer on tap selection. Lots of local people gather at this pub and the beer is wonderful and reasonably priced.

Thank SheynaPurna
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

A great little place with interesting range of craft beers, and really nice steaks. Would definitely eat'n'drink there again!

Thank Maciej Z
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great selection of beers, lovely crowd and good solid pub food. What more could you want?

Thank xerxes25
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Half bar-half restaurant. Order grub at the counter and then pick a seat. Plenty of cool niches to choose from. Upstairs loft, interior bar scene and outdoor patio. Pizzas and things. Good food at a good price. Not fancy or healthy, but after a day...More

Thank Texas9903
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Burger, crispy potatoes, and salad were delivered quickly and with a smile. Good choice of beers and overall good value for money.

Thank Wallace D
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Jackie K
27 February 2017|
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Response from Ian-R-Bray-JP | Reviewed this property |
Yes as I recall they had two. I got impression that sports tv was available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pizza, Pub, New Zealand, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wallace Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Motueka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-528 4684
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The Sprig & Fern Tavern in Motueka is somewhat of a hidden gem set behind the busy main street. We are a traditional, friendly kiwi tavern with a bright, fresh interior. There are no TVs or pokies to distract you from enjoying the excellent craft beer and cider, delicious food and entertaining conversation.
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