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Chatto Creek Tavern

$$ - $$$, ,
1544 Omakau-Chatto Creek Road, Alexandra 9393, New Zealand
+64 3-447 3710
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (40 reviews)
“lamb sliders” (2 reviews)
“waffle fries” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1544 Omakau-Chatto Creek Road, Alexandra 9393, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 181 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Generous servings of good food, well priced. Very helpful staff. Very interesting memorabilia through the pub. A must stop on the rail trail.

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely meal, meat was beautiful & tender and well presented. The service was amazing. Waitress was friendly but still very professional. Nice atmosphere. the place was clean and tidy.

Thank sun63
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Had such a lovely evening there last Friday night, we were taken there by a local. My steak was perfect. Hubbie had the haggis and pork belly. What a wonderful pub the character is truely worth going to look. Very nice service as well. Keep...More

Thank Shona M
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Had dinner there, the whitebait was to die for so light and fluffy, blue cod meal heaps of flavour, best vinaigrette I have had in a couple of years, owner even gave me the recipe... thank you. Highly recommend stopping in for a meal.

Thank NatashaC2414
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Delicious, melt in the mouth beef cheeks on a smooth butternut mash. Pork belly was enjoyed by two of our group.

Thank Kkmcrobie
Reviewed 3 June 2018

A charming and historic tavern visited in the quiet season after the closure of Otago Central Rail cycling. Good food to complement the character of the tavern.

Thank Spinner69
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This was a welcome stop for lunch, a beer, a coffee and chat with other trail users while riding the Central Otago Rail Trail. Friendly staff, good food and beers, interesting displays in the bar area and outdoor, good facilities in the outdoor area, bike...More

Thank Garry L
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Real experience and great Otago Hospitality. The landlady goes out of her way to give you a good time. She even lent us her car. Very comfortable accommodation and wonderful meals in cosy surroundings.

Thank U293ZFlizs
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Best seafood chowder ever. Awesome beer battered fries. Generous portions and great value for money. Couldn’t recommend more highly! Thank you.

Thank TKT100
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Great lunch while we were on the Rail Trail. Generous portions and great atmosphere. Busy place and I can see why. Lovely to sit inside with all the history on the walls or outside in the lovely gardens with the smallest post office in NZ

Thank Peeb_10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1544 Omakau-Chatto Creek Road, Alexandra 9393, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Central Otago  >  Alexandra
  • Phone Number: +64 3-447 3710
  • E-mail
Chatto creek tavern is an award winning hotel that provides a relaxed atmosphere great food and genuine hospitality were time is measured by the glass not by the hour. We have a great garden bar and dining area.
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