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Chatto Creek Tavern

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
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.
US$8 - US$24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
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
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My son and I stopped here for lunch while cycling on the Central Otago Rail Trail. The food was delicious but quite heavy options for a cyclists lunch. It would be good to have some lighter options.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Donna S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped here a couple of times now after doing a few hours on the rail trail. Good selection of beer and the fries served in the old cooking tins are amazing.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jet100307
Reviewed 4 days ago

My 8 year old daughter and I were drenched by rain after cycling from Clyde along the Otago Central Rail Trail, and cold! Despite the weather the experience was well worth it. However we certainly needed sustenance when we arrived at the Chatto Creek Tavern....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RDNTAuckland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a late lunch for 4 a couple of days back and the food was excellent as was the service and atmosphere. This place has got the recipe spot on and we will certainly be back again soon.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank graemem548
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice garden setting and good food. Handy spot on the trail, friendly service. The vegetable soup was excellent.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kay P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The small team here are working super hard but a simpler menu with healthier choices for those cycling the rail trail would make cyclists happy and the turnaround in a busy kitchen quicker on busy days. Fried everything with chips and the one salad on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank UnCannyScot
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch, just in time to dodge a rain shower. Had a delicious meal of perfectly roasted asparagus, vine tomatoes and mushrooms. Great service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank spokeb
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Great food, great service, great atmosphere. The tavern was extremely busy for a Tuesday night which maybe shows how popular it is. Service was very efficient considering how many people were there for dinner. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 207JAR13
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

This was an unsurpassed lunch experience. We arrived with little expectations, happy to settle on a pie for lunch after a couple of hours cycling. Each of our group’s 4 meals were outstanding. Seafood chowder with ciabatta, smashed avocado on an exceptional rye bread with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 3debbiea
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

This is the second time I've visited within 2 months. Friendly service, quaint place and fantastic food. A little pricey but worth it. Great place to stop to replenish on your travels. Highly recommend to visitors and surrounding locals.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TrishP1971
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