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The Thirsty Weta

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Absolutely wonderful

This was a great place to stop. Wonderful food, and enough of it, plus some excellent service... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Great eatery!

Friendly atmosphere, great service. Massive plate of food, well cooked and served promptly. Very... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Mike H
Goose Green, Falkland Islands
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4 weeks ago
“Absolutely wonderful ”
29 Oct 2018
“Great eatery!”
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57 Maniapoto Street, Otorohanga 3900, New Zealand
+64 7-873 6699
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great place to stop. Wonderful food, and enough of it, plus some excellent service. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LizH2704
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Friendly atmosphere, great service. Massive plate of food, well cooked and served promptly. Very busy for dinner which is always a good sign. Glad I was recommended this place by my B&B owner

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike H
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This place is a great place to stop and have something to eat, theres something for everyone in the family. has a great atmosphere and there is seating outside as well as inside. Food is lovely.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank astrid741
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We dined as a family of 7. Two children Varied menu. Meals were large, tasty and well presented The staff were very accommodating about our allergies and picky eating preferences Prices were medium range Totally recommend

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Calling not in on the way to the waitomo caves, we had a bagel snack which was melt in the mouth delicious and a gluten free option was available. The staff were welcoming and chatty. The interior was very quirky but typical of the area.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank kishere t
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Arriving late Tuesday afternoon after a recommendation from our accommodation hosts the setting is warm and inviting. Located on a corner on the main rd in Otorohanga a glass of wine and then dinner was needed. Close to the tourist attraction in Waitomo its not...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank HoochNZ
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This is one of the otorahunga's land mark cafe .good food and service , on some weekends a band plays - awesome . Ambiance is very lovely, a good place take your girlfriend or partner. Recommend place .

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Kolan C
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Great food and service and value for money. Very funny bar manager, attentive staff, fabulous and interesting decor and warm and inviting. Open till late and food was very good. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Miriam H
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Not sure what to expect when we went. Lots of locals having drinks and the staff were more than happy looking after our family of 5. Meals are pretty simple but good and overall good value. Got very busy at by the end.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank James F
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I so enjoyed the delicious home made soup with garlic bread and a glass of NZ Sav Blanc. I had been eating pies and sandwiches for lunch as my budget dictated and it was do nice to have an affordable delicious healthy alternative. Thank you.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Margaretfromoz
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