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Bar, Pub, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 September 2019

Great location for a catch up with friends. Large range of items on the menu to choose from. Parking out the back is handy too

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 10 August 2019 via mobile

Came for lunch just after 2pm - ordered. Coffee machine away being fixed. Requested sparkling water - told they have soda water - is that the same?. Ordered seafood chowder & dumplings with garlic bread. It’s now 2.45pm ( no meal yet). Just about to...ask what the delay is - seriously. Restaurant only a quarter full !! Enquired - told further 5 mins away because we were behind a table of 10 orders. Never told this when we ordered. Not sure we will be backMore

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

I have been here many times. Tuesdays they have a quiz night which is fun but too many people are stuffed into the place so it's very loud so you can't hear a thing. Food is average, service is average to poor. They often get...orders wrong. Prices are good. Last time I was there one my friends wanted coffee. They didn't do coffee.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 4 March 2019

We loved this restaurant and have eaten there twice. The food is really deliciously cooked and I can recommend the steak and the ribs in particular. Of special note are the stuffed Jalapeno's these are delicious though best to share with two people. It's a...great venue and not too crowded if you go early evening or in the daytime at the weekend. We used Grab one and it's very much worth it for the dining, although the food is very reasonably priced and excellent value for money. I would 100% recommend eating here. They also do great deals like $20 roasts on Sunday.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

We went for work and brought family along. The food is delicious but expensive. Good range of drinks but again limited options on a lower budget. Nice facilities, they put the roof coverings over as it was looking close to raining so stood flexibility. It...was loud and noisey but that is partially to be expected with it being a bar. Facitiles were tidy, our table had a big wobble which was annoying.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Last time we visited it was poor, been twelve months since last visit and sadly its got worse. Saturday night several empty tables. We sat down, waited for fifteen minutes for a menu. The table was dirty and had food on it from last customers,...which was never cleaned away. Food was served, very average, there was only one waitress working the remaining staff were sat outside smoking. Tried to give them a chance but wont be back. Really sad as it has perfect location for large housing estates close by.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 20 November 2018

I hadn't been to NU for a while as at one stage I found their prices were quite expensive. A friend of mine booked a special table at 6pm where everything is 50% off except drinks so i thought it was worth going back. The...service was amazing, the food was passable but nothing over the top and the whole evening was ok apart from screaming children in the bar area where they have built a kids area but left it open. The dining chairs were very uncomfortable and I wondered if that was a deliberate ploy to ensure you don't settle in for the night! Overall the evening was made good by the amazing waitress but I wont be rushing back in a hurry.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Went here for a late lunch Sunday afternoon. The kiwi burger was amazing apparently, the bbq pulled sliders were different, pulled pork was great just thought the black buns were bit doughy tasting . Great atmosphere

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We went there for lunch. The service was great menu and drinks menu delivered to our table promptly. 3 specials for lunch. Order a drink and came back to take our orders. Had a pizza bread to start,it was yummy then we all opted for...the pasta.Was filling and so so yummy we all enjoyed it. The accoustics make the place a bit loud but we will definitely be back.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent venue summer or winter. We visited on a cold sunny winter day. Although we sat on the deck in the sun it was very cosy and warm inside. Large outdoor decks will be a great spot in the warmer weather Friendly, attentive staff. We...enjoyed the calamari and burger with fries. Unfortunately both the Shiraz and Syrah by the glass options were unavailable. (A bit strange), but the Cab Sav offered was a good substitute. We enjoyed our meals and will return again.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5