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The Brian Boru

$$ - $$$, ,
Thames, New Zealand
+64 7-868 5558
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
24 Mar 2018
“Could be so much better”
29 May 2017
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Cafe, Grill
$$ - $$$
Thames, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

This is one of the most historic and well known landmarks in Thames with such character and in a prime location, but it always seems a pity to me that the present owners have only gone part way in the presentation a venue like this...More

Thank Annaliese62
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped him for a lunch and a coffee today, we both had fish n chips served with a decent sized salad at $19.50 each it was good quality without getting too excited and a decent size. Friendly service and plenty of rustic charm from NZs...More

Thank zone333
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Really great service, great coffee and chocolate drinks, nice rustic atmosphere: fries are good. The beer selection is great, lots of local breweries.

Thank SIMBA350
Reviewed 12 January 2017

very reasonably priced good quality and quantity menu selection food . Minny the barista made us v nice coffee. Good service , clean

Thank jed0800
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The Brew has the best coffee in town.. its family friendly with a relaxed atmosphere and super friendly staff! Food is delicious, breakfast at the brew is my families favourite. The brew has become my daily coffee stop!!!

1  Thank ChloeN377
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Popped in for brunch Boxing Day- were told on arrival there would be a 15 minute wait for food. Sadly,meals began to arrive( one at a time ) an hour and 20 minutes later . The worst was yet to come .It became immediately obvious...More

Thank dalmart
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Many Auckland bakeries would envy the sweet muffins I had here. Coffee is great and so is the service - polite, friendly and attentive :) thank you guys for a great morning break!!

Thank OlgaP3142
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

It's a beautiful relaxing place ... With a variety of foods & drinks..! :) musical nights and much more ..

Thank minni0012
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I last came here about 20 years ago and left with the impression that things were a little weird. Hoping that things may have changed everything is still kind of the way i remember it, a little odd. It is a pub trying to be...More

Thank taqueeney
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Went to this restaurant with a group of business colleagues for dinner. Everyone's meal came except mine, checked if it was coming, advised it was. Everyone finished their mains ordered dessert still no main for me. Checked again " yes it is still coming". One...More

Thank Coult22
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Cafe, Grill
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thames, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Thames
  • Phone Number: +64 7-868 5558
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