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The Pioneer

$$ - $$$, , German
9-13 Tamariki Avenue | The Nautilus, Orewa, Auckland 0931, New Zealand
+64 9-421 1053
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good56%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
26 Oct 2017
“Meet Up”
12 Oct 2017
“Chill place for a good time ”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, German
$$ - $$$
9-13 Tamariki Avenue | The Nautilus, Orewa, Auckland 0931, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

met up with a small group of lady friends; even had a good chat with 2 old grannies-they were sisters staying at the Nautilus. Good priced drinks-for the area; just had the basic pizza & fish & chups. Both OK; prefer the place when there's...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Michael P
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Great staff, cheap drinks, nice atmosphere and good pizza. I’ve been reading my book next to the fire and was perfect. It’s a really nice place to go and meet nice and friendly people.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank TatianaV1356
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Stay away! You've been warned. Dont eat here, this bar is just a public bar for local workers. Used to be quite nice when it first opened but poor management has seen the place decline to what it is now. Please do yourself a favour...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank twoidiotswithfish
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

A wonderful place to have a meal or just a beer. Great bar staff, friendly locals will even invite you to play darts if you show the slightest interest, meals are great value for money and presented well, beer I find slightly over priced but...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Darren P
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Nice clean place to eat and good wholesome food. Would eat there again. Good value for money with friendly service.

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank 171dee
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Went to the Pioneer first time about a week ago for a "Weissbier" and was pleasantly surprised about the friendly and informative barman serving me a fresh Paulaner($7.50)from the tap. The interior of the bar is dominated by two large TV screens showing sports but...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank expeditioner2015
Reviewed 29 July 2015

I took my group of Gregarious Grannies to Pioneer Orewa for lunch today. It wasn't very good . Most of us had Fish and chips . It was greasy and oil needed changing as it was very dark . We won't be going back there...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank ggsboss
Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

Mum and I came here for a meal and expected a decent feed. We got undercooked steak and an average burger which resulted in me meeting with the toilet. Your "sundae" was icecream and topping and you couldn't taste the hokey pokey at all. The...More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank WentworthFallsRasha
Reviewed 7 January 2015

The Pioneer is tucked away under the hideous Nautilus building, set a bit back from the main drag of Orewa. We visited with friends on a Saturday afternoon and were surprised to see the place totally deserted. The German owner was friendly and the place...More

Date of visit: December 2014
Thank broons4
Reviewed 7 December 2014

Good selection of drinks and food, specials @ $12.00 each night. House German specials available as well.

Date of visit: December 2014
Thank Pamac530322
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub, German
Lunch, Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-13 Tamariki Avenue | The Nautilus, Orewa, Auckland 0931, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Orewa
  • Phone Number: +64 9-421 1053
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