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Muddy Waters Irish Pub & Restaurant

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Mercer $$ - $$$ European, Irish,
State Highway 1 Riverbank Road, Mercer, New Zealand
+64 9-233 6663
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good24%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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European, Irish, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
State Highway 1 Riverbank Road, Mercer, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Found this place after filling with fuel, right behind the gas station on the main highway in Bombay, south of Auckland right by the Waikato river. What a nice little place for our Sunday lunch! Good food, good service, great coffee! Never been before but...More

Thank Euronuta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Conveniently located off SH1 at Mercer. The restaurant is separate to the bar. The bar itself doesn't have much of an Irish Pub feel, and is dominated by the horse racing on TV and the Pokie machines, which of course is great if this is...More

Thank DHC2-Man
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food, presentation and quality! Friendly service! Nice atmosphere. Warm and just off the interstate at a petrol plaza stop!

Thank Karencat-rt
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We went back to the place for the first time after it was burnt down and were very impressed. its back to its former glory, the staff are excellent and super friendly, the meals are spot on and speed was fantastic. 50 minutes from walking...More

Thank Kerry H
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Not our first choice for a meal however we were refreshingly surprised. For the entree I had the Muscles which were cooked to perfection I might add and my son had the largest Scrimp Cocktail I've ever seen. Mains were perfectly cooked steaks and fish....More

Thank Nicky H
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

service terrible x2. Piss poor actually. Understaffed for mothers day.but not really that busy. There is really nothing nice to say. An hour has passed. Still no main. Chowder full of vegetables. Spotted couple prawns and couple bit's squid. Pan fried Terikihi for main. What...More

Thank pure e
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for the burger which is literally the size of your head. We actually spent a good 1/2hour trying to find this place because my boyfriend was craving it and couldn't remember where they were. Ps you have to ask for the pub...More

Thank Joanna N
Reviewed 23 February 2017

After the big fire Muddy waters are now open and serving marvelous food, my partner had a starter of oysters and a main of chicken salad which she just loved, I had just a main of fish and chips wow what a great meal, we...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Although the bar was really quiet, we were there on a public holiday, we decided to eat after checking out the specials board and menu. The waitress was very helpful and advised us that we could also order off the bar menu. We ordered Shrimp...More

Thank Chiefsfans
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here enroute to Rotorua and, as we are from the USA we didn't have any idea of a lunch choice. Well the reviews may be mixed but we had a very good lunch. The beef touredor was perfect as well as my husband's...More

1  Thank Kathy L
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Michael T
13 April 2016|
Response from Liane613 |
Yes we have reopened.
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European, Irish, New Zealand
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State Highway 1 Riverbank Road, Mercer, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Mercer
  • Phone Number: +64 9-233 6663
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