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Talisman Hotel Garden Bar and Bistro

) #7 of 16 Restaurants in Katikati $$ - $$$ , ,
7-9 Main Road | State Highway, Katikati 3129, New Zealand
+64 7-549 3218
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
4 May 2017
“They know how to cook a steak!”
19 Apr 2017
“very good pub food in nice surroundings”
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7-9 Main Road | State Highway, Katikati 3129, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on a Saturday for lunch with friends & family. I got the dumplings & gnocchi dish which was just outstanding! Both full of flavour & just delicious! Others got pizzas, asked for small, they were huge! & super tasty. Rally nice atmosphere &...More

Thank Ashlei08
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Went there last night, place was busy, and were told we may have to wait. However this was not the case, our drinks and entree came out quickly, and the wait between this was fine..HATE having one course straight after the next. Place busy, warm,...More

Thank ElsaMiro
Reviewed 30 April 2017

A few quiet beers with cuzzy turned into a feed in the bar area after seeing some of the food that was coming out. He got the large mussels which were very tasty. I got the scotch, cooked to perfection, veges were a bit overcooked...More

Thank Bonython-Canberra
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We were a family group of 7 who arrived on the scene without booking and were very promptly seated and served. I had a delicious seafood chowder and the others had different pizzas. The service was good and the food was enjoyable. There was nothing...More

Thank rosieterry
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Dropped in for lunch on a sunny day in Katikati. Nicely presented bistro and garden area, really good service. Had tempura vegetables, which were really good - crisp, light and flavorsome. Also shared a large pizza, half and half meat lovers and duck. The meat...More

Thank FSwift
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Excellent meal - wife and I ordered Spare ribs and a Pizza - both delicious. Fiends had chicken breast and Steak and mashed potato. Both friends extremely satisfied. Good service and atmosphere.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Went for a family meal. All went well, but service could have been a lot better. Food and drinks were OK.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

A sensational meal. Super friendly and attentive service. Excellent value and great to see many local wines joining the uber fresh local produce. Avo fries?????!!!! Yes! Try them. If I had one improvement I would amp up the chilli with the fries. Thanks.

Thank Tony J
Reviewed 15 March 2017

No need to head to the big city, this little gem is in the town of Katikati. The decor has been revamped since I last travel to Katikati. The new bright vibrant style is inviting and welcoming. The menu has something for everyone with a...More

Thank 161Tess
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Friday night had great meals and excellent service by staff particularly the 2 Riki's... Good value food great new decor...

Thank Gloria74_13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-9 Main Road | State Highway, Katikati 3129, New Zealand (Formerly Landing Restaurant)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Katikati
  • Phone Number: +64 7-549 3218
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The Talisman Hotel Gardern Bar and Bistro has been providing hospitality,friendship and entertainment to locals and visitors for over 130 years Call in today and be welcomed by our friendly staff and enjoy a beverage in the public bar, Dine in the beautiful bistro or relax in the Garden Bar under our amazing avocado tree.
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