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The Buckhorn

) #10 of 12 Restaurants in Carterton $$ - $$$ , Steakhouse,
20 Memorial Square, Carterton, New Zealand
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“steak” (5 reviews)
“wedges” (2 reviews)
“sized meals” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Steakhouse, Pub, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
20 Memorial Square, Carterton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We always eat at this restaurant cos it's not expensive and it has a great atmosphere ! It has a "western feel" to it. It shows western films at times and western music! If you like this, then this is the place to come !...More

1  Thank Patrys1512
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Have not been here for a while and thought we would try it...bad decision!! The food was disgusting! I had seafood platter....extremely disappointing! It was obviously frozen and then deepfried...the inside of some of it was wet and soggy!! The fish did not taste at...More

Thank lynetteb26
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Welcoming staff and friendly feel. Food lovely but portions enormous. Lot of locals visiting so must be good.

Thank lellieb
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Been going her since it opened . It has a reliable menu and cold beer. The staff and and management are happy and friendly. You may even see Carterton's former and current Mayors their 😉

1  Thank Callan T
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Will another weekend away to Carterton and finishing off a fantastic day we decided to eat out another member in the group did remind us what had last time, the buckhorn requested we made a booking if we wanted to eat there tonight. We phone...More

Thank Darrell202
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Four adults two children for dinner. When we arrived we were told we had a 20 minute wait as they had a crowd out the back giving their orders so we were advised to have a drink until they could take our orders for a...More

Thank FrancescaNewZealand
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I've been to the Buckhorn on many occasions and usually find it really good, but, last night I found it terrible. Firstly the service was a joke, some young girl who didn't seem to know what day it was let alone where she was working,...More

1  Thank serfezy
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I did spent time in the Buckhorn last time and order the Steak and was so delicious I will recommend that as signature ditch in the Bar family restaurant, great facilities and friendly staff

2  Thank Rafael765
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I had a ribeye steak, meal looked great on arrival, unfortunately a good third of it was gristle and fat and obviously inedible the waitress, said the kitchenstaff hadleft (9.15pm) and she went and talked to the supervisor There was no remedy as apparently because...More

Thank Trueblue475
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Outside eating in the sun, you just can't beat it on a winters day. Hubby and I enjoyed the open steak sandwich with fries and our guests chose the wedges with sour cream. Very pleasant with the music playing on the outside speakers. The staff...More

Thank DragonflyDreamer
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Steakhouse, Pub, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Memorial Square, Carterton, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Carterton
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