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Roots Bar

$$ - $$$, ,
1 Commercial Street, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
+64 3-525 9592
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (23 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
“halloumi” (2 reviews)
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Bar, New Zealand, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Commercial Street, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend - we were in town for one night & needed takeaways as we had ours dogs with us. Had burgers (one haloumi & mushroom vegetarian, & one kumara & black bean vegan) which were both DELICIOUS & the beer battered fries were, quite...More

Thank Alli J
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Last night in town and Roots didn’t disappoint - awesome burgers for the whole family that were seriously tasty and a fantastic selection of beers for the adults to wash it all down.

Thank Kenneth B
Reviewed 16 April 2018

The venison burger was incredible and a great range of Stoke Beers kept us busy for awhile. We were able to chat easily even with the music playing and other patrons present.

Thank Ross O
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

We came to Takaka quiet late and this was the only place still open. We were somewhat surprised by the quality of the food and the big range of drinks available. We had delicious burger and wedges and a very sophisticated little side salad. Mama...More

Thank Beltoo
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Oh my gosh the burgers are huge and full of flavour and the chips are perfectly crispy, I've been back time and time again and the food is always good and the chips are always crispy. Definitely recommend

Thank Alexandra R
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Been here too many times to count. Don't let the bar setting fool you, the food is restaurant quality with good beer to boot.

Thank Fionn M
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Really enjoyed the Rabbit Gnocchi, which was a special that day, my partner had the venison burger. Both meals were nicely presented and tasty. We will return.

Thank philippagoile
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Friendly service. Tasty burgers, including excellent Manuka smoked beef burger. Nice sprig and fern beer selection.

Thank NZguy1
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Their gourmet burgers are really good - offering a variety of choices for meat eaters and vegetarians alike, both price & portion size is just about right and the coffee porter sauce which accompanies the meal is very tasty. Well stocked bar and choice of...More

Thank 2units
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

It doesn’t look like much from the front - but don’t let that fool you! The food is delicious - particularly the burgers. We also found the local range of ciders to be impressive. Ambience in the outside area was lovely - funky music and...More

Thank teroche
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Commercial Street, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Golden Bay  >  Takaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-525 9592
  • E-mail
Relaxed, cosy dining
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