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Puketapu Hotel

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European,
679 Puketapu Road, Napier 4186, New Zealand
+64 6-844 7206
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (26 reviews)
“pot roast” (4 reviews)
“fish burger” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, Pub, International, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
679 Puketapu Road, Napier 4186, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here Father’s Day with a big table. Place was humming. Great atmosphere, lovely service, nothing was a stress. Fantastic food and great time had by all. Thanks Puketapu.

Thank Heidi C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s been a while since visiting the Puketapu and I can honestly say that the quality of food and service has not changed. It is still THE place to go to. They have the right formula so why change it. The quality and quantity of...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

The fact this pub is so popular speaks for itself. The owner Mary is super accommodating, friendly and she runs a tight ship. There is an extensive menu with great tasting, decent sized, very reasonably priced meals. Well worth a visit.

Thank ecgis
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Very cosy country pub. We went on a busy Sunday evening and booked! Because of this it took some time as we were told. I ordered Ribs, One ordered Rump steak, My wife had salmon salad and another had Lamb mince balls. All was done...More

Thank 247guusv
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We tried this restaurant on a visit to Napier and were very impressed. The food was delicious and I can recommend the Lamb Shank which I had. The other three guests all enjoyed their meals also. The Creme Brulee for dessert was very nice indeed....More

Thank shoebelle
Reviewed 3 June 2018

My apple juice tasting milky - very strange. Then my pumpkin soup looked like slime. You would guess it would be orange because... it's pumpkin but it was tinted green and didn't taste like pumpkin soup at all. It was closer to Potato soup but...More

Thank JessicaB9533
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We were recommended to have dinner at this pub which is about a 20 minute drive outside of Napier. I have to say the food was magnificent and I’m a bit of a foody! The staff were very friendly with great service and the quality...More

Thank SLD147
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Sixteen hungry cyclists arrived for lunch on Easter Sunday. We had to wait a little, but it was well worth it! Huge meals and delicious. Can recommend the ribs!!

Thank Lyndsay F
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

16 of us cyclists descended on this unpretentious pub. Good thing we booked as it was chockers on Easter Sunday. Our food was generous servings , excellent quality and they brought it out all together. They have an interesting and extensive menu. Highly recommended.

Thank Yvonnegodfrey
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Relaxed atmosphere with very generous helpings of tasty fare and the staff are friendly, polite and welcoming. Good music most weekends

Thank Kathie D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 679 Puketapu Road, Napier 4186, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-844 7206
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