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Puketapu Hotel

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European,
679 Puketapu Road, Napier 4186, New Zealand
+64 6-844 7206
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“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 5 February 2014

We were at the Puketapu Hotel to celebrate a 13 year olds birthday. The waiting staff were humorous and very obliging. They offered a huge menu including a good variety for the young'uns. Great atmosphere with food to match. Prompt service capped off a very...More

Thank Nickademus64
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Our first visit to Puketapu Hotel was prompted by Yvonne Lorke's program Thirsty Work on Friday. I am so glad we went we both had the day special being Pork Belly and the Fish absolutely incredible flavour in both dishes. A nice gentleman greeted us...More

Thank Sharonsos
Reviewed 3 January 2014

The Puketapu Hotel does exactly what it should - provides good, reasonably priced food to a cross section of people who all seem very happy with what they get. We stopped in after walking the river bank path from Taradale and felt so virtuous with...More

Thank Jane E
Reviewed 6 December 2013

After reading all the good reviews my expectations were high. As we both had the scotch fillet (surf n turf) I can only comment on that meal. On the plus side service was good and prompt, both steaks were cooked as requested, serving size decent...More

Thank shleepy
Reviewed 4 November 2013

Puketapu Hotel is a little out from Taradale but well worth the drive. It's a basic type pub but the meals are absolutely superb!! The staff are friendly and accommodating - making sure you are catered from no matter how many of you turn up!...More

Thank fieryred33
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Went out for dinner sons birthday (4 yr) and the staff were fantastic with a few kids running round. Went out if there way to make sure everything was fine and food was fantastic...have been several times and will keep going back!! Don't change a...More

Thank Claire H
Reviewed 6 October 2013

Great place with friendly people. Unpretentious just doing a very good job at being a hospitable country pub.

Thank Megan D
Reviewed 4 October 2013

The cycle out there was very do-able and one does not have to be fitness freak to manage it. The staff were very helpful and friendly and quickly put wrongs to right with out order. There are many offerings on tap behind the bar. Despite...More

Thank Shelley M
Reviewed 14 July 2013

We went for dinner with friends. Loved the atmosphere, the food and the staff were fantastic. We were with a group, service was efficient, the menu has a great selection. Parking was easy and both the pub and restaurant were very busy.

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 7 June 2013

Our NZ friends took us here for lunch because they said it was a real local place. They were right. An eclectic menu, regional beer and wine, high tables, low tables. Either owners or staff children playing in the back. It was a good meal...More

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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
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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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