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Puketapu Hotel

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European,
679 Puketapu Road, Napier 4186, New Zealand
+64 6-844 7206
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (28 reviews)
“roast pork” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, Pub, International, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
679 Puketapu Road, Napier 4186, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

Delightful, friendly, helpful service with a great pub atmosphere. Waitress sorted our youngest party member (5yr old) out first so he wasn't kept waiting for his food and brought him an "entertainment" bag to keep him occupied with. Big thumbs up for that. Cheese balls...More

Date of visit: July 2014
1  Thank lefantlover
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Worth the effort to go for a short drive and experience great atmosphere,beautiful food,and reasonable prices. Have been several times and the service and standard of food remain high. The all day breakfast is great value as are their open sandwiches. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: May 2014
Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Lunch or dinner, summer or winter the meals are delicious with plenty of variety, the staff welcoming and the venue homely. With a lovely outdoor area, bar and restaurant ares, the seating/dining options are great.

Date of visit: May 2014
Thank Helen G
Reviewed 28 May 2014

After a long bike ride to the hotel, we sat down outside (under heaters) on the wooden seats. The atmosphere is very family friendly, very countryfied, relaxed and easy going. We ordered a fish burger - it was TO-DIE-FOR yummy!!!! After one of these, you...More

Date of visit: March 2014
Thank MacDutch
Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

Just returned from a 48k return bike ride to have lunch at this pub. There were a lot of cyclist enjoying the day out. The place was very busy but the staff friendly and helpful especially with two hungry little ones. Food was great and...More

Thank Ken P
Reviewed 17 April 2014

This is a wonderful hotel where you can sit inside, or at the bar or in a lovely outdoor area. Everyone is here on a Sunday - groups of friends on cycles (motor and pedal), families, birthday celebrations. Service is terrific and so is the...More

Date of visit: April 2014
Thank Virginia3960
Reviewed 11 March 2014

...to keep others away from your plate. We stopped in here for lunch after a bike ride around the area. The outside is not impressive, but the patio is a nice spot for a beer or lunch. There is plenty of shade, a fish pond...More

Date of visit: February 2014
Thank Chicharone
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

Date of visit: February 2014
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

Date of visit: February 2014
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

Date of visit: December 2013
Thank Jane E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
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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