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Powderkeg Restaurant

) #5 of 29 Restaurants in Ohakune ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , , Healthy
194 Mangawhero Tce, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
+64 6-385 8888
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  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Contemporary, Healthy, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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194 Mangawhero Tce, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Always stop here on the way down the mountain for chips and beer. Atmosphere is always great, fires burning, beer cold and chips hot. Yeah baby

Thank Sonia U
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited Powder keg after great day skiing along with two families. We had one drink at the bar but despite securing seating and patiently waiting for service, we waited 25 mins to try and get someone to take our order. Bar staff were overloaded and...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

When the whole of town and surrounding area is snowed in for a few days the Powderkeg was the place to be. The only place with power in a 100km radius. Even tho the place was packed, food and drinks were served without hassle. Being...More

Thank P3836IFscottk
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a meal here and loved it! Great for families, Gluten free, Dairy free and vegetarian options. Husband had the lamb shanks and devoured them. I had the brazilian bean vegetarian meal. It was delicious! Kids had a big pizza which they loved.

Thank HeleneAAuckland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd eaten at the Powderkeg before and loved it so brought the family in. The atmosphere was great, the service good, the prices reasonable and the food delicious. Unfortunately all this goodness was cancelled out by the fact I found a dark hair in my...More

Thank 196justinem
Reviewed 1 week ago

So its been a while since I have returned to my old stomping ground and this time with the kids in tow... but still early Après Ski ambience with family, just brilliant ( apart from my 12yr old son wasting me at bar top chess,...More

Thank rickandersonnz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelling threw New Zealand from Australia, had 2 meals of the ribs and garlic bread couldn't even eat one whole meal together, by far one of the best ribs Iv ever had and very great prices compared to others! the bar staff were very polite...More

Thank Tyler F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went along to the powderkeg to watch the final of the lions v ABs series . I ordered a burger for my wife , when it arrived she started munching away. It was cooked medium rare , she was a little concerned with the...More

Thank Jono W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice dinner, the pricing was mid range. We had burgers which came with lots of chips, all tasted very nice, the Bugers could have done with more fillings though. Staff were very attentive to our needs and very welcoming. There was a...More

Thank Lambertus K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Log fires, wood cabin feel, awesome back drop. Perfect for dinner catch ups with friends at the beginning of ski season. We were Made to feel welcome by staff and the leek and mushroom ravioli was outstanding. Mushroom bruschetta was also amazing. Drinks were overpriced...More

Thank Hayley W
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 18
Bar, Contemporary, Healthy, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Mangawhero Tce, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Ohakune
  • Phone Number: +64 6-385 8888
  • E-mail
The Powderkeg is the heart of the Powderhorn Chateau and is where the most of the fun tends to begin! Situated at the start of The Old Coach Road, The Powderkeg guarantees a fun and hospitable atmosphere! Many a tall story is told over a cold beer seated at the unforgettable wood furniture.
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