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dax'X Restaurant & Bar

16 Herbert Street, Waipukurau 4200, New Zealand
+64 6-858 5300
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
28 Aug 2018
“Waipukurau's best!”
29 Jul 2018
“A Gem in Rural Kiwi-land”
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Steakhouse, Pizza, Seafood, Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
16 Herbert Street, Waipukurau 4200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Having moved home to CHB several months ago, we've been progressively 'visiting' all the local eateries and this place has got to be Waipukurau's best. We were there on the night of a rugby test, so the bar was busy with cheering fans, the restaurant...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dean H
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This place is a must if you're in the area. The food is really good, the prices reasonable and the staff friendly and attentive. The menu is limited (which I like) as I think it's a good idea to do a few dishes really good...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank GtheKiwi
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

O.M.Geeeeee this place is amazing!!! Have been here for drinks but not for dinner until now. Man have I been missing out! Was expecting good old fashioned pub grub then hello, out came the menu. I was so torn between at least 3 dishes. I...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank SamanthaK2391
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Have gone to Dax’X a couple of times now and I must say the steak is pretty awesome. The service is really up to standard as well. Nice place to go for a quite meal.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Conor B
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Mr Boss on his own with a work group for an evening meal. An old house on the main road. Converted to a pub and eatery. Beer seemed cheaper but it was happy hour. Dated interior. Old and quite worn inside and out too. Service...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank BossandMrsBoss
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Absolutley disgusting and that is putting it mildly this is the worst meal I have had at a restaurant all meat undercooked, dry meat and too tough to cut let alone eat, salads needed more thought YUK YUK

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank AnnieC3376
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

6 women out for dinner in waipukurau Braised beef ravioli and the arancini would make an Italian cry. The eye fillet converted a vegetarian. Well done

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Rosa S
Reviewed 4 October 2017

A great choice of Restaurant for a birthday celebration, the entree and main course meal were delicious, I will definitely go back again.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank keywee1951
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We were early for our booking which clashed with another booking of 8, but the staff pulled out all stops to ensure we were seated and served with our huge meals anyway. on our trip back to Levin we had plenty of time to comment...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank BrendaG2680
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Large family, table of ten. Very good service and meals all around and something for everyone. Will visit again.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Erin O
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 23
Steakhouse, Pizza, Seafood, Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Herbert Street, Waipukurau 4200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Waipukurau
  • Phone Number: +64 6-858 5300
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We are a friendly and welcoming restaurant that caters for all, we have a range of gluten free and vegetarian meals available and also have a range of low and non alcoholic beverages available. We can also cater for large table bookings, buffets and special events.
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