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The Thirsty Weta

) #1 of 11 Restaurants in Otorohanga ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Bar, New Zealand, Pub
57 Maniapoto Street, Otorohanga 3900, New Zealand
+64 7-873 6699
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (18 reviews)
“mussels” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (10 reviews)
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Bar, New Zealand, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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57 Maniapoto Street, Otorohanga 3900, New Zealand
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Reviews (236)
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31 - 40 of 236 reviews

Reviewed 1 December 2016

Stopped in about 7:30pm from our Auckland drive. Very tried and just wanted a quick meal and pint before heading to our B&B. If you want to get a favour of the "local" community, this is the place. Service was a tad slow. Had to...More

Thank motorbodies
Reviewed 17 November 2016

A fabulous Cafe that actually does GF right. My chicken sandwich with Brie and spinach was wonderful right down to the multi-grain bread and crisp fries. My husband's huge breakfast plate was so good he left nothing behind.

1  Thank walkonsand
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Fine dining at its best this restaurant is unbelievable so good and amazing hust got a fifty dollar voucher and cant wait to go again!

Thank t0mat0sauce
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Great beer pub. Called in on way to v8. Lamb shank is amazing. Local beer on tap is great too. Awesome service.

Thank Jason E
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We were staying in Waitomo and everything was closed on a Sunday night so we headed through to Otorohunga. Great food here - had a really yummy veggie burger. Friendly service.

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Terrible service. The food was average at best and wasn't that cheap. Nice location and good for drink.

Thank Kiwiboy456
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with friends the other night, not only did we wait a whole two hours for our food, the waiter was rude. The meals came out separately and didn't even come with what they said on the menu. We asked for a discount after...More

Thank emziet123
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Would not recommend anyone to come here the service I received from here the other night was horrible we had to wait of 2 hours for food and there was no remorse to the fact they were extremely slow. Once receiving our food it was...More

Thank Demi B
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We came to the weta for dinner, the service was terrible! We waited more than two hours for our food, when it finally arrived mine was vile (veg burger) The staff were rude and nothing was done to rectify the situation!!

Thank Hannahsheps49
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

First stop for the day on our way south for breakfast omelette meal and mushroom was ordered both meals were excellent great value staff very helpful great coffee thank you

Thank thistledoons
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Nearby Attractions
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.80 km away
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Stella W
Are you open Easter Sunday and Easter Monday night for dinner? Thanks
14 April 2017|
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Response from Janine B | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Maniapoto Street, Otorohanga 3900, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Otorohanga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-873 6699
  • E-mail