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Whangamomona Hotel Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, ,
6018 State Highway 43, Stratford RD 26, New Zealand
+64 6-762 5823
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“peas” (4 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
“pie” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
6018 State Highway 43, Stratford RD 26, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice friendly service. Get the kids a Republic passport for a $5 donation. Food was nice and fresh. There is a new kids playground next to the hotel, so good to have a break and let the kids run around.

Thank Fovant2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This old pub is the social hub for the town and is where you can get your passport stamped while you are visiting the Republic. Our lunch of the all day breakfast and cheesy nachos was tasty and substantial and they have their own local...More

Thank ChiefsBTB
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Love this Hotel, each time we are thru here after an amazing scenic drive it is our watering hole !!! great coffee, muffins oh and Beer and food. Huge burgers. very friendly happy staff. A must do.

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We travelled through today (Labour Day) from Stratford. Since we needed to drive the whole forgotten world hwy and make it to Hamilton, we left around 8am and arrived at Whangamomona Hotel by 9:30am. We made many lookout stops on the way. Wandered around the...More

Thank kinx81
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This makes for a great destination if you aren't planning on going all the way through to Taumaranui. This is the heart of the 'Republic of Whangamomona'; it has great bar meals, a range of excellent craft beers, dining can be inside or out in...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This hotel is comparable with the "Blackball HILTON" - plenty of local community ambience. In our view it really is the best place to stop for lunch when driving the Forgotten Highway. The food is good value and pleasantly served by a friendly host (...More

Thank 660london
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We were traveling through from Stratford to Waitomo and since this is the only place we saw that looked like it might sell food we stopped. This place is great! Not only can you get a decent, reasonably priced meal but you can visit "The...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We were driving south on the forgotten highway and were ready have some coffee and a rest from driving. This place is interesting and well worth a stop. The coffee and cake was very good. You can spend some time looking at all the pictures...More

1  Thank Bill Y
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The staff were very friendly and the old photos very interesting. You could eat inside or out. It is child friendly and their beer is great.

Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We stopped for a break ,whilst making our way to Stratford. The lunch was very good. The hotel was quaint , plenty of information on the hotels history. Whangamomana also is a republic and offers visitors a stamp for theif passport, this gives them the...More

Thank Christine W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6018 State Highway 43, Stratford RD 26, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +64 6-762 5823
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