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The Brigand

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European,
90 Commercial St, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
+64 3-525 9636
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (7 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
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New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
90 Commercial St, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 195 reviews

Reviewed 9 August 2017

gotta have the spare ribs! lovely place and great service thursday night is open mike so all fun! you have to go for lunch!

Thank Collingwoodforus
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here over the long weekend and although the food was good the service was really poor! We were not even acknowledged upon our arrival so we sat ourselves on a free table and after a few minutes what appeared to be either...More

Thank Warickjones
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Good place for dinner - small but good selection of very good meals. Nice to sit on the terrace, very friendly owner and staff.

Thank tomHD
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We went four to have a nice dinner with chat. The dinner was great and we have all four a great meal. But the chat was less possible as it was noisy. Great atmosphere, a bit young staff. We would certainly recommend this restaurant to...More

Thank Golden_Caves
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Great fine dine restaurant with a lovely little bar. We went here on a Thursday night when they had some music and dancing on. Loved their selection of craft beers from the neighbouring breweries. Went for a few drinks, dancing and bar food. The place...More

Thank letamritaknow
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

After a long day of travel and a bit of touristing, we arrived starved and craving a solid steak. It was more than we could have imagined! Fantastic steak, garlic bread and service... so good, we went back the second night 😊

Thank 100kaylaw
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We recently had dinner at The Brigand while on honeymoon in Golden Bay, and we enjoyed our dinner so much that we went back there for dinner 2 nights in a row. Service was very good, and so were the meals. Would recommend this to...More

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 9 April 2017

really nice food in a relaxing atmosphere. Lunch was tasty and well worth the price. may have caught one of the staff on a bad day but the other girl serving was lovely. would go back for more and recommend. thankyou

Thank Morgan K
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We had dinner and really enjoyed the ambience of the outside area as the sun went down. It really was a lovely area to sit in. The service was excellent and we were given good advice as to whether we needed extra sides - we...More

Thank htomkins
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had an enjoyable lunch. The servers were very friendly and efficient and the food was very good. They also have a decent selection of local craft beers. We'll definitely return if we're in Takaka again.

Thank Jeff K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Commercial St, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Golden Bay  >  Takaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-525 9636
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