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Bushmere Rd, Gisborne 3801, New Zealand
06 862 5820
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Special "Pub" with a fantastic venue for parties

Went with some locals to this hidden place. Had a great dinner, but the "Tour' of the facilities on the other side of the "Pub" was amazing! Stained glass windows, beautiful woodwork, a treasure. Would be perfect for weddings or other events.The hard working owner, Robin, has done a fantastic job... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Whitianga, New Zealand
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Whitianga, New Zealand
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Went with some locals to this hidden place. Had a great dinner, but the "Tour' of the facilities on the other side of the "Pub" was amazing! Stained glass windows, beautiful woodwork, a treasure. Would be perfect for weddings or other events.The hard working owner, Robin, has done a fantastic job restoring this building.

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I really was impressed with this place, my family and I have now lived in Gisborne for a year now and after visiting Bushmere arms for a long lunch with my young family I have found my new fav! The gardens are amazing from the espalier apple trees to the huge vege gardens the kids had a ball in the... More 

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Took a friend from Auckland to the Bushmere Arms for lunch on a Sunday. The food was wonderful, service great and a beautiful setting inside and out.

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Divinely delicious food in incredibly beautiful, peaceful surrounds. Catered easily for two vegetarians in the group at short notice. Would highly recommend and look forward to going back again. Perfect place for a function or Sunday lunch.

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

always lovely food also had our daughter wedding here sometime ago and was lovely. The atmosphere was great and beautiful gardens and surroundings.

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Waikato
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Thirteen of us had lunch at Bushmere Arms to celebrate my sister's 80th Birthday. Beautiful old hotel and gardens which have been lovingly restored. Food was great....my only criticism is the waiting time. We were booked in for12.30, were seated by 12,45 and it was nearly 2pm before food was served. Having an appointment in town at 4pm we left... More 

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is what i imagine heaven to be. The peace, the quiet, the gardens, manicured lawns and trees. Attended this venue for a wedding and would have stayed forever if I was able to. The building too is gorgeous, the food was fabulous, Absolutely sublime! If you are looking for the perfect venue, you've found it, but shhhhh... Don't tell... More 

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Hastings, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

One of my favourite places in Gisborne is The Bushmere Arms. An old colonial pub beautifully restored and extended offering a great dining experience. The day we were there it was pretty quiet but that didn't change the outcome of excellent food and service from Robin. My lamb fillets were some of the best ever and complimented with veg grown... More 

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Had lunch here with two adults and one toddler. Our meals were divine and absolutely faultless. The food took quite awhile to arrive but we were allowed to walk through the amazing gardens while we waited. Would love to try the dinner menu!

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Kawerau
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Came here on a winter's evening and sat in front of a roaring log fire while having a drink and reading the menu. We had booked so our table was ready and we went through just before our meal was served. The food was beautiful. There were 3 of us and we all had something different. We all had three... More 

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Address: Bushmere Rd, Gisborne 3801, New Zealand
Phone Number: 06 862 5820
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne

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  • Address: Bushmere Rd, Gisborne 3801, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: 06 862 5820

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