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

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
mad4vintage
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Gisborne, New Zealand
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15 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Gisborne, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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
2 reviews
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Gisborne, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Came for dinner and we were blown away by the food - really, really delicious. The cook sure knows his meat and fish dishes, and the side of vegetables was some of the best we've ever tasted. The portion sizes were perfect, leaving us just enough room to share a dessert… Highly recommended for those who love beautiful food prepared... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

I got married here on the 12th of October and it was the most wonderful experience. Right from the beginning Robin was accommodating and helpful, he did not hesitate to help in anyway he could and the food was to die for on the day. It was the best decision we made having this as our venue and it was... More 

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Gisborne, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

this restaurant is the restaurant for chefs. The food is quit outstanding as are the dinning room surroundings.

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Location and Contact Information

  • 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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