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Gloucester, Napier, New Zealand
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good menu but..

This is a popular pub and came recommended by our homestay hosts. Husband had fish which was very good and I had pot pie which could have been so much better but far too much salt had been added. Portions are very generous indeed. We chose from the lighter bites part of the menu and still had... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Riverdale17
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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40 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Oxford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This is a popular pub and came recommended by our homestay hosts. Husband had fish which was very good and I had pot pie which could have been so much better but far too much salt had been added. Portions are very generous indeed. We chose from the lighter bites part of the menu and still had plenty. Be careful... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Went there on Easter Sunday - when it appeared everything else was closed. Very friendly, attentive staff - nice decor. The food was delicious - typical Pub-type menu but catered for kids as well. Sadly not a night for sitting outside in their wonderful courtyard but definitely worth a visit.

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Napier, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Great pub in the summer, lots of outdoor seating in the heart of urban Taradale. Standard barfood, chips etc and standard service, could be more authentically friendly and warm (so is lacking that). Nice for group drinks and after work drinks. Huge TVs inside...dislike that but in the summer the outside is nice

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Napier, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

we enjoyed a night off from cooking, haven't been here for a long time. Found the menu varied and easy to peruse, my husband's steak was perfect.

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Napier, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

we sat outside in the courtyard. The food portions were generous and of a great standard. definitely recommend.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Being a pub I was completely expecting a pub meal, however I was seriously impressed. We had the special Valentines Menu, and it was brilliant. The food was stunning and the service fantastic. I will definitely be visiting again. Thanks so much Duke of Gloucester.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

First time dinning in at the duke had a special valentines menu which i thought was very cool, 4 corse menu with good food to choose from. My partner and I enjoyed all our meals very filling left with full tummys great service food was very fast and delicious! 😃

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Went with a group of friends, as we just returned from ordering our meals we heard a waiter speak rudely to some customers, then our meals come out, the dianne sauce tasted like vinegar, the chicken meal I order was just dried chicken on a plate with sauce and had to send another persons meal back as her mushroom sauce... More 

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Toowoomba Qld
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Very disappointed in food, service and general interest of the staff in what they were doing, especially as it was a cold wet night.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Good place if you want a burger and fries. Prices are in the mid-range for everything. They have a great outdoor patio that is great for lunch!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gloucester, Napier, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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