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The Pioneer

9-13 Tamariki Avenue | The Nautilus, Orewa 0931, New Zealand
(09)421 1053
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Ranked #13 of 25 Restaurants in Orewa
Cuisines: English, German, Seafood
Most recent review
- Apr 21, 2014
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English first
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Great food, nice beers, lovely service. Best pizza in Orewa! and yummy crisscut fries. The authentic german sausage is awesome and really nice spiced cabbage

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Gret place to meet up with friends at lunchtime. In colder weather they light the outdoor fire and you can sit at the outside bar in the warm and watch the world go by. Not the greatest of views outside but it has a great atmosphere at the bar, is central, and the owner, and customers, were very friendly. Great... More

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New Zealand
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85 reviews 85 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Hey, this is a neat little place with very friendly service and a good range of beers, plus happy hour! I enjoyed the beer and company, but dinner was lacklustre - truthfully great for fries at the bar, but for dinner I would advise elsewhere as did seem all a little frozen/deep fried.

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Langar, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

We popped in here to get out of the rain for a beer whilst we looked for somewhere to eat, but after looking at the tempting menu we stayed. The food came out quickly and was prepared to a very high standard. They also have a few German specials on the board (I think a German bloke owns it) and... More

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