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The Square, Martinborough 5954, New Zealand
06 306 9606
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good pub food

we had a lovely pub meal here. The service was good and the food delicious - really enjoyed the fish and chips.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Lesley0906
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Mandurah, Australia
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Mandurah, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

we had a lovely pub meal here. The service was good and the food delicious - really enjoyed the fish and chips.

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Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Friendly, helpful staff welcomed us, let us check out the menu and choose a table. The menu was pleasantly broad for a pub, we particularly enjoyed the retro shrimp cocktails packed with yummy shrimps (unlike our original versions back in the day). The main course menu included a couple of good-looking salads which we appreciated, and were well-presented, fresh, and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We walked in to the tavern not expecting great things. This is after all primarily a tavern. However the waitress that meet us was extremely bubbly and friendly (something about all the locals here truth be told) and this started the night well. The food came fast and was of a reasonable standard. However it was not necessarily what you... More 

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Auckland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We were very disappointed with the service and meals we got here. We were drinking in the bar and asked about meals and they said go into the dining room to order. We were a group of 12 of us. We found a table and ordered. We noticed that there was a big group set up which was why we... More 

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Martinborough, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Food prepared by inexperienced incompetent kitchen staff. I wouldn't disrespect chefs by putting the kitchen staff in that category. I would rather pay $30 for a big mac than $5 on their prime steak. If you want service at the bar good luck. The staff spend more time on the pokie machines or out smoking than doing their jobs.

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Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Had the best lamb shank here for a long long time. Accompanied by a local red recommend by the gracious hostess. Sitting outside on a warm day was lovely.

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Wellington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Great kiwi pub, bar meals and restuarant are both great, you can sit outside in their garden or in the warmth of the main restuant

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

hands best steak I have ever had in my life. Went there a few times in the 2 days we were in Martinborough and could not get enough of there food. Everything we had was amazing could not fault a thing apart from the wait, but the food was definitely worth the wait and great service.

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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122 reviews 122 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We dined outside on a nice sunny day, overlooking the central town park area. Seafood platter was great!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Enjoyed a drink or two at this tavern on Saturday 22 November. A great spot to watch the coming and goings round Martinborough Square and has a tab if want to have a bet or two.

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  • Address: The Square, Martinborough 5954, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Martinborough
  • Phone Number: 06 306 9606

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