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The Brigand

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90 Commercial St, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
+64 3-525 9636
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11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good dining options

Friendly staff, good menu and a nice meal. Indoor and outdoor tables with shelter. Great for a sunny day or warm evening

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
Petrea B
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

As the eatery on the rock was closed we chose to eat here instead and were not disappointed. It was very quiet when we arrived although it was a Monday night so not totally suprising. It meant we had a very peaceful meal served by a very friendly young man & the food was of excellent quality and very reasonably... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We had a lovely meal here and were really impressed with the service and food. Really enjoyed the duck spring rolls, steak and ribs. Couldn't fit dessert so can't comment on that.

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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Food great, service great, friends love it and atmosphere great!! Love it!! And love the pork belly!!

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Vancouver, Canada
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Average food and average crowd and atmosphere. Some of the dishes are great and some of them are just average.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Friendly staff, good menu and a nice meal. Indoor and outdoor tables with shelter. Great for a sunny day or warm evening

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Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Friendly people , good food and service . We have been there for three times and everything was really delicious ! Warm atmosphere !

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The ambience is very welcoming, after a glass of Sauvignon Blanc we sat down to the soup of the day and the scallops which was exquisite followed by the Lamb with seasonal vegetables with peanut sauce and the Sirloin cooked to perfection! Very enjoyable meal served with a smile... Relaxed with more drinks by the open fire, very happy evening... More 

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Salzhausen, Germany
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Friends of us recommended the Brigand. We had a stop on our tour back from Farewell Spit. The food and the service are very good. We had steaks that were perfectly cooked and they had a really good size. Well done!

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Masterton
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

A pleasant restaurant but meals a little heavy on salad and light on prawns and calamari for the $ . Good service

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Delray Beach, Florida
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

By way of explanation for the 'surprisingly' excellent, the description of The Brigand as a bar-cafe completely understates the fare. The menu is ample, not too large or small, but my suggestion is to go for the daily specials of which there are always a number of choices. I would personally say that this is a small restaurant, but few... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 90 Commercial St, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Golden Bay  >  Takaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-525 9636

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?