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Tui Brewery

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An iconic name and a good brewery

This 125-year-old brewery has become part of New Zealand vocabulary, as a consequence of a series... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2019
Gabriel H
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Bellaire, Texas
Family catch up

On the 7th of April we visited the Tui Brewery after attending a family funeral. The staff were... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2019
617simonf
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Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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Tui HQ is an experience centre with a lot to offer. Equipped with a newly built brewery on site amongst the cafe, bar, garden bar, conferencing and private functions facilities (including weddings) and also our Tuishop - The home of all things Tui...more
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State Highway 2, Mangatainoka 4982, New Zealand
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Reviewed April 16, 2019

This 125-year-old brewery has become part of New Zealand vocabulary, as a consequence of a series of ads developed several decades ago. In a more immediate manner, it sits on SH 2, so you can;t miss it as you drive North or South on this...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gabriel H
TuiBrewery, Manager at Tui Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind words!! its great to hear you enjoyed yourself. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, The Tui Team

Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

On the 7th of April we visited the Tui Brewery after attending a family funeral. The staff were great on the day and helped make our day special. Cant thank them enough. Awesome work guys..show your boss.

Date of experience: April 2019
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TuiBrewery, Manager at Tui Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It is great to hear we could help make your day so special.

Reviewed March 27, 2019

Ours were a tour group of "mature" friends. Pre booked so we could do the guided tour & lunch. Well worth the time spent to look at a place with plenty of history & very interesting. Lunch was excellent & plenty of choice. Staff very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Reg C
TuiBrewery, Manager at Tui Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review Tui on TripAdvisor. It is great to hear you and our group of "mature" friends enjoyed their time here. We would love to see you and your group again. Cheers, The Tui Team!!

Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

Seeing the tui ads with the iconic tui brewery building in them you would think or expect you'd get a tour of that building but unfortunately it wasn't in the tour, considering its been made earthquake safe in the last few years. Also we didnt...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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TuiBrewery, Manager at Tui Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review. We are sorry to hear you didn't enjoy the tour. We aim to have all guest enjoying the tour every single time. Yes you are correct entering the Tui Tower is not part of the tour, instead you get to go...More

Reviewed January 11, 2019

We will be back.This place has everything.The history is amazing, I recommend doing a tour.The food is great and the staff are just awesome.Come in and relax, hit the gift store and enjoy.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alan H
TuiBrewery, Manager at Tui Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2019

Hi Alan, thank you for your review, we are glad to hear you had such an enjoyable time with us and hope to welcome you back again one day! Regards, The Tui Team.

Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

We looked forward to stopping here on our NZ road trip. Unfortunately the staff were so rude and abrupt that that put a sour taste in our mouths. You would imagine that as representatives of Tui HQ you would put your best foot forward. Well...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SimoneBenade
TuiBrewery, Manager at Tui Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2019

Hi Simone, Sorry to hear your time with us wasn't as enjoyable as it should have been. I have raised your comments with the rest of the team and have conversed with those that were working on that day. We hope you can stop in...More

Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Stopped on a whim. So glad we did. Excellent short tour with lovely tour guide. Great information and the tastings were good. Loved it would recommend. Sorry didn't try the food what I seen looked very appealing.

Date of experience: December 2018
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TuiBrewery, Manager at Tui Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2019

Thanks for the review, glad you found us here at Mangatainoka! We hope to see you again one day, you will have to stop in to try the food! Kind Regards, The Tui Team.

Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Great little spot for a quick drink, add a meal or a tour. Pizza was amazing and loved the apple cider (crisp and refreshing).More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Geraldine R
TuiBrewery, Manager at Tui Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor - we appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your quick stop here at Tui. Pizza and Cider, what a great combination!! We welcome your return to Mangatainoka. Cheers, The Tui...More

Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

We went up over the weekend. What an amazing place never been. The area is so nice for children to run around and the food was so good. Would be back again .More

Date of experience: October 2018
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TuiBrewery, Manager at Tui Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor - we appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the food and the kids has plenty of room to run around outside afterwards. See you again soon!! Cheers, The...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018

My brother and his wife took us here whist we were in Palmerston North on holiday. This is a great attraction, and the food is very good. They had just changed over to their new menu. I had the mussel chowder, which was beautiful and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dianne F
TuiBrewery, Manager at Tui Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor - we appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. IT sounds like you brother and his wife had a win in the choice of activity for the day. With a change in menu, it is always...More

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Carol H
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Response from TuiBrewery | Property representative |
Hi Carol, Yes we still have the passports available. You get issued these at Tui HQ when you book for the tour or if you want to enjoy a tasting. We would love the opportunity to show your son around, the girls will look... More
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