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Bushmere Rd, Gisborne 3801, New Zealand
06 862 5820
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Gisborne, New Zealand
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Ive dined at Bushmere Arms several times in the last few years, and attended bigger functions as well. It's a beautiful venue. The bar and dining area are beautiful. In winter they have a great big fire going. They have a separate dining room for groups and a large function room. The gardens are stunning. The food is nice. Robin... More 

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Thank Peter M
Havelock North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had an absolutely superb dining experience on Sunday evening, 1st May, when as the only customers that evening, from what we could tell, the engaging Robin, the chief steward, master chef, maitre d' hotel, premier wine waiter, all round general factotum and inbetweentime amusing raconteur, served us a delicious three course repast, as we enjoyed a... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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193 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

After reading the reviews we decided to have our Sunday brunch here. So after church, we went to Bushmere Arms. I must admit in all those weeks I've been living in Gisborne I've Never seen any other restaurants as beautiful as this. Unfortunately even though their webpage says it will be open after 11h30 and trip advisor reviews about amazing... More 

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Thank exclea
Whitianga, New Zealand
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Went with some locals to this hidden place. Had a great dinner, but the "Tour' of the facilities on the other side of the "Pub" was amazing! Stained glass windows, beautiful woodwork, a treasure. Would be perfect for weddings or other events.The hard working owner, Robin, has done a fantastic job restoring this building.

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Thank Artsinger
Gisborne, New Zealand
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I really was impressed with this place, my family and I have now lived in Gisborne for a year now and after visiting Bushmere arms for a long lunch with my young family I have found my new fav! The gardens are amazing from the espalier apple trees to the huge vege gardens the kids had a ball in the... More 

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Thank Ngatai P
Gisborne, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Took a friend from Auckland to the Bushmere Arms for lunch on a Sunday. The food was wonderful, service great and a beautiful setting inside and out.

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Thank Aylene H
Gisborne, New Zealand
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Divinely delicious food in incredibly beautiful, peaceful surrounds. Catered easily for two vegetarians in the group at short notice. Would highly recommend and look forward to going back again. Perfect place for a function or Sunday lunch.

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Thank mad4vintage
Gisborne, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

always lovely food also had our daughter wedding here sometime ago and was lovely. The atmosphere was great and beautiful gardens and surroundings.

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Thank NANETTE T
Waikato
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Thirteen of us had lunch at Bushmere Arms to celebrate my sister's 80th Birthday. Beautiful old hotel and gardens which have been lovingly restored. Food was great....my only criticism is the waiting time. We were booked in for12.30, were seated by 12,45 and it was nearly 2pm before food was served. Having an appointment in town at 4pm we left... More 

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Thank SilverfernWaikato
Auckland
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is what i imagine heaven to be. The peace, the quiet, the gardens, manicured lawns and trees. Attended this venue for a wedding and would have stayed forever if I was able to. The building too is gorgeous, the food was fabulous, Absolutely sublime! If you are looking for the perfect venue, you've found it, but shhhhh... Don't tell... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bushmere Rd, Gisborne 3801, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: 06 862 5820

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