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Hone's Garden

10 York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
+64 22 466 3710
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (76 reviews)
“fish tacos” (6 reviews)
“kumara fries” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Bar, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
10 York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed July 30, 2018

This place is only open Spring thru Autumn and mid summer is the place for the young & young at heart. great pizzas and enjoyable staff. Mostly foreign it would seem but such is a seasonal workforce. Good value here and being in the centre...More

Thank BombayBoys
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Better dinning else where. over expensive for the meals which are mean and tasteless. We had a pizza and salad, the salad small and only had a few leaves and a couple pieces of cheese on top. The pizza had maybe a scattering of chicken...More

Thank Roseyhurley
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

We only had a couple of drinks here but vowed to come back for the pizza soon. Funky little hidden gem down a wee alleyway. Cool set up.

Thank clarenicoleb
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a casual dinner - beer and pizza - in Hone’s garden setting. Order what you’d like and food is delivered to the table. Many unique pizza combos or pick your own toppings. Fun, natural setting in the town of Russell. Pizza was piping...More

Thank cmrhodes64
Reviewed April 23, 2018

This pizza place is tucked away in Russell and is a real delight. Most outdoor tables with parasols but a small area under cover. You can't book unless you are a very large party but we turned up around 715pm and were seated without too...More

Thank Gill O
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Visited this establishment 7 times over 7 days....... That tells you something. Excellent wood fired pizzas in slightly Bohemian, alfresco surroundings, good music and popular with the young. Engaging "cheeky chapped" English barman and authentic Italian pizzaman. Free wifi Only gripe, order at bar, prepay...More

Thank Arte1
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Six of us visited Hone’s garden for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. The service was relaxed and friendly and the food was great. Loved the calamari, fish tacos and especially the wood fired pizzas. Will definitely be visiting again.

Thank rickoshea0101
Reviewed April 18, 2018

Hone's Garden has no view of the ocean, and instead is hidden down a passage way off the beachfront walk. But it's a lovely spot with big tables, lots of room for the kids to run around, and simple, but fabulous offerings of boutique beers...More

Thank LucyKate
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Highly skill pizza Chef watched the burning oven without any help of modern temperature gauge. Only watching the “rise” in the dough and rotating the angle created the best pizza. All these can only be accomplished by years and years of practice. Some might find...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

We arrived for an early dinner at 5.30 and were greeted by a friendly staff member. My husband ordered the fish and chips and is still talking about it. I really recommend the fish tacos and the kids had salt and pepper squid and beer...More

Thank Sarah R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
  • Phone Number: +64 22 466 3710
  • E-mail
Description
CLOSED FOR THE WINTER. Authentic wood fired pizzas, local craft beer on tap and boutique NZ wines in a relaxed, sheltered tropical garden.
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