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The Fork and Tap

51 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1860
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (61 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
51 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 786 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Our tour leader recommended this pub for a group evening out. It is very popular and therefore very busy, We sat outside, and then it rained but they did have umbrella's to keep us dry. The special of the day was the Venison and nearly...More

Thank HIB306
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good cold tap beers on a cold night. Place was very warm inside..and very crowded. It's not a very big place, so book early if you want to sit down inside, even just to have a drink. We were forced to sit and eat outside...More

Thank Kath M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really liked this place, it has a nice vibe to it and feels real cozy. There is seating available both times indoors and outside. U stopped in for lunch, it isn’t a big lunch menu but there are good choices and they are reasonably...More

Thank Irish_Kiwi77
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tracked down a mulled wine on a chilly autumn night and weren't disappointed. Fascinated by the "reserved" tables in the bar which seemed to be where the local tradies go for an after work drink. I guess in Arrowtown there're tables for the locals and...More

Thank PatchNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious food, great environment and lovely staff! Will have to go there again sometime soon.

Thank _allan_barbara_
Reviewed 1 week ago

We opted to eat at The Fork and Tap after reading the reviews. We selected the pork belly sandwiches and they were really, really good -- and HUGE. We could have easily shared one lunch plate. The sandwiches are made with a five spice seasoning...More

Thank Florida-Traveler-US
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good quality of food and ambiance of the backyard tables. The coffee was ok, no soymilk available. The food we ordered were burgers and pork belly buns- they were yummy

Thank pink_marjory
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great wee stop for a great beer and food. There is outdoor seating available and just at the end of the main shopping street.

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called for a beer. Large range of craft ales on tap. Pub full of character. Very busy and atmospheric. Large courtyard with seating.

1  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here twice. Once on Sunday afternoon for free music. Had some beers and a pizza. Shared a table with some other folks. Full of a wide mix of families, singles, locals and tourists. But all very chill. We got drinks about 7pm one night....More

1  Thank jdfranco
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Questions & Answers
November 29, 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Robert_in_Auckland | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it, but to be honest I don't know. I assumed it was a walk-in pub arrangement, but maybe they take bookings too. It would be easy enough to give them a call to ask. Enjoy Arrowtown!
July 24, 2016|
Response from BmanUpperHutt | Reviewed this property |
Lunch mains from 11am till 5pm Sharing plates all day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $24
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand (Formerly The Tap)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 1860
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Welcome to the Fork & Tap: Our charming and historic Restaurant/Bar is located in the heart of Arrowtown; providing an array of NZ craft beers, excellent wine options and fresh, delicious food to match.
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