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The Matterhorn Grill & Bar

194 Mangawhero Terrrace | Bottom of the Mountain Road, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
+64 6-385 8888
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (5 reviews)
“belgian beers” (2 reviews)
“roaring fire” (3 reviews)
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194 Mangawhero Terrrace | Bottom of the Mountain Road, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great service, exceptional pizza, lovely quinoa salad and duck to die for. Eggs benedict was delicious Shame about the weather for the two days we were there.

Thank Jed V
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

We visited twice in a row. The first time for a drink by the cosy fire and then back for a meal the night after. Great atmosphere. We both had the fish ( John Dory) well cooked and plenty of tasty vegetables. Staff were efficient...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Stayed during a bad storm so transferred from bungalow to the hotel. Had our evening meal here. Friendly service and food was lovely.

Thank 22judi333
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Ok so a 3 course set menu for $75. I wanted the scallops, badly. But no... They had run out so early I was flabbergasted! Beautiful atmosphere, lovely service, wine was divine (drinking Craggy Range Merlot). Lamp rib entre with babagonoush was yum and cooked...More

Thank SuzyGurl
Reviewed December 10, 2017

An excellent meal , I have had Prime Rib on the Bone at Jervois Steak House both Auckland and Queenstown which along with the Grill at Sky City are very very good , Bloody Mary's in CHCH does a good job but I was served...More

Thank OliverWellington
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

This is a real gem of a place. The menu is savvy and the duck fat potatoes. ...Omg. Cosy ski atmosphere and really great staff.

Thank traceyd483
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Were told there would be a 10 minute wait to be seated as they had to prepare a table. There are at least two free tables, suitable to seat 4 persons. Once we sat down on the couches, we were basically ignored by the staff....More

Thank derekc2016
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

As locals we looked forward to eating here after reading a write up in the paper about the new chef and menu. The first impressions were that the prices were high so that set a expectation that we were going get great food. At 19...More

Thank Tongariro-Suites
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

The Matterhorn Restaurant has an amazing alpine feel with a couch area for drinks and a fireplace where the homemade gluhwein is kept warm. We visited this restaurant twice for the share plates - the rib eye and lamb shoulder. Both were absolutely delicious cuts...More

Thank ladyl81
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

After skiing we celebrated two birthdays in our group at the Matterhorn. As I am coeliac , I had advised the staff ahead of time and they were very helpful. The dinner I had was fish of the day with 2 sides , Sauce and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:30 AM
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
7:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Mangawhero Terrrace | Bottom of the Mountain Road, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Ohakune
  • Phone Number: +64 6-385 8888
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