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The Stratford Mountain House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


European, New Zealand, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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All reviews pumpkin soup steak sandwich wedges cake mt taranaki quick coffee blue cod spa bath wonderful setting warm friendly atmosphere comfortable bed serving sizes are generous native forest excellent restaurant second to none last weekend staff were attentive
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of dining at the mountain house last weekend...we had been looking forward to using our voucher and we weren't disappointed what a great place amazing food and staff that obviously enjoy there work... our wait staff was lovely and so helpful...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DeeE58
Reviewed October 30, 2018

A group of 23 friends enjoyed a delicious dinner last weekend with a great view of the mountain in the background. Individually prepared and served main courses plus a tasty dessert with a fine bottle of "Te Pa" pinot noir all made for a very...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FlyingMac49
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Wow what can I say? No booking and they were expecting a busy day, gave us a table and the meal and service was fantastic, The Blue cod was delicious, I saw a post in a review earlier that dissed the Blue Cod and I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MartyandAmy
RodP44, Manager at The Stratford Mountain House, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Thank you so much I am pleased we could get you a table, pleased you enjoyed your lunch.

Reviewed October 22, 2018

The food is wonderful,delicious and presented perfectly. A warm friendly atmosphere and wonderful setting makes for a very evening- and out of the windows,the unique and inspiring presence of Mt Taranaki looks down upon you -a really special experience.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mikehowarth
RodP44, Manager at The Stratford Mountain House, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thanks for your lovely review we really appreciate the feedback.

Reviewed October 1, 2018

We enjoyed our stay and especially the views. Morning coffee on picnic tables facing Taranaki. A drive continuing up the mountain road came to a parking area, and we walked further along a closed off road toward the ski lift. The clouds parted for terrific...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank compost4all
Reviewed September 26, 2018

We were greeted with a fabulous smile and a welcome as warm as the gas fire. All the staff were helpful and the food and service was excellent. Loved the whitebait rolly I had for an entee. The room was lovely and warm when we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Vacation819838
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Lovely catching up with friends. Great meal had. Nice relaxing music " mid life crisis ". Lovely relaxing afternoon

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lyn R
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic service - wonderfully friendly people. The quality of food is amazing, and the serving sizes are generous. Nestled up the mountain amongst the native forest, the views and ambiance are second to none.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank HaydenBaylis
RodP44, Manager at The Stratford Mountain House, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Thank you Hayden and Zoe thrilled you enjoyed it

Reviewed July 23, 2018

On a cold rainy day it was wonderful to stop & relax at this amazing restaurant. As we didn't have a booking we sat in the lounge area but this didn't worry us as it was very comfortable. The staff were very helpful, warm &...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SNobbsy
RodP44, Manager at The Stratford Mountain House, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review pleased you enjoyed it Lynne

Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place on a wet day with helpful staff though we had to explain vegan vegetarian gluten free and how they were different to each other. Two of the meals were delicious but the vegetarian meal was an issue. Apparently the bread with the pumpkin...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank leslee2012
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