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The Buckhorn

20 Memorial Square, Carterton, New Zealand
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
20 Memorial Square, Carterton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A themed western bar, staff were pleasant. It was less than half full despite being the only place open for miles around on Good Friday evening. My chicken was cold and not cooked so I sent it back. It returned piping hot, but I was...More

Thank jim t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were quite attracted to the decor outside, with its big outdoor tables and seating, and inside it has a sort of wild west feel, complete with American Frontier mural on the wall, which we found a bit weird, but hey as long as the...More

Thank LadyAnnienz
Reviewed October 14, 2017

This is a cosy pub with an interesting country and western character and comfortable atmosphere. There is a good selection of beers and other drinks and a nice varied menu. There are the pub classics you would expect - steaks and seafood, plus lighter food...More

Thank TKNgaio
Reviewed September 6, 2017

good standard PUB meals and very friendly staff but a little noisy but all that to one side well worth a visit as a local

Thank paulw1943
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Always enjoy my visiting to Buckhorn, plenty of atmosphere and character with good food at reasonable prices.

Thank Robyn-Jane
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

We always eat at this restaurant cos it's not expensive and it has a great atmosphere ! It has a "western feel" to it. It shows western films at times and western music! If you like this, then this is the place to come !...More

1  Thank Patrys1512
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Have not been here for a while and thought we would try it...bad decision!! The food was disgusting! I had seafood platter....extremely disappointing! It was obviously frozen and then deepfried...the inside of some of it was wet and soggy!! The fish did not taste at...More

Thank lynetteb26
Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

Welcoming staff and friendly feel. Food lovely but portions enormous. Lot of locals visiting so must be good.

Thank lellieb
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Been going her since it opened . It has a reliable menu and cold beer. The staff and and management are happy and friendly. You may even see Carterton's former and current Mayors their 😉

1  Thank Callan T
Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

Will another weekend away to Carterton and finishing off a fantastic day we decided to eat out another member in the group did remind us what had last time, the buckhorn requested we made a booking if we wanted to eat there tonight. We phone...More

Thank Darrell202
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Memorial Square, Carterton, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Carterton
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