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Chatto Creek Tavern


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Chatto creek tavern is an award winning hotel that provides a relaxed atmosphere great food and genuine hospitality were time is measured by the glass not by the hour. We have a great garden bar and dining area.
$8 - $24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are locals who visited for dinner with our house guests. Sad to place this review about a local establishment however, they need to up their game. Deep fried food within an inch of its life. Offputting HUGE wasteful portions of over fried chips and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank igiveuptoohard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped on the trail for lunch and couldn’t finish it all- super generous servings, with a cold pint and sunshine.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Nick255368
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very friendly. food portions very large. no real healthy options unfortunately. might benefit from some lighter options

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank docgas2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommend this place for anyone on the trail for a long lunch and cold drink. It has a lovely outdoor seating area with heaps of room for all the travellers. Big meals so be hungry when you get there. Historic post office on site.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ams255118
Reviewed March 14, 2019

Lovely spot and nice setting. The day we got there the weather was not pleasant so we sat in side. I have rated 3 stars as I did not find the staff that friendly or welcoming. Also the food was average and I think with...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Watsons17324
Reviewed March 13, 2019

We only stopped for a coffee and cake both of which were delicious. Would love to come back for a meal as the menu looked wonderful. Could spend hours looking at the wonderful memorabilia. The staff were incredibly friendly and very humorous. A lovely find...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Chris B
Reviewed March 11, 2019

We had lunch here while on the Rail Trail. Great pub and garden with good food choices. Plenty of shade for the hot Central Otago days.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank bridgespotter
Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

Just had our lunch here, crumbed fish with the most delicious chips!😋😋😋 highly recommendable to all 👍🏼

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Alibilver
Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

Good beer, tasty meals, old time feels, highly recommended. 132 yrs old which is unusual in NZ. Seems to be in the middle of nowhere, which it is. Therefore you must choose to pull over. If you do you'll not regret it.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank petercF8795RI
Reviewed January 21, 2019

My son and I stopped here for lunch while cycling on the Central Otago Rail Trail. The food was delicious but quite heavy options for a cyclists lunch. It would be good to have some lighter options.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Donna S
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