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“Lovely Irish Pub”

The Rivers Restaurant and Bar
Ranked #5 of 79 Restaurants in Gisborne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $21
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, New Zealand
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Whakatane, New Zealand
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Lovely Irish Pub”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

We were glad we booked as this place was packed out on a Saturday Night. Because it was busy we couldnt have the desserts we wanted but the meals and service was excellent

Visited August 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Tauranga
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164 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Nice Spot”
Reviewed July 15, 2013

We were just wanting a light easy meal, after a days travelling. We both decided on the chowder, & it's the best we have had in a long time, not the white, floury concoctions, you normally get. Service was friendly & food out fairly quickly. The place had a nice cosy atmosphere, despite the wet, cold weather outside. Definitely a nice npub style place to eat.

Visited July 2013
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Napier
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great food, great prices, great service, great portions”
Reviewed May 11, 2013

Very convenient location, close to Center of Town as well as the Harbour. Portions are generous and the service is very friendly. My favourite is the pasta but also the burgers are a close second!

Visited May 2013
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London
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Good food and generous portions!”
Reviewed May 10, 2013

Went there for lunch and had the fish of the day. Service was friendly and efficient. Very reasonably prices and very generous portions!

Visited May 2013
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Thank elgreko69
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Completely Unexpected”
Reviewed April 1, 2013

My partner and I travelled to Gisborne over Easter Weekend. We weren't all that hungry and decided to try their Cob Loaf, my partner has never had a Cob Loaf and was blown away by how good it tasted - inspiring him to make his own.

We decided to go back the next evening to have dinner, we overheard several tables complementing the staff on their attitude, food and general hospitality. My Partner said it was one of the best meals that he has eaten, and passed his compliments to the Chef.

Totally recommend this place, the dessert is amazing too and a really good selection.

  • Visited March 2013
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