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“I wouldn't bother!”
Review of Pub n Grub

Pub n Grub
Ranked #45 of 141 Restaurants in Taupo
Cuisines: European
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Pub n Grub has one of the best outdoor seating areas to have a beer and a meal and watch the day pass by with the most amazing view on a sunny day of Lake Taupo and Mt Ruapehu. Offering our full menu from open till close, with the largest variety of tap beers in town. If its not a fine day we have a warm inviting bar or restaurant area with a pool table and gaming lounge.
Reviewed November 10, 2012

There was no communication from staff when we came in with 4 adults and 5 kids aged 1 to 8. We asked about our order after 40 minutes, then again after 55 minutes. Over an hours wait for a late lunch on a Sunday afternoon, which obviously became VERY late. No apology! The only smile in the place was from the manager or owner who must have been called in when the staff couldn't cope (approx 3/4 full) When she told us that our food was about 15 minutes away like she found it amusing! The food was your average cafe food, but expensive for the quality. Size was reasonable. The staff did not seem to enjoy their jobs. We overheard "She's a f'n b!" From 1 staff member to another about another staff member- maybe the manager or owner who was called in, but we're not sure. Not a pleasant lunch experience and we won't bother going back.

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Reviewed September 22, 2012

Steak Sandwich was good - one of the two (mine) was grisly and very well done otherwise chips, side salad and paninis were great!!

Thank Josh N
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Reviewed June 17, 2012

Whenever I go to or through Taupo we always eat here. They have the best cajun chicken salad that I have ever tasted!!! We (my mum and I) have been known to drive down from Te Awamutu just to have this salad for lunch!!! I highly recommend it to anyone! Even my fiance loves it - a man who would order a salad over one of their delicious burgers!! very good food, cannot wait to go their again in August!

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Thank Jodie R
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Reviewed June 12, 2012

If you're after good old fashioned pub fare, this is the place in Taupo. If Ma is in the kitchen, tell her how you want your steak and you'll realise why Ma still runs her late son's kitchen with the love a mother has for her child. Superb! That's not to say her team don't compete. Best Pub plate in Taupo. Don't ask for too much in the middle of an All Blacks or Warriors game. The natives are patriotic and hostile during such affairs. But they'll love you to death after the game. Great location!

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Thank DonScott36
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