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Auckland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a great place to stop off for a bite to eat whilst doing the Otago Rail Trail. There were a lot of families here the day we stopped and the kids were having a great time running around the garden. They have a couple of donkeys here too which enjoy the attention. Food was good with generous portions -...

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Auckland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great wee spot for a breather before tackling Tigers Hill. Lovely sunny day over Easter so very busy but didn't wait long for our meals. Criss Cross Chips a novelty in generous proportions. Whitebait fritters also a stand out. We could have wiled away a few hours in this lovely spot but the trail was beckoning. Would recommend for a...

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Cromwell, Otago, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Booked here for a staff function (approx 20 people) and were warned that we might have a bit of a wait for food to arrive, were offered alternative of a buffet. Stayed with the menu and we were not disappointed. Service excellent and very prompt, no long wait at all. Menu offeredplenty of variety, something for everyone and portions were...

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We stopped in here as part of our Central Otago Trail ride. There were signs posted that stated you were welcomed, as long as you purchased their "food and booze." We ventured in, and would have gladly purchased, but did not feel welcomed at all. There were a group of motorcyclists dining in the bar, and a few others scattered...

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Cromwell, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Decided to have tea here and a beer. Stewart island blue cod in beer batter and salad with frisky. They use their own sauces and dips which made it all go down a treat. No side were necessary as we were quite full. A nice country pup atmosphere. Nice staff.

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Lesley M, Owner at Chatto Creek Tavern, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your meal, hope the rest of your travels were safe.

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on the way past on the rail trail and recommend for lunch. Busy in the peak season so expect a wait but worth while. Lovely seafood chowder. Popular with cyclists so be patient. We also had the ribs and that was yummy.

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Lesley M, Owner at Chatto Creek Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you pleased you enjoyed your meal and hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday

Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

From the minute we walked in we were welcomed with open arms. Lesley was so friendly and treated us as part of the family straight away. The shower was a treat, especially with the heated floor. Delicious food, gorgeous people. We had a wonderful time here and wish we could have stayed longer.

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Lesley M, Owner at Chatto Creek Tavern, responded to this review

Thoroughly enjoyed your company look forward to your next visit.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 March 2016

I went through central Otago years ago when the bar lunches were a 4 day old sausage roll. What a difference the rail trail has made. Chatto creek has really good food and drink ad lovely owners. It is a good place to consider staying for the rail trail or stopping in for lunch,. And they are rumoured to have...

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Lesley M, Owner at Chatto Creek Tavern, responded to this review

Pleased we exceeded your expectations. Look forward to your next visit.

Alexandra, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

This place is Must visit when you craving a good meal in Central Otago. The dishes are very generous and fresh. There is a good selection of dishes from starters to desserts and kids meals. Seating is available inside the dining room, pub side or outside in the beautiful garden. No wonder this place received so many national awards, the...

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New Lambton
Reviewed 4 February 2016

We reached Chatto Creek Tavern at 4pm after cycling from Cyde on a day which reached 38.5C off the trail and was probably more than 40C on the track. We were both beginning to experience the symptoms of heat exhaustion, and Grace, the lovely bartender, saved our lives with washers filled with ice, a couple of L&Ps and a big...

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  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about Chatto Creek Tavern

Address: SH85, Chatto Creek, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Central Otago > Chatto Creek
Price Range: $93 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Unfortunate non-greeting”
36TerryP, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The bunk room out the back was the best....it sleeps 6 but Lesley was happy to rent it to just the one couple.”
sandiel545, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
“We chose the bunk room as we were two friends travelling together. The double rooms also looked clean and comfortable.”
jly21388, 19 Apr 2014 | Read review
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