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Mangawhai Tavern

) #5 of 14 Restaurants in Mangawhai $$ - $$$ , ,
2 Moir Street, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
+64 9-431 4505
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good24%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Moir Street, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner with family last night, the seafood paella, average, and seafood was not off, but def not fresh. Chicken and Chorizo pasta, again average. Lacking in flavour. However the risotto and lamb shanks were apparently delicious. On the plus side the staff deserve a 5*...More

Thank zesty99
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic venue. Great meals. Outstanding views, great sunsets. Great atmosphere. Sunday roast to dye for.

Thank Amanda O
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Pub lunch staff very accommodating. Food average could have been hotter but still good, had the harpuka with fries , friend had the duck which was a bit chewy but ok.

Thank margotr74
Reviewed 24 May 2017

On a Monday night there weren't many choices in Mangawhai but we certainly lucked in coming here. A popular spot judging by the dining room.

Thank AnneDickson
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We had chips and buffalo wings with our drinks. Was very tasty. Sat outside in the late afternoon breeze. Friendly pleasant staff. It was quiet and relaxing while we were there which was nice. Prices were good for what we had.

Thank pjg63
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Recommended to have dinner here and not disappointed. The layout was a typical tavern and very welcoming. The menu was varied and sufficient for most tastes. The staff were a great help and the food was well presented and of good quality. The view over...More

Thank johnamason
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

View and atmosphere idealic. Food average. Band playing...Great music couldn't understand vocals. Staff appeared stressed not engaging or friendly. No one smiled or seemed that engaged with us. 2 of us had meal missed and had to stress the miss. It was great being with...More

Thank Jodee R
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Old style pub but service good, and good food. Atmosphere was friendly, nice view across the water with nice cool breeze on hot day.

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Went with a group of friends for a few drinks that became dinner. So glad we decided to stay and have a bite to eat. Great food and service. and the view over the water is a big plus.

Thank Fiona C
bk_anderson, Guest Relations Manager at Mangawhai Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Thanks for the great review Fiona. Appreciate you taking the time

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch at mangawhai tavern last week. We sat out side and looked over the estuary. Food was good for pub food and very acceptable. Service was attentive, polite and friendly

Thank Denise G
bk_anderson, Guest Relations Manager at Mangawhai Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Thanks Denise. Hope to see you back again soon

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15 October 2016|
Response from bk_anderson | Property representative |
Hi there. Thanks for your inquiry. Yes - we are child friendly and highchairs are available. Plus its an awesome spot on the water with a great chef and welcoming team. Hope to see you there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Moir Street, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Mangawhai
  • Phone Number: +64 9-431 4505
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