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The Pear Tree

$$ - $$$International, ,
215 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
+64 9-407 8479
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish and chips” (17 reviews)
“lamb” (18 reviews)
“bread” (15 reviews)
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International, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
215 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a tasty meal here with the young waitress accommodating changes to the dishes on the menu to meet the taste and desires of the party. Service was a little slow but the food was good. The portion of cheese and biscuits was small for...More

Thank 932joys
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived lunch time. Table on verandah. First one was changed by waiter as he would have had to move a chair. Second was better so no problem. Menus were thrust at us. Rapidly asked what we wanted. Husband asked about one dish described as Ssam...More

Thank Bardingley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is most pleasant, by the water on an inlet and opposite one of NZ's oldest buildings - the Stone House. The restaurant itself is in a pleasant (not overdone) historical building. Interior decor sympathetic and not twee. Service very good, food first class....More

Thank decline421
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner on our last night in Kerikeri here and because we had our dog they placed us out side in this fully enclosed marquee and it was a really lovely night. The food was very nice as was the service. Not a lot...More

Thank Alfred R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An absolutely wonderful dining experience on the banks of the Kerikeri river. This is a great location to eat, drink and relax in a stylish, bright and airy atmosphere with a simple but high quality menu selection. Loved the service, loved the ambiance, loved the...More

Thank errnie-the-greek
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed an excellent, but simple lunch on the veranda. Today we tried the seafood curry, perfect rice and Nan bread. Service ok, but not a local person, young backpacker I suspect. Under to answer questions. Great view of the inlet and stone store across...More

Thank getdihere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had our last dinner out in Kerikeri at the Pear Tree, lovely setting and food. The staff were very good, we had not booked so were originally inside and were moved out side onto the deck as soon as a table came available. A beautiful...More

Thank nshendy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We popped into The Pear Tree for a very late lunch and coffee today with a group of 8. Lovely location, friendly staff, nice ambience, great wedges, yummy prawn dish, nice coffee, but the cheese platter for 2 was $25 and very tiny!... when they...More

Thank Brooke Z
Reviewed 6 January 2018

I am a chef that has worked through Europe in some of the toughest kitchens and my partner and i have the the privilege of eating eating regularly many of the best restaurants in the country. After visiting Kemp house and the Stone Store, we...More

Thank Warwick F
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We were looking for a nice dinner out, and this was a great spot. The food was good. The service was accomodating. The night was ruined however by the manager training his staff.... basically this arrogant manager grizzled, moaned and made difficult every little part...More

2  Thank Bec N
ThePearTreeKerikeri, General Manager at The Pear Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

I would like to apologise unreservedly for the behaviour of our staff member, and especially for how it affected your experience with us. The person concerned was off duty that evening and although his behaviour was completely out of character it was totally unacceptable and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, View, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kerikeri
  • Phone Number: +64 9-407 8479
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