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The Pear Tree

$$ - $$$
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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215 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
+64 9-407 8479
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10:00 - 23:45
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Slow service, food disappointing, drab interior, have dined here a few times, and it has never been much good, the setting is the draw card, but they need to wake their ideas up, I won't be going again, been disappointed too many times.

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Thank casoak
Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Had a great meal here when visiting Kerikeri in July and the staff were friendly and amazingly efficient. Would describe it as fine dining but with a relaxed atmosphere, so although we'd probably only have dinner there for a special occasion it was certainly the most pleasant place we found for a quiet drink in the evening.

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Thank Suzanne P
Tel Aviv, Israel
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Great location and good food with imaginative menu. We were there in winter but it was really cosy inside and we were made very welcome by the staff.

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Thank terryliz
Kerikeri, Northland, New Zealand
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

The Pear Tree has wonderful views and setting in and out , food average with worst coffee ever, very very milky and this is every time Ive been, mentioned it but they dont seem to care, wont go back

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Thank kat12371
Whangarei, New Zealand
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

The Pear Tree has always been our restaurant of choice whenever visiting Kerikeri but our last lunch meal there unfortunately left a bitter (or should I say salty) taste in our mouths. $20 for a burger the size of a McDonald's cheeseburger and a half a dozen chips was somewhat hard to swallow. The steak in the steak sandwich was... More 

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Thank Sandra J
Washington DC
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147 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Decent meal, great setting. Not exceptional, but very solid meal in a wonderful setting, space, and view of New Zealand's heritage.

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Thank rowingman
Kerikeri, New Zealand
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Food was wonderful (kumara and bacon soup, Squid and fish burger) and the personnel were great. We sat on the sunny balcony of the pretty building behind a transparent screen and watched the view. The food came quickly and the quality, quantity and presentation were perfect. Costs were reasonable. Coffee was great.

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Thank FiCan
Kerikeri, New Zealand
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Lovely setting, but the service was soooo slow. It took half an hour to get our drinks and another 45 minutes for the food to arrive which was mostly salad. Nobody came to check if we were ok and it wasn't until our visiting friends went up and asked where our drinks were that they eventually brought them over. It... More 

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Thank sap55koala
Matamata, N.Z
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94 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

A delightful cafe opposite the Stone Store, sitting on the banks of the inlet. Lovely coffee and food. Beautiful building in historic setting and gardens.

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Thank BrendaMatamata_N_Z
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

We came for lunch. The setting is lovely. However the service was slow and the food was average nothing to rave about considering how much they charge.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:45
Monday
10:00 - 23:45
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:45
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:45
Thursday
10:00 - 23:45
Friday
10:00 - 23:45
Saturday
10:00 - 23:45
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?