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Whangamomona Hotel Restaurant

$$ - $$$, ,
6018 State Highway 43, Stratford RD 26, New Zealand
+64 6-762 5823
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“peas” (4 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
“lamb shank” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6018 State Highway 43, Stratford RD 26, New Zealand
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We had coffee there after a long time on the forgotten highway. Had a great coffee and great lunch, heard about all the history, awesome .😘

Thank happyBundaberg
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Stopped for a coffee and lovely date scone after 63kms of a scenic but scary road! Staff very friendly, and helpful. Great place for a coffee or even to stop for the night.

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

The tavern in the Republic of Whangamomona surpassed all expectations. It has been renovated and developed but not lost any character in the process. It was very busy but meals were very tasty and delivered quickly given the crowd there that night. The owner and...More

Thank WellingtonGrandma
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We stopped at Whanamomona on a drive from New Plymouth. Our grandmother used to live here back in its heyday so it was great to see the little town. Excellent pub with friendly locals. We had a couple of nice cold drinks along with some...More

Thank kiwimeggles
Reviewed February 22, 2018

We stayed in the hotel after completing the Forgotten Highway rail trail. Dinner was all one would want. The menu covers a good range of foods to cater for all tastes. The environment is very friendly and casual. Eat at any table you wish either...More

Thank Reynard1
Reviewed February 4, 2018

when you are doing the forgotten highway you'll release that despite forgetting to add petrol stations they also forgot to add places to eat at. So the Whanganonona is an oasis. They could have done nothing and still people would have stopped, but in fairness...More

Thank majnz
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Nice friendly service. Get the kids a Republic passport for a $5 donation. Food was nice and fresh. There is a new kids playground next to the hotel, so good to have a break and let the kids run around.

Thank Fovant2014
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

This old pub is the social hub for the town and is where you can get your passport stamped while you are visiting the Republic. Our lunch of the all day breakfast and cheesy nachos was tasty and substantial and they have their own local...More

Thank ChiefsBTB
Reviewed November 25, 2017

Love this Hotel, each time we are thru here after an amazing scenic drive it is our watering hole !!! great coffee, muffins oh and Beer and food. Huge burgers. very friendly happy staff. A must do.

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed October 22, 2017

We travelled through today (Labour Day) from Stratford. Since we needed to drive the whole forgotten world hwy and make it to Hamilton, we left around 8am and arrived at Whangamomona Hotel by 9:30am. We made many lookout stops on the way. Wandered around the...More

Thank kinx81
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6018 State Highway 43, Stratford RD 26, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +64 6-762 5823
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