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Powderkeg Restaurant

) #4 of 30 Restaurants in Ohakune $$ - $$$ , , Healthy
194 Mangawhero Tce, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
+64 6-385 8888
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  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Contemporary, Healthy, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
194 Mangawhero Tce, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic meals which includes breakfast, lunch and tea. The staff were very friendly and extremely helpful. Would definitely enjoy having meals here again.

Thank Gayle E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The venue is great and a good range of beers. The food was average and nothing special but tasty. Definitely worth a visit, nice decor and atmosphere.

Thank monenaManchester
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Located in the winter wonderland of Ohakune, is this gorgeous pub restaurant and accommodation. Awesome setting at the base of my favourite mountain, Ruapehu. Fantastic atmosphere and gorgeous open fire. The menu seems enticing from the outside until you get down to it, and find...More

Thank LegallyBlondeVegan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here a couple of times. The place is lovely to look at and very warm inside with the fire going. Perfect to warm up after coming down from the mountain. Guinness on tap which was perfect for me! Chess to play on a bar...More

Thank Badger_Three
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 6 days holiday in Ohakune my partner, family and friends, we went to the 'Keg' like the locals call it,for a bite and a drink first, we travelled all day so we decided to get a bit of this and that to share,...More

Thank tonyaT2970WU
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy, good meal, good service The restaurant and bar was very busy and at times loud, however the food was excellent. We had a burger and the chicken pie. Both were tasty and served with good sides. There was a small mess up with...More

Thank youngmerinda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have to love all the wood inside ... a real warm feel with excellent staff every year I've visited Ohakune. Good food and a brilliant (international) range of beers that I love to sample and re-visit when we go there. Many families enjoy the...More

Thank RedBaronsBane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always stop here on the way down the mountain for chips and beer. Atmosphere is always great, fires burning, beer cold and chips hot. Yeah baby

Thank Sonia U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Powder keg after great day skiing along with two families. We had one drink at the bar but despite securing seating and patiently waiting for service, we waited 25 mins to try and get someone to take our order. Bar staff were overloaded and...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When the whole of town and surrounding area is snowed in for a few days the Powderkeg was the place to be. The only place with power in a 100km radius. Even tho the place was packed, food and drinks were served without hassle. Being...More

Thank P3836IFscottk
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Contemporary, Healthy, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Mangawhero Tce, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Ohakune
  • Phone Number: +64 6-385 8888
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The Powderkeg is the heart of the Powderhorn Chateau and is where the most of the fun tends to begin! Situated at the start of The Old Coach Road, The Powderkeg guarantees a fun and hospitable atmosphere! Many a tall story is told over a cold beer seated at the unforgettable wood furniture.
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