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Punters Bar and Grill

226 Main Road, Tairua 3508, New Zealand
+64 7-864 9370
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good52%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“win” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Steakhouse, Seafood
$$ - $$$
226 Main Road, Tairua 3508, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here the night we stayed in Tairua. The place seemed like a hit with the locals. There were quite a few folks there on a week night. It was family friendly (high chairs and coloring books and toys are all on hand)....More

Thank HappyTravelerIAm
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Out of the 7 meals that were ordered none of them hit the mark. We only ate because of hunger. One of group ended up feeling sick in the toilet almost immediately after eating. DO NOT order the calamari as it comes out deep fried...More

Thank NQTravellers41
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Punters Bar and Grill has now employed a fantastic Indian chef and she is doing delicious Indian curries on a few nights. We have tried the fish, lamb and the butter chicken. All where absolutely beautiful and we will be back for more. Thanks

Thank ohgee2
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We used to come to punters for their beer and burger deal every time we came to Tairua. The meals used to be fantastic. However this time at Easter the caterers have changed and even though the menus were the same the portions had shrunk...More

Thank mctsrrstcm
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Limited menu, and the food was not spectacular. However the service was satisfactory and the prices ok.

Thank ringthebells2
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately I wouldnt even give it 1 star. Arrived at 8pm and placed order where some of our party had to order bottled drinks as they had run out of glasses for drinking. 20 minutes after ordering we were told there was an issue with...More

Thank Philippaac
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

We came in because of the happy hour sign outside but stayed because the staff were friendly and their food tasted good, the portions were massive.

Thank kat23uk
Reviewed 10 August 2017

when we went in to check what dinner menu they had we were told where the menu was. the reception we got did not seem that friendly. A place mainly for the locals.

Thank kevinngaire
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Ate here by default as everywhere else was closed on a Monday night. It is a gambler's bar so there are machines, TV coverage of various sports and machines to make wagers on. Not where I would normally select for dinner, but as it was...More

Thank Barry H
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Arrived in Tairua late afternoon ahead of some walking tomorrow and needed a place to watch the Lions game. Our host suggested Punters bar and so we headed down wondering what sort of reception we would get in our red Lions' shirts - answer was...More

Thank Skydom
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Main Road, Tairua 3508, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Tairua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-864 9370
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