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Talisman Hotel Garden Bar and Bistro

) #8 of 16 Restaurants in Katikati $$ - $$$ , ,
7-9 Main Road | State Highway, Katikati 3129, New Zealand
+64 7-549 3218
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (22 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
“pork belly” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
7-9 Main Road | State Highway, Katikati 3129, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We are local and last night took our overseas visitor out for a farewell meal which we booked in for earlier in the day. On arrival we asked for 2 house reds and to see what their non alcoholic wine was only to be told...More

Thank pfh21
Reviewed 1 week ago

5 of us had dinner at the Talisman on a quiet Tuesday evening to celebrate a birthday. Food was just normal pub grub not amazing but not bad at all, but Jess behind the bar made the night. She was bubbly and friendly and gave...More

Thank petah622
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ive been here twice in the last month. Both times were large celebration gatherings. The waiting staff here are consistently bad. They dont smile or engage with the customers. The first celebration was quite large and it seemed like there was not enough staff. Meals...More

Thank TFFC
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Went here on a Saturday for lunch with friends & family. I got the dumplings & gnocchi dish which was just outstanding! Both full of flavour & just delicious! Others got pizzas, asked for small, they were huge! & super tasty. Rally nice atmosphere &...More

Thank Ashlei08
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Went there last night, place was busy, and were told we may have to wait. However this was not the case, our drinks and entree came out quickly, and the wait between this was fine..HATE having one course straight after the next. Place busy, warm,...More

Thank ElsaMiro
Reviewed 30 April 2017

A few quiet beers with cuzzy turned into a feed in the bar area after seeing some of the food that was coming out. He got the large mussels which were very tasty. I got the scotch, cooked to perfection, veges were a bit overcooked...More

Thank Bonython-Canberra
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We were a family group of 7 who arrived on the scene without booking and were very promptly seated and served. I had a delicious seafood chowder and the others had different pizzas. The service was good and the food was enjoyable. There was nothing...More

Thank rosieterry
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Dropped in for lunch on a sunny day in Katikati. Nicely presented bistro and garden area, really good service. Had tempura vegetables, which were really good - crisp, light and flavorsome. Also shared a large pizza, half and half meat lovers and duck. The meat...More

Thank FSwift
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Excellent meal - wife and I ordered Spare ribs and a Pizza - both delicious. Fiends had chicken breast and Steak and mashed potato. Both friends extremely satisfied. Good service and atmosphere.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Went for a family meal. All went well, but service could have been a lot better. Food and drinks were OK.

Thank Peter C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-9 Main Road | State Highway, Katikati 3129, New Zealand (Formerly Landing Restaurant)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Katikati
  • Phone Number: +64 7-549 3218
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Description
The Talisman Hotel Gardern Bar and Bistro has been providing hospitality,friendship and entertainment to locals and visitors for over 130 years Call in today and be welcomed by our friendly staff and enjoy a beverage in the public bar, Dine in the beautiful bistro or relax in the Garden Bar under our amazing avocado tree.
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