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Jovial Judge Tavern

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57 Walton Street, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
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6 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Went to watch the All Blacks game and this was a great place to do it. Had big screens a decent and reasonably priced menu and a good range of beers and wines. Staff were friendly and attentive.

Thank CheekyKat83
Whangarei, New Zealand
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

we organised an event recently and decided to end it there for lunch.we pre booked. what a disaster.we were to just have pizzas and wedges.they understaffed and unable to cope with a group, pizzas were undercooked, not appealing and not the ordered amount. same for the wedges will not recommend or use again. thay did however give us some sponsorship... More 

Thank bubbling71
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242 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

A good watering hole in the centre of town. We regularly visit on quiz night Thursday's . The staff are very helpful and serve a good beer and other drinks. The pub food is good and priced reasonably the atmosphere is good for watching sport or a quiet drink and an exciting quiz

Thank johnamason
Whangarei, New Zealand
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Close to central of the city. Typical sports bar, television on live major games and TAB beating. Gaming machines.

Thank jwellwood
Whitianga, New Zealand
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Just a quick stop for lunch. We had a chicken burger and a steak sandwich. Good value, good food, came out quickly and we were on our way again. Were plenty of people in there, so must say something about the place.

Thank StrattiesNZ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

Watched the league at this sports bar. Friendly people. The pork ribs were amazing. Rock on down. Recomended ... Thanks chef (the bar staff were great too) :)

1 Thank zanna43
Whangarei, New Zealand
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

Stopped in here on a Sunday evening in search of a meal - the staff were so accommodating and the meals were delicious and real value for money! A few of the group ordered from the all-day breakfast (at dinner time) and some of us had burgers and pizzas. All were really yummy and well priced. I ordered the chicken... More 

2 Thank kiwiiiiii
Whangarei, New Zealand
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2015

If you want a good wholesome meal on the travels this is a Great place had several Lunches and a Evening meal in weekend while on the way. it is a sit down meal. You have choices of seating in Dining room by kitchen, In Pub area, or in the outdoor indoor area. great Meals big. You wont want seconds,... More 

Thank Jsincl
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2013

I went into this tavern to pass 2/3 hours ,while my wife went to the cinema one Thursday evening . Feeling a little peckish, I ordered the Ribs and Chips, and while waiting had a couple of beers . I looked at the serving area and saw a massive plate of ribs being carried towards me .As the plate was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Walton Street, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?