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Hone's Garden

££ - £££, Pizza, Italian
10 York Street | 10 York St, Russell, Russell, New Zealand
+64 22 466 3710
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (37 reviews)
“fish tacos” (4 reviews)
“onion rings” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
Bar, Pizza, Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
10 York Street | 10 York St, Russell, Russell, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our dinner at hones garden. Nice outdoor area, good selection of drinks and very tasty pizzas.

1  Thank Majestic0801
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic venue, beautiful garden area. We arrived off the ferry and came across the sign for Hones, 10 minutes before opening (not knowing what time opening was) The front entrance to Hones was not easy to find - a sign points to an alleyway with...More

Thank Andi P
Reviewed 11 May 2017

A very nice, relaxed wood fired pizza restaurant in a nice garden setting. Mostly open air but there is also a covered area. We were served by a helpful, well mannered young man on the two occasions we visited. The pizzas are good, as are...More

1  Thank PB777
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Casual al fresco dining with fast service. Pizzas are delicious thin crust, the house salads are tremendous, and the garden setting is sublime.

1  Thank Ethel C
Reviewed 28 April 2017

After catching the ferry from Opau and touring the small town, we stopped for pizza & salad. While not on the water, the garden area was pleasant. The crowd of locals that formed at lunchtime spoke for itself; and it proved to be a great...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

I think Hone's Garden is probably the nicest place to eat in Russell. Delicious wood fired pizzas plus a really nice atmosphere in the garden, particularly at night.

2  Thank Bazza76
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

It is easy to walk by and not notice the walkway to this restaurant. We loved the casual atmosphere, Service was prompt and the pizza was the best we have eaten for ages.

1  Thank Esther A
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Worth seeking out behind the main street. Superb pizzas and a great choice of beers. Laid back vibe, perfect for a sunny afternoon...

1  Thank Sue C
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Hone's garden is one of those wonderful local places that also has the atmosphere to go with it. Wonderful grass roots atmosphere with excellent basic fare. Delicious pizza.

1  Thank Margaret O
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A casual eatery with a distinctive south Pacific feel. We were recommended this place by clients and we werent disappointed. it was a quiet Tuesday evening and easy to get a table, my only disappointment was that the salad needed to be refreshed - seemed...More

1  Thank JeanandWayne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 York Street | 10 York St, Russell, Russell, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
  • Phone Number: +64 22 466 3710
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Enjoy authentic wood fired pizzas & meats, salads and local seafood in Hone's sheltered garden. A great place for a casual meal, families with children or a beer in the sun.
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