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Jarks Cityside Restaurant & Bar

££ - £££, European,
118 Maraekakaho Road | Stortford Lodge, Hastings 4120, New Zealand
+64 6-870 8333
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (46 reviews)
“steak” (14 reviews)
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Bar, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
118 Maraekakaho Road | Stortford Lodge, Hastings 4120, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff are very welcoming and pleasant. A friendly place to socialize and dine. I recommend Jarks to others and I will going back.

Thank martindV1355NQ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always enjoy visiting this Restuarant. Has indoor and outdoor seating ( fire in winter ). Was upstairs at meeting. Awesome snacks and drinks ( fruit juices, coffee , alcohol ) available. Privacy but with attentive waiter checking if we needed more of anything .

Thank leoniehastings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always great food and great service. Hadn’t been for a while and was pleasantly surprised with the new menu, bigger and better then the first one. Thanks for squeezing us in on a super busy night

Thank Catwood71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my friend out to lunch for her birthday, friendly, welcoming and accomodating. We both had the ribeye with beer battered fries, salad and onion rings. Jarks suprised my friend with a complimentary brownie for her birthday which was a lovely touch, always a good...More

Thank edstar22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable evening. Lovely meals, friendly and efficient staff. Large meals and very well priced. We had two young children with us and they were looked after with colouring books etc.

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing decor, warm and very cozy thru winter. Incredibly tasty meals. Great assortment of prices to suit. Fantastic staff and service, 5 star, top points

Thank robyn1nz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a birthday party at Jarks last week, what a great nite for us all very friendly staff . The steak was so good. We all had a good time and enjoyed it , well done to all

Thank Ted9072015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There's indoor and outdoor seating, a good variety of foods on the menu, coffee. Sometimes there are live bands that play. Great service.

Thank edenlecomte
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We had the Jarks fish and chips, beautiful crispy batter, crisp delicious chips and a very fresh salad well dressed. Service was A+, very friendly and helpful, will recommend eating here to everyone.

Thank Vickijtom
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch which was priced very reasonably for what we had. One had a vegetarian pizza which was a generous size and lovely thin base.The other had Thai beef salad, with tender beef but could have had more coriander and heat . Bit...More

Thank elsthorpe
foodforfun2013, Owner at Jarks Cityside Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Thank you for your feedback and my apologies if the staff came across as snotty or pouty We usually get very good feedback on our staff so will look into that as that’s certainly not how we ever want them to come across We always...More

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17 March 2016|
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Response from foodforfun2013 | Property representative |
Cumberland motel, amici motel and Omahu motel are the closest :)
Margaret S
19 October 2015|
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Response from foodforfun2013 | Property representative |
So sorry the address has been updated but we have asked for google map to change too, this has been requested, awaiting change
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$27
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Maraekakaho Road | Stortford Lodge, Hastings 4120, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +64 6-870 8333
  • E-mail
Simple good quality food served with style and warm friendly hospitality and service
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