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Tussock

££ - £££, , Pizza
State Highway 48, Whakapapa, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
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Overview
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good38%
  • Average26%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“kids pizza” (2 reviews)
“wedges” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Pizza
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
State Highway 48, Whakapapa, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 70 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

no special atmosphere but a place where you can get nice burgers, fries, etc and a good beer, prices a ok for the location within a ski region. they also sell food and drinks wholesale, so if you are camper or self catering you can...More

Thank Karlh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very few options in the area. You'd be better to cook for yourself. Old place. Pizza undercooked. Not great.

Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in this restaurant for a diner and it was very good. The atmosphere is nice, great music and warm people. I recommend this place for everyone who want to relax and enjoy their evening. Thx for the light... ;-)

Thank pierre r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here one night whilst staying at the Chateau Tongariro. It’s a really causal setting and staff were all really pleasant. We had 2 pizzas which were decent enough. They unfortunately forgot my pizza order and I had to remind the staff that I hadn’t...More

Thank DaveDonnaMc
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the area for a few days. Arrived late (8pm) to our hotel and wanted a beer and food. Popped in and was not disappointed. As the title says. The food was great. The service was friendly. The prices good. It was so...More

Thank wake35
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We had dinner and drinks here last night 24 October 2017. Simple menu we only waited ten minutes for our food. The bar will run a tab , lovely big fire going no complaints, I loved the cider on tap appreciated the full glasses of...More

Thank holidayms
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Only place open, lady on counter was really unhelpful and grumpy. Food came out quickly, but was pretty average. Was quite pricey for what you get.

1  Thank Tess M
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We had a good hearty meal after a long day skiing. Boys played pool while the mums enjoyed a wine listeneing to great kiwi music. Nice opportunity to meet overseas travellers.

Thank Sue_MikeyG
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We had the two for the price of one pizza offer for guests of the Chateau. I had the drunken swordfish and my wife had the smoked chicken. Both pizzas were freshly made - you could see the chefs at work. Both were good sized...More

Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The pizzas were pretty average - they lacked flavour and tasted burnt. The service was good and the wedged we ordered were good, but that is about it.

Thank Grace d
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State Highway 48, Whakapapa, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Tongariro National Park  >  Whakapapa
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