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“Great Food, and Great Value”

Turangi Bridge Bar & Restaurant
Ranked #6 of 22 Restaurants in Turangi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, New Zealand, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Turangi Bridge Bar and Restaurant offers a stylish and welcoming atmosphere for sampling mouth-watering New Zealand cuisine. A Turangi icon since 1931, our restaurant has a genuine history and ambience unlike anywhere else. The large open fire makes it the perfect spot for a cosy, lodge-style winter dinner. Or in summer, you can sit on the deck to enjoy a glass of wine and a view of the Tongariro river and New Zealand landscape. The restaurant is also available for hire as your New Zealand wedding venue, conference venue or function room. We can cater to groups of different sizes with our buffet or a la carte options - please talk to us about what you need and we'll make sure you and your guests have a memorable evening. Please take a look at our seasonal menu - we have something to suit everyone's needs or budget.
Rotorua, New Zealand
Level Contributor
69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great Food, and Great Value”
Reviewed 8 June 2013

We made an overnight stay her in early May. Staff were very helpful finding a room close to the restuarant for us, which although they said it was about to be upgraded was clean and comfortable. The food in the restuarant was excellent, as was the serviced - good wine selection too. Would definately recommend it as a place to stay.

Visited May 2013
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English first
Auckland
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Lamb Shank Heaven”
Reviewed 19 May 2013

It was my birthday so we splashed out on 'double' lamb shanks dinner... friendly country-style restaurant with super friendly owners.

Visited May 2013
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Friendly Bar & Restaurant”
Reviewed 30 March 2013

Good food, some good characters (Mike the Trout Guide) in the bar area, friendly and well worth a visit. Sadly I'm not a fishing, hunting & tramping type but if I was this place is ideal to meet like minded persons.

Visited March 2013
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New Zealand
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189 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Had a good beer and feed”
Reviewed 13 March 2013

Easy stop for a beer and dinner. Nothing fancy, but it does the job. Looking a little dated, but then it is an older property. Staff very good and hospitable.

Visited March 2013
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Thank IvanNewZealand
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Turangi, New Zealand
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Well worth a visit.”
Reviewed 11 March 2013 via mobile

We are locals and not had a great experience on previous occasions but with a change in management and a change of chef, it's amazing what can be achieved. Lovely hosts and the food was a dramatic improvement.
I would certainly say that the Bridge Motel was worth a look.

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