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Golden Bear Brewing Company

) #13 of 18 Restaurants in Mapua $$ - $$$ ,
12 Aranui Road, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“mexican food” (6 reviews)
“great beer” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
12 Aranui Road, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome local spot near the wharf with a laid back vibe. Everyone is super nice and there are about 10 beers on tap with funky names brewed right there that are all delicious.

Thank JetsetHer
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We have had many great nights at this venue. The beer is excellent. The Mexican food is simple and delicious. Live music on Friday nights and Sunday afternoons are good. The Sauce band are a particular favourite.

Thank trentandjill
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

It was a lovely sunny day to stop for a beer!! The place is really nice !!! Unfortunately the staff is not at that image...... As we can finally read on most of the comments from the Tripadvisor community, the lady we had for service...More

Thank CPPauline
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We met friends for a beer with fish and chips. Great location, good range of drinks and really good that eating the tasty fish and chips from the nearby takeaway is welcomed. Jumping off the wharf is an entertaining optional extra that we resisted this...More

Thank KaritaneMartin
Reviewed 2 March 2017

If you're looking to try a good variety of beers, then it's definitely worth stopping by the Golden Bear. The venue is a little soulless, which could be easily rectified - they have a great space and location. The staff were a little hit and...More

Thank HobsonzChoice
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Lovely day, lot's of people, cold beer .... food awful!!! I had the Nacho's $18.00! It consisted of stale nacho chips, cut up iceberg lettuce black beans with tasteless cheese melted over top, a small teaspoon of sour cream and four tiny, tiny pieces of...More

Thank Snookface
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Craft brewery of excellent standard. You can order tapas, or any other meal from the surrounding restaurants on the wharf. the staff is efficient and friendly, the place hums with locals and fun. Live music is an extra bonus over weekends, and a total treat!

Thank EldaH
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed a selecton of local beers made on the premises. Unfortunately the lady behind the bar was lacking a bit of bonhomie but that was more than made up for by the beverages.

Thank PeterMMM253
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The service was unfriendly and it is not non smoking Several tables had smokers so added to the lack if experience

Thank mustangnz
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stopped to have lunch and a drink. First time at a Brewing company, Beer was lovely, but staff a bit disappointing, maybe went on a bad day. Will try again next time in Mapua. Lovely area for relaxing.

Thank robyn343
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Aranui Road, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Mapua
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