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Powderkeg Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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194 Mangawhero Tce, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
+64 6-385 8888
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have eaten here many times before. Whether in summer or winter we have always enjoyed the food and experience. The hot plum mulled wine is fantastic during those cold winter nights in ski season.

Thank PaulandLori
Holmes Chapel, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very very busy but it was during the Xmas period. We managed to get a table thankfully. The food we had was tasty.

Thank Vanessa C
Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good food and friendly service. The menu was not extensive but we did not find that an issue. Very friendly waitress with good sense of humour

Thank Durleysteve
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful apres ski type place to gather. Great ambience. Can just imagine that fire roaring in the winter! Great service, and the food was wonderful.

Thank MastertonLiz
Groningen, The Netherlands
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

THE Place to eat if you are in Ohakune. Busy, perfect and quick service, great food, friendly staff and nice looking restaurant.

Thank cojoro
Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great selection of beers, excellent food, reasonably priced and a nice atmosphere. The staff are friendly and efficient too. We have visited twice this week for dinner and drinks and will probably be back before we leave. Highly recommend.

Thank Sparkymattt_au
New York City, New York
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494 reviews
330 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are two restaurants in the Powderhorn Chateau, but this is the only one open in the summer. A good if not extensive menu, with a pasta dish, a fish dish, and several meat options. There is a great wine and beer list. I had an excellent soup and a nice piece of steak. My wife had bruschetta and fettuccini.... More 

Thank PrinceConsort
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the Powderhorn hotel and this is the restaurant that is part of the hotel. It is a little way out of Ohakune but was very convenient for us. The food was tasty and well presented. I had the Duck 2 ways accompanied by a side salad. The duck was served medium rare - but they were... More 

Thank C6179PZtinap
Great Bookham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff and average food although lots of it Extremely busy Pizza also gluten free version on offer To be honest we thought it was over expensive

Thank surveyoryvonne
Gairloch, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

GreaT. Home made beef burger presented well, chunky chips crispy. Most enjoyable plus chicken wings looked great in sauce. Very generous portions. So unable to manage a sweet let alone a coffee. Need to return for that.

Thank jill s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Mangawhero Tce, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Ohakune
  • Phone Number: +64 6-385 8888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?