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Muddy Waters Irish Pub & Restaurant

) #2 of 3 Restaurants in Mercer $$ - $$$ European, Irish,
State Highway 1 Riverbank Road, Mercer, New Zealand
+64 9-233 6663
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good27%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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European, Irish, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
State Highway 1 Riverbank Road, Mercer, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went back to the place for the first time after it was burnt down and were very impressed. its back to its former glory, the staff are excellent and super friendly, the meals are spot on and speed was fantastic. 50 minutes from walking...More

Thank Kerry H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not our first choice for a meal however we were refreshingly surprised. For the entree I had the Muscles which were cooked to perfection I might add and my son had the largest Scrimp Cocktail I've ever seen. Mains were perfectly cooked steaks and fish....More

Thank Nicky H
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

service terrible x2. Piss poor actually. Understaffed for mothers day.but not really that busy. There is really nothing nice to say. An hour has passed. Still no main. Chowder full of vegetables. Spotted couple prawns and couple bit's squid. Pan fried Terikihi for main. What...More

Thank pure e
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for the burger which is literally the size of your head. We actually spent a good 1/2hour trying to find this place because my boyfriend was craving it and couldn't remember where they were. Ps you have to ask for the pub...More

Thank Joanna N
Reviewed 23 February 2017

After the big fire Muddy waters are now open and serving marvelous food, my partner had a starter of oysters and a main of chicken salad which she just loved, I had just a main of fish and chips wow what a great meal, we...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Although the bar was really quiet, we were there on a public holiday, we decided to eat after checking out the specials board and menu. The waitress was very helpful and advised us that we could also order off the bar menu. We ordered Shrimp...More

Thank Chiefsfans
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here enroute to Rotorua and, as we are from the USA we didn't have any idea of a lunch choice. Well the reviews may be mixed but we had a very good lunch. The beef touredor was perfect as well as my husband's...More

1  Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Shared a shrimp cocktail with hubby and I had lamb shank and he had steak. Food was great. Waitress was good. Didn't have to sit there half the night waiting for our meal. Really enjoyed it.

Thank Isaiahsnana
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Went here to give it a try with a bit of trepidation looking at other reviews, however it was great! We shared a shrimp cocktail which was large and delicious, lots a lovely fresh prawns. I had fish and hubby had lamb shank. Both cooked...More

Thank MousesInn
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Hard to know where to start really. Even for a motorway service station the place is dire. In a place that uses frozen toasted sandwiches, it's difficult to think what the remainder of the very limited menu might be like. The waiting staff had clearly...More

1  Thank michaelfairburn
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Michael T
Are you still open?
13 April 2016|
Response from Liane613 |
Yes we have reopened.
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Restaurant Details

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European, Irish, New Zealand
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State Highway 1 Riverbank Road, Mercer, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Mercer
  • Phone Number: +64 9-233 6663
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