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Stony River Country Diner

€€ - €€€, European,
2502 Surf Highway | Rd 37, Okato 4381, New Zealand
+64 6-752 4454
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“schnitzel” (11 reviews)
“apple strudel” (15 reviews)
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Austrian, European, Central European, International, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
2502 Surf Highway | Rd 37, Okato 4381, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although we came really late we got a nice hot meal and good service from smiling staff. The bar offered lots of beverages and we went to bed really happy afterwards.

Thank Ninna L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Stony River Diner has become our favourite place for a meal out, after tasting their amazing whitebait fritters, we had to come back again for some more. We couldnt make dessert after garlic bread, and a starter and a good sized main meal each,...More

Thank Fijohe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sister-in-law marking her 70th birthday with her family at the Stoney we chosen various dishes from the menu, my son and I chose from the Austrian National Dish “Parmigiana” chicken schnitzel - Golden crumbed, Marinara sauce topped with cheese - which quite big and extremely...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Unique dining , great food and hospitality with imported beers. A real step up for this old hotel and a promising future in good hands

Thank Taranaki2014
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We enjoyed our meal very much. My husband's fish and chips was a very generous portion, and the laumb rump was perfectly cooked with beautiful flavours. Our desserts were scrumptious - not one but 2 pieces of brownie! And the strudel was devine. Would highly...More

Thank Janette K
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We ate here over 4 nights while staying at the hotel, so we sampled much of the menu.All meals were beautifully prepared and presented, very hearty (no tiny portions here) and served in a nice, freindly atmoshpere. Highlights were the pork belly, the chicken, and...More

Thank vanfamAuckland
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

The staff, especially Renata, are fantastic, so welcoming and friendly. We were here for a work function so had a set meal but it was delicious

Thank Plant_Girl_11
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Went for an Anniversary dinner last night with friends. The atmosphere was fabulous, the restaurant full (always a good sign) and the food was just amazingly good. The staff were lovely, attentive and friendly. Loved the fact that they served non-alcoholic mulled wine, plus our...More

Thank TracyHotspur
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Heimo is a fabulous chef and the food is absolutely wonderful. The prices are very reasonable and there is a great selection of wine. Highly recommended.

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Have eaten here many times and every time has been a pleasure - staff are friendly and welcoming and the food is made and served with passion and pride! Nothing is ever too much trouble and you always leave feeling as if you had been...More

Thank chibagirl66
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Austrian, European, Central European, International, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2502 Surf Highway | Rd 37, Okato 4381, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  Okato
  • Phone Number: +64 6-752 4454
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The Stony River Boutique Hotel provides 7 rooms (1 Twin room, 2 double rooms, 2 triple rooms and 1 wheel chair access room) all en suite with Flat screen TV, FREE Internet, Coffee and Tea bar. You will find Taranaki's finest hospitality in a relaxed and warm ambiance. Enjoy your afternoon break in our Mountain View Lounge perfect in Winter time at the fire place and stay for dinner in our excellent Award winning restaurant.
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