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Moutere Inn

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1406 Moutere Highway, Upper Moutere, Mapua 7175, New Zealand
+64 3-543 2759
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1406 Moutere Highway, Upper Moutere, Mapua 7175, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Visited this establishment some years ago and swore to return and stay the night. This we did and no regrets. While the room is slightly world weary it is comfortable and clean. The food we had for dinner was superb, and the beer selection quite...More

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We visited the Moutere Inn on our way back from a wine tasting. To our surprise it it turned out to be the oldest pub in NZ, although I am not sure who has certified that. The pub certainly has some age as well as...More

Thank Ivagus
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We were recommended to visit this pub, the oldest in New Zealand (or so we were advised), for an evening meal, and weren’t disappointed. The pub itself, built in 1850 and completed in 1853, looks like it hasn’t had much in way of a facelift...More

Thank Foxy-Froggy
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Fantastic meal- starters and mains were delicious. Very helpful friendly staff. Great range of craft beers and local wines. Loved it.

Thank JeanetteH691
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Not your average pub fare here. Impressive menu and food was delicious. Great service. Will definitely be back

Thank louimay
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Too hot to cook so wanted a light meal. I had small plate fried prawns and it was excellent . My husband had the small plate duck and said it was delicious. Definitely recommend and will come again

Thank Yvonne C
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Always a nice spot to have a quiet pint of good beer. Average food selection but good enough for the type of venue it is. Can have good music nights.

Thank trentandjill
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Just celebrated my 50th at the Moutere Inn. What a night. Dave and Andrew made us all so welcome. The beer and wine selection are fantastic and the food was excellent. There were 40+ of us in the dining room and although the bar was...More

Thank heydavebaker
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Go there and eat and drink something you will be amazed.. do not focus on the interior of the bar/ restaurant. Because the food is amazing, the staff really friendly. Just imagine yourself 150 years ago.

Thank Spost83
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Fabulous setting, great selection of beers and local wines, , good food, beautiful bar area made of local wood, Thoroughly recommend visiting the oldest pub in New Zealand.

Thank Grayshott
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1406 Moutere Highway, Upper Moutere, Mapua 7175, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Mapua  >  Upper Moutere
  • Phone Number: +64 3-543 2759
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New Zealand's Oldest Pub in it's original building. Serving lovely seasonal meals, craft beer and all wines are sourced within 10km of the Inn.
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