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The Suitcase

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Bar, Contemporary, Pub
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5 Rimu Street, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
16:00 - 03:00
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We rocked up with a big group, they weren't busy but were very accommodating and the food was excellent.

Thank TanyaFarrant
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Waited over an hour for our food (the other people at our table were served their food half an hour earlier than us). We were given no update on the status of our meals until we asked. When our meals were finally served, after over an hour of waiting, the waitress literally dumped the plates on the table without saying... More 

Thank Lily T
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Very cool place, love the decor. We went on $20 steak night while on holiday. The food was great, the steak meal was a bargain and cooked perfectly. Excellent customer service, the staff were attentive and friendly with the right amount of humour to deal with us. Would definitely visit again.

Thank bonniek755
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4 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went there for drinks & snacks one night "apres-ski" and loved the roaring fire and atmosphere. So we returned for dinner! Yummy simple pub food, and delicious Ohakune roast veggies. Carrot pie was epic! Awesome alternative to the Powderkeg...

Thank Morepork24
New Zealand
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

What a place! We went on a super busy winter weekend in Ohakune. Every place was packed and we were recommended to come here. Luckily there were 2 free booths for our group even though the place was pumping. We were greeted by a super friendly and humorous waiter who ensured we were well looked after and happy even though... More 

Thank Nicole T
Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

We had great meals. The steak was perfection. Our son (aged 4) enjoyed his kids fish and chips meal. It was warm, welcoming and friendly staff. See you guys next ski season

Thank SiahFly
Feilding, New Zealand
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Only been to this place once however we will be back. I had a really good streak, cooked just how I like it with the perfect amount of seasoning. My wife had the braised cheak which she said was excellent. Only negative was that 2 of my roast potatoes were a little under cooked, the rest were perfect. Waitress was... More 

Thank morrittfamily
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240 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Open log fire flat screens every corner. Service with a smile fast and effective, early afternoon mainly families in children running around. The Cocktails are cost effective. The seating is comfortable and they have booths. Its definitely worth a second visit.

Thank Marlaina C
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Perfectly cooked steak, nice wine and delicious dessert! Try the cheesecake, was good, not too rich. Good service

1 Thank m0untains0und
Ohakune, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Great food! Great friendly staff! Steak cooked to perfection!! Atmosphere was amazing!.. definitely be back again :)

1 Thank benjigraham

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Contemporary, Pub
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 03:00
16:00 - 03:00
16:00 - 03:00
16:00 - 03:00
16:00 - 03:00
16:00 - 03:00
16:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Rimu Street, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Ohakune

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