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The Stratford Mountain House

€€ - €€€European, ,
Pembroke Road, Stratford 4352, New Zealand
+64 6-765 6100
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (5 reviews)
“pumpkin soup” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
Pembroke Road, Stratford 4352, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of dining at the mountain house last weekend...we had been looking forward to using our voucher and we weren't disappointed what a great place amazing food and staff that obviously enjoy there work... our wait staff was lovely and so helpful...More

Thank DeeE58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of 23 friends enjoyed a delicious dinner last weekend with a great view of the mountain in the background. Individually prepared and served main courses plus a tasty dessert with a fine bottle of "Te Pa" pinot noir all made for a very...More

Thank FlyingMac49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow what can I say? No booking and they were expecting a busy day, gave us a table and the meal and service was fantastic, The Blue cod was delicious, I saw a post in a review earlier that dissed the Blue Cod and I...More

Thank MartyandAmy
RodP44, Manager at The Stratford Mountain House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much I am pleased we could get you a table, pleased you enjoyed your lunch.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is wonderful,delicious and presented perfectly. A warm friendly atmosphere and wonderful setting makes for a very evening- and out of the windows,the unique and inspiring presence of Mt Taranaki looks down upon you -a really special experience.

Thank mikehowarth
RodP44, Manager at The Stratford Mountain House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely review we really appreciate the feedback.

Reviewed 1 October 2018

We enjoyed our stay and especially the views. Morning coffee on picnic tables facing Taranaki. A drive continuing up the mountain road came to a parking area, and we walked further along a closed off road toward the ski lift. The clouds parted for terrific...More

Thank compost4all
Reviewed 27 September 2018

We were greeted with a fabulous smile and a welcome as warm as the gas fire. All the staff were helpful and the food and service was excellent. Loved the whitebait rolly I had for an entee. The room was lovely and warm when we...More

Thank Vacation819838
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely catching up with friends. Great meal had. Nice relaxing music " mid life crisis ". Lovely relaxing afternoon

Thank Lyn R
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic service - wonderfully friendly people. The quality of food is amazing, and the serving sizes are generous. Nestled up the mountain amongst the native forest, the views and ambiance are second to none.

Thank HaydenBaylis
RodP44, Manager at The Stratford Mountain House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you Hayden and Zoe thrilled you enjoyed it

Reviewed 23 July 2018

On a cold rainy day it was wonderful to stop & relax at this amazing restaurant. As we didn't have a booking we sat in the lounge area but this didn't worry us as it was very comfortable. The staff were very helpful, warm &...More

Thank SNobbsy
RodP44, Manager at The Stratford Mountain House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review pleased you enjoyed it Lynne

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely place on a wet day with helpful staff though we had to explain vegan vegetarian gluten free and how they were different to each other. Two of the meals were delicious but the vegetarian meal was an issue. Apparently the bread with the pumpkin...More

Thank leslee2012
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pembroke Road, Stratford 4352, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +64 6-765 6100
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