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Redoubt Bar & Eatery

4 star rating
15 reviews

Cuisine: Family, Gastro Pub Food, New Zealand

423 Alexandra St
(Cnr Alexander & Rewi Streets)
Te Awamutu
Waipa
07-871 4768
 

Hours:

  • Mon – Fri 11am-2pm, 5-9pm
  • Sat & Sun 10am-5pm, 5-9pm
  • Facilities/Features:
    • Business Dining
    • Children's Menu
    • Live Music
  • Payment Types: EFTPOS, Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, Diners
  • Price Range: Spendy, $25 - $35
  • Dress Code: Smart casual
  • Alcohol: Beer, Wine, Spirits, Cocktails
  • Seating for: 60
  • BYO/Corkage: No BYO
  • Parking: Free On-Street
  • Good For Groups: Yes
  • Good For Children: Yes
  • Takeaways: Yes
  • Delivers: No
  • Takes Reservations: Yes
  • Dietary Restrictions: Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
  • Outdoor Seating: Yes
  • Meals: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
  • Wi-Fi: None

The Redoubt Bar and Eatery is one of the best known and well established places to eat in Te Awamutu. This family owned pub/eatery offers friendly service, a seasonal menu and a great atmosphere.

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15 Reviews for Redoubt Bar & Eatery

31st March 2013
4 star rating
For the price, the Redoubt is fantastic. It has a nice “pub” feel to it, with good-quality, fairly-priced fare. The steak was cooked to proper “medium rare”, a rarity in NZ, and was very tender. The salad that my partner had was a proper-sized portion and quite delicious. You probably wouldn’t take someone here on a date to impress, but for a place to drop in for a bite and a pint, you certainly could do much worse.

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3rd August 2012
4 star rating
Regular visitors to the redoubt, like their new menu especially there pizza’s which are really good value, my wife and I can’t eat the $20 half between us. We look forward to their wildfood challenge every year, great place for a casual meal or to sit outside with a drink and people watch

Visited July 2012

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Keri

1

29th July 2012
5 star rating
I recommend this restaurant to anyone who wants to enjoy absolutely delicious food in an interesting, relaxing setting. We ordered and were stoked with the pork belly with portobello mushrooms on ciabatta, fish & chips, chowder, Wonder Woman pizza & a kids meal. All were yummy. There was a really lovely smoky taste in the pizza and nice bit of crispness in the pork belly. Five stars, yeah definitely :)

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Bob B.

1

1st April 2012
5 star rating
I have eaten many times at The Redoubt, it’s my local, but just wanted to write again and add that the Redoubt continues to please us every time!
There staff have changed alot in the last few months but they are always very friendly, and seem to really love their jobs!
The food continues to be outstanding. They just recently were awarded a gold merit for there lamb and beef dishes, which I think were very worthy of this distinction.
Cheers and go guys!!

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Pete

2

15th April 2011
5 star rating
Myself and two colleagues were in Te Awamutu for work and were recommended to try the Redoubt. Walking in without booking on a Tuesday night we liked the cosy feel of what seemed a very nice bar, and expected we would get a good selection of bar/cafe meals. We were blown away by the quality, presentation and most of all the taste of what we ate.

We all opted for starters and mains – bruschetta and Thai mussels for my colleagues and corn fritters with prawns and rocket. All were so good that there were no offers of sharing!! My prawns had just enough garlic to be flavourful, without over powering the light and fluffy corn fritters (or offending the others in our meeting the next day!). The mussels smelt great, with a tangy spicy Thai coconut broth and the bruschetta looked very appetising (which I guess you expect in an appetiser!!).

Mains arrived after just the right amount of time for the starters to settle – pork-belly for me, with a smokey/mustardy sauce on top and a perfect bubble and squeak underneath. The pork was perfect – tasty, crisp outside yet still tender flesh plus a beautifully crackly skin! To my left, what looked like a perfect scotch fillet was being enjoyed tender bite by tender bite while to my right the Miss Piggy pizza (pork, bacon etc and very stringy cheese!) was being heartily devoured.

Deserts were ordered – not because we needed them, but because we simply had to keep tasting the fantastic food that was coming out of this kitchen! My cheesecake was superb, with the addition of a fresh blackberry sauce and presented with real style (cloud-like spun sugar adding a gossamer touch of sweetness atop the tangy tasty cheesecake!). The creme brulee was declared a champion, being a caramel rather than vanilla custard and the jersey cow also found favour.

Our meals were so good that the next night we regretted following another recommendation to visit Fahrenheit (whereMore the ribs were great but the steaks seriously overcooked and the bruschetta unimaginative), so we headed back to Redoubt for desert and again were delighted!

Everything was prepared and presented with style and care, the tastes were perfect and the combinations of flavours could not be faulted. I was impressed, when I took the chance to thank the sous chef and kitchenhand, that such great meals came from what appeared to be quite a young team. These folk have certainly turned some great experience and real talent into excellent meals.

We will be back for more next time we are in Te Awamutu.

Thanks

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Sarah

1

20th September 2010
5 star rating
The Redoubt in Te Awamutu is an awsome, fun, friendly place to dine and have a few drinks! The staff are always very friendly and some even know your name!
The food is fantastic and there is always something new on the menu to try.
Highly recommended.

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Abby

2

9th August 2010
5 star rating
The Redoubt in T.a is an excellent place to dine – there is always amazing food and the staff are very friendly and efficient. They always make you feel welcome and like one of the regulars.
Also their themed nights are a real blast and we always try and attened as many as possible

Michelle Scott

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8th August 2010
5 star rating
This place was humming on a Wednesday night. My family came for dinner and had a great experience all round. Great service with staff asking our names!, fantastic food, the kids loved the pizzas, adults enjoyed murphy’s pie, stuffed chicken and the catch from the specials board yummy Snapper.
We definatley recommend.

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Maria

1

4th August 2010
5 star rating
My Husband and i came here last night for dinner, when we walked in the staff were very friendly, inviting and they took the time to tell us all about the specials, they even did table service when they could which was lovely and relaxing for us! The food is GREAT with lots of choices i had the stuffed chicken and it was Divine, my husband had the Surf in Turf which was cooked to perfection. Thank you for a great night out :)

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matt

1

3rd August 2010
5 star rating
Just ate at the redoubt and had a great meal.Food was excellent and service was all I could wish for from a bar.Would love to return to try out their wildfood meal.throughly enjoyable.

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18th July 2010
1 star rating
I eat at the redoubt tonight drove all the way from Raglan After waiting far to long for a meal I found the steak as tough as leather due to being killed in the pan. I asked for medium and well over done. My partners Murphy pie was cold. I spoke to waitress and she said What do you want me to do? Like what were my options Well I was hungry I was not going to wait another 1/2 hour for it to be done again and my partner didn’t want to have his microwaved So I requested that she took it into consideration when paying. Discount NAAA Didn’t happen due to the fact the chef never saw it it didn’t happen I shan’t eat or drink there and recommend if you are looking for a descent meal with good customer service go somewhere else even Mac Donald’s

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Donna

2

28th June 2010
4 star rating
Have been for lunch and dinner, throughly enjoyed it. And a wise person told me if you go to a place and its busy with people eating then the food must be good. And well im happy to say we love the food and I’ve taken a few suppliers there for lunch they they enjoyed it also. So much so they always say lets go to the Redoubt for lunch. Well done :-)

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Kim

1

25th May 2010
1 star rating
This place is was a total let down from start to finish. The food was below what I would expect from a pub bar menu, (which isn’t exactly high) and also over priced.

When our group asked for something to be done in regards to the amount of food we had been given, the staff were unprepared to help. In the end they were basically smerking at us, so we decided to leave and take our business to Cambridge.

Never again, and it’s a shame that as a local I am not prepared to spend my money locally. Also this place charges extra if you want sauce, get real! Be warned diners, if you want decent food and more than basic service then I suggest you go else where.

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Del

8

7th December 2009
3 star rating
very nice surroundings, food reasonable, service friendly. some nights this place is pumping with occasional live bands or DJ. a popular place to unwind after work.

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14th May 2009
5 star rating
Had a lovely experience at The Redoubt during the week, the place was busy and buzzing. The place had great ambiance and atmosphere. Very friendly staff. Had the best chicken satay ever! Will defiantly be back!

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