Nice environment, looks good, food is great value and exactly as expected. The highlight however was the duty manager/manager/maitre'd on the night, didn't catch his name but he was professional, funny and runs a great team. As a hospitality professional myself with over 19 years experience I was impressed. Great night.
I think this is the pub that was the Bishopdale Tavern when I was very young visiting with parents and under the Tavern Hardwood name sells good quality meals if ours were anything to go by and with drinks added still worked out to reasonable value. I see family dining is popular and can see why. Have friends in Papanui... 更多